Thursday, May 24, 2012


Papaw gave Isaac a grown-up haircut this weekend! Cell-phone pics:
It was taking tremendous restraint for him to be this still! He is very ticklish.
 Brushing off the hair.
Isn't he handsome? I wish that I had a picture of him strutting around like a peacock after this. He was so proud! He looked like a little man - "casually" strolling around with his hands in his pockets, but obviously wanting people to notice his hair. I know I'm his Mama, but I just think he is the cutest little guy around.

A picture of Papaw as a young man:
 He has blue eyes and dark hair. Notice any similarities? I do. :)

Happy Thursday!

Wednesday, May 23, 2012

50th Birthday

My Aunt Peggy's 50th birthday was yesterday - we celebrated with a party last Saturday! Just a few pics:
 Setting up for the party in Papaw's back yard.
I had the privilege of making the cake. :)
Sweet Aunt Peggy! I took a picture while my cousin Brittany (who planned the party) took a pic. :)   The "50" she is holding are sparklers that Brittany put on the cake. Fun!

Happy Birthday Aunt Peggy! We had so much fun celebrating with you. We love you!

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Around the House

Sharing some pics from my iphone:
 Peanut butter + honey
 I smashed my right-hand index finger this weekend (I'm right-handed) and wrote this note with my left hand - it makes me laugh.
 Flowers on the patio.
 I really like these pretty beverage dispensers!
 View from where I was sitting in our living room.
Cherry tomato plants on the patio.
 Not from "around the house", but so cute!
Mmmm, ice-cream! The twins like mint chocolate chip. :)

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

In the Garden

Our garden isn't big, but our plants are finally sprouting and looking healthy! I took several iphone pics this morning, of the garden and just around the yard:
 Tomatoes. We need to stake these, but the ground has been too wet this week. Soon!
 Bush beans. I planted the seeds and held my breath 'til they finally made an appearance. ;)

 Isaac striking a "tough guy" pose.
Savannah likes feeling the wind in her hair. :)
Good morning from the chickees!

As you can see, our little garden has a long way to go. I'm just happy the plants are healthy and thriving! We've got two separate plots - the one Isaac was standing in front of and one for tomatoes, behind the chicken coup.  Our bigger plot has bush beans, several types of peppers, squash, and okra. We also planted corn and watermelons, but those are in a friend's field (down the road from us). They have more land and were so so kind to let us use it!! Of course they'll have all the corn and watermelons they want, if everything grows! :)

I hope everyone is having a Terrific Tuesday!*

 *please forgive my cheesiness

Sunday, May 13, 2012

Mother's Day

Happy Mother's Day to my beautiful, sweet Mother! She taught me nearly everything I know. :) Mama, thank you for always being there for me and loving me no matter what! I Love you so much.
I love this old picture. My Mama holding me and Daddy holding Jessica. It might be hard to believe, but I wasn't always this sweet! :) Haha!

Lots of Love to you Mama, today and every day. (((hugs)))

Thursday, May 10, 2012

Superheroes Meet Fashionista

Some of the twins new favorite toys that we found at tjmaxx the other day:
Isaac loves superheroes, especially Batman, and these three came together! He's been taking them everywhere. He will stand them up in random places. I may be washing dishes and look over to see these three fellows *ahem* Superheroes, propped up on the counter, side by side in a neat row, watching me. :)
Savannah's been having such fun with this Ashley magnet doll - she has several outfits and pairs of shoes to mix and match! Almost endless entertainment! :)
Here are my favorite "dolls". They were playing on Isaac's Splendid Bed with their favorite dolls. Ashley and Batman (& Superman & Flash) have some very exciting times together!

Tuesday, May 8, 2012


 The twins have been playing in their kiddie pool...
Savannah jumping into the pool. Love that face! Don't ask me what Isaac is doing... apparently moving my chairs while I'm taking pictures...

SPLASH! Isaac loves to splash other people but is not so great at taking pay-back. ;)
Well, that's it - lots of fun, lots of splashes, lots of enthusiasm, and then watermelon. I didn't get a picture of the watermelon.

I hope everyone is having a great week!

Thursday, May 3, 2012

The Splendid Bed

  Isaac and Savannah playing on Isaac's "new" bed:
His Mimi and Papaw gave him a mattress, which was great timing since his old mattress has a hole in it and was falling apart. The "new" mattress fits on an old iron bed-frame that's been in our family for awhile - it belonged to my great-grandparents. I slept on this bed when I was little and it's been in my mom's attic.
Isaac is VERY proud of this bed! He is so hilarious! As I was putting it up, he kept saying "this bed is just splendid!" He loves words, and is always trying out new ones. "Splendid" is his current word. He was stuck on "conflict" for a little while, because that was the "word of the day" on sesame street and he really liked it. One day I overheard the twins arguing about their bicycles out on the patio. Suddenly Isaac stopped fussing and said, in a very animated voice, "Vanna, we are having a CONFLICT!" They were both so excited about this, they forgot what they were having a "conflict" about. :)

Anyway, he was so enamored with his splendid bed that he kept fake yawning and saying "I am really tired Mama." So Savannah and I let him have a rest time with his new bed, until he decided he wasn't as tired as he'd thought.

Wednesday, May 2, 2012


May 1st was our first pool day of the season. Yes, a little earlier than usual! It is so warm already!
A couple of pictures from yesterday:

They've been having fun in the pool today too, so more pictures to come!

Happy Wednesday!