Monday, April 30, 2018

A Look Back ~ April 2018

Easter: Easter morning started out bright and early with excited kiddos!  The Easter Bunny didn't disappoint.  He brought jellybeans and other goodies!

Brian and I are down a combined 66 pounds in this picture!
 After Mass, we hung out at Allie's for the rest of the day!

End of Bowling: Although it is broken down into 8 week sessions, bowling is a long season!  It goes from August to April. Gavin was happy to get another trophy!

Happy 4th Birthday, Andre!: Andre had a dinosaur themed birthday party.  All he wanted was a dinosaur cake and that is what he got!  He talked about it for weeks before!

The kids had dinosaur eggs to pop and get the baby dinosaurs out of!

Crazy Hair and Dress Day: During Library week, Lilah had a lot of fun theme days.  She had crazy hair and dress day and she was so excited!

Zoo Trip: The kids and I made a quick zoo trip one afternoon when the weather was actually nice.  Rupert, the new rhino, came up to say hello to the kids, so we snapped a few pics!

Marriage Retreat: Brian and I went to marriage retreat at Kenlake Resort State Park.  It was put on by the Owensboro Diocese.  We went to it last year and really enjoyed it.  It was nice to get away for a few days and focus on our marriage.  Hopefully, we will be able to do it again!
 Baby Wearing: Macie made her own baby wrap out of t-shirts she cut up.  She is all about baby wearing:)

 Mneme Therapy: Latest paintings....

 Mad Scientist: Gavin came out of the shower one night and said, "Mom, I look like a mad scientist!"
 Happy 2nd Birthday, Ellie!:

 Please Pretty Please!!: This is Macie begging me to take her to lunch one day!
 Face to Face: First picture is my wedding day and my highest recorded weight outside of pregancy...
Second picture is a few weeks ago...WOW!

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

A Look Back ~ March 2018

Chicks!: We got 14 chicks.  They started out tiny and cute and now are big and smelly!  They are still in my house because of the cold we've had.  Hopefully, they will be outside tomorrow and I can get my house back!

Baby Weatherholt: Lilah's teacher is expecting her first baby any day now.  Some moms got together and surprised her with a baby shower at school.  She was definitely surprised and touched!

Gavin's Surgery: Gavin ended up having surgery on March 8th.  He had more foam and alcohol added to his quad muscle.  The recovery was awful and included a blood clot.  He didn't walk well for a few weeks and was in a lot of pain.  I think the recovery is going to continue to be longer each time.

Happy Birthday, Blake and Alloway!: Blake and Alloway had a joint Bear Hunt Birthday party.  It was cute.  Only the girls and I went because Gavin was still at home recovering.

 Visiting Uncle John and Hudson: We took a trip to visit John and Hudson one Saturday.  We were only able to stay a few hours, but it was nice to see them.  The girls and I had so much fun playing with and entertaining Hudson!

 Y Walking: One Sunday, I even got Brian to join me for walking at the Y!
 Zaycon Fresh: I'd heard of Zaycon Fresh before, but I'd never used them.  We found a deal on boneless skinless chicken breasts for 99cents a pound.  That's a great deal and we eat a lot of it especially now on WW.  It comes in 40lbs.  I planned a bunch of freezer meals and broke down the chicken into portions we would use.  Those meals have come in handy.  We liked the service so much, we've already got our next chicken order in and are going to try the ground turkey!

 WW Update: In this picture, I am down 29.2 pounds!
 Happy Birthday, Abel!: We went to Brian's friend's son's birthday party.  It was a Mickey Mouse theme and everything was so cute!
 Sturgis Easter: On the Saturday before Easter, the kids and I headed to Sturgis for the day.  Brian was bartending, so he missed out on the fun.  We went to an egg hunt at Grammie's church.  Since it had to be inside, they had balloons everywhere to make it harder to find the eggs.  It was so cute!  The kids got a crazy amount of candy and got to see the Easter Bunny.  Then we spent time at Grammie and Pops' house eating lunch, getting baskets, and playing.  It was a fun day!