Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Change up

  Friday I decided to change my hair up again so cut a little off and make it darker for fall! This will be so much cheaper because I can let it go a long time without having to dye it again! Win win! After Dave got home we went by our house then picked up the kids! The house is coming along really well and I am still thinking we will be in earlier than they say. We shall see!!

Logan was sick so he went to play video games and I took Alayna to the pool for a little bit. It was really nice outside, I love that it isn't miserably hot every moment of the day anymore! The evenings are tolerable!


 Saturday morning I did a mile of cardio then we got all our stuff together and headed to Folly to hang out with some friends! This was my first time on the beach in years, I really enjoyed it but it is SUCH a production when you take kids!



 We were all tired when we left after 3 hours! We spent the rest of the day just hanging out and a quick Target run!
Sunday was church then hanging out with the fam!

A good weekend for sure!


Wednesday, August 17, 2016

It's getting closer

Our house is getting closer to being finished!! We stopped by last Thursday and they had started the drywall!  
 Left is the dining room, LOVE the trey ceiling. Right is the hall upstairs
Our master bathroom looking into our room, I can't wait to take a bath in that huge tub!

Living room!

We sent in the paperwork this week for our loan, I pray there aren't many issues but we shall see! We submitted it earlier than we were advised because at the end I want us waiting on the house not the house waiting on us! If I knew it was ready and we couldn't move in that would drive me crazy!

Saturday we went to the gym, hung out on JI for a bit, got info prepared for our loan and Dave got a TV on offer up for a steal!! We also sold some stuff this week on that app so we were able to add more money to our savings!

 Sunday morning Dave felt aweful so we skipped church and I headed to the gym. We had Logans meet the teacher that afternoon so luckily Dave felt OK enough to go. I unfortunately started to feel yuck after so our afternoon was so lazy!
Me and the big 3rd grader!! I really liked his teacher and her Harry Potter themed classroom! I really hope he does well in his new school and thrives this year!
Their first day of school pic taken by their mom! They looked so cute and excited! I hope they had a great first day which we will hear all about today I am sure!

We are hopeful this weekend we can go to the beach with our friends but the weather forecast doesn't look promising right now so we shall see! Either way it will be a good weekend!


Thursday, August 11, 2016

Splash Zone

Since we had the kids this week I had thought I would take off work early one afternoon but didn't know which day. This is a busy payroll week and I had a meeting scheduled for Wednesday, the meeting was cancelled so Wednesday it was. I woke up early to get to work by 6, walked outside and it was POURING rain. I wasn't too worried because weather can change minute to minute so leaving at noon surely it would be fine! Work was SO busy and it was still raining but I knew they wanted to go so I told Dave if by noon it wasn't raining I would come home as planned. I got home around 12:30 and it was only cloudy, no big deal THEN the sky dropped. I thought for sure our splash zone plans were officially ruined.

Fast forward to 2:30 we went to my parents to change and pick up their park pass and decided to just go ahead and try the park because it was only cloudy at that point. We got there a little after 3, still cloudy but not raining and headed in for some fun.
It was cloudy for the first 30 minutes then that beautiful warm sun came out and it was perfect! I even got a little sun which was needed!

 The slides were the highlight of the entire visit, I went once but the handle on the double tube bruised the side of my leg so once was enough for me! The bruise was worth it because Alayna was thrilled I did the slide with her.
One thing that was great about the crummy weather earlier in the day, there was hardly anyone at the park! We got lucky because normally there would be lines for the big slides but they literally walked up, slid down, walked right back up and slid down again. No waits at all, WINNING!



When we weren't at the slides we were here which I loved because I just laid in the water and didn't have a care in the world! Kids +pools+a million lifeguards=relaxing water park time!

They loved getting to go down the slide together!
We had such a good time and I am so glad we were able to fit it in this week. This is the last full week they are open then it's only weekends until labor day. You will not catch me there on a weekend, there is not enough Xanax for that.
We have had a pretty good week with the kids, tonight is meet the teacher then tomorrow night they go back to their moms.


Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Mermaids, alligators and snakes OH MY

We had such a good weekend jam packed with fun! This was our first weekend having the kids again so we wanted to make sure we had fun. PLUS this is their last week before school starts back!

My sister moved into her new house so we asked if Isabelle could spend the night which turned into spending the weekend! We went and picked her up Friday night and Dave helped move a few things for Shannon. Her new house was really nice! I can't wait for ours!
 Some mermaid fun after baths, bible stories then bed!

I worked out in the apartment gym Saturday morning and saw this guy, I thought he was so neat!

We all got dressed then headed to Edisto Island to the Serpentarium! None of us had ever gone but I had heard good things.  
The drive there was really pretty once we got off 17 but the road was horrible! We hit some serious bumps which I thought for sure would have popped his tires but thank God it didn't! We learned quickly when a sign says bump to basically come to a complete stop! We will be taking my car if we ever go back out to Edisto again!

I didn't really know what to expect but this was very cool and very different from any place I had been before. Like snakes in trees 5 ft from your head with nothing to stop them from coming out of said tree.




Picnic lunch outside before going back in for the snake show! This reminded me of all the picnics I had as a kid, so fun to get to do that now! I also now understand why we did so many picnics, hello saving money!!! We had sandwiches, pirates booty and 2 oreos a piece!

 The kids all got a turn holding a snake.... not my cup of tea but they all thought it was cool!


Smiling faces before heading back home!

 After a good hour of relaxing we headed to the pool then of course a storm showed up. We went back in, had dinner then went back out to the pool for some more fun!

 Sunday after church the girls went with my parents so Dave, Logan and myself headed home but first a stop by the house! It looked SO good!! I had no idea all of the siding was complete, next up drywall! I am really thinking we will be in this house no later than middle of October!

We went back to JI to get Alayna and hang with the fam! Definitely a good weekend!!