Monday, April 23, 2012

april beach day


one of our highlights of spring break was an absolutely gorgeous, warm and sunny day at the beach...in april! the perfect start to summer (and spring!) days in duxbury...







Sunday, April 22, 2012

little farmers

we've kicked off another season at the medway community farm.  a most special place with beautiful surroundings, friendly farmers, rascal chickens, silly rabbits and the kids favorite, olive the dog. so happy to be back...and looking forward to another wonderful summer! 

Friday, April 20, 2012

r is for...

red sox and rangers...just lacking the texas gear to root on daddy's team too!

reader...the mystery readers for ella's class
radio flyer red wagon...a beautiful morning for a wagon ride
race car...and to burn rubber on the asphalt
rock painting...
reduce, reuse and recycle...a good tie-in to earth week!

Tuesday, April 17, 2012

thankful tuesday, 4/17

  • that guy...us
  • easy afternoons at the playground
  • this weather...amazing
  • a gorgeous family beach day
  • being designed to serve
  • performances on the lawn
  • new soccer adventures for e and coach dad
  • ice cream
  • celebrating a wonderful surprise
  • a beach toy errand with e&b
  • a productive saturday morning
  • move it, move it giggles with b
  • car naps
  • book club tears and laughs
  • leaves turning green
  • a long wagon adventure with b
  • red sox opening day moments
  • popsicle chats
  • renewed baby doll & imaginary play
  • bible verse hangman with e
  • friendship during a bennett "step outside moment" at small group
  • smell of charcoal
  • b's bedtime antics...what will he come up this time? for example: "mama how do you say hooya hoop?" after i thought he had been asleep for an hour

no. 5

our little no. 5 and coach dad have kicked off the spring soccer season.  a sweet time of afternoons on the soccer field cheering on team jade!






and a few out takes...


and of course ice cream after the game...hooray for soccer season!


Tuesday, April 10, 2012

easter weekend snapshots

a few pics of our easter weekend...hoping yours was a blessed one!  he is risen...he is risen indeed!

we found this crown of thorns on our friday hike. a most symbolic treasure on good friday...
dying eggs with the cousins...intense in so many ways!


followed by the 3rd annual cousin easter egg hunt at grandma & papa's...these kids are pro!



and our traditional sunday afternoon chocolate bunny hunt at home - a fun celebration after the morning's worship at church.  can you tell they are excited?! wes calls bennett's pose on the right the easter heisman.






Friday, April 6, 2012

how do you like your eggs?


sparkled...
fabric covered...
yarned...
it's been a busy egg decorating season in our home...eggs every which way!