Saturday, March 30, 2013

Spring Break

Jimmy’s spring break was kind of boring but we did do a few fun things. Day 1, play date with Bobby, Conor, and Seth.

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Jimmy also had a play date with Jack and he went to see the movie, Croods.

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I had Isa’s birthday party over spring break (a few weeks early). It was madness but fun! Theme: American Girl Doll.

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Craft: make a headband for your doll and for yourself.

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Next up: watch McKenna movie, eat popcorn, and get a cute dress for your doll!

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Then pizza and cupcakes.

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We finally have spring like weather. Por fin!

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Rosie took this one!

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Dyeing eggs with Aunt Lisa!

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Puzzle fun.

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Next week is Isa’s spring break!

Saturday, March 23, 2013

March is cold!

I think March has been the coldest month this year in E-town or at least it feels like it. Today it was 33 degrees and we were playing outside.

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Rosie and Jimmy both know how to get on the top bunk. It’s super fun for them…not so fun for the parents.

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Playing princesses! I think Jimmy’s swim shoes really make the outfit!

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This sums up their week.

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I don’t know if Rosie or Isa took this picture but it makes me laugh.

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Isa’s very proud of this one!

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This one is my favorite. I think Isa took this one too.

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I made this dress for Isa. It’s a little big but you can’t tell when she’s twirling!

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Here she’s with Josephina! She wants to twirl too!

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Did I mention our house is under contract? Woo hoo!

Rosie found the best hiding spot!

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Rosie wants nothing more than to go to school. She loves to put on a backpack. Here she took it a step further and put on Isa’s uniform.

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Jimmy’s all about a game of pick up dress up!

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Cheese!

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Yes, I look GOOD in this uniform!

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Jimmy with his SFX class. They performed a few songs at mass.

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Jimmy is a mover.

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The three year old class buddies up with the 6th grade class. Jimmy and his buddy!

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Performing or watching others perform their song!

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Rosie at Gymnastics.

For die hard fans only. Isa performed at the St. Patty’s day party at SFX. She’s sixth from the right and 5th from the left.

Rosie took a ton of pictures of me one afternoon. ALL are unusable but this one (a few are unflattering but most are just of my feet). She takes the picture and then points the camera down and then the camera clicks.

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Now we need to find a house!

Saturday, March 9, 2013

IDSC–Wisconsin Dells trip, Aga and Al turn 5, and more!

We went to Wisconsin Dells, Great Wolf Lodge to spend time with other families who also have a kid with Down Syndrome. It was a fun trip and a nice way for the five of us to spend time together. We finally got to a point where the five of us could all sleep in the same room and we all slept through the night. A Seriously Great Accomplishment!  The waterpark was fun but we probably only spent 4 hours total there the whole weekend. We got to say hi to lots of friends that we mostly only see on Facebook and meet a few new ones.

The kids got around the resort in style!

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They ate treats!

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Lots of time and pictures were spent on Bear Paw.

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and with Wiley.

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We spent money had fun in the craft room.

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She’s thinking about it! Every time the lady asked if Rosie was done, Rosie freaked. She was NOT done. She painted that rabbit at least 3 full times.

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look daddy!

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Group photo time. Jimmy was a little annoyed!

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Rosie passed out on the way home. We went to Culver’s for lunch and she slept through lunch and remained asleep even after we left and got back in the car. It made for a quiet car ride home!

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Agatha and Al turned 5! We had lots of fun celebrating with them!

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Rosie’s off to school!

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What, you don’t like my outfit?!

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Josephina had to try it on for Caroline. She was a great model and very patient!

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dress up fun!

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Rosie outside in a blizzard! jk she was just outside on a day that snowed a lot!

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Marc and Isa went to the Daddy/Daughter dance. Isa had tons of fun.

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Isa in a hula hoop contest!

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Marc and Isa went to watch Northwestern’s basketball team play Penn State. Isa will go anywhere as long as she can wear her NU cheerleading outfit and eat M&M’s!

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No house news. Sad smile