Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Easter Egg Hunt

The weekend of Easter we also attended an Easter Egg Hunt at Tommy's preschool.  It was so much fun and so well organized.  First they brought the families into the Church where they sang a few songs.  This was definitely AJ's favorite part.  He loved the music and danced around like no tomorrow!  Then the children went into the classrooms and made a craft.  After that, it was time for the hunt!  The boys had so much fun finding all the eggs.  When we were finished, we had a nice hot dog lunch at the school too!  Thanks St. Paul's for making such a wonderful event for families to attend!
I don't know why it's funny to see AJ sitting in a school
desk, but it is.

 AJ couldn't wait to hunt for the eggs, he had to 
be contained by Chris!

 Waiting patiently to start!

 Finally!  Let the madness begin!

 Tommy and his good pal, Malcolm.

Monday, April 23, 2012

Lollipop Garden

The weekend of Easter was filled with so many fun activities for the kids. One thing we did was plant jelly beans outside. We dug holes, filled them with jelly beans, covered them back up, and watered them. We wondered what would become of those jelly beans. The next day, lollipops sprouted! Both boys were so excited! I can't take credit for this fun idea, I found it guessed it, Pinterest! I'm obsessed!

You will notice in the pictures that AJ is wearing his Toy Story helmet. Whenever we are outside and no matter what we are doing, he wears this helmet. Better safe than sorry..and it's just a battle I'm not willing to fight with him about!

Saturday, April 21, 2012

Easter Bounce House

This year I struggled with what to get the boys for Easter. We usually do new bikes, but Tommy still fits in his bike from last year and we have 3 other bikes for AJ to choose from, so I didn't want to do that. So we decided on a bounce house. Best decision ever. It wears them out, they laugh and jump, laugh and jump for HOURS. They come up from the basement red and sweaty, I love it. AJ is a child that is constantly moving, even when reading books to him he can't sit still, so this was perfect, it gets out that extra energy boys seem to have. They love it, but I think I love it more.

Friday, April 20, 2012

March Happenings

Wasn't it a beautiful March? So unexpected and so great to be outside all the time, especially after all the sickness that hit our house in February. Hence, not a lot of blogs because we were outside and then dead tired at the end of the day! Now that we have more spring like weather here in Michigan, I can get back to blogging.

We had so much fun messing with the kids on St. Patrick's Day. We pretended a leprechaun made a pit stop at our house and Tommy totally fell for it! Then Chris proceeded to make all of their food green for the day! It took some convincing, but Tommy finally decided to try it...he thought it was going to taste different due to the color. We also celebrated Chris' birthday with his favorite birthday meal, hot dogs and doritos...and of course cake! Here are some pictures from March.

Tommy's Irish Breakfast

Leprechaun pit stop!

Daddy and his Red Sox boys!

Thursday, April 19, 2012

Science Day

Tommy's preschool hosted a Science Day for students and their dads a few weeks ago. There were about a dozen workstations with different experiments exploring sight, sound, taste, magnets, gravity and more. The most popular table was the classic vinegar and baking soda chemical reaction. Tommy got a kick out of that but I think his favorite part of the day was lunch at Jimmy John's.

- Chris