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So this is winter.

We don’t get a whole lot of snow here in middle Tennessee, but when we do, we know how to take full advantage of it.  The kids woke up last Friday to a dusting of snow and got to show MacGyver how much fun it can be.  Then the next day, we got another dusting, and got to sled down our hill with our niece, Sabrina.  We’ve had our little taste of winter, so now I’m ready for spring!


School’s out!

Enjoying Christmas break… and hugging just a little bit tighter these days.

The year was 1977.

My kids with the first vehicle that I ever drove… a 1977 Ford truck.  She has huge holes in the floorboard, the driver’s door won’t open from the outside, and I’m pretty sure there are critters that live behind the seat.  But she still runs just as good as when I drove her down the driveway at age 11.

In search of the great pumpkin

A visit to the pumpkin patch always makes me think of the classic show “It’s the Great Pumpkin, Charlie Brown.”  You know, where Linus convinces Sally that if they spend the entire night in the pumpkin patch, they will get to see the Great Pumpkin rise from the patch and bring presents to all of the good little boys and girls.

Sally’s rant at the end is my favorite.  “I was robbed!  I spent the whole night waiting for the Great Pumpkin, when I could have been out for tricks or treats.  Halloween is over, and I missed it!  You blockhead.  You kept me up all night waiting for the Great Pumpkin, and all that came was a beagle.  I didn’t get a chance to go out for tricks or treats.  And it was all your fault.  I’ll sue!  YOU OWE ME RESTITUTION!”

I love Sally.  :)   And I love the pumpkin patch.

The Beach.

We are thankful that we got to spend a week at the beach in Florida again this summer with MeMe and PaPa!  I LOVE the beaches along 30-A… anybody who’s going down and wants to swing by and pick me up on the way, just say the word.  I can pack in a flash.


We’ve been doing some partying.

I’ve felt the sting of 1,000 Nerf darts.

And we found some new ways to beat the heat.

Nothing says summer fun like two sweaty kids and a sopping wet dog!