Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Girl's Weekend

Mommy got a chance to get away to Gulf Shores, Alabama for girl's weekend. Let's just say it was more wild than usual since we went with Ashley's younger sister and her friends... I was down in the dumps that summer was over, but this weekend reset my mood and now I'm glad to be home and have finally settled in a school routine...

O.k.. I can't lie- These are Shannon Bagby's feet. Yes, I forgot my camera this weekend as well.

But then again, that's probably a good thing... Who wants to see pictures of middle-aged women pretending their 21 again! Ha! Shannon, Ashley, Jen, and I had a blast... Maryanne and Wanda even put on a performance... Let's just say it was definitely original.:) We made some great friends... but it was so great to come home to my family- and sometimes weekends like that make you crave your normal old day in and day out life.:)

Special thanks to Gram for making the trip up from SML to hang out with Brendan and the kids for a LONG weekend. They didn't miss me at all and I know they were in good hands being spoiled.:)

Other than that, not much is new. We've had birthday parties galore for friends, we've enjoyed playing ball at Nona's house, and the family softball team is in full swing. Speaking of swing, I need to work on mine... I have yet to hit the ball out of the infield. And I'm happy to report that Chris is now liking school a little more. The first week he was having a hard time- did not like being gone from Mommy and Addie (melt my heart). First grade is a big step- He now has math homework, reading homework, and even spelling tests every week. It's soooo not Kindergarten! Brendan and I were both worried about his reading because he would get so frustrated with us over the summer- but in three weeks he has gone from barely making out words to being able to sit down and read books all by himself!!! Glory, Glory, Halelugjah! It's so exciting for all of us!

Now, if we could just have deleted the fact that Addie had the stomach bug this weekend and that our new wake-up time is 6:46- Chris is on the bus by 7:28... things would be wonderful! One can only wish, right?