Friday, April 29, 2011

A night with the Nicodemi

(that's plural for Nicodemus) Kyle and Haley had us over for pizza the other night and a long over due night of hanging out! As always, we had so much fun with them...

Lyla and Stella were feeling extra silly and cuddly and had themselves a tickle war...


Lyla was a tough crowd with some of Stella's tickles...

so, she decided to poke her nose...

and sit on her instead. :)

Then, we busted out this wig...
Lyla was a little frightened and disturbed by it.

but Stella wasn't!!

And then we all needed a turn...



Thursday, April 28, 2011

Puppy gets a bath

Yesterday, Lyla brought me her puppy, held it out, and said, "Bath!!" (she's really obsessed with baths these days.) I said, "Puppy needs a bath?" and she ran straight for the tub. So, we gave puppy a pretend bath...

she picked out his shampoo...
scrubbed him down...
a little more shampoo...
(she may be feeding him a sip of it, I'm not sure.)

rinse him off...
let him play with Ducky for a bit...
Whenever I said, "ok, Lyla, puppy is all clean!" she literally stood up like this and said, "YAY!!" (I swear...she got my cheerleading genes!)
Time to dry puppy off...
I think she's got the bathtime routine down!!

Tuesday, April 26, 2011

He is Risen!!

Sunday morning, we got to go to Watermark with my family...I absolutely can't say enough good things about this church. It was such a treat to be there for Easter and celebrate Christ's Resurrection!!!




After Church, we all went back to Papo and Cookie's for a yummy lunch.








And the Easter Bunny came!!



sweet Olivia shared her silly bands with Lyla :)

On the way back to Fayetteville, we stopped in T-town so that John David could get a root canal. No fun for him. But fun for us because we got to see John David's family for a tiny little bit! Jana showed us a picture of John David at Easter when he was Lyla's age. I don't know if you can tell in from this pic, but they are twins...

laughing with Pop

Easter 2011 could not have been more perfect! So thankful that it worked out to see both of our families! We love y'all!!

Annie's 2nd Birthday Party!!

On Saturday, we celebrated Annie turning 2 with a "Tutus and Lollipops" party at John and Julia's. It was a gorgeous day and we had so much fun!!

Dressed and Ready for the Party!




eating Doritos with the birthday girl...
check out that spiral...
takes after her daddy. :)
Annie sat down in front of her gifts and just started saying, "thank you! thank you!" over and over before she opened a single one. :)
Lyla had a blast running around with Leighton...













checking out a few of Annie's new toys...
ended the party with Daddy and Papo reading to some tired girls...
Happy 2nd Birthday Annie!!!! We love you SO much!! Thanks for making us laugh all the time and for bringing so much joy into our lives!!!