Sunday, March 29, 2009

Spring Cleaning For Sadie

Today was the day that Sadie had the winter grime washed off of her body. Trust me, she was not pleased and will probably snub me for quite awhile. But she smells so good and is so soft right now! Well worth the aggravation.

Monday, March 23, 2009

A Win This Week

I won this prize pack from a blog site and am really excited about it! I love useful wins so much! I was notified of the win about a week ago and it arrived today. Very nice! Keep 'em coming!

Friday, March 20, 2009


Well, the stress is over. What is more than likely Kelsey's last tryout for cheerleading is over and she has made the varsity squad for her upcoming senior year. She is very excited and relieved all at once. We are very proud of her and look forward to another year of Shamokin Area High School football!

Saturday, March 14, 2009

Old Forge Brewing Company

Tonight we spent the evening with one of Noel's long-time friends Rob, and his wife Sonya. They recently moved to a nearby town after Rob retired from the military. We had dinner at a new restaurant, the Old Forge Brewing Company. It is a micro-brewery and pub-style restaurant. It was absolutely delicious! Probably the best food I've had in a long time. Here's some pictures from our outing:

We then went to Rob and Sonya's for a visit and tour of their lovely new home. It was a great evening all around and Noel and I are looking forward to doing it again.

Wednesday, March 11, 2009


Tonight, Noel and I presented at our PTAP program. PTAP stands for Parental Truancy Awareness Program. It's a program to help deter truancy and helps parents understand why kids are truanct and what can be done to prevent future truancy issues. The programs are held several times throughout the year at each school district within the county. I usually volunteer for at least two of the schools, but I especially like it when Noel gets a chance to join us. Tonight's meeting was pretty successful and when that happens, it makes me look forward to the next one. cool...stay in school. :)

Friday, March 6, 2009

The Pop Concert

This year, the band, orchestra and chorus performed together for one concert. It was a great show! Kelsey played in the band while Alex sang. Excellent performance, and I'd say that even if my kids weren't in it!

Sunday, March 1, 2009

And So Our Weekend Winds Down...

Well, here we are, Sunday night. We dropped off the boy that stayed with us for the weekend and I'm getting ready to pick Kelsey up from work. We will all be gathered at home for the night and will get a few more hours of relaxation in before the week hits us.

Last night, it was obvious that Sadie (our wonder-dog) is not used to being around young children anymore. She zonked out on the couch with Noel watching some bad movie marathon. Just look at her!!!

Today, after we took Kelsey to work, we headed to the playground (thought I was past the playground years!). Alex and her friend Jordan found themselves having fun as they were trying to amuse our little buddy.

So, here we are...ready for another week and whatever adventures it may hold.