Sunday, April 24, 2011

Happy Easter!

Last Monday we had an FHE about Jesus being Resurrected.  We watched the Living Scriptures “He Is Risen” video and read from The Friend magazine.  It was the best idea I could come up with this year to get a 3-year old to understand the real reason we have Easter as opposed to just getting candy and stuff about the Easter Bunny.  This year I think it worked pretty good, and Steven has wanted to watch that video daily and we get to talk about it.   I absolutely love celebrating the Resurrection of our Savior Jesus Christ and am so grateful for all He did for us that we might live again one day.

Here are some attempts as getting the kids pictures in their Easter Clothes…. :)

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Week in Review

Monday – Watched my friend’s daughter. It was probably one of the best days ever.  Steven seemed smitten by Berkley’s adorableness, and has never been nicer to Lillie than he was while Berkley was here.


Tuesday – My dad brought my Grandma up to Salt Lake as she was being presented an award for being Volunteer of the Year award.  They stopped by my house on their way up, which was great, because we don’t make it to Deseret enough to see Grandma.  Steven definitely had a good time reading all his books with her.



Wednesday – Lillie got her first experience with full on ringlets.  It was easier than I thought.  Hopefully it will be something to do more of in the future :)


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Thursday – We dyed Easter Eggs after dinner with Steven.  He thought it was absolutely awesome! Especially the blue color.


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Friday – My brother and his family came to stay at our house overnight.  Lillie absolutely LOVES her cousin Kaitlyn, and I enjoyed hearing the giggling that happened the whole time they were playing together.


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Saturday – The Easter Bunny left some goodies and books at our house.  The kids love them, as do mom and dad.  Mom has eaten WAY too much chocolate over the last two days. Good thing her Boot Camp Workout is Monday. :)  We also had fun at our neighborhood Easter Egg Hunt.  My neighbor estimated “not too many” would be there.  There were probably 40-50 people.  So much for “not too many.”  :)

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Saturday also brought a visit from my parents and my sister.  My mom, sister, and sister’s roommate just returned from a trip to Paris, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, and Italy.  With their return came prizes and treats for all!  (And I mean, who can refuse chocolate from Europe?)


Monday, April 18, 2011

Another flash back Sunday

I was excited to put Lillie in this dress.  However, once I got it on her it was a LOT puffier than I thought it was going to be.  She still made it look cute as can be though :) Also, I’m starting to realize how THIN her hair is.  I’m still trying to figure out where in the world she got thin hair.


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You know you’re a mom….

When kids eating applesauce is just plain cute, fun and fills all with joy :)
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Little Glimpses of Spring

We were out working in the yard the other day when I noticed that our apricot tree has blossoms on it! I was so excited.  And Steven is even more excited because we have popcorn on our apricot tree. :)   DSCN0248 DSCN0249 DSCN0253 DSCN0256

And I’m pretty sure the sunshine and the outdoors is the new best friend around these parts.  We will let Mr. Sunshine come around as long as he wants to!

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