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Best of Summer 2017

I can’t believe tomorrow is SEPTEMBER!! Can you? Summer always flies by, so I’m not sure why I’m always surprised. In this best of summer post, I’m sharing the highlights of the last 3 months. As I gathered up pictures, I realized this summer has been so busy. We’ve covered a lot of ground among …

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Prom 2016

Prom was a few weeks ago. The morning was busy with one Drew’s friend’s Eagle Courts of Honor and Alex had a soccer game luckily it was a home game. First thing that morning, I sent Drew out to Flowersmith’s to pick up the corsage and boutonniere. After all the hub-bub of the morning, we …

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A Soggy Christmas Eve

Christmas Eve day started off uneventful. Rob and Drew were out eating breakfast with Mr. Baird. I got up and ran to the mall for one last gift. It was absolutely monsooning outside. When I got home, I started wrapping presents and cleaning up for company that was coming over the next day. While wrapping …

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Homecoming 2015

This past weekend was Homecoming. It was just Drew and me and home. Drew got dressed and we went over to the Baird’s house for pictures and then dinner. I prepared Buffalo Chicken Meatballs for an appetizer that I served with ranch, celery, and carrots. I’ll be posting that recipe soon. Anyway, I got lots …

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Water Skiing on Lake Martin

Over the Memorial Day weekend, we continued our tradition of going up to the lake with our friends. Last year they added boat riding and tubing to the fun. This year they got water skis. Drew tried water skiing a couple years ago with some other friends, but was limited to just a few tries, …

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Lake Martin Memorial Day Weekend

This past weekend we enjoyed another great weekend at the Farrow’s Lake House. We didn’t go Friday night like usual because Caitlyn’s Graduation Party, so didn’t get to the lake till Saturday morning. Even with a shorter trip, we still had lots of fun and made more memories with some of our favorite folks. Swimming …

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At the Farm

Family Friday {At the Farm edition} A few weekends ago my family and I enjoyed part of our Saturday at our friend’s Tony farm. Most years we go and hang out with Mr. Tony. It’s always a fun-filled day. The guys work hard cutting up firewood to use in our fire places, but then are …

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Sharing Food and Fun with Friends

Sunday, we had a great afternoon and evening visiting with our friends that came over. We’ve been talking with them about Rob’s recipe for homemade pasta called Cavatelli or Cavatels. Making cavatels is not a meal that an individual should make. For it’s way more fun to gather around and take turns cranking the cavatelli …

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Lake Martin on Memorial Day

The Friday before Memorial Day weekend we loaded up the car for a fun weekend of camping on the lake with the F@rrow Family. Drew and his friend, Joe, who the 2nd eldest child of the F@rrow bunch, got to the lake early afternoon. When we arrived they had all of the tents set up. …

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A Tradition at Lake Martin

Our friends invited us back out to the lake for Memorial Day. This is the first year we’ve actually got to camp and stay long than a day. View from the lake

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AHS Graduation 2013

Thursday, Drew played during his high school’s graduation. I decided to go in support of Drew as well as many friends who had kids crossing the stage. See all the pics here.

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Alex’s Party Day

Saturday was Alex’s birthday spend the night party. 3 other boys arrived at 10am for a day of fun. Here’s a few pics to sum up the day. See list of all birthday posts.

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Polar Plunge

Today was another busy day. It started off with Rob and I going to a friend’s house for the Polar Plunge, which was a fundraiser for Special Olympics. Rob and I were not plungers. We were just sponsors, ie: observers. 🙂 Here’s a few pics from the event: You can see all my pics from …

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MLK Weekend in the Mountains with Friends

Over MLK weekend we went up to Blue Ridge, Ga with our friends the “S” family. We left Friday night after loading up the car. We arrived about 9ish, just in time to set up our air mattresses and hope in. Saturday morning we awoke to Mr. S cooking bacon. Rob got up and started …

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Game Day for Scouts

Saturday was Scout Day at Auburn University’s football game, which means all Scouts and Scout leaders get in free! It was an 11:20 kick off which made for another early day. Rob is in charge of giving out tickets for the Boy Scouts, so we had to be on campus at 9am. We took the …

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80’s party

A few weeks ago, we went to our friend’s 40th Birthday party. It was 80’s Themed. We scrounged around an hour before the party. I was lucky enough to come across my original New Kids on the Block shirt that was mine back when I was in Jr. high. Yes, I could still wear it, …

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30 days of Thankfulness – Day 3

Today I’m thankful for my friends. Today I had lunch with one of my “newer” friends and it was great. The more we’re together I realize, how alike we are in so many ways, and all the things we have in common. She’s someone I know I don’t have to act a certain way or …

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Lovin’ Life at Lake Martin

Lake Martin is man-made; formed by the construction of Martin Dam on the Tallapoosa River. It spans across Alabama counties: Tallapoosa, Elmore and Coosa. A 44,000-acre lake with over 750 miles of beautifully wooded shoreline. Lake Martin is a great place to swim, boat, fish, water ski, and camp. It’s a great quick getaway for …

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Work Cookout

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Camping

Here’s a couple pics from Saturday and Sunday when we went camping. Our weekend started with Alex’s baseball game in Auburn at 9:30 am. We booked it out of there, back home to finish packing for our camping/soccer trip up in Birmingham. We had to have Drew on the field at 1:00. We made it …

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