Let the Egging Begin!

April 18th, 2014

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We had the best time at Anna Kate and Rose’s Easter egg hunt at school on Thursday to kick off Easter weekend! We sure know how to have fun around here, and I’m so thankful for that and cherishing every moment with my loves!

Secret Garden Tea Party!

April 18th, 2014

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Noelle and Rose had the most enchanted time at Emmalee’s secret garden tea party to celebrate her birthday!  Anna Kate was busy jumping with her friends at Urban Air trampoline park!

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Emmalee (waving) and Grace (hugging) are Rose’s BFFs from school this year at Mrs. Kim’s!





Isn’t Texas a wonderland?


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So prim and proper!

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But really, this is more Rose’s speed!


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Dr. Rose

April 18th, 2014



Dr. Anna Kate

April 18th, 2014




Magical Dress-up!

April 16th, 2014

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Nothing was going on this day, except for imaginations at play!  I was busy working when Anna Kate and Rose came downstairs in Belle dresses!  After singing and dancing, they had a little coronation ceremony for Rose and acted out several scenes from Frozen together!


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Their little impromptu dress-up turned into doctor and Rose’s pretend CPR on her baby was cracking Anna Kate up!

Rose arrives on the scene at Mrs. Paula’s!

April 15th, 2014

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And she’s off… sliding into a world of imagination, learning, and most of all, FUN!



Mrs. Paula called me to tell me this morning that Rose was absolutely sure she found an alligator in the creek!  Winking smile

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First signs of a healthy garden!

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Rose got to help make zucchini muffins this day; how exciting!


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Recycling and learning all in one colorful bundle!


You can do it, Rose!  Winking smile


I want to go to snack time at Mrs. Paula’s!


Sorting – check! Colors – check! Counting – check!  Hooray!

*As always, Mrs. Paula’s posts are her pictures that she so graciously shares with us.  We are so grateful to be a part of our kiddos pre-school fun and hope it inspires you as much as it does us!

A Special Day!

April 14th, 2014


We were beyond excited Aunt Jojo and Uncle Jim came to see us last week!  They’ve been traveling non-stop but had to see the Sorolla exhibit as a special artists’ artist treat, and of course, our babies too!

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A new experience for our world-renowned artists: the self-serve yogurt experience!!!  Aunt Joe said it was, “Pretty wonderful!”


My Annas!

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Tonight was filled with a joy that only feelings can describe!  And I’m so thrilled to post our pictures from this special time together on Uncle Jim’s birthday, which is today, April 14th (not April 1st), lol!  Happy Birthday, Uncle Jim!  I have enjoyed your infectious laugh and super big hugs from the day I was your flower girl oh so many years ago!  XOXO


April 14th, 2014

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Rose was being so silly and so funny before naps, so I started clicking away!  I wish I did this more often because I want to remember every second of this cuteness! *Her sad face pics were totally a joke, lol!


April 13th, 2014

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We’ve been here, there and everywhere the past few weeks it seems.  Here are some of the moments I captured on my phone!

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Lots of games at home, our doll Julie headed to the hospital in our tea cart turned stretcher and photo-op with our fav cow!

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Designing and dance… definitely activities we LOVE around here!

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Noelle found this project online and created it one Saturday with Anna Kate.  Her little star-studded flashlight box looked awesome in the dark!


Noelle’s newest creation she taught me how to do!



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If Noelle could design a cast for Rara, it would look like this! (Noelle’s been rocking it at school; we are so proud of her hard work!)



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Anna Kate cleaning her room her way, and unicorn winning the grand prize at our Mommy and Me Monday carnival: a seat in the coveted doll chair and a pretend bottle of perfume!  Congrats unicorn!

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Shoe date looking for Easter shoes and Rose and Hudson cracking each other up!

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Awesome night at CFA with Mrs. Peggy and Devon!

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Anna Kate happily waving to people in the drive-thru; so sweet!

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Musical chairs


Our Lego back yard!


Sometimes ya just need to wear a good ol pair of nerd glasses!  Winking smile

Blog Probz!

April 12th, 2014

The blog has been down this week, but I haven’t!  Way too many posts headed your way!