I started weeding 10 days ago. My goal was to have it all done by this weekend but it rained so much this past week I didnt get out. I spent a good 2 1/2 hours on my hands and knees this afternoon...then my dad and Jon decided they could do it better!
Saturday, April 28, 2012
Thursday, April 26, 2012
Today was the big day the twinks got all signed up for kindergarten for the upcoming school year! I had a lot of paperwork to fill out and the girls had fun "tests" to do. Like naming shapes, counting writing their name and some motor skills stuff. They are very thorough! So excited for them!!
Tuesday, April 17, 2012
On Saturday my brother Lex came out and watched the twinks while I went a wedding shower and Jon and Sam went to soccer. The girls said it was the funniest day ever! He let them play in the pit... Not the cleanest mud puddle but they loved it!
Monday, April 16, 2012
All my life I never made to Skagit valley for there tulip festival. I have seen many pictures and always wanted to go but just never took the time to do it. Finally Sunday after church we headed down to see all the pretty flowers and lots of kites flying. The kids were bummed we didnt buy any so I might just go to he store and surprise them with some after school. It truly is beautiful!
Tuesday, April 10, 2012
We didnt get home from California until 2:30 in the morning so easter was very low key. The girls were bummed that they didnt get new Easter dresses or that Easter bunny didnt come this year but we made a trip to Fred Meyer for a few things and let them each pick out something. We also did a little egg dying and and Papa and Jon hid them for a egg hunt. We did talk about the true meaning of Easter too...He has Risen indeed!
|Courtney really wanted to make papa's egg!|
|Hunting for eggs|
Friday we headed over to our old stomping grounds in Castro Valley to spend the Day with Julie, Taylor and Dominic. LaRon popped his head in every once and awhile so it was great to see the whole family. I love the relationship that Taylor and Samantha have. they saw eachother and hugged like crazy! I so wished we still lived near them!
We walked around Lake Chabot
friends for life!
and went to the Ice Creamery for a late lunch!
Papa drove us home in the big rv. We made a couple stops on the way first in Santa Barbabra to see Emilie Wood and the in Alamo to see some peeps up there!Emilie's school is located on that point! There is a building at the tip that is an aquarium that Boo works at...she is a marine biologist major (at least for now) Rough place to go to school!
|cartwheels on the sand!|
|Lunch on the beach!|
|another Christmas card shot?|
|fun family photo|
|ahh Boo and my girls!|
they all loved boo's bike!!
We stayed at the Pates and Thursday night Sarah made a great dinner and invited the Smiths over too. It's so nice to be there. They are family! Friday night we had a weenie roast while the kids hot tubbed in the Pate's hot tub. Jon and my dad golfed with Dave on Thursday. Friday we spent the day with our good friends the Hodge's...next post!
On the last day we made time to watch the parade and stayed late to watch the fireworks show. We did see part of the Fantasmic show which was incredible but we were standing kinda far back so we made our way over to main street to get a good spot for the fireworks show! It was all just so amazing! We love Disneyland!!