Friday, April 30, 2010

Weekend with Grandma Kate

Grandma Kate came up last weekend and we celebrated her 50th birthday. We had a really nice time and the kids just loved her...


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Thursday, April 29, 2010

{Retro Bargain}

I found these beauties at a garage sale for $1.50 today. All 3 of them for $1.50!!!! I had to have them for 2 reasons...
1. I absolutely LOVE the colors.
2. They remind me of the pots and pans my parents used when I was a child.

They are really great quality too! Really heavy duty!

I already made dinner with them tonight!!

Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Mother's Tea

Oh my goodness!! I was really looking forward to this!! A few months ago Jax school had Daddy's night and they had a blast...(no pictures though because Daddy just doesn't do that)
So I was so excited when I saw that they were going to have a Mother's Tea for the Mom's.
They had a little program for us and sang a few songs which were sooooooo sweet. Watching the kids do the actions was adorable. I recorded it and will try to figure out how to put it on YouTube one of these days.

Then they had the kids say what their Mom was the BEST at...Jax mom is best at "cooking tastes yummy!" :)

One of the songs was You are so Beautiful..Jack looked at me the whole time he sang it..I know right! What a little sweetie!!
During this song they had signs with one word they thought of to describe their Mom...Jack said his Mom was

They made us these beautiful pins which we all wore proudly! And a sweet little card ...

Cooper and his Mom, Karen...

1st eye exam

Jack had his first eye exam today for Kindergarten. He has perfect vision according to Dr Devore. He actually read the line below 20/20! Dr. was quite impressed!
I was so proud of Jack. He was very well behaved and listened so well to the doctor. He even talked to him and answered his questions. Usually he gets so shy and doesn't really talk if he doesn't know the person.

And of course all good boys deserve a treat!!

Tuesday, April 27, 2010


It's smiles week at

Reghan is always smiling so I thought I would post this from her session a few weeks back. So fun!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

{longings and boo boos}

This past weekend Jack really wanted to play with his neighbors. They have 3 boys and 2 of them are older so Jack thinks they are so cool. He was sitting there with his pitiful little balloon just watching them play basketball and wishing they would ask him to play.

They eventually did ask him to play and he even got to go for a bike ride with them and the next day they took him to the circus with them! He was so happy!

Today we signed this little monkey up for KINDERGARTEN!!! He was nervous going in but was really excited when he got in there and saw the teachers and all the books and stuff. Can you believe he is going to be going to school!!?? Where did my baby boy go?

The bandaids are really boo boos. He fell up the steps when we got home...he is my son after all...

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

{floral skirt} UPDATE

I ended up taking the apron panel off and shortening it about an inch and a half so she no longer looks like she is wearing a hand me down from an older sister! :)
Amy-I like your idea about turning it into a little purse...I will be posting updated pics soon! She wore it today with a long sleeve pink shirt and pink leggings with her silver ballerina shoes..DARLING!!! Thanks for all the feedback guys!!

I'm not sure if I like it with or without the front apron style panel. What do you think? With the apron panel or without?

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