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June 7, 2010

Sunday picnic

Filed under: Family, Personal — llcall @ 6:22 pm

Yesterday we had our first big outing with Addison.  “Big” to us was a four-hour trip to Salt Lake for a picnic with Robin and Diane.  That’s big, right?!

I was so famished by the time we got there . . . food was all I could think about.  See:

Aren't her shoes cute? You know, the ones way off in the distance.

Addison felt neglected.  It was most distressing:

She was so mad about it, she decided to make a crazy face we’ve never seen before:

By the way, she's showcasing one of her new tricks: sitting up unassisted (sometimes she still ends up in a face plant).

She’s also starting to stand up like a champ (I recently learned I need to use the term “champ” more), all the better to showcase her thunder thighs:

Seriously, you better click on the picture to get a better look at those thighs!

After trying to set her in various positions and still eat,

we handed her off to Diane:

Another showcase moment for that adorable footwear.

Great time, great food, great company.  And despite missing prime napping time, Addison was a good little daughter.

I, on the other hand, was so wiped out by the end of the day (compounded by 8:30am church and a very bad night on Friday) that all I could do was lay down the rest of the night.  I even forgot to wish my mom a happy birthday.  Not such a good little daughter, but I’m sure she’ll understand.  Especially since Chris, Marisha, Neal, and I have a super-fab surprise planned for her when we get to California.  Just two more weeks!



  1. Oh my oh my oh my. Those thighs are to DIE for!!!!

    Comment by Emily T — June 7, 2010 @ 6:42 pm

  2. Unfortunately it only gets harder to eat a decent meal as they get older!

    Comment by Vickie Blanchard — June 7, 2010 @ 7:41 pm

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  4. Photo #2: Furrowed, worried brows…Is this her “what’s with this sand-on-the-beach” look?

    Comment by Lorie — June 7, 2010 @ 11:37 pm

  5. Photo #3: ditto! Are we still having fun?

    Comment by Lorie — June 7, 2010 @ 11:39 pm

  6. Oh, yeah, I forgot to tell you at church how much I love her shoes! Those are some of the cutest I’ve ever seen!

    Comment by Nikki — June 8, 2010 @ 2:16 am

  7. Picnic’s absolutely count as big outings. Maybe some of the hardest 🙂 Very cute pictures!

    Comment by Jolene — June 8, 2010 @ 2:40 pm

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