Wednesday, January 28, 2009

Random Pictures

Luke playing disc golf in Longview

White Christmas

Precious Moments

Sweet Babies!

Wine Bottle Tree

Better late than never....

So yeah, back in December we went to see "Ice" @ The Gaylord.. We were amazed to see what they can do with ice, not to mention how COLD it was in there.. WOW.. It really isn't a big, long display but add in the massive amounts of people and it can take a little while to get through there.. My toes were almost frozen by the time we finished, yikes.. (I think they said it was about 9 degrees in there) Here are some shots of the sculptures..


This little boy LOVES music.. Anytime music starts playing, no matter where he is or what he is doing, Luke stops what he is doing and starts dancing.. So he was very happy when his big sister decided to share this:

Too cute!! I won't mention what he was listening to, kinda girly :o)

Thursday, January 22, 2009


So our quick trip to Waco was a SUCCESS!! Yes it was!! The weather was perfect the entire time we were there!! The zoo was a huge success for all the kids. It wasn't too crowded so Luke got to get out of the stroller and walk around a lot.....he LOVED this by the way.. He is becoming very independent, little booger!! Once we were done at the zoo we headed to our hotel and checked in.. Our room was perfect, it had a bedroom and a little living area with a door between the two.. Which is a God send when you have a little one who needs to always be in the action!! The girls swam in the indoor pool for a few hours, Luke napped and Bob and I vegged in front of the tv!! Such bliss!!

We then headed out to dinner @ Poppa Rollo's Pizza (thanks to a recommend from Brooke!!) and it was some darn good pizza!! We then took the kids bowling and they all had a blast.. Luke especially, since his daddy held him almost everyone he went up to bowl.. Luke started high-fiving Bob everytime he threw the ball.. Too cute for words. After bowling we got some ice cream and then headed back to the hotel..

Tuesday morning we got up and had a deluxe breakfast at the hotel and then got ready for a morning/afternoon of museums.. We headed first to the Dr Pepper Museum and it did not disappoint! Luke was in heaven when Mommy let him have his first sips of Dr Pepper!! After we stopped for a quick bite and then headed to the Texas Rangers Museum (law enforcement, not baseball).. That was a neat place too, but the kids were a little bored.. Sadly, we had to hit the road and head back to Arlington........but we all had an EXCELLENT time!!

Wednesday, January 14, 2009

Excited for the days to come....

I have SO many upcoming events that I can't wait for!! One of my resolutions this year was to start taking better care of to start that off I enrolled in a jazz class with my mom.. It is taught by a dear friend of mine, and both mom and I are very excited!! Also coming up is a date night with my hubby.. We get so few of those these days, so we are very thankful when parents step in to take on our children (not to make them sound difficult, because they are really great kids)!! We will be heading out this Friday to the Granada in Dallas to see his uncle's band play!! I can't wait!!

Next on the agenda is a quick trip to Waco, Tx.. Emma is out of school this coming Monday and Tuesday, so we thought we would make a little trip out of town. Waco has a great Zoo (from what we hear) so that will be our first stop.. After that our plans are to find a neat place for dinner and then head to our hotel and swim in the indoor pool. Tuesday we are going to the Dr Pepper Museum, and I must admit that Emma is WAY excited about that. She is a true lover of anything DP! Be looking for pictures of our fun trip late next week!

Coming up in the month of Feb is a slumber party for my sister's birthday, yes we are taking it back "old-school" style!! Then a night out at the movies with another dear friend... To end off the month is my hubby's birthday!! We have a little trip planned for Austin to see a band that I love from Colorado!! Can't wait to see you Big Head Todd and the Monsters!

This year is already proving to be a GREAT one filled with love, family, friends, EXERCISE and taking better care of ME!! (really I am not selfish, I promise) Hope everyone else's year has started out as great as ours!!

Peace and Love!!

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Wednesday, January 7, 2009

4 Generations of beautiful but STUBBORN girls :o)

Emma (my grandmother), Emma (my daughter), Me and Emily (my mom)