Tuesday, January 31, 2012

A Stroll Down Story Book Lane

Today we got to go to AJ's school to see her in her story book parade. He class read a book called Snowmen All Year by Caralyn Buehner. It was a cute book about snowmen being around all year round and not just in winter where it's cold and snows. The kids all wore carrot noses, green gloves, scarves and then a prop that represented different things throughout the year. One child wore a swim tube, another a Halloween costume, some held flowers and AJ was wearing a party hat! They all looked adorable and did a great job! After the parade we all got to go back to the class to listen to the story and the kids got cookies and lemon aid! Cute, fun afternoon at AJ's school!

Sunday, January 29, 2012


Whole wheat pasta salad with grilled chicken that was marinated in italian dressing, mozzarella cheese, tomatoes, green peppers, roasted peppers, red onion, baby arugula, black olives, chick peas, carrots and cerlery in a lemon/evoo dressing with grated parm on top! Pastalicious!

Sunday, January 22, 2012


Mimi was just in town for 10 days and what do you think we did each and every day? You got it - we went shopping! We found some great stuff for the house, got some stuff for the kids of course, got some some stuff for Mimi and even I got a top & and adorable leopard print coat! We went out for nice meals and I cooked her a bunch of meals too! We all just really enjoy having mimi around spoiling us, playing and hanging with the kids! I love when my mom is in town - the and I kids miss her terribly when she's gone! Come back ASAP Mimi!

Thursday, January 5, 2012

Disney 2012

So on our way home from Fort Lauderdale we had the crazy idea to stop at Disney for a few day - YES, WE ARE NUTS! We keep seeing signs and we figured why not? We called to see if there were rooms available and then called Alex's cousin and her fiance who work there and they were able to hook us up with free 2 day park passes! It was great to see Michelle and Josh - they are such a cute young couple and seem very happy together! We did Epcot day 1 and the Magic Kingdom day 2. Day 2 was a little cold but we did great - got on every ride but Splash Mountain (too cold anyway) & Space Mountain (too crazy of a wait time). AJ did Thunder Mountain for the first time - she rode twice she loved it so much - second time was front row with me! Dylan was finally tall enough to do the race cars and he loved that! We did all the favorites! What a crazy, last minute, fun trip we had - something Alex and I will NEVER forget!



Magic Kingdom-

Monday, January 2, 2012

Fort Lauderdale 2011/2012

This year we left the day after Christmas to travel down to Fort Lauderdale to visit with Grandma, Pop Pop and Uncle Peter. We were so happy that Uncle Mark was down there two and we got to see him a few times! We went to the beach, the pool, out for lots of nice meals, we did a Duck tour of Lauderdale, celebrated NYE and had a great time in beautiful weather! Finally on our way out of town we got to stop and see Uncle Eddie! WOW we got to see so many family members we miss and love - how blessed was this vacation!?!

Beach & Pool shots-

Lunches & Dinners-

Duck Tour-


Random Fun-