SPRING BREAK!!!

So this was Alex’s last spring break…EVER!! He graduates in May! Woohoo!  Anyway, we decided that since it was his last we should actually do something.   We decided on going to Phoenix for spring training and to see my mom’s side of the family!  We had a great time!  Some of the highlights include my Grandma’s B-day party, playing with family, seeing my college roomie Kasey and her family, a trip to IKEA and of course seeing the Royals stomp on the Dodgers! BAM!  It was definitely a full trip but so worth it!  Here are some pictures!

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Alex and Emmy at the Royals/Dodgers game!  Alex bought the girls some royals shirts while we were there…I will have to take some pictures of that sometime!

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GO ROYALS! They won by a lot…I don’t remember the score anymore…but it was a lot…

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Here is Emmy and Carson playing with Emmy’s doll stuff!  Carson was also very nice and let her play with his trucks and farm!

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This is my college roommate, Kasey.  We visited with them and went to Red Robin! Yum!

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It was my Grandma’s Birthday while we were there so most of my mom’s family got together at a park for a birthday picnic.  It was great because we got a chance to see a lot of my cousins, aunts and uncles!  Here is a pic of my cousin Joanne and me.

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This is my cousin Stacy and me!  Her daughter is about the same age as Emmy so we went over to Stacy’s house and let the girls play together for a bit!

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Here’s Ashlyn and Emmy together!  We had gone out to dinner with Stacy and Chet the night before and Emmy and Ashlynn had been holding hands…so we had them recreate it the next night when we had our cameras because it is really cute!

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Me, Kaylee and the Birthday Girl!  Kaylee loved the warm weather while we were there because she didn’t have to be bundled all the time!  She loved kicking her legs and being able to look around!

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Here we standing outside my Aunt Cindy’s house before church.  I like this picture because it has palm trees in it!  We drove past two nurseries that sold palm trees and I really wanted to get one…just to see if it would survive in Los Alamos.  But seeing as it’s already snowed here TWICE since spring break…I guess it was for the best that Alex said no way!

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My grandma’s birthday was actually on Sunday so we snuck out of church early to go visit with her (don’t tell anyone or I’ll get kicked out of my calling…actually on second thought…Just kidding)  Anyway, we had a great time visiting with her and Emmy showed her the new tea set she got from IKEA.  Emeline is actually named after my Grandma’s mother, Julia Emeline (but she went by Emeline).  (I am named after her too…in case you didn’t pick that up!)

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Emmy LOVED eating at the counter in my Aunt’s house.  She got to sit up on a tall stool and it made her feel like a BIG girl.  Anyway, she was being a total ham the morning we left so I took a few shots!

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Emmy and Alex enjoying some rice krispies and Cap’n Crunch!

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Emmy had a total love/hate relationship with my aunt’s dogs!  In fact Emmy just walked in and so I will write what she is saying!  “There are my friends!  Daddy and I go throw balls to doggies.  Tilly and Max!”  She was really afraid of them when we first got there but she worked on it each day and was finally down on the ground playing with them by the time we went.   One minute she would want them locked outside and the next she would want to hug them!  She had a lot of fun throwing the ball to them!

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And finally, here is my Aunt Cindy who was nice enough to let us stay with her!  I meant to take a picture with her and my uncle Lee…but I forgot!  I am not so great at remembering to get out the camera!  But I did remember to take one before we left!  We had a great time!!  It was snowing just over the N’mex border so we almost turned around!  We will have to visit again!

4 thoughts on “SPRING BREAK!!!

  1. These pictures turned out great! It makes me want to go back, especially since the weather was so nice while we were there.

  2. I’m so glad you guys came down! It was fun to see your family and to have Emmy and Ashlyn play together was too cute. I’m glad the weather didn’t get too hot while you were here. That would be weird for me to come back to snow?? I don’t think me and snow would get along too well. :o)

    PS – Yay Alex! Less then a month to go?? The countdown begins to graduate! Congrats!

  3. Julia, you look great in those pictures!!! Your face looks slender. Everyone else looks good too. Love you.

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