Showing posts with label family. Show all posts
Showing posts with label family. Show all posts

Monday, May 09, 2016

At MeMe's for Mother's Day

We took advantage of an activity-free weekend by heading to MeMe's house. It has been a while since we have been down to see her and we were anxious for her to meet Hallow....oh and see her great-grand kids as well.

One of the first things we saw in MeMe's back yard was a Heron.


All smiles at MeMe's house.

Our sweet Hallow enjoyed the big back yard. She made herself right at home.


I realized this weekend that I officially take more photos of the dog than I do the kids. Oh well, we have plenty of pictures of the boys right?


Benjamin had fun walking along the bank and collecting shells.


Pretty sure Caleb is thinking about pushing Benjamin in.

MeMe has the best backyard every.

Most of Sunday morning was spent at the kitchen table, coloring.

Enjoying some early morning time outside. 

Pretty girl with a pretty collar. 


The FreeWheel was such a help over the weekend. We love this thing and highly recommend it. If you missed my full review of the FreeWheel (plus a coupon for $100 off) click here.

Being a mom isn't easy but it is good. I'm stressed, but blessed and my heart is full.

Happy Mother's Day.



Wednesday, May 27, 2015

Fun at MeMe's

We headed to MeMe's over the long weekend. We were overdue for a visit since we haven't been since Christmas. The boys love it there. MeMe has a huge backyard with a tank. Unfortunately the weather didn't cooperate most of the weekend. We had storms off and on but managed to catch a few moments of clear weather.

MeMe has a huge wind chime that Benjamin just couldn't resist. He had to give it a good shake at every opportunity.


I'm getting this look from him a lot lately. I'm not sure what it is. It's like a smile and a smirk mixed together. Notice his hair isn't spiky. So he's decided he wants to "grow it out". I don't know what that means exactly and I have no idea what to do with his hair in the meantime. 

A little bow and arrow shootin'.

After some heavy rain, we headed down the street to the storm drain to watch the water flow.

The boys had a blast racing leaves down the rushing water.

 After watching a small curbside waterfall...we decided to check out a BIG waterfall.
Crazy fast water just rushing over the dam. We have had so much rain recently. Benjamin tried to throw rocks into the water. This is as close as I would let him get.

Daddy and Caleb headed to the top to see the dam from up high.

I don't often take photos of food but I just had to for this. What is "this" you ask. This is a funnel cake sundae! Yummy funnel cake smothered in ice cream and sauces. Yum ya'll. 

Both boys were quite smitten with MeMe's cat. Benjamin pretty much followed this cat around everywhere. 

Caleb got a cap gun at the Dollar Store. This is a boy that hates loud noises and these cap guns are loud! I guess he was cool with it since he was in control of the noise. He had a blast.



My boys.

Free range Benjamin. He likes having room to roam....and run.


A little fun over the water.

My little tree climber. 

Thursday, April 09, 2015

Easter at Granny and Paw-Paw's

We had our annual cook-out and egg hunt at Granny and Paw-Paw's this past weekend. The boys absolutely love going out there and, as expected, they had a great day. It was a full day of cousins, food, exploring, egg-hunting, and basketball.

Nikki always gets a fair share of love.

Caleb pretty much played basketball the entire day. 

The kids loved the horses next door.

The day included a lot of adventuring and exploring with cousins.



Egg hunt.

This kid found the "golden egg" with $10 inside. He was so excited.


The child pretty much ran all day long. 




Caleb was able to feed the horse a carrot.

Monday, December 29, 2014

Christmas at MeMe's

We wrapped up our Christmas holiday at MeMe's house this past weekend. The boys always have a blast there and they were so excited to be going. We usually stay at a small cabin that has been in the family for a number of years.

Benjamin sportin' his new pajamas.

The boys sitting at MeMe's table unwrapping Hershey kisses for me. I needed the kisses to make chocolate pretzels.

Handsome.

Jam session on MeMe's piano.

Relaxin' in the recliner. 

Thumb suckin' in the recliner.

Cousin Laura brought her new baby over for us to admire. Caleb was instantly smitten. He loves babies. 


We celebrated MeMe's 84th birthday while we were there.

A little game fun with Grandpa Joel.

With my boys. LOVE.


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