S: Courtney 3rd Grade
FC: THIRD GRADE YEAR | CourtneyAlaynaMouw
1: You were so excited to start 3rd Grade.
2: Mom & me | Your first time ice skating.
3: Ramona Quitmby | Boxcar Children | Mommy & Daddy's 10th Anniversary | This year's plays. | You two are always asking me to get out my big fancy dress for you to see. I finally got it out on our 10th Anniversary for you to see and try on the veil. I was so glad it still fit!
4: Trick or Treat
8: Friends Make Every Day A Party | Fun with Brooke at a Sleepover
9: "The friends we meet on the path of life make the trip worth while."
10: A Day to Give Thanks
11: The snow fell gently all the night. It made a blanket soft and white. It covered houses, flowers and ground But did not make a single sound
12: All I want for Christmas is my 2 front teeth....
13: We had both Grandma's and Grandpa's here for your Church Program this year!
14: Have a Holly Jolly Christmas
15: Family Photos | Right after we got these pictures taken, you got H1N1 and missed a whole week of school.
17: J O Y
18: Booger Cookies
19: Your Washington Monument Project. You had to build a model and write a report telling about the appearance and the history of it. You did such a great job!
20: Daddy Daughter Dance
21: Fun with Kara
24: At the very top | Our hike up tabletop | A long way up | We got a bit misplaced
25: Some huge cacti | Mommy "sat" on a cactus | We saw lots of different kinds
27: We fed the giraffes at the zoo. It was soooo cool. Little people got to give them lettuce leaves and big people got to give a biscuit. They would stick their long tongue out to grab it from us. We love giraffes!
29: The pink pig at the Jeep place | We took a trip to see the big red rocks in Sedona. They were so pretty. We did some more hiking there and then later in the day we took the pink Jeep Tour.
30: Such a pretty place
31: Weeeeeee. We had to hold on tight. | We also shopped at Telaquepaque.
32: Grand Canyon | We hiked the outer rim trail. Some of the others were too icy!
33: We had a great time seeing the big hole in the ground!
34: Smiles Are Contagious!
35: "Good times are even better when they are shared" | Kara | Janie
36: A dog is a bundle of love wrapped in fur."
37: You've become a bit of a techie this year. I-pod, MP3, GMail, Wii, and Google are some of your favorite things to do.
38: Easter is finally here!
41: "The Easter Bunny came by today and left surprises along his way. Colorful eggs are all around. With baskets in hand we search the ground. Hiding in places here and there Easter eggs are everywhere."
42: "Little Girls are Heavens Flowers"
43: Dance Recital 2010
44: Tap-The Love you Save Ballet - Cheeseburger in Paradise
46: The Brownie Bridging Ceremony You and your Troop changed from Brownies to Junior Girl Scouts. You have been a Daisy, Brownie and now Junior. Your Troop did so many fun things this year from the Science Center, Botanical Center, and Jolly Holiday Lights to Helping fold T-Shirts at the Susan G Komen Foundation and filling dog food bags at the ARL. | Brownie Fun
48: The recital theme was Fame Our favorite dance was Thriller.
50: You & Mrs. Simons | Highlights of your year: 1. Learning Cursive & Multiplication 2. Learning to type 3. Monumental Museum 4. Your new BFF Janie 5. MAP & ITBS Testing 6. Lots of Play Dates and sleepovers.
51: A class picture
52: More great papers from Third Grade
54: So Many Books, So Little Time | You still love to read. You bring a book everywhere with you and even read during TV shows. This year during Sunday School you learned the 39 books of the Old Testament.
55: Back To School!
56: Summer Fun You learned to ride your bike this summer without the training wheels. I'm so proud of you! We also logged a ton of miles on the 2 person bike riding the trails. On some of our rides we saw things like a pair of deer, a blue heron, and lots of little bunnies.
58: After | The summer "do" | Before
59: After | Before | What a difference!
61: Bunnies, Bunnies, More Bunnies.. You wish more than anything to have a White Bunny for a pet. You look at the bunnies on the ARL website almost everyday and dream of us saying yes to a pet bunny.
64: One day while we were playing in the water, you asked....
65: ..."Mommy, how did you find Panama City Beach? Did you Google 'Great Family Vacation'?"
66: Pool Days: Some swimming Some Reading Some Hula Hooping
67: We even ate lunch at the pool one day, we were there all day.
69: The Ripley's Museum. We saw lots of Freaky Stuff!
70: Condo Life: It's the Best!
71: Our Condo was on the 9th floor with a huge balcony.
72: A great meal on Mommy's Birthday
74: Shells & Sand Castles We hunted all along the shore at our hotel and found lots of small ones and some really cool ones. We got lots of big (but broken ones) at Shell Island. We tried a few different types of castles. On our last day at the beach, they were giving lessons on how to make them. The guy kept calling you Courtlyn(?!?), but he made some cool castles. See it on the other page.
75: Three Hot Beach Babes
76: Each day we watched the guys put on the 100's of cushions and the umbrellas in the morning, then take them down in the evening.
77: We all got really, really tan on the trip. I don't think I've ever spent so much time in a swimsuit.
78: Shell Island We played a long time in the kiddie pools. They were super clear and warm. You and Hallie liked throwing sand on the big rocks making it look like mashed potatoes then washing it off.
79: Your First Snorkeling You did really great with the breathing and swimming on top. We saw some pretty fish. The coolest thing we saw was in 2 of the kiddie pools were 1000's of little fish swimming in groups. You could swim through them and they would part in the middle. We also saw some big crabs crawling in the water and brought home some hermit crabs (who later crawled off our deck!)
80: Fun in the Sun!
81: We loved the beach! The sand, the waves, and the warm salty water.
82: Beautiful Sunsets | We loved you Panama City Beach
83: Last stop: Home of Superman!
84: Birthday Girl
85: Make a wish!
87: Birthday Wishes | Let's Have Some Fun in the Sun! Saturday, August 7th 4pm-9pm We will mini golf, have a cookout, and play summer games.
91: BFF's | A simple celebration, a gathering of friends; here is wishing you great happiness, a joy that never ends.
92: The party's here!
93: Present Time!
94: Silly Girls
95: Things Courtney Loves | Cheese | School | Friends | Books | Bunnies | Fruit | Grandmas and Grandpas | Disney Channel | Dukie | Mommy & Daddy | Water | Macaroni & Cheese | Riding Her Bike | Dance | Sleepovers | Birthday Parties | Peanut Butter | Swimming | Jesus | Her Watch | Green