Sing Songs, Bring Sweets

We love spring.

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One of Eliza’s dearest friends moved to Houston yesterday.  Once Eliza fully realized the finality of Arabella’s move, she was SO upset.  We tried repeatedly to reassure her that we’d be moving to Houston next year, but she was inconsolable  😦

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Ready for church!

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Gosh, they’re cute.

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Jed’s Birthday Weekend!

Sorry it’s taken so long for me to upload pictures!  It’s been a busy, wonderful week.  Here are some highlights!

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Jed’s favorite dance:

This afternoon, we did a Mentos + Diet Coke experiment:

Spring Break!

 

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My sweet little buddy has entered quite a “boundary-testing” phase lately.  Mostly screaming “NO!!!!!!!!!!!!!!” at the top of his lungs.

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A beautiful day for the Botanical Gardens., where we spent time snake charming (as usual).

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The face of a girl who loves reptiles.

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He loves them, too!

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The world’s cutest butterfly.

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He stops to smell the roses.

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Sweet friends.

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Frozen-themed dinner party.  Food inspired by the menu at IKEA.

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Belle Notte!

We had an impromptu Lady and the Tramp-themed dinner last night.

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He’s turning 3!

Spring break is next week, so we had cupcakes to celebrate Jed’s birthday at school today!  I can’t believe this remarkable little guy is almost 3!  He was so excited and happy today.  It’s fun to be the birthday boy 🙂

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Loves.

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After school snack.

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A girl and a dog.

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She walks in beauty.

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Haven’t posted a pic of this old guy in awhile, but he’s doing swell!

This and that.

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Hungry ducks.

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Anyone know what these little mini cranes are called?

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The kids got so mad when we ran out of bread!

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Dinner at Chuy’s!  Eliza said this painting looks like Mary Poppins.

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Love!

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He’s so silly!

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A quick trip to the dentist yesterday.  Eliza and Jed played a game involving body slamming the night before, which resulted in a bloody mouth for Jed.  Fortunately, all seems to be well.

I caught Jed vanquishing the evil ants with his sword while singing this song:

Little adventures.

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Exploring a cell at the  Corpus Christi Science Museum.

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Building an atom.

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They climbed this rock wall for 45 minutes!

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A little bird watching at the Suter Wildlife Refuge.

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Who’s the fanciest one of all?

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JJ and Papa drove in for a wonderful visit on Sunday!  I wish I had taken more pictures of them!

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Jed’s in the belly of the whale!

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And he was the flag helper!

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Selfie time!

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Pickin’ buttercups 🙂

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Sweetest little guy you ever did see!

In the Highways, in the Hedges.