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I just wanted to take this post to wish my Mom a

HAPPY MOTHER’S DAY!!!


Ow...ow...OUCH!!!

Ow...ow...OUCH!!!

Graduation from PepperdineI can’t thank you enough for all the many things you’ve done for all of your kids! We love you, and appreciate the many sacrifices you’ve made for us. I can’t tell you how sad I am that I can’t be there with you right now to tell you this, and share in your day! Please KNOW that I would be there if I could, and that I am thinking about you!

Always there for me

Always there for me


Love,

Me (and Bella of course)

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Me:"Why do you like Rhinos" Bella: "cuz they *sweep in the zoo"--*sleep

Me:"Why do you like Rhinos" Bella: "cuz they *sweep in the zoo"--*sleep

So I bought a membership to the zoo, and in order to justify the cost to Andy get the

"Fun Size Edward" at the S.D. Zoo <del>All U Can Eat Buffet! muahaha</del>

"Fun Size Edward" at the S.D. Zoo All U Can Eat Buffet! muahaha

most bang for my buck I am a frequent visitor.  Bella loves seeing all the animals, though she does have her favorites (Rhinos–Go figure) Anyway, here are a few pics taken from our recent Animal Excursions!

Umm...FEROCIOUS LIONS!!

Umm...FEROCIOUS LIONS!! (ok, so she's napping I'm sure when she's awake she can be very scary..RAWR!)

Yes...I did carry her around all day in that thing...no I didn't get a massage afterward *was told it was GOOD FOR ME!!*

Yes...I did carry her around all day in that thing...no I didn't get a massage afterward *was told it was GOOD FOR ME!!*

Playful Meerkats

Playful Meerkats

I have never seen this Panda...NOT asleep..and yes it sleeps in the trees just like that!

I have never seen this Panda...NOT asleep..and yes it sleeps in the trees just like that!

"Youuuuuu... I wanna be like youuuuuu" A chat with King Louis!

"Youuuuuu... I wanna be like youuuuuu" A chat with King Louis!

Up Close and Personal With Polar Bears!

Up Close and Personal with Polar Bears!

HOW RUDE!!!

HOW RUDE!!!

Lazeee hippos!

Lazeee hippos!

For Caroline! You know we couldn't forget the Elephants!

For Carolyn! You know we couldn't forget the Elephants!!


We love th SD Zoo, if you are ever in town, you should definitely make a point of dropping by.  It is well worth the time and expense involved.

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O.K. Andy and I are sort of excited…Recently I’ve been working with Bella on Rhymes.  There is an episode of her FAVORITE show Ni Hao Kai Lan where the little Koala Tolee learns to rhyme, and she really likes to do that, so yesterday, we worked on Rhymes, and she pulled out this gem…ENJOY!


OK…so maybe we got a little ahead of ourselves there.  But even though it’s not an EXACT rhyme, at least we know she’s headed in the right direction, even if her steering is veering a little to the left.


Have a fun rhyme to share?

Leave it in a comment!

or

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I just wanted  to share a few pics of Our Easter Celebration.  Andy, Bella and I joined my best friend Jaime, and her family for Easter services and a mini-Egg Hunt followed by Easter Supper.  We had a good time, and the kids loved meeting the Easter Bunny and searching for Easter Eggs.

Naomi is not so sure about the GINORMOUS Bunny her dad is trying to pawn her off to

Naomi is unsure of her Father's motives in asking her to hug a GINORMOUS basket holding-candy dealing Bunny----I don't blame her!!


Bella on the other hand....sees the candy basket....

Bella on the other hand....sees the candy basket....


and knows just what to do!!

and knows just what to do!!

After church we headed home and had an egg hunt just for the girls!

Naomi takes off when she spots the EGGS!!

Naomi takes off when she spots the EGGS!!


Bella shows a little more decorum...

Bella shows a little more decorum...


But that didn't last long!

But that didn't last long!


Bella Got that she was supposed to...

Bella Got that she was supposed to...


pick up as many eggs as she could!

pick up as many eggs as she could!


Naomi on the other hand, seemed VERY HAPPY

Naomi on the other hand, seemed VERY HAPPY


With just two...

All in all it was a fun day….I can’t wait till next year, when they both really “Get” it!!

How was your Easter?

Did you do anything fun?

Leave a Comment telling me about it!


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