Five things that made my day yesterday

1. Real spring weather.

2. Wearing flip-flops.

3. No soccer double header. (Don’t get me wrong, I really like some soccer nights. We pack dinner and eat at the games. Especially when it’s nice like it was in these pictures last week and I’m not constantly chasing my boys or trying to keep us warm in the bitter wind/rain. But I’m also kind of relieved when soccer season is over. It takes a lot of time. And energy. And I’m not even playing.)

4. Looking out the window to see my 7-year-old daughter wearing pink sunglasses, carrying a pink umbrella and throwing a bouquet of lilacs over her shoulder bride-style to her friend behind her. Laughed out loud. (I hope I always remember those moments.)

5. When my 3-year-old used the potty FOUR times in one day! Especially considering yesterday was the first time he ever used the potty.
The thing that did not make my day:

1. The snake was back.

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    May 7, 2009 at 6:40 am

    Look at that snow……….

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    May 7, 2009 at 7:05 am

    Sounds perfect, except for the snake!

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    May 7, 2009 at 7:16 am

    My siblings do "weddings" throwing flowers and collecting them in a wagon. So cute! <br /><br />ew, snake.

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    Lori Sume
    May 7, 2009 at 7:17 am

    that is hilarious with your 2nd oldest! how cute!!!! i can totally picture it. good job on the youngest’s accomplishment! and so sorry about the snake!

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    May 7, 2009 at 7:32 am

    Your pictures are beautiful! I can’t imagine having those mountains as a backdrop everyday – amazing! Spring is slow to show here in Minnesota too…soon!

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    Funky Kim
    May 7, 2009 at 8:47 am

    I dream of the day the three year old at our house uses the potty four times. Alas, he’s a stubborn cuss.

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    May 7, 2009 at 8:53 am

    I am really enjoying your site. And I hear you about the soccer season. It’s a good thing it’s broken down into two short seasons.<br />I would love to know your favorite fabric shop in Utah.

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    May 7, 2009 at 8:59 am

    Love the little story about your daughter…how precious! And the snake was back…seriously…that would not be fun!

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    May 7, 2009 at 9:00 am

    Do you have poisonous snakes?

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    May 7, 2009 at 9:04 am

    It’s always wonderful to look for the good in every day. Children just do it automatically. We can learn so much from them.

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    Amy @ Park City Girl
    May 7, 2009 at 9:04 am

    Fun post! We are in our last week of soccer too – I just have 1 playing though 🙂 I pulled out my sandals too! Love your pictures 🙂

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    Jodi@SimplyThisThat n..
    May 7, 2009 at 10:19 am

    Fantastic Day !ooxx`jodi

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    May 7, 2009 at 9:45 pm

    great post. i laughed out loud!

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