Monday, July 9, 2012

My little Lilly is all grown up. She turned 4 a couple of weeks ago and her Papaw bought her a bike. After some hard work, dedication and some temper tantrums she finally got it. I can't wait to see her in action at home. I actually started crying when I opened the video. She is still my baby girl. I carry her every morning to the couch, sit her down and turn on the TV. I think God made her so tiny knowing she would be our last baby and that we could enjoy her smallness a little while longer. Gracie has been growing like a weed and eating us out of house and home. We really have to take it all in because we are now realizing just how fast time flies.

Well good job Lilly! Mommy and Daddy and Family are so proud of you! And thank you Grandma and Grandpa  B. for teaching, encouraging and helping her.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Today's Groupon Deal

So has anyone checked out today's Groupon Deal?

Brush Buddies – is selling:

$14 for Two Justin Bieber Singing Toothbrushes ($29.90 Value)

I kind of want to buy these for my girls. Just hearing my Little Lilly try and sing, " Baby Baby Baby, Oh" makes my heart melt. My sister has them hooked on JB. They practically scream his name every time they see his picture.

I think I can part with $14.00 plus it reiterates good dental hygiene.

Anyone else need a JB toothbrush? Anyone???

Monday, January 9, 2012


I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and a happy New Year's Day. Right after Christmas Danny and I packed the girls up and headed South. Way south, 18 hours south!!! We left our house at 330am the 26th and arrived 9:45pm in Florida. The last 5 hours were what Hell must be like. The girls honestly did a great job. We had tons of activities, dvd's and such for them to enjoy.

We needed a mini vacation and decided to visit my dad's Florida house in Port Charlotte. He and my brother Charlie were there while on their Christmas break. We all had a great time together.....

Port Charlotte Beach, Florida

My dad

Lilly bug enjoying the sand

We only got to play in the pool one day b/c the temp has to be above 65 degrees in the morning for the club to open the pool. My little girls take after me and love the water.

Danny fishing in the backyard. He found it very relaxing and not can't wait for the 4 of us to fish in the spring/summer.

It was cold and rainy one day so we took the girls to the mall. They had a cute raceway track. The girls were excellent drivers.

Lilly loved throwing the sand, I however however was not to fond.

By the end of our vacation it was really warming up, high 70's. At first the water was cold but we got used to it.

This is Gracie with her friend Maximilian. He spoke English but has his second language. They were so cute together.

I asked Gracie if she introduced herself to him. She said, "Yes, I also told him this was Lilly, and she doesn't really talk to people she doesn't know but that's ok!"
And she really didn't talk to him, she just followed Gracie and him around, always a few steps behind.

Once we were back home as I was tucking the girls into bed I asked each of them what their favorite part of the vacation was. Lilly said the Beach, even though she got dirty. Gracie said the hotel ( on the way home we broke the drive up and stayed in a hotel.)

We had a wonderful trip. We enjoyed spending time with my dad and brother Charlie. We enjoyed all the activities and now feel refreshed for the new year.

Thank you Florida for you sunshine and beaches, but I have to say you have nothing on the Hampton INN in TN.

As you can tell Gracie got a nice glow, Lilly and I of course left as white as we came.

Happy New Year everyone.