Rylee has been working really hard the past few months with her cheer squad. 16 more practices until the first friends and family performance!
Monday, September 9, 2013
Sadly summer is coming to an end. We're trying to take advantage of every last second! After school today we went for a little journey to get some fresh air... And feed the ducks!
Rylee insisted on wearing rollerblades... Only to realize that maybe it wasn't the smartest idea. I'd say a small price to pay for a lesson well learned!
Wednesday, September 4, 2013
Out for a drive after school today we stumbled upon a HUGE, green, fast crawling, "animal" that the 4 of us were positive we'd never seen before.
Curious as ever we crowded around this crawling friend, examining his every move. Josh was pretty curious, Rylee was totally creeped out, and Ava kept a safe distance away in awe.
Once we caught our green buddy we turned to google for some fast answers. Typing green caterpillar into the search engine an image of the same looking creature popped up. The description referred to it as a Luna Moth Caterpillar.
Slowly Ava became much more brave. Rylee, still completely uninterested.
The Internet provided us with some interesting facts about this Luna Moth. First, it likes to eat leaves. So, leaves is just what he got! Second, once he turns into a moth he'll only live for one week. His main purpose is to reproduce. Third, once he's a moth he no longer has a mouth. he'll eating nothing during that week.
Wednesday, August 21, 2013
Rylee gets to be the queen of her class for the day! This bag is filled with things all about Rylee. Inside it has a cheer leading trophy, a horse, pictures of her brother and sisters, a snorkel, a pair of ski goggles, and rice crispy treats to hand out to her classmates. Rylee also gets to eat lunch with her teacher and be the line leader. She's very excited!
Monday, August 19, 2013
Summer is over, and 2nd grade has officially begun! Rylee was so excited to see all her friends and meet her new teacher, Ms. Rasmussen! Nana is in town for the week and got to join us on her first day adventure! This year Park Lane has a new principal. She came up with a great idea to have all the students strut their stuff down the red carpet on their way inside the school.
Picture we add to every year... Shows second grade, first grade, and Kindergarten
Chantel, Rylee, Cambri, Payton
(friends since Kindergarten)
Rylee and Nana
The new classroom and 25 classmates.
Walking down the red carpet!
Friday, August 16, 2013
Our trip to Nana's wouldn't be complete without a trip to Langs. Rylee has outgrown her days of riding ponies and has stepped up to horses. Instead of our usual trail ride through the forest Rylee had a private lesson, trotting around the corral. She learned a bunch of new things and had a great time roaming the farm on her horse, Belle.
We had a great trip to Washington to visit and play with family! One highlight was a trip to the lake to play on the beach with Claire. The lake then turned into Claire coming home with us to play... which then turned into having a sleepover! Such a fun day with these two cutie pies!
Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Tuesday, August 13, 2013
Silverwood theme park is in Idaho, just North of Coeur d'Alene. We got to spend the day there today with Nana, Grandpa Lewis, Courtney, and Lauren. School starts next week so this is our last Summer trip before then. Silverwood is a cool little forest from the outside... then 1/2 amusement park rides and 1/2 water park rides once you get inside and explore. Such a fun day spent with family roaming around in the sunshine!