Monthly Archives: April 2014

April 20-26, 2014

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My handsome Easter boy.

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Tom brought back this cool puzzle from NYC.

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I finally planted some flowers. I hope I can keep them alive.

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“Hi ants! You doing? Good? Ok!” He’s so friendly.

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Easter family.

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Three handsome generations.

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We got a huge box of clothes from Jackson (via Grant). Spencer is a lucky boy!

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Reading time with dad.

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Spencer is obsessed with the Little Critter books. He’ll ask me to read them over and over. It’s so cute.

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Helping me sew a nursing cover.

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I sewed baby girl’s minky blankets – one small and one big.

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Kiley and Heather are engaged!! Woohoo! We had them over for dessert and games. We played Settlers of Catan. It was my first time, and I totally won! I was pretty happy about that.

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This lucky boy got a new motorcycle. He LOVES it. So does Mac.

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We took Grandma to the aquarium! They had added these new HUGE fish, and Spencer thought they were pretty cool.

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He was excited to show her the “genguins.”

April 13-19, 2014

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Everyone is happy after a Sunday nap. 🙂

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Toddler selfie.

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Tom went to NYC from Monday to Thursday. We missed him tremendously. While he was at the conference, we ate at mom and dad’s almost every night. Spencer had fun helping Gama pound the chicken.

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Miss you, dad!

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My cute little monkey.

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We stopped by the aquarium and the penguins were swimming! So fun!

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He sure knows how to enjoy a picnic. 🙂

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He was so excited about his triangle toast that he would barely eat it.

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I readjusted the pink dots so that they are more uniform. I decided I didn’t like the faded down look that we had originally.

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Playtime with Covel.

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His truest best friends – baby and big.

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Starting to learn more piano skills.

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He is the best lunch date. I love his sweet smile so much.

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I’m sad we didn’t get any better pictures (we were mostly taking video) of when Spencer found his Easter basket on Saturday morning. He was most excited about the chocolate.

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Reading his new Easter basket book with dad.

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Tom found his basket – in our closet, behind our clothes (and my boots). Mine was hidden INSIDE the grill in the backyard.

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We went to the Blodgett Easter egg hunt on Saturday afternoon. Spencer was a rockstar. He LOVED finding the eggs.

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Double fisting it.

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I think this picture is funny – I’m pretty sure he found the egg we were pointing to.

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He found a cute deer in Grandpa Blodgett’s yard.

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Family Easter pic.

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After he found his 12 allotted eggs, he decided that he needed to help Aunt Brittany find her eggs.

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Later on Saturday we had a quick Easter exchange with mom and dad Bay. The grandkids hid some eggs for Gama and Papa to find, too.

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Spencer LOVES candy.

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Attempting to take a picture….

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Jared gave us his season tickets for one of the RSL games. I’ve never been to a professional soccer game. I’ll admit, I got a little bored, but it was cool to be there! Especially with his great seats, and free concessions.

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We sat with Mike and Kelsey.

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Easter flowers from my love.

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It was a gorgeous night for some soccer.

April 6-12, 2014

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We got tickets to the Sunday afternoon session of General Conference. Tom stayed home sick – so I went with John, Lucy, and Glen. I had a really hard time staying awake, unfortunately.

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John fixes broken iPads and iPhones for a living now. He’s pretty good!

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Sunday media. Woot.

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Sweet little Nora.

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John and Glen set up a gathering to watch the Final NCAA game with UK vs. UConn. We lost, unfortunately.

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Sharing his lunch with Katarina Kittycat and Prince Wednesday.

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He doesn’t have any UK clothes – so we worked this magic.

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It’s Spring!

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Staring down the tractor.

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So happy to be driving a tractor!

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He LOVES this new clock puzzle I bought him. He has done it 100 times by now.

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Playing with sister’s toys.

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He was pretty excited to help me set up the swing and let his pandas take a ride. I hope he doesn’t try to kick his sister out of it when she comes.

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We went to New Wave Subs for dinner – it’s all 80’s themed, even the sandwiches (all 50 options).

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I am so excited for gorgeous weather!! We can finally play outside!

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Hiding in the corner.

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He really likes to include his pandas in everything he does. He is a very sweet friend.

March 30 – April 5, 2014

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Spencer was practicing to be a good big brother. He gave the baby a bottle and a paci, and put her in the bouncer. Sweet boy.

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Welcome to Utah, Glenny! He got to come for his spring break – as a surprise from mom and dad.

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We got to go to the new Aquarium with Glen! It was so fun! I love having a free annual pass, and living 5 minutes away!

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Cool. Sharks.

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He loved the fish tanks that he could stand right up against.

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He insisted on sitting on Glen’s lap for breakfast. He sure loved having his uncle around.

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Way to get some air, Glen!

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Glen LOVES In&Out, so we got to eat there a couple times. 🙂

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Happy boy!

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Spencer loves his new Daniel Tiger friends. I was supposed to wait to let him have them when his sister came – but I just couldn’t. He was SO happy when he opened the Amazon package.

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Rainy brothers basketball.

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Glen helped me put the rest of the dots up. He’s a great helper.

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And he was the lucky one that got to sleep in the pink room. 🙂

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We went to Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum with John, Lucy, and Glen. Spencer loved it! Especially the helicopter. He’s got a thing for helicopters and motorcycles.

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He was SO excited about the real life “heh-copter.”

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Puzzles!

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Making calls.

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Building!

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We took Glen to dinner at Texas Roadhouse, and while we were waiting for a seat Spencer went with dad to explore the tractors that were close by. He was thrilled. Little boys…they are all the same. 🙂

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Daddy built Spencer a cardboard box house to play in while we watched General Conference. It kept him pretty busy for awhile.

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This is what staying home sick and working from home looks like.

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Hard at work on our “pewters.”

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Happy Glenny.

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During the Priesthood session of conference, we took Lucy to the aquarium. It was just as cool the second time. 🙂

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Snuggling with dad during Conference.

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Peek-a-boo!

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He also was kept occupied with these little stickers. Good times trying to listen to conference and entertain a 1-year-old.

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Watching the UK final four basketball game – we won!!

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Happy 18th birthday, Glen – and GOOO Cats!!

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Rubbing baby Ling-Ling for good luck.

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We love Kentucky!

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My twin brothers. Spencer got really confused when he would see them together. “One, one, another one, same!”