Monday, June 30, 2014

Photo Dump - May

The time I feel down the stairs at church and sprained my ankle… Thankfully before anyone other than the band was there!  Now at the end of June it is back up to about 95%

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Sammy’s Lincoln Log Cabin:

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Taking a selfie with the log cabin:

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Sammy’s quite time invention:

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Dinner on the deck = always fun:

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Checker at Cracker Barrel is always a hit:

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Tim’s 40th birthday before the surprise party: 

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Sammy sitting down and enjoying the Frog and Toad collection:

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Breakfast in bed and a homemade Mother’s Day card.  It doesn’t get any better than this:

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We followed that up with a trip to this beautiful place:

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Followed by there is no way the water is warm enough to swim and Mommy didn’t bring your bathing suit lake swim in your nice shorts:

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The water was freezing but these boys did not care:

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Sammy before his conscious sedation for a cavity:

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Sammy post.. he was definitely groggy.. but did NOT take a nap like they said he would!

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Sammy’s mean face makes me smile:

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We had a HUGE yard sale today (this was less than half of the stuff):

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We celebrated an awesome yard sale by purchasing a membership to the children’s museum:

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This is Sammy’s current favorite obsession:

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Sammy “hunting” for books to read at the library:

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Sammy’s popsicle puppet theater:

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Sammy got to spend the night with one of his Aunts while Tim and I worked on the new flooring.  I think he was just as excited as we were:

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During (after coming soon):

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Sammy and the guys:

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Pizza bigger than your face in downtown

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Terrible picture but we went to see Frog and Toad and ran into some friends:

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Swim team practice:

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Thursday, June 26, 2014

Photo Dump–April

Watching Aunt Nicia’s soccer game from the shade of the chair/table:

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Chef Sammy:

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Dinner on the deck.. we need to do that more frequently:

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The wife of a sound guy has things like this in her “guest” bedroom:

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Ahh much better.  Now to find a futon:

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The skeleton in my closet *winks*:

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Working on an animal geography puzzle:

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My Birthday starting in the top left (then clock wise): co-op dress rehearsal and group photo, Sammy before the musical started, Tim and Sammy after they gave me my birthday presents, the beautiful quilt from my mom, the flowers Sammy picked out for me and my quite alone time Frappuccino.

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Tim and Sammy working in the shed:

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Finished project:

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Finishing up some of his last school assignments:

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On the way to church…

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Our sweet Compassion sponsor:

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Finished school celebration:

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Mailing off his test results:

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Celebrating being all done by going to see a movie:

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The piano tuner:

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Working on some summer math skills:

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Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Summer Fun List–End of June Update

Summer Fun List - 50 Ideas

  1. Go to the Water Park
  2. Paint hot rocks with crayons
  3. Make paper airplanes from our book and this one
  4. Make Gummy Bear Popsicles
  5. Water Balloon Piñata
  6. Make and use water colors
  7. Make a crayon candle
  8. Join the library’s summer reading program
  9. Play all of our board games (we are making progress on this one!)
  10. Camp out in the backyard
  11. Play putt putt
  12. Go bowling
  13. Go to the $1 movies
  14. Fly a kite
  15. Make homemade ice cream in our ice cream maker
  16. Make a piñata and have friends over to break it apart
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  18. Visit the lake (we will do this one a few more times this summer though)  
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  20. Invent our own popsicles
  21. Eat watermelon
  22. Pick strawberries
  23. Make a hat for 4th of July
  24. Watch fireworks
  25. Go tubing
  26. Try waterskiing
  27. Go to vacation bible school
  28. Go fishing
  29. Build a tinfoil boat and see how many pennies it can hold
  30. Go on a nature hike
  31. Build a sandbox
  32. Make a Yogurt cone
  33. Make a jello dessert (Sammy likes Jello now)
  34. Learn how to ride a 2 wheeler
  35. Read 100 books – we have read 45 so far
  36. Go off of the diving board
  37. Go see Frog and Toad at the children’s theater at the local university 2014-05-30 19.04.21
  38. Go see The True Story of the Three Little Pigs (children’s theater)
  39. Have 5 messy play activities (gak, shaving cream, etc.)
  40. Go to the safari park
  41. Play with sidewalk chalk paint
  42. Throw water balloons at a target
  43. Repaint & decorate Sammy’s room
  44. Do 4 science experiments
  45. Leave chalk messages at friends house’s while they are gone
  46. Make something in a solar oven
  47. Go to a baseball game
  48. Glow in the Dark Ring toss
  49. Make smores over the fire pit
  50. Eat ice cream for dinner!We did this for father’s day dessert with Tim’s family it was so much fun! 2014-06-15 20.34.46