Saturday, April 11, 2015

Family Fun Saturday

 

 
We had such a fantastic day today!  We took the kids to the Fort Worth Museum of Science and History.

 The kids made playdoh animals and then made animated movies using a camera, a computer and a free app/

 


 

 They currently have a special exhibit of Chuck Jones' animation (Looney Tunes), so this went along with that.  The Chuck Jones exhibit was really interesting.
 

 

 We played briefly in the Children's Museum and then went to Dino Dig!


 

 


 

 


 
The kids saw their very first Imax Movie about Humpback Whales


 
And then we ate brunch at AF+B.  It was seriously one of the best meals.  Every single one of us cleaned our plates and they were big plates.
 
 Our table was next to the kitchen and the kids loved to watch through the open window


 

 


 

 

 
 
 

 I asked Aaron what the best thing he ate was and he said, "Everything, actually."
 


 
Dancing outside after the meal

Everyone took a really long nap and we are about to head to Toys R Us to redeem some marbles!

Phone Pictures

I haven't been taking many pictures on my phone, so the ones I have taken have been on there a while.  I took a few yesterday, so I thought I should download.
 

This one was one Facebook.  It was when Aaron got his t-shirt and other prizes for Jump Rope for Heart.  He was SO proud!
 Aaron worked so hard to set the table for Easter dinner.  He knew all the names and placements.  It took him a long time and he was very proud.

 
I babysat three babies a week ago.  It was so fun.
 This is so fantastic.

 

 
Aaron and Abigail earned their Friday ice cream treat yesterday.
 I was having a hard time preparing my Sunday School lesson yesterday (Hello, Hosea!) and Janice brought me this to help!

 

 
I saved this picture because I think this would be such a fun cake for a December birthday.  The Cakery would do so great with this.

Sunday, April 5, 2015

Easter Weekend

 On Saturday we went to Dee and Papa's for a big Easter Egg Hunt.  We do it every year.  It was soooo cold in the morning, but it ended up being a really nice day and Jory grilled in the evening.

 
 Egg hunting in sweaters
 

 


 


 


 

 

 

 After they opened their eggs (and ate some yogurt melts), the kids planted tomatoes with Papa.  They did such a good job digging holes and then they planted their annual flowers in pots.

 
 Abigail got purple Frozen socks and a purple necklace and some sunglasses.  I was removing these at the church door today.
 After church, before dinner
 We switched out white eyelet sleeveless for long sleeved velvet.  This was my dress and I LOVE it, but I made her take it off before dinner.  It is 30+ years old!

 

 

 


 

Dinner!  The Paula Deen menu was so easy and so good.  I will definitely make again.

 

Friday, April 3, 2015

Easter Fun


 
Only some of my pictures uploaded and the order is weird, but our church had it's annual Easter Egg Hunt last night.  For the second year in a row, we had friends over to decorate eggs and cookies before the hunt.

 

 Oh, and the girl who makes all of our birthday cookies opened a bakery!

My kids were so proud of the cookies they decorated.

 

 

 
Abigail climbed the rock wall at the park before the hunt all by herself.  She was very pleased with herself.


 

 
Pre hunt.  Abigail was a mess because they had a hotdog dinner and she's a big mustard fan.
 The hunt was fierce




 

 
 But so much fun
 


 
 And true, people.  True.
 I am leading Ladies Bible Study again and spent the week reading new books.
 Everything ready to dye eggs and decorate cookies.
 I also made the rolls for Easter dinner.  Jory's grandma gave us Paula Deen's Celebrate cookbook when we got married and we are preparing the Easter Menu.  The butterhorns were by far the easiest yeast rolls I have ever made.  And they taste lighter than most yeast rolls.  Highly recommend if you get frustrated with yeast dough.  This dough was easy to roll out and work with.
 Dyed eggs a decorated cookies