Live in the Moment

Author Anna Quindlen reminds us not to rush past the fleeting moments. She said: “The biggest mistake I made [as a parent] is the one that most of us make. . . . I did not live in the moment enough. This is particularly clear now that the moment is gone, captured only in photographs. There is one picture of [my three children] sitting in the grass on a quilt in the shadow of the swing set on a summer day, ages six, four, and one. And I wish I could remember what we ate, and what we talked about, and how they sounded, and how they looked when they slept that night. I wish I had not been in such a hurry to get on to the next thing: dinner, bath, book, bed. I wish I had treasured the doing a little more and the getting it done a little less”(Loud and Clear [2004], 10–11).

Saturday, July 12, 2014

I know really…..

who would of thought I’d meet Miranda Lambert? ha! #bloggerperk

miranda lambart & me

Thursday, July 10, 2014

slipping & a sliding

We have a pretty quiet & relaxing week.
We are gearing up for our HUGE trip next week!
Buuuuut we did squeeze in a little slipping & a sliding! ha! :)


Tuesday, July 8, 2014

Happy 20th anniversary to us!

We didn’t even take a picture…so you’ll
have to endure this kissy picture again! ha! ;)
We just got a quick bite to eat at Victoria's
with a huge sopapilla with ice cream for dessert.


We plan on continuing the party next week with our epic vacation. We can’t wait! :)

Saturday, July 5, 2014

headed home

Here are some snapshots of our trip home!
Nashville, Memphis & the Mississippi River. :)


We were so glad to see this sign!
Buuuut we still had 5-6 hours to go! ha! ;)


Friday, July 4, 2014

ice cream, fireworks & family selfies

We couldn’t resist taking the boys back to the little ice cream shop we found.
It was a short walk from our hotel, & then we walked a little further to where
they were going to shoot off fireworks! They didn’t start until
after 10….so to pass the time we tried to take our first family selfie! ha! ;)

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Pledge of Allegiance Printable at #usa #printable #patriotic

Happy Birthday, America!!!!!!!! :)