April, In Showers

After so much time away in the beginning of the year, April was a month of reconnecting at home and with family.  Our weekends filled with time spent at the soccer fields and taking care of many of the little, and not so little, things that had been neglected for so long.

 Next time, I'm asking more clarifying questions when they say they are going into the playroom to build a volcano.

Next time, I'm asking more clarifying questions when they say they are going into the playroom to build a volcano.

 Easter!

Easter!

 The happy birthday girl.

The happy birthday girl.

 The Minion team line-up is another fierce one this year. 

The Minion team line-up is another fierce one this year. 

 Over here!

Over here!

 Want to guess who got to the ball first?

Want to guess who got to the ball first?

 Off to Big Canoe for a much-needed long weekend with Poppa and Gigi and the rest of the family. 

Off to Big Canoe for a much-needed long weekend with Poppa and Gigi and the rest of the family. 

 Too. Much. Delicious. Ice cream. 

Too. Much. Delicious. Ice cream. 

 It became painfully clear that Aunt Kristi is the Fun Aunt, and Aunt Anne is the Aunt Who Makes You Smile for Pictures. :)

It became painfully clear that Aunt Kristi is the Fun Aunt, and Aunt Anne is the Aunt Who Makes You Smile for Pictures. :)

 Just try sneaking a photo of Grandmother Martz.  She'll catch you. 

Just try sneaking a photo of Grandmother Martz.  She'll catch you. 

 To give a sense of how high this hill is that the kids insisted on climbing....do you see Michael nearly all the way at the top?

To give a sense of how high this hill is that the kids insisted on climbing....do you see Michael nearly all the way at the top?

 The happy birthday girl and (stinky-ish) boy. 

The happy birthday girl and (stinky-ish) boy. 

 Yay cake!

Yay cake!

 Our nephew learned a valuable lesson about leaving his iPhone laying about, unguarded. 

Our nephew learned a valuable lesson about leaving his iPhone laying about, unguarded.