Friday, July 3, 2009

Happy Independence Day Everyone!

Wishing everyone a very safe and enjoyable holiday weekend. Spend time with family, enjoy some wondeful food, but most of all, please remember the men and women who paid the ultimate price for our independence.

Monday, June 8, 2009

Yard Sale Season!!!

Yard sale season is in full swing in Pennsylvania! This past weekend, we toured two separate community yard sale sights and came home with loads of treasures! Here's two of my favorites:

The first is an antique mini ironing board on an iron base. It is fabulous! The second is a 50" round marble table with an oak base. I seriously can't stop looking at it! I highly recommend yard sale-ing to everyone. You just never know what you'll find!

Monday, May 25, 2009

Happy Birthday Noel!

Today is Noel's birthday, but we held the annual bash yesterday. He shares his birthday with his mother, who turns 83 this year. All of his siblings were here, traveling from South Carolina, Erie and western PA. Noel had a great weekend filled with making new memories with his family. His mom got to see both of her great-grandchildren together for the first time and even the weather cooperated with the exception of a brief storm that traveled through. Here's a few pictures from the gathering:



Happy Birthday to my wonderful husband, with wishes of many, many more. I love you.

Saturday, May 16, 2009

Prom Night

Tonight, Kelsey attended her junior-year prom. She looked fabulous in royal blue while her boyfriend Allen made a very handsome escort. She fully coordinated everything this year and
did a wonderful job! I hope it's a very memorable experience for her.

Friday, May 15, 2009

Our Mother's Day Tradition

A little late to post, but better late than never! Mom came to our house to participate in our Mother's Day tradition, which is ice cream sundaes for dinner. No waiting until you eat your dinner to have dessert...dessert IS dinner! Here's some of our pics:

They were soooo good! We added hot fudge, caramel, whipped cream...the works! Hope everyone enjoyed their Mother's Day as much as we did!

Saturday, May 2, 2009

She Did It...First Try!

Kelsey got her driver's license yesterday, first time testing. She is on cloud nine. I am a mess. I had a mommy-meltdown over lunch as I mentally reviewed her growing up. I remembered everything from the first time she sat up on her own, the first time she walked up the street to visit her friend, right up to that very day...the first time she drove away from me. I am so very proud of her yet so very scared for her at the same time. I know deep in my heart of hearts that she'll be ok, I'll just have to muddle through the sleepless nights and the constant status-check phone calls to convince myself on a daily basis. How does 17 years go so stinking fast?

Wednesday, April 29, 2009

Double Whammy Sick Day

I already had a doctor's appointment scheduled for this afternoon, so scheduled to be off of work from lunch on...

Last night, both Kelsey and Alex were complaining about not feeling well, sore throats, congestion, you know the drill. Kelsey had herself convinced she has the swine flu, so we had to look up the symptoms online to convince her that she was not struck with the dreaded disease. (She's still not convinced).

Both girls had to be in school today for PSSA testing, so filled with cold and cough medicine...out the door they go. Wasn't long before the first text message is received "Mom can you pleeeeaaasseee pick me up after PSSA's". Needless to to the school I go and both girls were home and back in bed by 10:00 this morning.

They were given strict instructions to keep their boogied-up tissues to themselves and to cough only in their own sleeves. I soooo don't want it!