Tuesday, June 30, 2009

Lots 2 Learn in June…

IMG_7615WOW!  We have had a busy June…we made a fish before the beach; we made a lobster and other crafts at the beach, and we finished the month of June by making a cute little octopus!

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                                   Got to open the paint first…


Pour it out…

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Paint your hand with the brush or just make it easy and smear it around on the plate, but don’t get your thumb in the paint…

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                                     Press it on the paper…

IMG_7631 Now for the other hand…Mommy will hold your thumb this time so it doesn’t get paint on it…


Mallory’s cute little hands and 8 fingers make the octopus body and its 8 arms…

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                                       Paint little eyes…

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                A nose…                                     and a mouth…



Sunday, June 28, 2009

The Great Wolf Lodge!

IMG_7862This morning we continued our Brannen weekend at the Great Wolf Lodge!

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IMG_7871Mallory loves staying in hotels…she was so excited!

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          This place is so cool…lots of fun things inside and out…

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                           The GANG in the wave pool…

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                                                           Time to slide…

 IMG_7917 This was so hilarious…all the kids started ganging up on Pawpaw and shooting him with water…Pawpaw had no where to hide!

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IMG_7931Pawpaw is so fun and silly!

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Ellie even got up on the bridge to get Pawpaw! 

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IMG_7946Mallory had a blast with her cousins getting Pawpaw!!


IMG_7950After a fun day at the water park, we went to the lobby to see the Clock Tower Show and listen to story time in the hotel…

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Pictures with the “Wolf”

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IMG_7968After dinner, we all hung out in the hotel lobby…the kids loved playing in this big tree house right in the middle of the lobby… IMG_7974Jackson and Jacob made us all laugh with their wrestling…

IMG_7958Uncle Jody and Mallory… IMG_7979 Mallory always getting her Pawpaw’s drink…

IMG_7980Getting tired…time for bed.  We need our rest, because get to play here all day tomorrow!


            Next morning…watching the show from the tree house…

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       Mallory with Uncle Joe,                        Bryce,


and Brooklyn…



Back into the water park…

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Playing in the big FORT…

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        Brooklyn                           Cole                           Lucas

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                   Uncle Joe and Mallory climbing up to the slides…

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Down the slides, here they come…

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             Mallory                           Ellie                               Ryan

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          Jackson                          Bryce                               Jacob

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           Cole                        Uncle Joe                       Uncle Jody            


IMG_8040So many places to play…



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Back up to the top of the fort…this time with Daddy…

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                       Waiting for Daddy…               There he is!

IMG_8072Daddy and Mallory waiting for the big spill bucket to pour on them…1,000 gallons of water! IMG_8073 IMG_8082 IMG_8083




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                                                That’s ALOT of water…and they loved it!

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                  Time to go home…one last stop at the tree house…

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                             And, a few more pics with some cousins…

 IMG_8096Mallory had so much fun at Great Wolf Lodge…she still talks about it all the time…

IMG_8097We had a wonderful weekend with our family!  I wonder what we will do next summer…