2008 Archive

Something of substance

Although I know I have tons of stuff to write about and play blog catch up, but I figured I’d quit writing about not writing. šŸ™‚ And as time goes on I will try to catch you up on everything. Today Rob and the kids and I were planning to go to a pumpkin patch, …

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Silence

Magnolia Mom has been silent for quite some time. I still read blogs, just don’t write on mine. I’d like to find a ‘new blog home’ someday, but for now I’m gonna stick here. Not sure how much I’ll write, but I just read an entry (blog now removed) and it just tugged at my …

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PSH Theme: Signs

This week’s Photo Scavenger Hunt theme is signs. Here’s a sign we saw while in Playa Del Carmen. Kind of scary!

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My Story In Photos: The Patriotic Edition

Looking back through July pictures, I started thinking of the traditions that we’ve had. Back when Rob was in school, the weekend connected to 4th of July was really our only opportunity to go to Texas to visit my family. So we did that for several years, even after he graduated. This first picture is …

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A Card for my Dad

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Gatlinburg {Spring Break 2008}

We enjoyed a short trip to Gatlinburg. We stayed at the Edgewater Hotel. We spent a time in Ober Gatlinburg, at the Ripleyā€™s Believe It Not Museum, and way above the city in the Space Needle. See more pics here.

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Friday Feast #27

Appetizer What is the nearest big city to your home? Atlanta Soup On a scale of 1-10 with 10 being highest, how well do you keep secrets? 9 Salad Describe your hair (color, texture, length). Soft, thin strands but tons of hair, auburn (red with natural blond highlights) Main Course What kind of driver are …

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Bon Jovi Concert

Well, I’m quickly getting further and further behind on my writing here. I never got to write about the Bon Jovi & Daughtry Concert. I’ll have to say it was awesome concert. Sound quality was pretty flawless for Daughtry. When Bon Jovi came out the sound wasn’t as good, but wasn’t bad like many people …

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Photo Hunt: Time

PhotoHunt

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Marriage

Ok, so many of you probably know that life has been rocky for me and well, the commitment that I made almost 11 years ago nearly came crumbling down in front of me. So much of it was my fault and mainly because I was not able to communicate and express what was bothering me. …

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Friday Feast #26

Appetizer What was your favorite cartoon when you were a child? Didn’t really like cartoons, but I watched a little bit of the Smurfs. Soup Pretend you are about to get a new pet. Which animal would you pick, and what would you name it Weimaraner and as far as a name, I would have …

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Yah Ba-beeee!!!

I am SO pumped for the Jovi/Daughtry concert tomorrow night! Listening, reading some blogs, and getting even more excited. I’m wondering if it can top Def Leppard, which was THE best concert I’ve evah seen! We will see. I’ve put the set list for a recent concert under more, so Rob if you’re reading this …

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Auburn City Fest

Here’s a picture of the boys with Aubie at Auburn City Fest yesterday. It’s a free festival that Auburn puts on and it is so much fun. Check out all the pics here.

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From the Mouth of the 4 year old

On the way to Atlanta tonight, from the 4 year olds: Alex: Mom, squirrels climb trees. Alex: Do squirrels pee? Me: Yes, all animals pee. Alex: Do dogs pee? Me: Yes, ALL animals pee! Alex: Do bears pee? Me: Yes, ALL animals pee! Alex: Do bears pooh? Me: Yes, ALL animals pee and poop! The …

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Friday Feast #25

Appetizer Name a color you find soothing. peach Soup Using 20 or less words, describe your first driving experience. Don’t even remember! Just know I was excited and I’m sure a bit nervous. Salad What material is your favorite item of clothing made out of? Cotton Main Course Who is a great singer or musician …

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From the Mouth of the 4 year old

On the way to Atlanta tonight, from the 4 year old: Alex: Mom, squirrels climb trees. Alex: Do squirrels pee? Me: Yes, all animals pee. Alex: Do dogs pee? Me: Yes, ALL animals pee! Alex: Do bears pee? Me: Yes, ALL animals pee! Alex: Do bears pooh? Me: Yes, ALL animals pee and poop! The …

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Boys Will Be Boys…

I came home today and noticed Drew had added character to his jeans. Not on purpose of course. šŸ˜‰ You know you can’t have boys with out having holy jeans!

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Valentine’s Day

So this year Rob and I decided to celebrate Valentine’s Day on Valentine’s Day. We usually celebrate later on in the year. He went all out this year, from the concert, to the 3 bouquets of flowers, and candy. It was great. And yah, I know that was like months ago. Give me a break. …

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Van Halen Concert

For Valentine’s Day, Rob took me to see Van Halen the Sunday before Valentine’s Day. It was a surprise and I thought it was so sweet of him to think of that. Before the concert, we ate at Ted’s Montana Grill and it was really good. The opening act was kind of an odd choice, …

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From the Mouth of the 4 year old…

Alex said, “Mom, when you say pokus pokus a coin will pop out of your ear! Say it Momma! Say pokus hokus!”

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