Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Summer of Love

I love summer! That is about all you can say, I love everything about it; cookouts, swimming in the pool, tanning by the pool, vacations, playing with the kiddos, dirty toes and flip flop lines, no bedtimes, sleepovers, catching lightening bugs, weeny roast, marshmallow roasts, campfires, just to name a few!!! In the next few months you will be seeing a lot of those things and events taking place and I couldn't be more excited.

We will have a new someone to share these events with......meet Trigger!!! He is a 9 week old Australian Shepherd!!! He is so darn cute.  He has blue eyes and is a little butter ball!!! So far he seems like he is going to be a really good dog. The kids just love him, and I do too!!! ;)






Speaking of dirty toes.........check out Maddies!!




*****Disclaimer I found this post that I wrote and never published it!!!! Trigger is now about 18 weeks old!!!! I will post about him very soon with some new pictures!!!***
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Monday, July 22, 2013

As of Late

My blogging has taken a back seat this summer. But that is okay. We have been busy, having fun, taking some day trips and getting ready for school to start :(

Soooo what are a few of things we have been doing....

Our County Fair Pet Show!!!




VBS






WaterPark
WaterPark fun with friends!!!


Carter coming down the SpeedSlide!!!


Video of Carter coming down the Speed Slide for the first time!!!

Pool Fun at Home





What have you beeen doing this summer!!??

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Thursday, July 18, 2013

ABC's about Me!

I have been in a blogging funk, busy whatever you want to call it since we came back from Las Vegas, and one of my fellow bloggers Katie over at from Ice Cream to Marathon did a post of ABC's about me and I thought what the heck, I'll join in!!! So here goes...............

A. Attached or Single?
Attached for 13 years to this man



B. Best Friend?
I have several Wonderful Friends.......I hate to start naming names, but I do want to give some shout outs to my closet ones, you know the ones that you are like Peas and Carrots with..... Jessica, yall probably know her ;) she frequents the blog quite often, either running, Vegas, life you know like a sister from another mister kind of gal!

 Kim and Teresa.....my home girls!

 and my work partner

 

C. Cake or Pie?
Cake Please....Birthday cake with cream icing!!! Oh My...mouth watering!!!

D. Day of the Week?
Thursday, because it is Little Friday and the weekend is just around the corner!

E. Essential Item?
Watch....i feel naked with it!!! Sometimes I will even wear it with the battery dead!

F. Favorite Color?
To I have to pick just one.....Pink, Purple, brown, black.....

G. Gummy Worms or Bears?
Bears! The worms are toooooo long!

H. Hometown?
For sake of privacy....South Central KY.....I trust and love all my followers but my blog is open and there is crazy creepers out there! Plus I think some of you know anyway ;)

I. Indulgences?
Shoes and Purses....'nuff said!

J. January or July?
Gosh that is hard since my birthday is in January but I hate cold weather and I LOVE the 4th of July and all that July brings!! so a Tie!!!

K. Kids
Yes 2 Presh ones!!!! I am sure you have never read about them!


L. Life isn't complete without?
Friends and Family!

M. Marriage Date?
June 10, 2000

N. Number of brothers and sisters?
1 sister


O. Oranges or Apples?
Oranges

P. Phobias?
Snakes....Snakes...Snakes   have you seen my video of my snake encounter....check it out...this was last year

Q. Quote?
Very true!
and
Do to others as you would have them do to you./Ma

R. Reasons to smile?
I have many reasons to smile.......my kids, my friends, my family, my home, my ability to be able to run, my job (although it has its downs, at least I have a decent one), YOU, my bloggy friends would have never met you had it not been for this crazy little world..I am sure there are many more.

S. Season of Choice?
Summer and all its glory!!

T. Tag 3 people?
I want everyone to do it!!!!!

U. Unknown Fact about me?
I have the ability to have people put in jail!!!

V. Vegetable of Choice
Squash and Zucchini

Worst Habit?
picking the skin around my nails

X. X-Ray or Ultrasound?
Guess Ultrasound since I have had multiple and never had a x-ray

Y. Your Favorite Food?
Gosh.....too many to mention....Spaghetti, Pizza, Steak, Watermelon, Grilled Cabbage, Fresh Corn on the Cob, my mommas Dressing, my momma's mashed potatoes, my Granny's Green Beans

Z. Zodiac Sign?
Capricorn!!!

Now Tag your it!!!!!!!!

Wednesday, July 10, 2013

Day 4 Las Vegas

Our last day in Las Vegas was spent shopping!!!!!
a chapel on the strip!

Love these shops!!!

We headed to Freemont St later on that night!!! I love Freemont!!!!

 
 

Love the Freemont Experience!!! Chris and Jessica ziplined it!!!

 
Until Next time Vegas!!!!!
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Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Day 3 Las Vegas

Out and about in Las Vegas Day 3

Pool Day

Not sure why my feet look white LOL, We had a great day at the pool.  Didn't get down to the pool until around 11:00 really not expecting to get a good chair or barely 2 together, but we lucked up and got 4 on the first row!!!! How lucky are we!!! We stayed poolside for about 3 hours. The guys came and went. They would gamble for a while then come back.  A person could not have stayed much longer or they would have fried! It was 95 degrees that day, but the Las Vegas heat is so much different than KY heat. NO humidity!!!
At the Stratosphere, eating dinner at the On Top of the World Restaurant


THe Stratosphere
 
That night for dinner we went to the Stratosphere to the On Top of World Restaurant!! Can I get OMG, it was delish!!!!!! And the view, was AHHH-mazing!! I had never eaten here and it was a must this trip. the floor of the restaurant rotates a 360 degrees. It takes 1 hour 20 minutes to make a complete circle.  We had reservations at 7:00 and by the time we were finished eating it was dark, so we timed it perfect.  Chris and I had been up in the Stratosphere twice before but had never eaten here.


the view from above


My side item...twiced baked potato that was huge!!!

All dressed up in our finest!!
in the Mirage, went strolling after we ate

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