Monday, May 31, 2010

Monday Mugs - Bare feet

This week is a fun theme - it's all about bare feet!
Here's some very random pictures of our families feet.

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Sunday, May 30, 2010

Memorial Day

Happy Memorial Day Weekend Everyone!!
I hope it's, safe, fun, and extra special. What a great weekend to remember our heros and celebrate with friends and family. This weekend is also the perfect way to kick off summer.
What are your special plans?? I'd love to hear from you!

Tuesday, May 25, 2010

True Story Tuesday - Pickles!

This is my first True Story Tuesday post!!
I usually prefer to grocery shop by myself because bringing my family along costs me a lot more money!! As I was feeling generous Sunday evening, I asked Adam if he wanted to come along (he's the lesser of the 3 evils as far as asking for things I don't really want to buy).

He usually has to sit in the front "seat" in a cart so I can keep him contained while I shop, but I let him sit in the back, if he stayed on his bottom. The cart quickly filled with groceries and we went to the checkout to pay and leave. Adam wanted to help me unload the cart and put the food on the conveyor belt. Everything was going good and he was actually pretty helpful!!
Then he decided to lift something that might have been too heavy for him...

...the big jar of pickles! It didn't quite make it to the conveyor belt. CRASH!! Yes, he dropped a big jar of pickles on the floor. In case any of you were wondering - pickles jars don't just break - they EXPLODE!! The kind workers at Food Lion told him not to worry about it and they quickly and pleasantly began to clean the mess. They got out numerous towels, mops, floor cleaner, etc.

Adam looked at the poor lady who had to clean his pickle mess and said -

" Lady, it looks like you made a mess!"


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Monday, May 24, 2010

Monday Mugs - theme is Yellow

I was waiting for this one. I missed flowers last week, and this was my entry. It was so kind of Heather to feature yellow so I can have a second chance to show off my roses :)

This is my beautiful yellow rose bush in the front of our house.

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Sunday, May 23, 2010

Getting to know you

I love this site...let's play!!
1. Do you have a fetish? Um, no, but I am very particular about certain things and I certainly have my favorite items and ways of doing things, does that count? My hubby probably really wishes I could answer this question a little differently, sorry dear - hehe! ;)

2. Do you sing in the shower? Nope

3. Who was your first crush? hmmm, that's a tough one! I may have to pass, think about it, & come back.

4. What do you think is the best manly trait a guy could have? humor, kindness, thoughtfulness, being an awesome Dad, tons of love to give, and Ilove that ray thinks family and me are everything!

5. Do you sleep naked? No. Maybe way back when, once upon a time, but we have 2 kids and you never know when they wonder over, and I get cold.

6. What do you do when (you think) no one is looking? how embarrasing - probably pick my rear to "readjust" my undies

7. What's the first thing you do when you go online? Check facebook

8. Summer is... a blast! I love the heat, picnics, loads of activities, flowers, late nights, vacations and outings. It is sooooo much fun!!

Vacation Pictures

Having a great time!!

Just to prove I got into the water - Brrrrrrrr. That is as far as I went.

Baiting the hook and getting ready to surf fish.

Ouside cabanas beside the pool, bar, and a nice relaxation area.

Atrium in the hotel. Inside the white fence was an ice skating rink.


This is where we stayed. Great place.

We had so much fun and did a lot, but the camera got in the way so I didn't capture very much. These are some pictures of where we stayed, the beach, Ray and I surf fishing and watching the sunset (awesome), and some of the wonderful hotel we stayed in. I am longing to go back, just the 2 of us - but we are the 4 of use most of the time and we will have a blast when we take the kids to our condo in July!!

Thursday, May 20, 2010

Radom Dozen

1. What is one really fast, know-by-heart "go-to" meal to fix in a pinch? Burgers on the grill - yummy!

2. What is one item you won't leave home without. (Purse and license do not count.) cell phone and lipstick/makeup

3. Where is one place you never tire of visiting? the beach!

4. Share one factoid of your family's history. My Dad is 6 feet tall, my Mom is 5 ft tall, I am 5 ft tall and did not receive one inch of my dad's height.

5. Complete this sentence: "Once upon a time I .... met a wonderful man, fell and love, had 2 fantastic children, created a perfect life, and lived happily ever after!

6. If you could win a one year's supply of anything, what would it be? groceries!!!
7. "One quirky thing you may not know about me is I absolutely would never, ever leave the house without making the beds.
8. You have one dollar in your pocket. What will you buy? a diet coke

9. "One thing that always makes me laugh is ...." the silly things my kids do or say

10. What is one thing you could do today to help yourself reach a personal goal? exercise more

11. What is one thing you could do today to bless someone else? pray for them

12. What is one thing you're looking forward to soon? summer and our many planned activities and vacations

Wednesday, May 19, 2010

We're Back...

We are back from our trip. It was fantastic, incredible, awesome, fun, perfect, and more than I could have ever asked for. I took a few pictures, but mostly the camera was a hastle and I left it in the hotel room. I will post the few pictures I took later. Words can't describe how wonderful it was to be totally focused on each other and to just purely enjoy uninterupted time together.
Now I wanted to take the opportunity to post on the reason we went on a trip, without our kids.
Today is our 9 year wedding anniversary. It's so hard to believe we have been married for 9 years! It's ever harder to believe we have been together for 14 years!!!
It's been a rewarding, fun, phenominal experience and I can't wait to see what our future holds. Ups & downs, laughs, arguements, decisions, hugs and kisses - we've done it together - side by side!!
May 19, 2001

It was a beautiful day!!

It's been a great journey and I am excited to see what the furture brings!!
I love you Ray!!

Thursday, May 13, 2010

See ya later....

I am on vacation with my hubby, and NO children! whoo-hoo, yippee, horrah!
I will have the sand beneath my toes, I will be hearing the sounds of waves crashing, and sipping cute little warm weather, adult drinks with umbrellas in them and enjoying alone time with my hubby and relaxing. Talk to ya later.

Monday, May 10, 2010

Monday Mugs - About Mom

Riding on the train at the Day Out With Thomas the Train Day!! 4 Generations

Family Picture ~ 1998

With Nick at the Boyds Bear Farm

Trick or Treating with Adam in 2007

This week's theme is All About Mom. I wasn't sure which direction to take, was it supposed to be about me our my Mom? I choose to display photo's of my Mom. I have so many, but being short on time this mrning, these were the easiest to use - no time for scanning today!
My mom is wonderful and always there when I need her. Happy Mother's Day Mom!

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