Monday, February 23, 2009

My blog is all screwed up!

Sorry guys, apparently I've done something to my blog .... all of my side-bar is at the bottom! Trying to fix....not having success! (Arrgh!!!)


Thursday, February 19, 2009


Avery is normally the one who isn't smiling in pictures (she's getting better) ... but I caught her in her ELEMENT - eating COOKIES. That girl would eat cookies all day if you'd let her!!! Here were some cute pictures I took.....


Tuesday, February 17, 2009

And even MORE big news....

As you all know, Kayla is graduating high school this year! It's been a whirlwind of college and scholarship applications for her the last few months and she's been stressed about where she would get accepted. Well..........last week she tried out for the University of Minnesota's dance team ... and MADE IT!

This means....a scholarship for the 4 years (not sure how much yet) for a Fine Arts degree ... and she'll get to go to the school she really wanted to go to. The UofMN has put application decisions on hold (apparently they had so many students apply) but getting on the dance team has sealed the deal for her!! If you've ever seen Kay dance, you're likely not surprised about this announcement but I wanted to share the exciting news with our friends and family!

Here is a video of one of her dances I pulled off ... as you can see - not hard to understand why she was one out of the hundred and something people who applied that actually made it....she's an incredible dancer and were very proud! (She's the one who starts off on the left.)
Congrats Kay!


Monday, February 16, 2009

I have big news.


With the exception of nighttime, we are OFFICIALLY 100% out of diapers and pull ups. I've waited the past couple weeks to post this - but the girls haven't had an accident for the last week. They are even going now when they "have to" ... not just to get M&MS! I never thought I'd see this day. Someday we'll be out of the "nighttime" diapers, but for now.........OMG, this is HUGE. It's equally as HUGE as the day the twins stopped drinking formula and went to whole milk.

I totally can't believe they're potty trained. It took longer with them, than Zach - believe it or not, but no matter....they're trained now! And now that they're potty trained, we can look into a ballet or dance class for them, which they're really excited about. I think Ave wants to do soccer, but it will not work with Zach's baseball schedule this spring (both on Saturday) so I think we're going to sign them up for dance.



Sunday, February 8, 2009

Random ...

It's been a super busy week at the Tramontana's ..... Superbowl party on Sunday, and then Sam was out of town all week, Nana came into town on Friday and Sam and I went up to Baltimore on Saturday night for a work function. Finally got a chance to relax today and take a few photos ... Addie and Zach were playing outside in the wonderful 70 degree day here!

Also - Kayla tried out for a dance scholarship for the University of Minnesota on Saturday ... and she was one of only 8 people that made it through to the interview stage. The scholarship is for 2500-10000 per year for four it was a pretty big day for her. Hopefully we'll hear something soon - I'll keep you posted!!
Anyway - just a couple random photos from this week I thought you might like!

At the Superbowl party, the kids went upstairs into Zach's room to watch a movie... (silly faces!)

Avery ... with her big stuffed caterpillar. She asked me to take this picture of her. (heehee)

Addie - whatcha looking at?

I LOVE LOVE LOVE this picture of Addison. She's got the biggest eyes!

Zach fixing (trying to) the chain on his bike... lol

Tooting her own horn