Wednesday, June 23, 2010

"BALL Bug"

During our Patio Make-Over, Hayden discovered "Ball Bugs".
(Also known as a Roly-Poly, Pill Bug, or
but the best/cutest name is "BALL Bug".)
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(Please don't judge my video-recording skills.)


Thank you Great Grandpa Johnson for coming and helping my little patio!
Here are some Before and After picts:

BEFORE:
AFTER:

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AFTER:

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AFTER:

He also spruced-up my front yard:

Now Hayden can enjoy his Picnic Table
that Grandpa Warren made him:
"Thank you Grandpa!"

WOW! What a Great, Exciting, Tiring, Learning-Full Day.

Great G-pa Johnson's Swing

We recently visited Great Grandpa Johnson.
While we were there Grandpa wanted to build Hayden a swing (from scratch). Well I suggested Wal-Mart.
The only swing they had was PINK, but still much, much better/safer.
Hayden LOVED It:
(We tested it's strength, before letting Hayden in, by letting Great 290 lbs. Grandpa hang on it!) :)
Thank you Great Grandpa Johnson, it was very thoughtful! :)

Orem Fest Parade

We went to the Orem Fest Parade.
And Yes! We were wearing coats in June! :(

Hayden "CATCHING" his first Parade Candy:
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Hayden EATING his first Parade Candy:
"How do you expect me to SMILE when my mouth's full?"


Even Dad had a Good Time at the Parade.
He caught a tie from the Missionary Mall:

Got to show-off his Muscles:
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And get cuddles from Hayden:

What could be better?


"I know, I know!" says Hayden, "A Balloon!"
NOW. Life is GOOD!

Photo Ode to Jamie

This Post is for Little Miss Jamie.
Happy Graduation!

Celebrating Graduation with the Ward:
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Graduation Gift:

Hayden taking a little snooze,
to get ready for the long/boring graduation ceremony.

The Ceremony:
"I can't see her. Where is she?"
"This is so boring, please get me OUT." says Hayden AND Grandpa

Jamie's Graduation Gift (Laptop Bag) from Hayden, Brian, and I
And MOM Modeling it for us:
YOU GO GIRL.
WORK IT!
NOW LOOK LIKE YOUR HAVING FUN!

And the morning after SHOT:
Congratulations Jamie, and don't stay-up too late in Hawaii!

Grandpa & Grandma's Hayden Time

First thing we did was a GIRL'S CRAFT:
(Grandpa was not included)
Pictured: Karen (Nana), Leigh Anne (Grandma), Megan, Chelsea, Rachel, Karen, Kyler, Amber, and Teresa.
(I love girl time, and miss my sisters and moms).

We Celebrated Jamie's Graduation with a Family BBQ:
(Look closely and you can see Ashley and Colt in the windows. They were too lazy to come outside for the family picture, but they were pretty clever.)
Here's a Closer Look:

Learned New Words:
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Played Uncle Nick Style:

Painted a Fence:
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Swam/Sat in Warm Kitchen Sink Water:

Fed Horses:
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And Just RELAXED:
The weather was a bit BREEZY, but it was still a good vacation.