Monday, March 30, 2015

Here goes. . .

I have LOTS of photos to share from the past two weeks. Normally, I'd try to split up all of these events into separate posts, but I decided just to go for it. Get ready for some pictures!

Spring Break!

Monday, the first official day of our break, was gorgeous!  Temperature in the mid-70's.  Perfect!  We decided to plant some of Graydon's seeds: peas, carrots, lettuce, cucumbers, and onions.
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This was already two weeks ago now.  The plants have begun sprouting {sorry, no updated photo} and should be ready to plant in the ground in a few weeks!
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Our neighbor picked up some buckets for the kids.  It is amazing the amount of fun they have had with these.  My favorite was when I saw them swinging on the swing set with the buckets on their heads!
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On Tuesday, we went to Chuck E. Cheese!
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Later in the week, Bella and I went to see Cinderella.  We loved it!  This is horrible photo quality - a selfie in the dark.  Not the best idea.  But I wanted to document the event in some way.
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That weekend was "Sisters' Weekend!"  This was the first ever of its kind.  We all met up in northern Indiana and spent two nights there.  We enjoyed some yummy food, a relaxing day at the spa, shopping, wine, and good conversation.  Loved having quality time with my sisters!
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All FIVE of us together!
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Andy's parents were in town that weekend and we decided to all venture out to the Children's Museum in Indianapolis on Monday.

Digging for dinosaurs.
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There is a big Transformers exhibit currently at the museum; and I'm pretty sure the kids spent the most time there.
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Bella designing a transformer.
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Using motion sensor technology, the kids became the transformer in this game.
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I forget what the exhibit area was called, but we got to see a lot of movie props and see behind-the-scenes stuff from TV.  This area was super fun too!
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With use of green screen technology. . .
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we saw video of the kids "flying"!  (photo didn't capture it very well).
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Curtis chose an astronaut costume over a cape.
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He "flew" on Daddy!
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Hanging out at the Simpson's House.
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We also recorded our voices on a portion of Scooby Doo cartoon.  That was worth a few laughs!

As we were leaving, I realized that there were quite a few things that we didn't get to see.  Good thing we have a membership and will be going back!
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Finding ways to entertain ourselves on the ride back home.
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We celebrated Andy's birthday the next day!
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Curtis made him something with his legos.  Graydon made him a picture.
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Bella decorated a jar of chocolates that he can keep in his office.
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We all got him some gift cards, an Indiana sweatshirt, and a gift certificate for a massage.  The final gift of the evening came in a big box.
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Three kids!  Doesn't get too much better than that!IMG_0980

And I'll leave you with a random of Curtis at lunch time.  He asked me to take his picture.  There you have it.  :)
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Phew!  We made it!

1 comment:

mcbenetti said...

They are imaginative with their buckets.