Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Back to School

Mom got the photography bug in her again and found an awesome park near us with old barns, a watermill, and a lake to take our back to school pictures. We even brought some neighbors with us and did a little photoshoot! Mommy got the bug so much that she even bought her first professional camera, so get ready for some awesome pictures coming up!!!!!

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Stay tuned for Ben’s first day pictures soon!

Monday, August 29, 2016

Last minute summer fun

Mom took us to a beautiful park to take back to school pictures with our neighbors (which you’ll see when we go back to school), and afterwards, we were rewarded with a fun trip to a pottery painting place! We had an awesome time, but are ready to wrap up summer!

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Ben was pretty excited to pick up his new shark mug for his daily cup of tea!

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$10 Dinner challenge

Mor-Mor sent me $10 and challenged me to be able to make a dinner for our family for $10 or less… When Daddy requested chicken cordon bleu, I knew I had my work cut out for me, but I did it! I shopped with Mom, priced all the items, and even had enough to make a side salad too! I made the whole thing by myself, and I felt like a real MasterChef! Thanks for the challenge Mor-Mor!

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Our first concert

Mommy and Daddy took us to our first concert to see Kidz Bop, and it was well… not all we had hoped it would be. It was 98 degrees with NO shade, and we were all miserable before we even found a seat! Mommy made us dance and sing along to a few of our favorite songs so we could have a few pictures to remember this awful experience by. We made it to intermission before we begged Mom & Dad to take us home, and looking back on it now that we are sitting in our air conditioned home, it wasn’t really THAT bad…

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Abby’s new best friend, Paige, came with her mom too!

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Abby is quite the “Whip and the Nae Nae” dancer!

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Ben MIGHT have looked happy here, but he was just HOT! Thanks for trying Mom and Dad…

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We’re off to Marbles!

We spent the day with some new friends at the children’s museum in Raleigh, called Marbles. There were SO many fun things to do and learn, and we could have spent days there!

There was an awesome money exhibit where we learned about how much things cost…

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We even turned into money ourselves!

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We had to carry buckets of balls to put into the ramps that filled up a giant piggy bank, which eventually came out to our waiting buckets below!

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There were two flights of stairs that were a giant working piano! There was A LOT of noise in that staircase!

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There was a fun grocery store where we could ring all kinds of yummy treats up!

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There was an ambulance with a toy defibrillator and everything!

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Of course, the dinosaurs were a hit with Ben!

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Ben loved being a fire fighter!

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Emily loved being a veterinarian to her “hot dog”…

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Who says fire fighters can’t be veterinarians too???

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We loved playing and dressing up in the weather station…

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Ben was a pretty awesome fisherman!

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Under the sea dress up was a blast…

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The water table was a hit too…

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Everyone loved the exercise floor!

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The favorite of the day was the wood working shop, where there were REAL tools to build things!

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Abby added her creation to the building wall…

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Emily found a new friend and loved being a seamstress…

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Ben had a blast with the giant legos too…

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This was an awesome day with new friends, and we LOVE all the cool things to do in North Carolina!