March 27, 2013

Awards Day Surprise!

So, I was watching the awards and all of a sudden they said, "Now we will have Hayden Ross come up to say the Pledge"! So, I had to video is of course! I had a baby in one arm, the camera in the other, and tears were streaming down my face. I just love this girl! 
Hayden getting her awards!! 

Awards Day at Hightower.

Hayden got a Reading Achievement Award, Honor Roll, Blazin' Behavior, and a special medal for knowing 100 sight words! 

We are so proud of our little one! 

Cutest Little Bunny!

March 26, 2013

Little Gardeners

Daddy brought these cute little egg planter things home from a crawlspace job a few months ago. The lady wanted his girls to have something special. So, the other night the girls and daddy worked hard to plan their gardens. This is Layne's. Hayden wrote the names on the sticks for her. 
And Layne wrote the names on the sticks for Hayden! 

Egg Hunts

Layne has an egg hunt at her school on Thursday-she doesn't have school on Friday! So, we had to get 12 eggs filled for her special day. 
Hayden has a math egg activity on Friday so we had to fill 23 eggs for her. 
Filling eggs is hard work! 

Easter Surprise!

America and Gabby stopped over on Sunday to give the girls Easter baskets! America and Gabby are the girls teachers at Discover Point. 
They were so surprised! Such a sweet surprise. 

March 23, 2013

Cherry Blossom Festival

The girls and I headed to the Cherry Blossom Festival today after the rain cleared out. It was chilly, but pretty dry. Of course we had to stop and get a picture with the Easter Bunny!! 

Funnel Cake....yes please.....

No thank you! 

Sleepy head took a nice little catnap. 

Daddy, can you build this for us....pretty please?!

This is what they wanted to do the whole time.  Finally at the end they got to experience the awesomeness!! 

March 21, 2013

Fun Stuff Going On!

Here's Gwynn's newest trick! Sitting up in her crib!! 
Our little Fancy Nancy for the character parade at school! 
Sliding with a shovel?!

Wedding Cake Tasting

Gwynn Meets World Week Thirty Six

March 19, 2013

Initial Outfitters Party

On Sunday I hosted an Initial Outfitters party at the house. Since it was St. Patty's Day everything was GREEN! It was a lot of fun and the products are just beautiful. Hartlee's mom is the consultant for IO, so I got to hang out with her for the afternoon!

Easter Beauties

Every year Pappy and Nina get the girls Easter dresses. Here is this year's pick. Aren't they beautiful!!?? 
Thank you Pappy and Nina, the girls can not wait to wear them Easter Sunday!! 

March 18, 2013

Bike Ride at the Park

The other day we went to the park to ride bikes. Wynnie just lounged in her stroller! 

Daddy took the training wheels off of Hayden's bike! 

It's a work in progress!! 

March 17, 2013

Publix Half Marathon

On Sunday morning we all got up bright and early in order to drive into Atlanta for the Publix Half Marathon. Whit ran the race too, so we picked her up on the way. It was a hilly course, but I finished. Not my best time and not my worst.... 2 hours 26 minutes. Now it's time to start training for my first obstacle course run in May! 

As we were walking the LONG walk back to the parking garage after the race a woman came up to us and asked me if I had run the race. When I told her yes she walked up to me and shook my hand. She told me how great I was for running after having three children and she wanted to remind me about what a great example I am setting for my little ones. It was so nice to hear and I almost started crying right then and there. 

March 16, 2013

Gwynn is working on even more teeth these days! This picture was taken a while back. Now she has two on the bottom and two and a half on the top!! 

More outside time!! 

We went to the consignment sale the other day. I picked up a bathing suit for Wynnie. She is ready for the beach. 

Crazy Eights....

We love our card games.

Wynnie even likes to play with her cards

Layner's pet snail....