I know it wasn't that long ago that I posted this video, but it's perfect for today! Happy Memorial Day to all... and a very special thank you to all military men and women (past and present) for all you do for the rest of us. Thank you!!!
If you have some time, head over to Pioneer Woman's blog (photography section) - she's been doing a really awesome photography assignment called "Coming Home." It's all pictures of military homecomings (and all that can mean)... and it's pretty incredible. Grab some tissues before you head over there... and be sure to check out Group One because there's a fantastic picture of Chris and Chloe when he came home from his second deployment to Iraq.
Thursday, May 27, 2010
EmJ had a fantastic 4th birthday! We had full day of fun!
First, here's a list of EmJ's favorites at 4 years old:
Color: Yellow and pink
Food: Strawberries and ice cream
Book: The Bible and Clifford
TV Show: Imagination Movers, Backyardigans, and Between the Lions
Movie: "Jasmine" (Aladdin)
Time of Day: When Dad comes home or if I get to watch a movie at nap time
Thing to play outside: Bubbles
Place to go: Chucky Cheese's and the park
People: Chloe and Ireland (weird! they even trump mom and dad!)
Here are some fun pictures of EmJ's birthday...
EmJ got to choose all 3 meals - she picked pancakes for breakfast and was very excited to eat them!
She drew herself a birthday cake - complete with 4 candles :o)
We packed a picnic lunch (she picked a peanutbutter sandwich and strawberries) and ate with dad, but I forgot the camera. Oops!
(EmJ picked out her own outfit - and Luke's too - stinkin' cute!)
Auntie Amy, Janae, and Jonah came with us to dinner too - the rest of us got Wahoo's and we got to eat outside... so fun!
The Jones Man
Janae (love the freckles on this girl!)
After dinner we went and played at the park :o)
Wednesday, May 26, 2010
Monday, May 24, 2010
Awesome EmJ :o)
Painted toes... and awesome pjs!
More crazy faces...
Love those dimples!
Jumping with Daddy
...and more jumping
I love this picture... I think it just captures the fun this kid has with her awesome imagination :o)
I'm not even sure what she was playing in this picture, but she had this bunch of leaves and the stick and was playing all kinds of fun games with them while we were outside.
Have no fear... there are 2 new blogs below with Luke pictures!
I'm happy to report that he's doing much better today... still not 100%, but definitely an improvement from this weekend. Isn't this picture so sad?
(psst - there's a new Luke blog below this one with much happier pictures :o)
Saturday was gorgeous... so even though Luke wasn't feeling so hot, we went outside for a little while. He mostly just sat and watched...
EmJ rockin' it on her "new" (to her!) bike from Janae!
For those of you who have a jones for more EmJ pictures, just wait... the next blog will be filled with 'em! Plus... the little lady turns 4 very soon, so you know there will be lots of fun pictures of that too!
Tuesday, May 18, 2010
When I took Luke's 9 month pictures, I completely forgot to take some with his monkey... oops! When I look back at these, the monkey will help show how big Mr. Luke is getting! However... getting pictures of Luke with his monkey now that he's mobile has definitely proved to be a tad difficult... :o)