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^^ welcome spring! ^^

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^^ park days with ellie. we found a new park down the street that has a big kid playground. this brave little girl insists on going down the big kids slides all by herself. ^^

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^^ papa bear pancakes, mama bear pancakes, and not pictured baby bear pancakes. just the way we like them ^^

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^^ speaking of being a big kid, she loves to sit at the dinner table with us. forget the highchair, the booster seat, just give her a chair and a real fork please ^^

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^^ we cover the dining room table in butcher paper every week and Ellie and I spend hours drawing. ^^

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^^ mommy daughter date for some sugar cookies. I’m serious when I say we found a cookie ten times better than Swig’s Sugar Cookie. Don’t believe me? Try Dippedee in American Fork. MMMMM! ^^

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^^ Little strawberry baskets to organize all our art supplies in the kitchen ^^

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^^ Daddy let her play with Lucky Charms and it turned into this. ;) We still have crumbs in the cracks of our floor. Ha. It made my heart happy when she started drawing in all the crumbs. Future artist? ;) ^^

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^^ And a big cheeser smile. This girl just learned how to say “happy happy happy!” and it makes me even happier to hear it ^^