Monday, November 17, 2008

Claire is a Star Student

Claire received the award for the Student of the Month in her Classroom today.  They do a character counts program and they have six character traits that the kids can earn awards for.   Claire received the second award for the year for the Character trait of Respect!  We are so proud of her.  Here is a picture of her with her teacher Mrs. Peters, and Spot the school mascot!

Claire's Last Soccer Game-and Party!

Claire had a great soccer season on the Red Cherries!  We loved our team and our great coach's, Coach Parrish and Colin!

Sunday, November 16, 2008

Maddie's 4th Birthday!

Our little Madeleine turned 4 today!  She had such a great day.  She got to take cupcakes to her preschool, and to her class at church.  Then she had a "doggie" birthday party.  What a special day for a special girl. 

Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Nathan's Birthday

My friend Kim made the most amazing cake for Nathan's Birthday and I had to post pics of it!

Thursday, October 30, 2008

Disneyland with Cousins

We spent a wonderful week in Newport with our cousins Tristan and Hayden and Grandma and Grandpa!  We went to Disneyland for two days, we played at the pool, and we went shopping-oops, that was more for mommy :)

Hanging with Cousins at the in our apartment for the week

Lucy in white pants on the floor at Disneyland, not the smartest choice!

Lucy loved Hayden's Buzz Cup

Mommy and Daddy on the Jungle Book

Happy Maddie

Happy Lucy!

The girls love to get their faces painted

This is why Disneyland is fun for Lucy there is a lot to climb and hang on 

Thursday, October 9, 2008

Apple Hill!

This week the girls have fall break from school, but Nathan NEVER gets a fall break from work, so I decided to take the girls up the Sacramento area to visit their Nannie, and Papa, and Aunt Hillary and cousins (Nathan's parents and sister).  We had such a nice trip.  It was a five hour car ride but the girls did great!  No complaining, except for the last hour on the way home for Lucy. While we were there we went to this great place in Placerville called Apple Hill.  It is 10 scenic miles of Apple farms that you can visit, go apple picking, pumpkin picking and get fun crafts and eat delicious food, including the best fresh apple donuts!  This should be an annual fall trip, but I just don't know if I can plan a drive like that again right now...check back with me in a year.

Leaving Nannie's to go to Apple Hill!

Singing songs in the backseat!

Look at these trees, they are laden with Apples

Our little witch

Emma and Claire

Rebecca and Maddie

What are these girls up to?

Maddie picking pumpkins


Lucy loved posing in front of the little cow!

Maddie on the tire swing-that was a thrill~!

I love this picture and had to use it twice!

Future veterinarian
Maddie and Finny

Aunt Hillary and Mommy agreed Lucy was in need a little trim.  She is my first straight haired baby and I never had to worry about bangs in the eyes till now.  She sure needed a trim since she will not keep clips in her hair. 

Getting cleaned up after a fun day!  Taking a bath at Nannies is always more fun!