Monday, April 27, 2009
Okay so I am starting to get a little behind on blogging. We had a great little Easter nothing to over the top which worked out perfect. Earlier in the week Gammy (Kelly's Mom) visited the kids and gave them a ton of little Easter presents. We decorated eggs on Saturday night and then had a great Easter morning with little baskets and an egg hunt. Then we went over to Panka (grandpa Tippets) and Grandma Michele's and had dinner and another egg hunt! It was a great Easter and we are just so grateful for such great family and friends!
Friday, April 17, 2009
On Wednesday night I made a last minute decision to take the kids to Vernal to visit our friends the Lintons. For those of you that don't know the Lintons they are some of our best friends and they moved from our neighborhood about 8 months ago for a new job and we haven't been able to make it down to visit them until now. Well the kids were over the top excite just to see each other. It was so much fun, all 5 of the older kids just played together and had no interest in being around the grown ups. We just hung out and watched movies on Thursday night and then went to the dinosaur museum and McDonalds on Friday before we headed home. It was way to short of a trip but it was so good to get a chance to be with friends and be out of the house for a couple of days.
Wednesday, April 8, 2009
What a great experience. My brother James graduated from the officers canidacy program on April 2nd and me and Abby decided to fly out to Fort Benning, Georgia to be there, along with my three sisters, my Dad and Michele, and my nephew Hunter. We went to the graduation on Thursday and it rained all day. It was a long day and poor Abby fell asleep during the graduation, but it was awesome to be able to be there with James for such and important day. Friday James gave us a tour around the army post and we went to the new army infantry museum (which is not quite finished). Then we went and saw the tanks which the kids just loved. We also shopped around at some of the store on and around the army post. Then Saturday we drove up to Atlanta and went to the Georgia Aquarium, the Coke factory, and the underground. The aquarium was so cool and Abby just loved the jelly fish, but she was bummed that the dolphin exhibit was closed for remodeling. The Coke factory was fun as well, they have a tasting room where you can taste coke products from all around the world, which gave all of us a tummy ache. All in all it was a great trip and a good experience for Abby. Oh and Kelly and the twins did survive while we were away, although I think there was a lot of pizza and snaking!