Wednesday, April 22, 2009


(Start at 2 min. I couldn't delete the first part)

I had to capture this scene. Serrin was playing with her lego princesses (and a man) and pooh bear and a turtle. All nicely tucked in their bed- a washcloth!! She was singing - for those of you who can recognize the primary song "the rains came down and the floods came up." Only she didn't really know all of the words. Tooo cute!!

My Big Boy!!

Kade decided it was time to learn how to cut the grass (by himself). He wanted to surprise dad when he came home from work. Dad had planned on doing it among other things so Kade wanted to make the evening easier on him.

So after a million and I do mean a million tries at cranking it up, (that included my pregnant old self -if I had video of that you'd be laughing your butts off!!!) we got it started and he was off. He felt so proud- I loved watching the look on his face when he realized he was really doing it!! Really cutting the grass like his daddy!

Although I did quite a bit more than I had planned--most of the front and sides--Kade was really getting the hang of it and wanted to do the whole backyard, which he mostly did!

In the end - mission accommplished!! Dad was proud and relieved he didn't have to do it.

Look out Kade!!! This might become your new job!!

Friday, April 17, 2009

The beauty of a child....

So I told the kids we would make some chocolate chip cookies from scratch. Kade says "oh the kind that comes in the tube" (okay so that's really all they know) I had to laugh the poor boy. I said no from scratch, you know with flour and sugar. I said okay guys first we need flour. So Serrin says a flower? Okay and she starts to run outside to grab a flower. What sweet little innocence. I love moments like this that make me soooo happy to be a mother and witness the precious mind of a child...
Me and Kade got a good laugh and we took this pic of Serrin with her "flower"!!
This is after one batch is in the oven . Kade would rather eat the dough! Notice Serrin still holding the flower!!

Wednesday, April 15, 2009

Happy Happy Easter!

Amanda holding Cali, Kade and Serrin Me and my man!
The whole family
Cali just didn't want to sit still
Or stand for the pictures!!

Wednesday, April 1, 2009

FHE Fun!

For FHE Mon night we loaded up and headed over to pick out our plants and seeds for our garden this year. By the time we got back it was dark so we actually planted everything last night. Cali leaned up against the window to watch us until she just couldn't take anymore. She started screaming so I would come get her and take her outside. Serrin tried to plant the plants herself (a little too enthusiastic!!) And Kade decided to drink the water he was suppose to be feeding the plants with. And Amanda was out at a school play. But all in all it was a fun 2 nights. I love the garden and how it makes you feel when you care and nurish it. And boy, I can already taste the tomatoes !!
Kind hearts are the garden,
kind thoughts are the root,
kind words are the blossoms,
kind deeds are the fruit.