Saturday, March 31, 2012

Egg Hunt


We love going to the Easter Egg Hunt at Ida Lee. Clay took the girls because I wasn't feeling too well. Emma is now too old for the hunt but could still enjoy all the inflatable bounces, rides and climbing wall. Rebekah can still do the hunt. Can you tell how excited she is? Clay instructed Rebekah to go straight to the far side of the enclosure and start picking eggs up from there. Her basket was full and she was all alone back there before anyone got near her.

Friday, March 30, 2012

Ballet Recital

 Emma's piano teacher also teaches dance classes. She has a daughter the same age as Rebekah (just 9 days apart). This was their final class in which the parents got to sit and watch. It's so much fun to watch a bunch of 5 year old girls dance and spin and twirl around.
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Field Trip

 Emma went on a field trip to the Smithsonian Air & Space museum with her Futura class. Clay got to chaperone (his favorite place to be, duh). Emma wanted to wear her NASA shirt and Orbital visor for the field trip. She's so proud of her daddy. :)
Elizabeth, Emma H, Emma C 

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Talent Show

Tonight was the school's talent show. Emma played Hedwig's Theme from Harry Potter. She dressed up in her Ravenclaw costume from Halloween and brought her wand and broom with her. She did a great job. We video taped it in two parts so that the file size would not bee to big to post here.
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Monday, March 19, 2012

Cherry Blossoms



The weather has been so warm lately that the cherry blossoms have come out very early.  We started by walking around the Smithsonian Castle gardens.

The girls wanted to take pictures of each other by the cherry trees. These are their shots.


We stopped to have a picnic dinner by the Potomac River. The ducks came to look for hand outs. Look how close they got!
After our picnic we walked around the tidal basin.
On our way around we noticed something new on the west side. As we got closer we realized it was the new Martin Luther King Jr memorial. 

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Girl Scout Camp-in

Emma went on an indoor camp-over with her Girl Scout troop. 

Tuesday, March 13, 2012

4th Grade Music Performance

Tonight we got to hear the 4th Graders sing Jazz music. It was fun to see the kids perform.

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Friday, March 9, 2012

Welcome Spring!

Spring has come very early this year! Lots of warm days this winter. And no snow days!

Saturday, March 3, 2012

St Patrick's Day Parade

Today we marched in the Alexandria_Saint_Patrick's_Day_Parade!! The girls love it, they think they are famous now. All of this was done to support Clay's uncle who is running for Congress. 
You can't see his face, but Uncle Jay is in the center with a green jacket.














The girls got to help out by handing out doggie treats as they walked in the parade.













I had fun trying out some hair dos on the girls. Rebekah's is supposed to be a shamrock.



Friday, March 2, 2012

New color

Earlier in February I painted the girl's bathroom. Here's how it turned out.