Sunday, May 29, 2011

Thomas the Train!

To start off our Memorial Day Weekend, we headed up to Heber City with some of my family to ride Thomas the Train!  My sister was the awesome one who came up with this plan, and I know those of us who were able to come had a great time!  We were lucky to have earlier tickets, so that it wasn’t super cold, and we beat the rain/snow. :) I’ll basically let the pictures tell the story of the day.  It was a great day for all!!

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And I have to include these last three pictures, of just how awesome my boys are. :)  They will learn their lesson to play with my camera when I’m not around.  DSCN0883 DSCN0885

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Thursday, May 19, 2011

I knew it would come...

The day I knew would come at last has come. At last. Lillie has now discovered that she can walk!! However, crawling is still her preferred method of travel. But this morning she was on fire! The funniest part is she will only walk after she's crawled over to her rocking chair. She rocks for a second, then scoots off and takes off wherever she wants to go. :) It should be fun to see when she's ready to branch out. video

Yay for the dinosaur museum!

My piano lessons cancelled on Tuesday, and with all the rain we decided to go to the Dinosaur Museum.  Steven had more fun this time, and wasn’t terrified of the dinos, and had a lot of fun playing in the sand.  It was nice this time because Lillie could crawl around and have fun as well. :)

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This little gem…

Go ahead, make fun of me for blogging about Nutella.  My mom brought this little gem home from me on a recent trip to Italy.  I’ve had Nutella here in the states, but wasn’t the biggest fan.  However, this Italian stuff is incredible.  I’m grateful no one else in my house likes it, because it makes it all mine.  It’s in a small jar, so I have been using it wisely to help it last.  And everything is in Italian, so I can’t feel guilty for eating it, because I have no idea how good or bad it is for me :)

 

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Saturday, May 14, 2011

Battle Creek Falls Hike

Hooray for weekends!! After letting me go running with my friend, and then doing a bunch of yard sale-ing, Darrell was excited for us to go as a family to go hiking over in Pleasant Grove.  It started raining as soon as we got off the freeway, so we stopped at my grandparents and had a lovely visit for a while until the weather cleared up.  Then we headed up the mountain!  It was a nice hike up to Battle Creek Falls, and we think the kids had fun (despite a lot of whining and tiredness and such from the two of them).

 

First sighting of water up the trail…

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Steven was a little trooper and hiked the whole way up to the falls… DSCN0703..while Lillie joyfully got to be strapped to me the whole time.  She actually did enjoy it, just didn’t enjoy me trying to take pictures of her.

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Steven had  a lot of fun playing with sticks and throwing rocks into the water along the way.

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We even found this cool cave.

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And finally the falls!  They were very pretty and it was fun to take the day to be together and have fun!

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(See the sad, tragic cuteness of Lillie having full out pigtails?  *sniff* My baby is growing up).

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