Monday, April 28, 2014

April vacation

We had a nice April vacation! The only negative was that Nana was too sick to see us or have Passover, so we didn't have it.

We went to the Peabody Essex Museum and then walked around Salem.

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We ate lunch at a science fiction themed pizza place. It was fun!

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The kids dyed Easter eggs with Dad.

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Jane made us a nice picture for Easter.

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We went to Grammy's house for lunch, treats and visiting with our family.

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Another day we visited Davis Farmland. The kids love animals!

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They had fun on the huge slide!

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They each decorated their faces like cats.

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A cow kept trying to eat Jane's dress!

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The next day we met Lindsay, Rosalie and Nolan at Parker's Maple Barn for a delicious breakfast for lunch. I bought some syrup to bring home, too!

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Friday we went to the MFA and there were a lot of activities for kids.

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One of the projects was for the kids to make a quilt, so I had them look at the quilt exhibit first.

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They made stained glass windows.

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There were beautiful floral arrangements all over the museum.

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The kids had fun at the park, too!

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Jane made a metal sculpture inspired by the work of art behind her.

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Later the kids played out in the yard.

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Yesterday was little league opening day! It kept raining off and on.

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Wednesday, April 16, 2014


I went with some crafty friends to see the quilt show at the MFA on Sunday. These were all made before quilt patterns existed.

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I'm glad I went without the kids. When we go back to see it, I won't mind if they speed through it quickly.

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I'm not sure if I'm too overwhelmed by how nice they were to ever attempt to make one, or if it's inspiring. A little of both, I guess!

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Harry Potter party

Jane attended a Harry Potter party last weekend. She had a lesson on how to cast spells!

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There were golden snitch cupcakes and they were so good!

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