Sunday, August 30, 2009

happy sweet 16 Katie

Today is our youngest daughter's sweet 16th birthday. She had a surprise party yesterday at her friends' house and today we are celebrating her day first at church at the potluck and then we are going to Olive of our favorite places to eat for dinner. Love their peach tea.
This is one of my absolute favorite pictures of Katie when she was little. She loved to carry around a washcloth and chew on it. Love her big blue eyes and button nose in this picture. Wish they didn't have to grow up so quickly.
Happy Birthday Katie. Love you!!!!!!!!!

Monday, August 24, 2009

our puppy Hawkins

I thought this was too funny. Our puppy (6 months old) loves to get a hold of this one child's binky and he has it perfectly in his mouth. Had to get a picture of it. Of course I didn't give it back to the baby :)

Saturday, August 22, 2009

My life this week

Wow!!!! I haven't posted in a long long time. Guess I have been too busy to just sit and write. The kids are all going back to school. Our two youngest have finished their first week of school already and the two in college will start this week. Brie has to be at Maranatha on Wednesday b/c she is a prayer captain and has to set up the room and get ready for the other kids coming in for school. Emily starts at Kish on Monday. At least she only has a 15 minute drive to school and we finally got her a newer car. It is an Explorer. Needs a new exahaust but it will be ok for Monday. She really likes it. That's all that counts right? Ha.
I have been busy at home...working, cleaning, catching up on things that have had to be put off b/c of the surgery. Only 2 more weeks and my lifting ban will be gone :). Am so glad I will be finally able to do everything I did before. It is sooooooooooo hard not to do regular jobs.
This weekend is Heritage Days in our town. They have a fair going on Fri-Sunday and lots of music, food and rides for the family. It is a fun time. Tomorrow there is a parade that our youngest daughter Katie is in. She is in color guard. It is the longest parade we have ever went to, but it is good. Can't believe it is almost the end of August. Seems more like fall lately b/c of the cooler weather we have been having. It is beautiful today. Mid 70's I would say. Love this weather. Fall is my absolute favorite time of year!!!!!!!!!!
Enjoy your weekend.