Friday, January 29, 2010

Friday Flashbacks

Flashing back to Liz and I... freshman year at a sororiety campout...having some drinks and making some memories.
Below Liz and I recently celebrating our birthdays (they are 10 days apart). The kids spent the night with their grandparent and we went out with our guys and had a wonderful time...another great night making memories.
That's what best friends do!!!

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Wednesday, January 27, 2010

Wordless Wednesday

(I Love These Boys!!)

Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Bass Proshops Visit

You wouldn't think a store could be so fun...but it is not like any other store. We went to the Bass Pro Shop in Harrisburg, Pa and it is a fun experience. The kids had a great time. If you ever get a chance to go, you should! You will have the opportunity to watch the many live fish swim, feel like you at hunting in the woods as you enjoy the stuffed game in there "natural" habitat, shoot targets are the shooting range, sample the food, play in the boats, sit in the ATV's, and so on, and so on. This is probably the 4th time we ahve been there since we only live an hour away, but we fund something new to enjoy everytime we go. Here are some pictures of our day.

The fish pond.

The trout bench.

Trying not to fall in.

The live 2 story aquarium with an glass elevator that goes through it!

Adam is duck hunting!

A mountain goat.

Getting a back scratch from a grizzly bear!

Taking a close look at the fish.

Friday, January 22, 2010

Friday Photo Flashback

I don't usually go very far back, but this is an oldie. This is "our gang" from college at one of very famous and very fun New Years Eve parties. We are celebrating the end of 1998.
Good friends and good times. Remember this Jamie?

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Have a good weekend!!

Friday, January 15, 2010

Friday Fill Ins

1. The lesson I learned yesterday was amazing.

2. Parties are where friends and family meet.

3. All these years with my hubby and children ahve been fantastic.

4. They couldn't wait to tell me about their day when I arrived to pick them up at day care.

5. The truth is I'm really excited about Saturday night and going out with my hubby and good friends, it's been awhile since we did that and it should be a great time.

6. Seeing the smiles on their little faces is what I remember most from that day.

7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to family time, tomorrow my plans include date night with my hubby while the kids spend the night with their grandparents and Sunday, I want to get some stuff done around the house before I go and pick up the kids.

Wednesday, January 13, 2010

My New Toy

The Perfect Brownie Maker. Ray bought me one for Christmas. I usually don't fall for gimics or gadgets but his one is nice. I was home with Nick on Monday because he wasn't feeling well. In a spirt of feeling better after Tylenol kicked in, he asked to make brownies with my new gadget. It works perfectly and you truly get 2" x 2" brownie squares that are super moist and perfectly baked. I recommend this gadget, especially is you are like me and can't cut a pan of brownies into even sized pieces if your life depended on it. Mine came from Target, but I have also seen them at Bed, Bath, and Beyond.

Sunday, January 10, 2010

Painting Project

It's hard to keep the indoors fun and interesting when you can't be outside because it will not warm up past 25 degrees. My Mom found these ceramic magnet kits for the kids to paint. Once dry, they will be great to display their artwork on the refridgerator. It was a really great project for the boys. I'm always looking for fun, exciting projects that both a 3 year old and a 6 year can both enjoy. Feel free to leave me a link to your blog or comment on you favorite cabin fever activty for kids.

Have a good week blog friends!!

Friday, January 8, 2010

In honor of Adam's birthday this week...I am flashing back to his first birthday, January 3, 2008.

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Friday Fill-Ins

1. There are places I'd love to visit!
2. You'd think all of this strong wind would blow those clouds away.
3. Standing in the snow, throwing snowballs, and making snowmen is fun.
4. We got more snow this morning, oh boy.
5. He went out tiger hunting and had a great time.
6. This morning it's hard to keep my mind from wandering .
7. And as for the weekend, tonight I'm looking forward to no current plans, tomorrow my plans include a train show for Nick and my Dad, Ray out hunting and me taking Adam to run errands, and Sunday, I want to do house stuff!

Wednesday, January 6, 2010

Wordless Wednesday

(he's watching a Tom & Jerry cartoon)

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Happy 3rd Birthday Adam!!

My sweet baby boy with the brightest smile,

who fills my life with sunshine,

and lots of hugs and kisses,

tuns 3 years old today,

and I can hardly believe it!!

Happy birthday my sweet baby boy and may you have a wonderful 3rd year full of lots of fun, lots of laughs, lots of learning and lot of memories.


Friday, January 1, 2010

Happy 2010

I hope 2010 brings you lots of fun, memories, good health, good fortune, and good times!
From my family to your...Happy New Year!