S: McAlmond Family: April- June 2012
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1: EASTER| April 2012
3: The kids had a blast decorating eggs this year- and we got a yummy fruit basket from Nana & Papa
4: We even got invited to our new neighbors house, Greg and Anne for a traditional egg decorating with hot wax and dark dye.
5: The kids were all dressed up to see the Easter Bunny: Kayleigh- 9 Trent- 6 and Kassidy - 3 Tr
6: The Hunt Is On
8: The annual visit to the Easter Bunny- the first time Kassidy didn't cry!
9: Easter with the family
11: So excited!
13: Celebrating Easter with the McAlmonds
14: 3rd Grade Music Program
15: A special evening as Kayleigh entertained us with song and xylophone! Pictures with Mrs. Lamey, her teacher and friends, Joslyn, Alex and Isabella.
16: Chalk Hair! Something fun to try on a day off at home.
17: An impromptu play date at John's Incredible Pizza always brings smiles!
18: time | TO | PARTY!
19: Trent's | TH | BIRTH | DAY | party
23: FOR A | A rare sunny day in April allowed the party to continue outside.
24: Pokemon party- complete with a chance to make your own!
25: BIRTHDAY | HAPPY
26: Present time!
27: Trent had a wonderful time with many friends who included Sam, Connor, Ian & Alison, Andre, Seth, Olivia & Lindsey, Daniel & Carena, Lyndon & Piper and Sarah. He got many great gifts including Pokemon cards, Legos, DS games, books and cars. He was all grins all day.
30: BIRTHDAY | celebration | So many presents... and much fun.
31: What a great day.
32: An April Birthday Celebration with Grandma/Grandpa
35: New Orleans April 22-27th 2012 Nate was there for a conference, Christina was there for fun.
36: Hyatt Convention Center: New Orleans, LA
37: Roof top pool | April 23
38: We took a city tour to learn about the history of New Orleans and see the lingering devastation from Katrina in 2005 and the homes Brad Pitt is funding.
40: St. Louis Cathedral, St. Louis Cemetery #1 were among the tour highlights
41: So much to do and see around the QUARTER
42: Pat O'Briens on Bourbon St with Shane and Melissa
43: Pictures from around the quarter
44: A Special Birthday Dinner | April 23
45: Mr. B's Bistro| Royal St.
46: We spent some treasured time with Janet & Dutch Peterson
47: A nighttime dinner cruise on the Natchez was magical.
48: FRENCH QUARTER | New Orleans
50: A party hosted at Mardi Gras World ended the Netsmart convention.
51: Nate even ran into a former co-worker Robert. Frink
52: We were treated like royalty!
53: Mardi Gras World
54: We had a great time, our first trip away without the children since our honeymoon. Helen and Grandma Jacque traded days and nights at our house watching the kids. It was fun but we sure missed them.
56: PRESENTS FROM MISS JANET | HOME
57: So happy to be home and celebrate my birthday again with my babies.
58: A day after the trip to New Orleans, Christina & Kayleigh did the March of Dimes walk in downtown Portland with friends Julie & Jenna, and Julie & Abbie. It was a good walk and a great cause. April 28th, 2012
60: April 29th We celebrated again with the Conners- what a fun way to end the month!
62: It's all about the hat!!
63: Celebrating the Birthdays with Aunt Brittney!
64: A last celebration with the Muenters- included the BEST homemade chocolate cake!
66: Boy Scout Bridging- Trent becomes a Wolf!
67: Imagine. Create. Dream. | We all came to hear him sing and get his new uniform!
68: May 2012 A walk across the bridge signified the Girl Scout bridging to Juniors. Troop 40407 started as Daisy's, journeyed through Brownies and can finally get their green vests.
69: The girls who attended bridging were: Alison, Kayleigh, Grace and Faith
70: Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever.
73: It was a glorious Mother's Day- with such great weather the kids actually got in the pool.
74: Ingrid & Carey Clark May 18th, 2012
80: Everyone had a great time celebrating the love between Ingrid and Carey as they became a family with Amanda, Lindsay, Olivia and Liam. Kayleigh was at camp and missed yummy chocolate cupcakes and outdoor dancing.
82: It was a beautiful event and everyone had a great time, especially Trent with Olivia and Ashlyn.
84: A Birthday and Graduation Celebration for Grandpa Russ
85: "And in the end, it's not the years in your life that count. It's the life in your years." - Abraham Lincoln
88: When you look at your life, the greatest happinesses are family happinesses. -Joyce Brothers
90: Love you Papa, Happy Father's Day!
91: June 2012 Kayleigh got creative and made some springtime bunny rolls for us!!
92: Bubbles! | Happy 30th Birthday Aunt Kristie!
93: Time to Party!