Thursday, April 24, 2014

Picture Post!

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Pancakes for breakfast always makes this girl a happy camper

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I hear Anna dragging chairs all over the kitchen so I ask what she is doing. She said she built a roller coaster, and then hopped into the front chair and started yellling "zoom! zoom!"

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Trying peanut butter and honey toast for the first time. Maddie loved it!

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Our neighbors enlisted our help in cat-sitting over Spring Break and the girls took their job very seriously.

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Maddie found Tigger!

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Rocket ship

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I was on the phone with Steve and said "Uh oh, gotta go...it looks like Maddie is about to fall asleep." By the time I got over to her from the kitchen, she was conked out!

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Anna is such a social girl, and she is always making new friends at the park.

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Anna Bean thinks this mushroom-man sculpture at our local Mellow Mushroom is hilarious.

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Maddie's favorite avocado toast

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Watching Cinderella in their princess dresses

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Helping Daddy practice his golf swing.

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I told you Maddie likes that monkey!

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Hi Kingsley

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Claiming Steve's golf ball net as a new summer hat

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Waiting patiently at the doctor's to get their ear plugs checked - we needed to get another set for the pool/beach bag!

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A Day at the Fair

Atlanta plays host to a Renaissance Fair every year, and we have enjoyed taking the girls. This was a particularly fun year to go - the weather was perfect and the girls were really into exploring everything. We always take advantage of their 2-tickets-for-the-price-of-1 special that they run on Opening Weekend, and the girls surprised us by lasting for almost 6 hours. I think it's safe to say we got our money's worth out of this day!!

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Maddie has been very anti-stroller lately so we have been letting her wear Anna's old monkey backpack leash. Luckily she loves it just as much as her big sister used to!

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Eating a rapidly melting ice cream cone while we waited for the joust.

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Anna was delighted with this rickety little carousel.

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Maddie and Daddy rode too!

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The warm day and the crowds were starting to get to the girls, so we stopped for an icy treat.

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Feeding the sheep.

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On our way out of the festival, Anna took my hand and asked very sweetly for one more ride on the carousel. How could I say no? She had the little ride all to herself, so the attendant kept her company.

We were glad that we were able to take the girls this year...Steve and I were both laughing that a lot of the things we remembered from our school field trips here seemed to be the exact same, even 20 years later! All in all, the Georgia Renaissance Festival is a great day for people watching, for helping our girls learn new things, and getting everyone out into the sunshine and fresh air. We look forward to going again next year!