Skip to main content

Labor Day Weekend

We just got back from a nice, long weekend in Lexington celebrating Labor Day with my family.  I'm sure you've noticed this, but I have been slacking in the picture-taking department, so I only have a few to share.

Friday as I was leaving work, I heard that a wreck had shut down the interstate, so we took our time getting ready to leave.  We got to Lexington late, but at least we weren't stuck in standstill traffic for hours upon hours with the kids.

Saturday was a pretty low-key day watching lots of football.  Eli and Eric took a few bike rides around the neighborhood, which is something that we don't get to enjoy much in the country.  My mom and I took Ellie shopping, and it was so much fun.  I wish we got to do more stuff like that, but it's hard living so far away.  

Ellie was so much fun modeling some outfits for us.  Ha!  She was eating it up.  Back at home, we had dinner and then Eric and I ran to town to get a piece for his bike.  We ran to Target while we were out and got some great deals! 

On Sunday, Eric and I led the music at my dad's church, which was a first for both of us but still a lot of fun.  We ate BBQ for lunch and then went home to rest.  The only problem was that at least two people didn't think napping sound too cool.  I bet you can't guess which two?!

Sunday evening decided to take the kids to one of my favorite parks as a child, and they were thrilled.  We stayed way too late, which meant that instead of cooking, we went out for pizza!

Yesterday we slept in, grilled out with my sister and her husband, took the kids on a bike ride, and even stopped by the neighborhood park.  The kids were great on the way home and played well enough for us to knock some chores off the list while they were playing. It was a wonderful weekend.


Popular posts from this blog

A New Decade

Happy 2020, everyone!  I know I'm a month and a half behind, but ya'll, January was brutal!  Not brutal in a tragic kind of way but in a "life will wear you out" kind of way. It started off with the flu...times three!  Eric, Ellie and I had Flu B and missed the first week back to school and work.  Then Eli was diagnosed with Flu A two weeks later.  Thankfully, my in-laws stepped in to help so that we didn't have to miss any more time at work. On top of the sickness, we listed our house for sale. The work it takes getting ready for market is just crazy. But we also have people coming in and out of our home at all hours and it's just kinda overwhelming. Plus, we are finalizing everything with the builder. In full transparency, working with the builder has been the easiest part! Maybe I'll do a little update on the whole building process later this week.  Now that the dust has settled on 2020, I'm going to try my very hardest to keep this litt

Mother's Day Memories

I hope everyone had a wonderful Mother's Day.  I want to start by saying that my heart and prayers go out to the "Mommies in Waiting" and to those who are missing their Momma on this special day.  You are not forgotten. We started Mother's Day at church with our crew, and we were lucky enough to be in the nursery.  We let Eli tag along, and he helped facility "Derby Races" around the table while the kids were on riding toys.  It was a hoot!  We also made cards for the mommies. We had some leftovers at home for lunch and then I spent some time laying out while Eric worked on the pool.  It was almost 90 degrees and the perfect way to relax on my special day! Eric made me a shrimp boil for dinner, and we took a family trip to Dairy Queen.  They also have presents coming later this week for me.  Basically, they are awesome!

Hit Me With Your Best Shot

Have I ever told you that Eli loves sports?  Ha!  I look back at him with baseballs and basketballs at 18 months old ,and it blows my mind that he's still so interested.   The thing is, he doesn't discriminate.  Baseball, basketball, football, name it, we play it! Not only do we play sports all day, we also have to watch certain videos on Youtube.   We watch "Boys of Fall," while wearing a football helmet. We watch Alabama's "Cheap Seats,"  John Fogerty's"Centerfield," and Kenny Rogers,  "The Greatest" while holding a bat, carrying a ball, and wearing a batting helmet. And now, thanks to Space Jam, we have to listen to the movie sound track while shooting hoops!  That's a blast from the past! He hasn't found a song about soccer or golf...YET! And with all that playing, who has time to run inside for a potty break?  Not this boy! I never thought