Monday, June 29, 2015

Lo is 9!!

Saturday morning was the first morning we didn't have kids or work in over a week so we slept in. Dave actually woke up feeling bad and went back to bed until noon. Yeah I waited for maybe an hour then decided I was working out without him. I got in some cardio, upper body and abs, I felt great! Now that my ankle is better my workouts are getting better. 
We spent the afternoon being a little lazy, went to Target then to my parents for some yummy ribs dad made on his new grill. It's called the Po'man grill, look it up it's really cool! 
Evening stroll with my boy before netflix and sleep! 
I thought the sky looked so pretty! 

Sunday our Lola (my niece) turned 9, how is that possible? I don't feel like she can already be 9 but yup she is. She's getting older but i'm not funny how that works ;) 

We went to church, I worked out at the AFB gym then we headed down to JI. We got Daves very first fishing license too since he's going out tomorrow with my parents. 

So he was supposed to be baptized on the beach at 5 but there were bad storms and it got re-scheduled. So we came back to the house, the weather had cleared up some so we took Isabelle to Sunrise Park. 


We got back to the house for Lola's birthday party with the family. 
Yummy cookie cake mmmmmm
The birthday girl her 2 cakes and beautiful roses from my parents. Lucky girl! 

Lucky girl got some good stuff! 
Adriana and Dave oh and sophie! 
I really enjoyed all the family time this weekend! Next weekend will probably have a decent amount of it too. We decided to get the kids saturday until Monday so they can have fun and Dave can get some more time with them. They will go to Jersey for a few weeks soon so we won't see them for the end of July. 

I have a short week, Thursday and Friday off yay!! Now to just make it through to wednesday!! 

<3 Sara

Sunday, June 28, 2015

Our week with the kids

So last week we got the kids on friday and they stayed with us until this past friday. I worked all week but we still had some fun when I was around. I think Dave kept them busy with tv, games, pool and parks! 
This was the sunset Tuesday night, gorgeous! 
Lola and Isabelle spent the night tuesday night. Dave sent me this picture around noon of them all eating popcorn and watching a movie. They went to the pool a short time later. 
Alayna asleep from too much fun with the girls but no time for sleep with our friends the Newmans coming over. 
The sky looked a bit sketchy Wednesday afternoon but we lucked out and had no storms. 

We had some pizza for dinner. Then the kids got to Enjoy some mickey koolaid pops with our friend Jesse. Dave, me, Ashley and Mike really enjoyed sitting around the living room chatting. 
Wednesday night we had an AWEFUL storm for a good 2 hours. Thankfully the kids stayed asleep but I definitely was exhausted thursday morning. 
Thursday while daddy was at the gym with Mr. Mike we went to the pool. I love this picture of Alayna. Then more Mickey pops after dinner. They love these things. 

Friday I left work early with a bad tummy and we got to see Air Force One flying into Charleston. The kids got to see it too  and Logan asked if George Washington was in it. So funny! 

The girls came over to swim and I stayed around the house for awhile then walked over. I wanted to swim but yeah no thanks feeling sick. 

Oliver came over and he was the shiny new toy. 
We had a fun week but I have enjoyed some peace and quiet this weekend.

<3 Sara

Thursday, June 25, 2015

Family Pictures

Back on memorial day we got the family together on the Old Navy base where they have a bunch of old Military housing for pictures. I love this area of Charleston, it has so much history. Kayce Smoak Photography took our photos and they turned out pretty good. So here are some of my favorites. 
The whole group! 
My awesome parents, love you guys!
My sweet little nephew, I LOVED this picture of him! 

These girls are best friends and I love it. I hope they will be friends forever. Maybe even cousins one day! 
Our silly family picture haha the kids idea

The love of my life! <3 

I can't wait to get these printed out and put in frames! I love my family!! 

<3 Sara

Monday, June 22, 2015

Fathers day 2015

Sunday was Fathers day, I have to say I have an awesome daddy and I feel really blessed by him. He isn't much a fan of being put on FB or my blog but since it's fathers day I have to do it :) Love you daddy! I cropped the rest of the family out of one of the family pictures so it was just me and dad and I was like man we look a lot alike at least in my opinion. Thank you for being such a great dad and always being there for us when we need you and always protecting us!

As always I woke up early so I was able to take Teddy for a 1.39mile walk and do a good 15 minutes worth of arms and abs in the living room. Sunday has become the hardest day for me to get in a workout and still make it to church so I am happy to get them done first thing so I won't have to worry about it later in the day. 

We had to wake the kids up because they were so tired they were still sleeping at 8:30. We wouldn't have made it to church on time if they slept much longer. We got our breakfast and ready then out the door. 
 Dave with the kiddos, I wish I would have fixed Logans shirt but it is still cute. 
 I like to keep things on my blog pretty light and fun but I have to acknowledge what has happened in Charleston this week. On wednesday night a racist boy went into Emmanuel AME church in downtown Charleston and killed 9 people simply because they were african american. The whole thing just broke my heart, these people were at church for a prayer group and this happens to them, it is scary but it makes me so glad that our church has a security team. I know that doesn't mean nothing will or could ever happen but I feel safer knowing we have this team in place to potentially keep anything from ever happening. 
Anywho, instead of our normal meet and greet Pastor Chris had everyone join hands in prayer and for some reason I had tears in my eyes. I can't really explain why but I just felt sad for those 9 lives lost, I didn't know them but they were brothers and sisters in Christ. After we prayed they started the music again and had us all sing this chorus " Sin was strong but Jesus is Stronger. Our shame was great but Jesus you're greater." it was awesome and I was so happy I did not miss this service. I love my church truly!
 Since it was fathers day they had a shaved ice truck outside for everyone to get snow cones after service. I didn't get one but the kids were pretty stoked despite the look on Logans face in that one picture haha I didn't even notice it until I put it on my blog. 
Oh and you KNOW that red ended up on both of their clothes along with their PB&J lunch later when we got home. Luckily when we washed it the red was gone. 

 Dave borrowed my aunts deep cleaner for the carpets so he asked me to take the kids to the pool so he could clean the house. Yes he chose to do this on fathers day haha so I took them with me and we played for almost 2 hours even though the pool was like a bath tub which was not very refreshing.

Logan is obsessed with Kodie liking him. I was shocked Kodie actually sat there and let him pet him, he is normally really scared of kids. 

 We went to my parents house for a Fathers day dinner around 5. We got to spend some time just hanging out with the fam minus Krystal but it was kind of last minute so that's why she wasn't able to come. 
We had burgers, pasta salad, potato salad which I LOVE and baked beans. It was delicious and so not diet friendly but I kept my portions pretty small compared to what I really wanted to eat. They had a key lime pie for dessert which I had never tried until last night, It was not my favorite but I would eat it again maybe with some ice cream or more whipped cream though yum. 
 Before dinner Shannon and I gave dad his fathers day gift. It is called the Po'Mans grill and it looks like a trash can. She found it online and thought it was neat and I agreed, who cooks in a trash can :) I can't wait for dad to try it out and see how it goes. I got him a card and some reeses to go with the trash can! :) 
 We got home and got ready for bed, unfortunately while Dave gets to enjoy a lot of time off from work I am still going to work. I do plan to take some time off around the 4th though just need to figure out how much time since we are hoping to finally go to Jersey soon. I wish I earned more leave but I don't so I have to use it sparingly when I know a big trip is coming.

 We have the kids until Friday evening too so this week will be a little different but hopefully it is still good. Right now Dave is at the gym with Mr. Mike and I am here with the kids and it is storming really bad out right now. The power has gone out like 2 times, luckily the kids aren't scared by the crazy storm out there. I guess I should get to cooking our dinner soon, hopefully if the power goes out dinner will be done by then! 

Happy Monday everyone, enjoy your week!