Monday, April 25, 2011

Rainy Easter

We had a very wet Easter. It stormed most of the day but that didn't stop us from celebrating. This is always one of my favorite holidays! The kids had such a fun weekend. Friday night we made our third annual Easter bunny cake. And Saturday afternoon we dyed Easter eggs. I really enjoyed this special time with them this year. We talked a lot about the real reason we celebrate Easter. I love to hear them tell the story of Jesus dying on the cross for our sins.

The boys were so excited the night before Easter. They went right to sleep so the bunny wouldn't miss stopping at our house. I think the bunny may have out done himself this year.

The next morning we hunted eggs inside our house because of the rain. Before we went to church we attempted a few pictures. Jack just wanted to crawl off. :)

He's always on the move! Friday night he had come down with another double ear infection. It's the fifth one since February. I feel so bad for him. But by Sunday he seemed fine and he had been fever-free for twenty-four hours so he still was able to go to church on Sunday.

After church we went to my parents house for lunch. My Dad smoked a brisket and my Mom, Grandmother and I cooked the sides and desserts. It was so good!

My Dad and Mom hid eggs in their house for the boys to hunt when they arrived.

Josh and I.

My parents with their grandsons.

My grandparents came to eat lunch with us too.

For dinner we went over to Josh's parent's house and there was another Easter egg hunt with their cousins Reese and Beckham. GiGi had also made sugar cookies for the kids to decorate with icing. Jack was napping while this picture was taken. He had started feeling sick again that evening.

I'm hoping it's nice and sunny again here soon. We had another day with lots of rain today and many roads are beginning to flood. The U of A even closed early. I am ready for the rain to start moving out of our area and the sun to start shinning again.

Thursday, April 14, 2011

Spring Soccer

Peyton has literally been counting down the days till soccer started again. He had so much fun playing in the fall. This past Saturday was his first game of the spring.

Sweet brothers cheering on Team Dynamo. Jack learned to clap for the first time during the game.

Peyton choose number eight because Josh was number eight while playing football at OBU.

Peyton scored three goals and they won. He can't wait till their next game on Saturday.

Tuesday, April 12, 2011


A few days ago Jack turned 10 months. I can't believe he's going to have a birthday so soon.

He has started puckering up his lips and making this silly face a lot. It makes us laugh.

Josh was out of town the past few days for work and we missed him lots. I'm so thankful that he doesn't have to travel for work very often. While he was gone the weather was beautiful and we spent a lot of time outside!

Mr. Parker is always on the go and up to something. I told Josh the next time he goes out of town, I'm sending Parkerman with him. ;)

Jack continues to love wagon rides by Peyton.

We are all happy to have Daddy back home but I think I may be the happiest of all.