Friday, July 17, 2015

A Watermelon Party

We had lots of fun at Elise's Watermelon BBQ birthday party. The kids had fun jumping on the tramp, using the slip n slide, having a huge water balloon fight, playing with bubbles and don't forget the yummy food and cake. :) All in all it was a sweet birthday. Happy Birthday Elise!

Happy Birthday!
Cake Time




Fun BBQ picnic for the kids
Monroe dressed in watermelon colors for the party
Slip N Slide

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Water Balloon fight
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Daniel's turn
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Friends: Sophia, Bradlee and Olivia
 Present Time

After her party she spent a long time working on her presents. Painting
Elise drew this the day after her party it is her and her friends Olivia and Bradlee that came to her party. I thought it was pretty cute :)
On her actual birthday we had a yummy donut cake
 Happy Birthday to you...
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And here is a little walk down memory lane....
Newborn Elise
 Age 1
 Age 2
Age 3
Age 4
 Age 5
 Age 6
 And this is what 7 looks like!

Thursday, July 16, 2015

Fun Fourth Festivities

We headed up to Idaho again this year for the Fourth of July festivities. We went to the parade, had a BBQ at my sister's house and we barely made it to the fireworks. Hey it's a long day for the kiddos. We also got to see the movie Inside Out and go to a birthday party for my nephew Austin. Good times. Enjoy :)

Monroe looking fab on the Fourth
Carter is excited for the parade to start
 Elise looking festive
Monroe's first parade


Little Miss America
 Addison loved playing with Monroe
 Monroe snuggling with Aunt Lauren
 This was Monroe during the parade
BBQ and swimming with cousins


Fireworks
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Playing at cousin Austin's birthday party

Happy Birthday Austin!
Cousins taking care of Monroe :)
Took the kids to see Inside Out
 It was Bailey's first official movie
 Playing with Grammy's hats

Tuesday, July 14, 2015

"Part of Your World"....

We surprised Elise for an early birthday present with a trip to Salt Lake City to attend the musical, The Little Mermaid. It was so wonderful to watch their faces during the performance, it was priceless!  I am happy to expose my kids to musical theatre at a young age. I have always loved it myself and I am glad that Daniel loves musicals too. We also went to a fun splash pad while in Salt Lake. Then we left for a Fourth of July adventure in Idaho. Until next post....

Prince Eric and Ariel after the show
King Triton, Sebastian and Flounder
Trying to take some pictures afterwards, but it was pretty dark
Front row baby!
That's what happens when you get your tickets one year in advance. Ha!

Getting excited for the show to start!
A dark selfie with Elise and I
Splash pad fun: Kalena and Elise
 Monroe liked it too


Fun with Poppa
Mommy and Monroe time
Snack time
Monroe loved it