Tuesday, April 27, 2010

April catch up

I can't believe this month is almost over! It seems like it just started. Since I haven't been on top of keeping up-to-date on here I thought I would just do a catch up entry. Here we go.
  • Easter was fun this year. It is so much fun having two girls that get excited about it. We had 2 egg hunts. One with Amber's little class and the other with our neighbors, the Picklesimers, who graciously invited us to their family Easter lunch. The Easter Bunny came and then the girls got to color eggs. Then it was off to some other friends for Easter dinner. It was loads of fun.

  • On the 7th my brother John drove down for the day with his family so we could all play. It was lots of fun. We spend most of the afternoon at the park (that is where Elle got her sunburn) enjoying the sun - maybe a little too much.
  • J got all crazy and cut all his hair off. It was a surprise to me when he walked in the door. Here is a video to see the transformation. If you want to read his take on it go here.

  • I turned 28 on the 13th. I still can't believe I am this old. Where does the time go!? I got spoiled by family and friends with $, gift cards, and goodies. J got my bike fixed for me after it has been baking away in the sun for years. And I ate an entire Village Inn Banana Cream Pie (over 4 days - but still not good). Amber and Elle sang and wished me a happy birthday at least a dozen times if not more so it was a great birthday. Thanks everyone.
  • There have been lots of time spend outside enjoying the weather before it gets too hot. We have been to the park, had picnics, went swimming, gone on walks, flown kites, and just played and laid in the grass. This is what we have been doing the majority of our free time.
Elle and Amber blowing their bubble whistles
Nathan looking up at the trees
Silly sisters loving on each other
Nathan trying on his new shades
Elle on her favorite park toy
Amber swinging away.
  • Yesterday we took our new canoe out for its maiden voyage. The girls really had a great time and can't wait to go again.
Amber's first ride in the caneo
Elle waiting for another turn
The girls out with J/Papa.
  • As you can see Nathan has been growing like a weed. He is a happy little guy most of the time.

Thursday, April 8, 2010

Sunscreen and Whatnot

So I guess it takes Elle looking like this:

to remind me that it is Spring in St. George, which means we (me included - poor Elle gets her fair skin from me) can't go out without sunscreen on. You would have thought that after how bad I felt last year

I would have remembered to lather her up. I think I am going to start a summer bag that I take with me when we are leaving the house. In it will be: hats, sunscreen, and water bottles. I would love it it were cool enough here to just leave it in the car but I am sure if I did things would explode. Here are a couple of other pictures to enjoy. Now we are headed back outside to enjoy the weather while we can.
Amber being a Y
Don't you love my hair
Little mommies
Big girl hair
Big boy
Nathan in his Easter outfit
Amber in her one of her Easter dresses
Elle in one of her Easter dresses
Happy boy
Happy girl
Happy girl

Friday, April 2, 2010

Pictures of Elle

As promised here are some of my favorite pictures of Elle. It is always so hard just to pick a few so sorry there are so many. I even tried to cut them down. Enjoy.