Category Archives: when people visit us

new york grands come to town.

at 2am, on the day after christmas, my mom, stepdad and brother rolled into town. my mom quickly scooped up hazel and crashed on the couch. and the whirlwind crazy week began… (and i took way too few pictures. thankfully, … Continue reading

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july the fourth

as per our usual, we hosted a bit of a fourth of july get together for some of our pals, before the fireworks lit up our little town… martha and bud (sam, jr.)… sam, sr. is in the armed forces … Continue reading

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another family visit in the books.

my mom, stepdad and brother came down for a visit this weekend. they rolled in at 330 am on saturday morning. spent three whirlwind days here. and just packed up and headed out a few minutes ago. isaac is bummed. … Continue reading

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christmas tree assembly.

my mom and grunkle frankles were here for thanksgiving and black friday. while we kept it pretty low key on the biggest shopping day of the year, we still went out to pick out a tree, all the way to … Continue reading

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when jake was here.

after our trip to ny, as i previously mentioned, jake paine made his way back to the nc with us. jake was glad to join in on our summer to do list… the making of milkshakes… isaac wasn’t sold, but … Continue reading

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new yorkers come to town.

the first shift of my family (mom, sister, niece) arrived last wednesday morning. then, on friday, we took a RIDICULOUSLY long trip to the airport to pick up my stepdad and brother, who had been delayed, bumped, rerouted and needed … Continue reading

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july 4th festivities

July 4th Festivities A Patriotic cupcake! Mom and Isaac sharing a cupcake Baby Anna The Bocce Players The Lewisville Fireworks Display

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do you smellllll what the rock is cookin’?

for christmas, jake received tickets to go see the wwe (formerly the wwf) in charlotte. derek and terry also got tickets. secretly, i think they were pretty excited. anyhoo, i helped jake with these signs:       derek sent … Continue reading

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family visit

late tuesday night (early wednesday morning, actually), my parents and jake rolled into town. since then, it’s been a festival of eating, playing the wii, more eating, shopping, cooking, eating, gifts, and eating. here’s jake and isaac contributing their strongest … Continue reading

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family visit, in pictures

i didn’t take very many pictures when my family was in town, but here are some of the few. isaac, not really looking for easter eggs:   our easter egg artwork:   isaac’s sweet new ride:   jake is looking … Continue reading

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