Saturday, April 27, 2013

Life through the (cell phone) lens

Here are some cell pics from the past month or so. . . 

The kids admire a beautiful sunset from our upstairs bathroom.
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I scored this costume at a consignment shop for $4.50.  On any given day, at least one of the boys is in it at some point. 
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Even seven-year-olds get a little messy when eating chocolate.  (At least this one does). 
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Bella hosted a tea party in her room.  The "tea" was chocolate milk.  We also had pretzels and fruit.
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Coloring after storytime at Barnes & Noble.  Curtis usually scribbles something and is done in a minute or two.  This day, however, he spent a good 10-15 minutes and used multiple crayons (as opposed to the usual: one) to create this masterpiece.  I'm keeping it. 
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Graydon and Bella colored nicely as well. 
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"Look Mom!  Trees and a house!" 
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I chaperoned Bella's class field trip to the Academy of Natural Sciences museum in Philadelphia.  After keeping track of five first graders in a crowded big city museum, I was exhausted. 
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When we got back to school, I signed Bella out early and we went out for coffee (hot chocolate for her). 
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April 26th was 'Take Your Child to Work Day'.  Bella was Andy's Assistant Pastor for the day.  She dressed in one of Andy's old sweaters that I accidentally shrunk.  Her idea!  They were quite the pair.  She says that she wants to be a pastor or a teacher when she grows up!
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While loading the kids into the car, we told them that we had a surprise.  We stopped to get gas along the way, to which Graydon whines, "Is this the surprise?"  They were all excited (and relieved) to discover that the real surprise was ice cream!
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A picnic at the park on a beautiful Saturday. 
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1 comment:

Lori Benetti said...

I like Graydon's longer hair in the ice cream picture!