Monday, April 28, 2014

The Scrapper Plays Soccer

While Mimi watched.
Max scored the only 2 goals of this game.  Of course, the game was only about 7 minutes long.
Maddie played on the jungle gym.

Sunday, April 27, 2014

The Scrapper Graduates From Lil' Kings

 He's #23.
Getting his Certificate of Graduation or as he calls it, "his Reward" aka Award.

Thursday, April 24, 2014

Madd Max Head To McD's

Mimi's special treat after she picked them up from school.

Madd Max Get New Towels

Towel lumps with tails, made by Mimi.
Lion and Zebra, under Mimi's watchful eye.

Sunday, April 20, 2014

Madd Max Sometimes Just Chill

Jess on the sofa, watching Four Houses.
Sam on the sofa, reading Lets Go Kings.
Maddie working on the Rainbow Loom.
Max playing table hockey with himself. He was both the LA Kings and the Tarantula Ducks (Anaheim is a tough word to remember).

Slappy Looks Like Dad

 Well, hello there.

Madd Max Have An Easter Hunt

 Typically held at the Findleys, the hunt was cancelled due to Aarin's being sick.  An impromptu version was quickly assembled.
 At the Leonhardts.
 In this backyard.
 There are actually places to hide eggs.
 Increasing the thrill.
 Also to be noted - there were 130 eggs.
 Originally intended for the Findley party, so all the kids were well stocked.
Back at home, a little egg dying.

Saturday, April 19, 2014

Madd Max See It

Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope - with Luke and Stella, whose Mom walked down the aisle to one of the songs from this movie (which also inspired her career in the industry).

Madd Max Have A Happy Easter

 Due to the Annual Findley Egg Hunt on Sunday, the kids celebrated Easter one day early.
 Which began with baskets and a scavenger hunt.  Here is the beginning.
And the end.
And then a backyard egg hunt; fun not diminished by the fact that there is almost nowhere to hide eggs.

Friday, April 18, 2014

Madd Max Enjoy Jess' Day Off

With a trip to the donut store where Maddie ate her first donut.  And by ate - she actually ate all the frosting and did not eat any of the donut.
Later, a snail.

Sunday, April 13, 2014

Madd Max Have A Sunday Dinner

And go!
And stop.

Slappy Goes To A Birthday Party

Where the balloon maker made this insane butterfly backpack.

Saturday, April 12, 2014

Madd Max Hear From Obama

With the help of their Grandmother, the kiddos wrote to President Obama.  And then they heard back.

Madd Max Enjoy A Last Dinner

In the grandparents' backyard, before they head to Panama.
That's a good tree for climbing.
That's a good sofa and shoulder for reading.

Thursday, April 10, 2014

Slappy Gets Her Orange Belt

 The belt ceremony.
 Maddie and Luke - both were super proud.
A celebratory pizza dinner.

Sunday, April 6, 2014

Madd Max Go Roller Skating

At Lilly's 8th Birthday Party!
Where they had these.
Which Max loved because he could skate really fast, although both kiddos spent time skating very slowly without them (Madd almost the entire time).
How you watch your slow moving kiddo if you have skillz.
The sidelines fans.
Some who could not get on the rink due being full of baby.
Happy Birthday, Lilly!

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Madd Max Stays Busy

Brunch with Great Aunt Lou and cousin Spencer.
The kiddos spent most of it in their favorite spot, the studio.
Then back in for some high-fiving with Excellent Aunt Lou.
Sam carries a great weight on his shoulders.
And finally, a party at Luke's.
Madd was second and last in line for the piƱata.

Friday, April 4, 2014

The Scrapper Has A Second Day Off

This time spent on skunk watch in the front yard.
And then knocked out after a full day at Kidspace.
An adult meal followed later at Firefly.