Thursday, July 23, 2009

A Very Productive Crop

Last Friday, July 17th, I was able to leave my girls and hubby at home and enjoy the first crop at the new location of "The Scrapyard". It was a great and very productive night. I got to spend the evening in "the George" room with a large poster of George Clooney himself looking down on me. Here are pictures of the layouts that I was able to create.

I know, it is sad, but I am just now going back and doing Emma's first birthday.

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I am picking up a "Delta Queen" title from Diane on Friday, so that I can finish the boat layout.

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Ah, my baby, and her first steps...

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And a layout from April 2008.

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Monday, July 13, 2009

Chuck E Cheese

Saturday (July 11th), Don and I and the rest of our family (yes, Sami too) had the pleasure of going to Chuck E Cheese to celebrate Conner's 4th birthday. THANKS AMY!!! :) The girls had a great time, and thanks to PBS Kids, they knew the slogan "where a kid can be a kid" and I have been hearing it ever since. Oh, and they keep asking when we can go back... Even though the girls can't eat pizza, they had a yummy lunch and were able to have some ice cream.
They enjoyed all of the rides, and all of the games...


Emma's face says it all! This was how Mommy was feeling after two hours!


Ah, a much better smile...


And we can't go without a goofy face from Maddie...


I'm not sure which was more painful...the noise and the games, or spending 10 minutes at the prize counter to turn in our tickets...

But, the best part of all was after! Don took the girls home and I went to Hobby Lobby with Melanie and Stephanie! What a wonderful husband I have, and thanks girls for such a fun shopping experience!

Saturday, July 4, 2009

Emma's Scrapbook Done For 2007

Here are the final layouts for Emma's 2007 scrapbook. Enjoy!

Friday, July 3, 2009

Darn Kids...

The girls and I went to Kroger yesterday after an exciting morning of library reading hour and lunch at McDonalds. They wanted some strawberries, but they didn't look very good, so we got some blueberries. The girls were really excited about making blueberry pancakes for breakfast. So, this morning we got out all the ingredients and started making the pancakes, gluten free of course. Well, you know how fun it is cooking with a 3 and a 5 year old, but let the games begin. We add all the ingredients together and the girls take turns mixing the batter. I even made triple the batch, so we could warm some up for tomorrow. When we are done mixing, I send the girls into the family room to watch tv while I cook them. They were so excited for their first blueberry pancakes, that I call them back into the kitchen as soon as they start to cool.
Emma "yeah! blueberry pancakes"
Maddie "and we helped make them"
Two minutes later, they are back into the kitchen telling me that they don't like blueberry pancakes and want to know what else they can eat for breakfast. Needless to say, I had to pick the blueberries out of the rest of the batter, so that there would be some pancakes left for them to eat. But, I guess now I have all of the blueberry pancakes that I can eat!
Darn kids...