Some things we’ve been doing (in pictures)

12 Jun

Last week my mom came to help out and she spent that time helpfully cleaning baking.  So, although my house is a disaster, and I gained several tonnespounds, everyone enjoyed the fruits of her labours- in the form of cookies, pies, and pastries.  No one had more fun than Bronwyn though.  Nanni let her “help” and I will never forget the frantic sound of Bronwyn racing to her room, imploring Nanni not to start without her, while she searched for her own rolling pin.  Emerging, triumphant, Bronwyn and Nanni spent the afternoon mixing, and rolling, and baking.  Here are some pictures of Bronwyn’s very first pie!

Bronwyn showing off her pinwheels that she made all by herself!

Bronwyn showing off her pinwheels that she made all by herself!

Licking meringue off the beaters

Licking meringue off the beaters

We did a little gardening.  Now Holly thinks that all dirt is fair game, and we found one of our indoor plants uprooted when she tried to “help”.

Helping me with the planters.  Note the scissors in Bronwyn's hand- she didn't want a trowel!

Helping me with the planters. Note the scissors in Bronwyn's hand- she didn't want a trowel!

Bruce has taken over many of the bedtime routines.  His favourite?  Bathtime!

Not impressed with the bubble beard

Not impressed with the bubble beard

Looking like daddy can be hilarious!

Looking like daddy can be hilarious!

We played with Josselyn.  Bronwyn loves her role as big sister:

Bronwyn proving she is actually bigger!

Bronwyn proving she is actually bigger!

And we examined our new sister from head to toe!

Awww- Just AWWWWW!

Awww- Just AWWWWW!

And finally, we gave our parents mini heart attacks. 

Side note: not as big of a heart attack as I had today when I witnessed my beloved husband (oblivious) spray gasoline over an outboard motor while an old guy stood beside him smoking a cigarette.  The guy started to raise the cigarette to his lips, paused with a horrified expression on his face, and threw the butt as far as he could away from the boat.  But not as fast as all the possibilities that raced through my overactive imagination.  The look on his face was priceless though. 

Attempting to recapture some attention

Attempting to recapture some attention

What a character.  I think the dress-up skirt only adds to her charm here!  And, although the photo doesn’t indicate this, she is actually rocking the motorcycle while standing on it. 

Wild Hearts Can’t be Broken?  Anyone?!?

 

Thanks for catching up with us!

The Howarths 2009

The Howarths 2009

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6 Responses to “Some things we’ve been doing (in pictures)”

  1. joan June 13, 2009 at 1:24 pm #

    oh! i love that family photo!!!!!

  2. Elaine June 13, 2009 at 5:05 pm #

    thanks for the pictures. there was a severe lack of Joss only pics though…you’ll need to remedy that asap.

    Not that I don’t think the other two are cute…just…well, you know…

  3. Steph June 15, 2009 at 11:39 am #

    Thanks for the pics and the update. I hear there is a video of Holly on the motorcycle…will you post it on Facebook?
    Can’t wait to visit…seriosuly, I dreamt about it last night 😐

  4. Steph June 15, 2009 at 11:41 am #

    p.s. CUTE bathing suits!

  5. Amanda June 15, 2009 at 7:00 pm #

    I love the pics and the new layout, it looks really nice…how do you have the time for that! 🙂

  6. Erin June 18, 2009 at 9:34 am #

    So where is the picture of Bruce’s workout equipment…cause he’s gonna have to keep away a lot of boy in a few years. Your girls are SOOO beautiful! What an awesome family you guys have. We are so happy for you!!

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