Saturday, April 30, 2011

Royal Fun!

Since our invititations must have been lost in the mail, we had our own royal wedding party! My mom has a great post HERE about our royal fun and frivolity last night in honor of the marriage of Prince William to Catherine Middleton. Best wishes, Will and Kate!

Sunday, April 24, 2011

Hoppy Easter and a Happy Birthday!

The Easter festivities began with dying eggs (with help from friend/neighbor Morgan) on Saturday.

Later that evening, Macey and I made "birds nests" for Easter, complete with (M&Ms) eggs and (Peeps) chicks.

She woke me up to the tune of "Happy Birthday to Me" at 6:25 (Ugh!), but we did get to see this beautiful sunrise on the water.

Unfortunately I didn't think to take any pictures at church (which would have probably been frowned on anyway). Both girls were torchbearers, and it was a beautiful service!

The traditional Easter Hunt prior to St. Clare's Easter Feast

Look Mom, no shoes! (Better traction maybe?)

The "family" birthday party for our birthday girl! Can you believe that she is 10 today?!?

Friday, April 22, 2011


Yesterday, the girls and I went to my parents' house to visit with long-time family friends and their children/grandchildren who are visiting this week. Because it was so nice out, we decided to try the zip line- that goes across the lake- and ends on the other side.

Our little dare devil was happy to go after Uncle Brian and our 15-year-old guest. Ms. Cautious was a little hesitant, but since her little sister did it, she did too- and loved it! They would both have ridden time and time again if we hadn't had company!

Here's a view from where we were standing looking to our right, across the lake, to the landing pad. (Grammie and I learned the hard way that the landing pad needs a bit of work!)

Even though he is supposed to be horizontal babying a torn muscle in his knee/calf, Grumps could not resist getting in on the action! He *says* he dragged across the water to slow himself down...

Finally, I couldn't be outdone by my girls, so off I went too.

Click HERE if you need a laugh or want to watch my Dad and me!

Zippidee doo dah, zippidee yay!