Thursday, May 31, 2012

May's Favorite Things

 Lashes and polish.

 Honey girls.

 Pole work.

 Bowling with friends.

 Gifts from officers.

May GlamBag.

 Date nights.

 Honey boys.

 War paint.

 Winning big.

 Sockbuns and leopard flats.

Wednesday, May 30, 2012

Drake 2.0

Our second Drake concert of 2012. Almost as amazing as the first.

Tuesday, May 29, 2012

2012 Preschool Recital

Narls graduated from his pre-kindergarten class last night, and he and his sister completed their first (and only, I'm sure) recital to commemorate the occasion. 

The recital. Oh, the recital. No words I have can properly express how ADORABLE this event was. You'll just have to watch these tiny clips and die for yourselves.

(Narls is the shortest one, second to the end)

(see the little boy in the middle? Em's the tiny honeybee on his left. She sees me at the end of her dance and waves!)

(Narls and Charlotte are the tiniest couple on stage)

(Em's the second girl led out)

I teared up multiple times, especially during the slideshow presentation and then definitely when the graduating class stated their names.

It's hard to believe Narls won't be at this center come fall.  He's been with these children and teachers since he was just a baby and they've become family. 

So bittersweet.

Monday, May 28, 2012

Road Trip

This Memorial Day weekend we took a little road trip to Michigan's Upper Peninsula.


Five hours in the car went surprisingly well, and even if it didn't, it would have been worth it because we got to watch our niece Sydney graduate from high school and then attend her open house.

 Congrats, Syd! We're so proud of you! ♥

We also were able to sneak in some family time and make a mini-vacay out of our trip.

Such a great weekend.

Tuesday, May 22, 2012

Soccer Mom, 2012 Edition

The kids' soccer season - Narls' third and Em's first - is almost over.

It started in late April and thankfully it's warmed up a ton since those first weeks. 

They've both had a lot of fun playing, Emerson probably more so than Narls, and it's been a lot of fun for Clay and I watching them play.  

I complained about having to take Narls to his game at 8:00am Saturday mornings on one side of town, and then Emerson to her games at 2:00pm Saturday afternoons on the other side of town, but in all honesty I loved it (well not the 8:00am time slot).  

Seeing them happy & active & having fun is totally worth it.

Sunday, May 20, 2012

Does it Get Any Better?

Today was such a perfect summer day, that's it's easy to forget it's still only spring.

The warm temperature had us spending the entire day in the backyard- squirting water guns, splashing in the sprinkler, eating popsicles, and catching frogs.

Happiness  ♥

Thursday, May 17, 2012

Dear Emerson

And to ensure that you never forget your promise, I will remind you every day ♥

Monday, May 14, 2012

Mother's Day, In Pictures

Woke up to the smells of breakfast cooking....

...and sweet homemade presents from my babies.

Clay got me cleaning supplies which threw me for a loop until I found out the other part of the present was that *he* was going to do the cleaning :) Oh, and he gave me a stunning pair of earrings. Love this man.
The kiddos painted some clay pots for their mother's day present to my mom, and then we planted some flowers in them.  

Took her gifts over to her, and she loved them :)

Oh and look at this picture I found! My mom and I back in 1982 when I was three. I spliced it with a picture taken today of my kids and I in 2012 when Em is three. ♥

Afterward, Clay grilled dinner for us...

 and we got some ice cream for dessert.

 We took a stroll through the neighborhood...


 then Clay but the kids to bed while I soaked in the tub. 


Perfect, perfect Mother's Day. ♥ ♥ ♥