Birthday Party Crashers

  Me – But you promised me that you’d stay 5 forever! E – I’m really sorry dad, I’m growing up and I can’t stop it. Me – But you promised. E – Don’t cry daddy, it’ll be ok. Me – I’m not crying, I just want you to stay little. E – I’m still […]

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  E-Daddy, what are they doin over there? What’s that girl doin? Why are they playin?  Look at the boats. Are they swimming? Me- Elle! Just watch the fireworks!   It is absolutely possible to over-hype something. I found that out the hard way this past weekend when I took the girls down to watch […]

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Everybody in the Pool!

It’s hard to believe, but last weekend was our first trip to the pool all summer for the girls. With the never-ending rain from the spring, our regular pools (Mammaw’s and Aunt Selma’s) were slow to open because they couldn’t get them cleared up. Plus, the rain makes a day at the pool kind of […]

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Rekindling old friendships.

H-I love my Raine-y E-I love my Jaeger and my Raine. Me-Well, just give them hugs when you see them and tell them. H&E– We WILL! Do you have those friends that you don’t get to see all that often, but no matter how long it’s been between seeing or talking to each other, it […]

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Chasing the pot of gold

Ok, there are certain things that I have no problem with “misleading” my children with in order to keep the excitement and youthfulness of the event, like Santa, the Easter Bunny, the Tooth Fairy, etc., but this one presents a little different question for me. One night we were watching Dora and she was chasing […]

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Their new Crib

When I was a kid, my dad built my brother and I a “tree house” in a huge sycamore out behind our house. I use the term tree house loosely because it was more of a giant platform set about 30 feet up in the air. Ok it was probably only about 10 feet off […]

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Now that…was a party.

My babies are officially 4 years old. This party has been in the works since Christmas ended and the girls realized that their next opportunity to get presents would be on April 23rd, but I think it was worth the wait. I will be the first to say that the Princess Birthday Party was a […]

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