30 September 2011

29 September 2011

September 29, 2011

Let the crafting begin.

28 September 2011

September 28, 2011

Elliott came upstairs very proud of his creations and wanted me to take 
a picture and put them on the blog:)

27 September 2011

September 27, 2011

That's one way to catch a cricket.

26 September 2011

September 26, 2011

Funny how the rules of Battleship change depending on who's turn it is.

25 September 2011

September 25, 2011

Until this weekend, I had never experienced such peace in one place.
Little did I know that in the weeks to follow, I would find myself wanting to run back,
full speed, to this place of comfort.

24 September 2011

September 24, 2011

It looks like some boys I know got to have some fun while Mom was away.

23 September 2011

September 23, 2011


Although I was apprehensive to attend the Pursuit of Wholeness Retreat,
my fears were put to ease when I saw my place setting
 and knew that it was my turn to have a special place at the table.

22 September 2011

September 22, 2011

Sometimes, you just have to drink water out of wine glasses.

21 September 2011

September 21, 2011

Cheering our neighbor girl, Anna, on in her softball game.

20 September 2011

September 20, 2011

The REAL first day of school.  Hooray!

19 September 2011

September 19, 2011


What cooking really looks like in our house....a hot mess!

18 September 2011

September 18, 2011


Our first ever game of Pictionary.

17 September 2011

16 September 2011

September 16, 2011

Dreary, cold weather and Daddy out of town call for a movie night.

15 September 2011

14 September 2011

September 14, 2011


My birthday wish came true...
I got to spend it with wonderful friends and my amazing family.
I have never been so excited to age.
Bring on Year 32!


13 September 2011

September 13, 2011


Elliott's first day of school....
Just kidding!
It looks like we were early, because when we arrived
at school, his teacher told us school didn't start until next Tuesday.

12 September 2011

September 12, 2011


New shoes all around.

11 September 2011

September 11, 2011


A beautiful September afternoon with wonderful friends.
A great way close out Year 31!

10 September 2011

September 10, 2011



Now it's Elliott's turn to play.

09 September 2011

Septemeber 9, 2011


After seaching stores high and low, and scouring the internet,
I finally found my aqua blue tea pot. 
Sweet success!

08 September 2011

September 8, 2011


It's that time of year again.

07 September 2011

September 7, 2011


Chalboard spray paint + Mod Podge + Lots of laughs = Technology Tickets

06 September 2011

September 6, 2011

No first day jitters here!

05 September 2011

September 5, 2011

Jenga strategy: DON"T bump the table.

04 September 2011

September 4, 2011

Gibson enjoying the freedom of diving into the middle of the lake.

03 September 2011

September 3, 2011

Enjoying summer's final send-off!

02 September 2011

September 2, 2011

The boys spent hours trying to break through a 1 lb bag of  the  peanuts elephants eat.
 $1.89 well spent!

01 September 2011

September 1, 2011

Saying farewell to summer eleven with good friends.