Saturday, May 20, 2017

This and That

The orioles are back and have been demolishing the grape jelly and oranges!

Griffey likes her rides in the truck!

Good times with the grandson!

My favorite place to spend time in the morning with a good book!

A trip to the park!

 Time for a snack!

And a quick drink on the way up the slide!

Pointing at the 'birdies'.

Following Poppa down the trail.  
Two of my very favorite guys right there!

Showering the Bride!

Sara's bridesmaids, with an assist from a couple of their Mom's, hosted a beautiful and fun bridal shower for her!  Lots of people came, yummy food and sangria, beautiful decorations, great gifts, and lots and lots of sweet love!  Maggie had put together a fun game where she had sent Evan questions and Sara had to guess his answers, Maggie read a question between each gift opened, Evan had thoughtful and funny answers and it made for a fun and meaningful game. Sara enjoyed herself and was a gracious honoree!  It was so good to see some of the Mom's, we spent a lot of hours together back when these beautiful young women were girls on the soccer field and basketball court!  It was so good catching up with them for a bit. I did not take a single picture, so these were borrowed from Nichole and Maggie's Facebook posts.

Beautiful peonies from Nichole's garden, chai cupcakes from Susan, red velvet cupcakes from Mary Barnes.

Nichole and Colby in their matching dresses, so cute!

The bride-to-be and her flower girl!

The bride and the mommas!

Sara and the girls!

Love this picture!

I provided take home gifts of mini OPI nail polishes and Bath, and Body Works hand sanitizers.  The OPI was a nod to Sara's love of nail polishes!

Rosalie, my Aunt Jeanette, cousins Dianna and Lynda, and my Mom (hard to see her behind Dianna).

Sara posted this on SnapChat later that evening!

My how the years have flown!

Tuesday, April 25, 2017

Happy Easter

Jackson's daycare classroom had an Easter Egg hunt for the kids and their families.  Love it when I get a chance to observe him for a bit before he notices, of course the best part is when he does see us and comes running!

All the kids were a little unsure of what to do at first but soon with their teachers encouragement they caught on to what to do.

This cracked me up, why reach under the car when you can just lift
 it up out of the way to get the egg!

Now he's got the hang of finding those eggs!

Here he is at home discovering that each of those eggs he found actually contained a toy or candy!  So fun to watch him learn new things, his excitement is contagious!

Enjoying a sucker!

On Easter we had breakfast at our house. 

The traditional bunny cake!

Merle had an Easter egg hunt of his own and found a deer leg, later he found the rest of the deer skeleton, complete with skull and spine!

Monday, April 24, 2017

Sick Day

We spent a quiet Good Friday with a sick toddler and his Dad. Took the opportunity to pull out the big camera and get some pictures. I think he's pretty darn cute even when he's sick.

Is there anything cuter than baby feet?

That hand.....

Oh how I love that little furrowed brow.

 Moving in to give 'Giffy' a kiss.