Tuesday, April 13, 2010

Ava is 4!

Our Ava Rooney turned 4 years old last week! We had a family party for her on her actual bday and she invited her friends over for a "princess luncheon" over the weekend.

At age four Ava likes:

*Princesses, Barbie

*Playing in the tub/pool

*Going to the library (but not to storytime)

*Mac n cheese




*Playing with her big sister

Over the last couple months as my stomach has grown, Ava has asked me every day when the baby is going to come out. I told her not to ask me again til after her bday... well, that's come and gone and sure enough, she's been asking! She has no concept of time, but about 6 more weeks and she will be a big sister!

We love you Rooney and are so glad you are part of our family!! It's been so fun watching you learn and grow. You are going to be an awesome big sister!

*On another note: When one of your kids is born right around your birthday, you seem to be forgotten when your day rolls around and it doesn't seem like a big deal (especially the OLDER you get). My bday was Sunday... I turned 30!!! Yeah, time to stock up on the wrinkle cream right? I had a great weekend. My awesome friends took me out one night and Benj took me out the next night. Thanks to all for a wonderful birthday weekend!

Tuesday, April 6, 2010


Easter weekend was a nice relaxing one at home. We got to just chill and watch General Conference. The girls dyed eggs Sat. night. And the Easter Bunny came... I thought for sure he would skip this house, ahem...the kids were giving us some grief. We had a traditional Easter dinner, and my brother and his girlfriend came over to eat with us. So glad for this time of year to reflect on our Savior and his sacrifice/resurrection!

Spring Has Sprung!

Last week was spring break, so we tried to stay busy. The weather was semi nice, we had a LOT of wind though!

This is Ava with her kite she made @ school
We took the girls to the Bellagio conservatory to see the spring scene... no real butterflies this year, but it's still pretty amazing.

A ladybug made entirely of carnations

We went to the "Butterfly park" with friends to play and have a picnic... it's a drive, but worth it.

We also went to the children's museum to play. 3 hours later and both my kids in tears, it was time to go. Now school is back in session and Lexi's next track break isn't until mid June!