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Monday, July 14, 2014

Been a LONG time!

Wow!  I don't even know if I can remember how to do this!  I thought I might start this up again.  Been seeing so many inspirational blogs lately, it made me want to get back into it.  I guess the reason I stopped looking at everyone else's is because I was falling into the trap of trying so hard to keep up with everyone else's accomplishments and awesomeness.  I realized I needed to step back and relax enough to enjoy my own life and surroundings.  Today, I am excited and happy about Church Camp.  My girls and I are going together.  I am going with a veteran camper, my oldest.  It will be a first time experience for my youngest and me.  I pray that I will be the positive role model that Jesus wants me to be.  I pray for the right words and attitude.  I pray that everyone in attendance (including me) will have some spiritual growth...would love for anyone else to join me in these prayers.  Excited for this priceless time with my girls....and a little nervous.

On a rainy day during our vacation this summer!

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Happy New Year!

Here we are at Midnight at Great Wolf Lodge!  There was a couple there that shared their sign and glasses and took this picture for us.  So nice to ring in the New Year with the kindness of strangers.

I wasn't sure about this place when we pulled up.  Uncle Buck looks kinda crazy.

But it was so nice inside and the food was fantastic, EVERY BIT OF IT!

It was still decorated for Christmas.

This one was so tired!!!

There is an app called ColorSplash that I have been playing with on our new iPad.  Pretty neat and easy!

Uncle Bucks had a brewery.  They make their own root beer, black cherry soda, and vanilla creme soda!  So we we took one of these home filled with Vanilla Creme Soda.  It was gone in less than 48 hours!

Found these for my mom!

My sweet friend Avery posted this on her instagram so I lifted it.  It's from  
So far I have done well keeping up with it.

Lily and I did this slide.

My little new year's kitty!

Sophie got a little garden cart for Christmas and she had loved "gardening".

Another app that I have had the most fun playing with on the iPad is called Snapseed.  It is really cool too!

This is Photo challenge 2 and 3.  Breakfast and something I adore.  Coffee and my Fleur de Lis mugs.

This was challenge 1: self portrait
I like my new cross necklace.

Friday, December 30, 2011

Christmas Day Part 1

I love these twiggy pencils that were in Lily's Stocking.

They each got make your own muppets.  There has been a new puppet show everyday.

Lily loves her new Karaoke machine.

Sophie loves her Silly hair Loopsy.

Daddy T and Nene came by to see what Santa brought.

We got Lily a kindle cover to match her new purse.

Bro. Andy put on a puppet show for the Christmas Day service.  

The kiddos loved it.

And they got to wear their pj's to church!

Lily got to change her earring out for the first time on Christmas Day.  We bought her crosses for her birthday so how appropriate that she wear those on Christmas. :)

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Christmas Eve Part 4

Got those Bitty Baby Twins she always wished for.

Lily got her Just Like Me doll.

You would think they'd get tired of opening gifts.

Lily thanks them for her new Taylor Swift perfume!

Derder got them both Barbie Bride sets.

And then there was the microphone.......

Oh what fun!

We said our goodbye's to Fizzee, 

and said hello to our new things the next morning.  All of Lily's babies came to see.

Sophie just has to take it all in.  Just the beginnings.....

Wednesday, December 28, 2011

Christmas Eve Part 3

Lily's new obsession is BOOKS!  Yay!

Videoing every moment

Lalaloopsy Treehouse

The other obsession is BARBIES

We made a book for Nanny and Poppy of our beach vacation.

Poppy couldn't wait to gat his hands on it too.

New fuzzy slippers!

The best gift of ALL right after JESUS, 

is my GIRLS and SCOTT and family!

Poppy models his new jersey.

Then it's off to NENE and DADDY T's house for more fun!