Friday, October 28, 2011

Prayers Please :)

My peeps are falling apart!

I blogged a couple of months ago about Gigi(my step-mom) breaking her leg. Well it turns out that it was broken in five places instead of three like we originally were told. And while she’s doing pretty good, she’s still having a lot of issues with it. And she’s still in that boot, you know the big ‘ole black things you see people wearing.

My Mom fell and hurt her arm a couple of months ago, then had a wreck which broke her arm and tore her rotator cuff. She had surgery this past Tuesday to repair all of that. It’s painful, but she’s doing well and went home the next day. It will be three long months before she’s better.

Then on Wednesday night at church Big Mama fell and broke her hip! For those of you who don’t know she’s my VERY independent 83 year-old grandmother! She still lives by herself and everything(my Big Daddy died about 20 years ago). We eat together at least once a week and talk on the phone daily! Anyway, she had to have surgery yesterday to repair her hip. She is in ALOT of pain but she is doing very well. That woman can handle pain better than anyone. Like, she doesn’t even like to take Tylenol! She has a morphine pump and only clicked it ONE TIME last night! SERIOUSLY!

So anyway, I would appreciate if y’all can remember my peeps in your prayers! :)

Monday, October 24, 2011

Jamie’s Baby Shower

This weekend I hosted a baby shower for my best friend, Jamie! She already has a sweet little boy but this time around she’s having a girl! She’ll be here around Reece’s birthday in December. Another Christmas baby :) The boys spent the day with Josh’s Dad and Reece stayed home to “help”! DSC_0991Isn’t his little pink polo the cutest?? DSC_0997 DSC_0998

I love how Reece is giggling in the background…DSC_1000

Little boys are ALWAYS contemplating their next move!DSC_1006


And then he tried to corner Reece behind the chair! This is Jamie saying,”you know her Daddy is a COP! Get back around here!” And I clearly was about to pee in my pants from laughing!DSC_1060

And so he decided to let her go…DSC_1061

But we can still have an arranged marriage, right???DSC_1063 PS-Reece’s scrap skirt was made by her Gigi. Y’all know she had to wear her houndstooth and crimson, it was game day baby! :)

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Pull to the Right for Sirens and Lights!

HAD to share this video!

A. Because my husband is a cop.

B. Because my HILARIOUS cousin is the very animated firefighter in the backseat! :)

Monday, October 17, 2011

Griff’s Party Pics!

First of all, we did a whole lotta zip lining this weekend! Super fun!




Everyone had a blast at the party. These are the only pictures I have because my camera card was full. PARENT FAIL! But, lucky for me, my step-dad was there with his full blown camera equipment. As soon as I get those, I will post! :)

With the birthday boy and my skinny hubby…DSC_0893

He.loves.his.TAY TAY!!!!


And his WEECE! DSC_0895 DSC_0896


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Sweet little Keltie-bugDSC_0970

This is Josh’s newest co-worker showing off her hoola-hooping skills! bhahaha!

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I should also note that we had mexican the night before(on his actual birthday) He didn’t order off of the kids menu, he ordered off the adult menu. He ordered THREE MAN-SIZED tacos and had them eaten in 2.6 seconds!

He’s only 9.

He’s going to eat us out of house and home.

Friday, October 14, 2011

Happy 9th Birthday Griffin!!


Is he really nine???? NINE!

Man oh man, I know I say it every year…but time just flies. It really really flies when you have kids. Josh and I had NO clue how much love this little guy was going to give us! We are so glad he made us parents! It seems like he was just born yesterday!

We decided to go ahead and let him open his gift from us this morning so that when he gets home from school he can play with it! A couple of weeks ago I decided to get him a zip line for his birthday. It’s getting hard to figure out what to get him because he’s getting older and he has everything. This was something that I knew he would have LOTS of fun with. Then a couple of nights ago we were watching the Duggars and they were zip lining and he was like, “That’s awesome!! I want to do that!” That made me SO excited because he had no clue he was already getting his very own! hee hee! He also got a new Nintendo 3DS!(and so did little brother :))

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His party is tomorrow afternoon…a camo party. I don’t get to choose party themes anymore :) I’m sure there will be plenty of pics from that to come!

Monday, October 10, 2011

Our Weekend

We had a pretty fabulous weekend! I had a couple of projects to work on and I had plenty of help with them! Both of them involved paint and now it is EVERYWHERE in the garage. Oops!

I think we were planning to paint the floor in there anyway. Well now I know we are.

I painted a frame for Reece’s bathroom. I plan to use it to hang hair bows on! Yes, I stole this idea from Pinterest, but it wasn’t used for bows! :) DSC_0872It’s huge! Like 40 inches wide! And, yes, it absolutely needs to be that big! Homegirl has some bows!!

Saturday night was not so great. The K-9 unit at Josh’s work had a really bad wreck. He was on his way to a call and apparently lost control of the car, it flipped several times down into a revene, the dog was ejected and died. :( The officer has injuries that do not appear to be life threatening. photo photo photoThat’s just a couple of the pictures that Josh has. When he started showing these to me tears started pouring down my face. This EASILY could have been MY husband in this car. On his way to help YOU or your child or your momma or your grandparents.


They put their lives on the line EVERY.SINGLE.DAY. I know there are some cops that are not lovable but 95% of them are good people. They are doing this job because it’s what they love. Their wives(or husbands!) kiss them off to work praying every single time that it won’t be the last.

Ok, off the soap box. :)

Sunday was great. We spent most of the day relaxing and ended it playing Nintendo 3DS with Papa! :)DSC_0875And it just doesn’t get any better than that!

Friday, October 7, 2011

Roll Tide, baby!

Reece may have hated the idea of tacky day yesterday but she had no problems dressing up head to toe for Alabama Day today! :)


She actually wears Bama gear EVERY Friday. She IS my child! ha.

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Tacky Day

Man, girls are something else!!!! I don’t know if it’s just mine or what! Since Reece’s preschool is on campus, they participate in homecoming festivities. This week they have had a different dress up day each day. Well, today is tacky day.

Yesterday when I picked her up I reminded her that today would be tacky day so we needed to find something tacky to wear.

Me: “Reece, don’t let me forget that tomorrow is tacky day.”

Reece: “I don’t have nufin tacky.”

Amen to that Sister!

So this morning I picked out some clothes for her; a pair of different colored striped shorts and a shirt that had butterflies on it which were different shades of blue. It did not match whatsoever so I thought it would be perfect. I woke the princess up, took her to the potty and then proceeded to put the clothes on her.

Reece: “I don’t want to wear this. It’s yucky.”

Me: “Well it’s tacky day, remember? You are not supposed to be cute!”

She then burst into tears because she didn’t want to be tacky.

For reals.

So we changed and all was well in the world of Reece and she’s probably the only one not tacky at school today. I’m sure she doesn’t care and is looking at everyone else like they are nuts! ha!

Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Wordless Wednesday: Halloween Flashback


Pretty sure this is my all time favorite Halloween pic!

Monday, October 3, 2011

Happy Fall Y’all!!

It feels so good outside!(But summertime is still my fav!) I love October! I can’t believe our baby boy will be NINE in a week and a half! This is kind of a brain dump post!

Because if I don’t blog about it, I’ll forget!

*We had our Parent-Teacher conference for Peyton this morning. Josh was sitting in the lobby waiting on me when they did morning announcements…and they announced that Peyton is the top reader in 2nd grade! :)

*The conference went very well. He is the smartest kid in the class(teachers words, not mine!). He is way above grade level on everything. I’ll brag if I want to, it’s my blog!

*We had Griffin’s conference last week. He’s a brilliant kid, too. Got the same comments from his teacher! His ADHD still keeps him off task some, but it’s not holding him back any. Thankfully he is SO smart or we’d be in trouble.

*Griffin is emotional just like his momma. When Molly died he didn’t really seem upset. At the conference, his teacher said that he came to her and cried a little and was telling her about it. That makes me feel so good that he feels like he can go to her!

*April and Josh make smart kids!!!

*For the past couple of years the boys have talked about joining the military. Scares me to death and warms my heart at the same time. Can’t stop them, it’s in their blood on both sides of the family.

*My team beat the pants off of those Florida Gators!!!! ROLL TIDE!

*I did officially decide that Reece needs a sister instead of another brother! :)

Happy Fall, Happy Monday!!!!