2009 Archive

Fall Family Camp with Cub Scouts

Back in October, we went with Pack 29 Cub Scouts to Family Camp. For those of you who don’t realize, Drew crossed over to Boy Scouts in April and Alex isn’t old enough to be in Cub Scouts. That means that Rob is a the Cubmaster while not having a son in the organization. That’s …

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Friday’s Favorite App: Restaurant Nutrition

by: Foundation HealthCare Network Category: Healthcare & Fitness Released: August 2008 Size: 1.1 MB I love this app. This is great for those of us who are trying to make better choices when we have no other choice but to east fast food. Of course, since I have an iPod and can’t access it when …

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Halloween Festivities 2009

Here’s a pic of the boys on our Trick or Treating night, which was moved to Thursday due to football. Yah, Football reigns here, so much they move Halloween to a school night! Friday night we went to campus for the Annual Pumpkin Carving

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Halloween Costumes Through the Years

For Kelly’s Show Us Your Life entry, I’m posting my kids’ pictures. I would at some point like to go through all my old pics and see if I can find pictures from my childhood Halloweens and scan them in. Maybe I’ll have that done by next Halloween… 2009 2008 – Didn’t get pictures! Alex …

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Mummy Magnet {Halloween craft}

This mummy magnet is so easy, but still fun for kids of all ages. As a former teacher, I understand when you need a little something to fill time, whether it be in the classroom, at a party, or just at home one rainy afternoon. Having these few materials on hand, could be a life …

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Candy Scarecrows {Halloween}

I made these back in 2005 for Drew’s class at day care. They’re really cute, fun, and easy to make. Great little treat to send to school, have your family make for fun, or do with your class. Makes: 1 Scarecrow Materials: White glue 2 googly eyes 1 small box of Junior Mints 2 short …

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Fall Decorations 2009

This year is the first year of decorated for fall in several years. I love decorating for fall. It’s nothing major or extravagant. I love mums and pumpkins, but you won’t see those this year due to lack of funds. We will carve a pumpkin, but haven’t done that yet. I also love pumpkin spice …

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6th Grade Pep Rally

I went to Drew’s Pep Rally and cheered on the Leopards during their team chant competition. These are some pics outside before. More pictures here

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What’s in a Name?

Writing Assignment: 3.) How did you parents choose your name? What does it mean? What would you change your name to if you could? (inspired by Mama’s Losin It) This writing assignment was difficult to choose. I could have written about almost all of them! I chose to write about my name. I don’t use …

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Friday’s Favorite: Spark People

SparkPeople by: SparkPeople Category: Healthcare & Fitness Released: February 2009 Size: 1.1 MB Spark People is an app to keep up with your fitness and healthcare goals. I’ve used sparkpeople.com for years and really like it. I think the app is even better. There are many different tools on the app, some of which include …

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Show Us Your Life {Favorite Team, Tailgating, & Traditions}

My favorite team is Auburn. It’s not just a team I root for, it’s my alma mater. Auburn is now home and has been since I moved here in 1996. It’s great living in a college town. Although, we don’t “tailgate” much, we often meet up with other tailgaters or usually just hang out on …

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Friends {a poem}

Writing Assignment: 2.) Find your one very favorite picture of Summer and write a poem about it. (inspired by Mama’s Losin It) This is one of my favorite pictures from summer. Usually my fav pics do not include me, but I do love this one because of my great friend in it. Friends are something …

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Soccer Tourney 2009::Gulfport, MS

Last weekend we went to Gulfport, MS for a soccer tourney. We chose to stay at some condos across from the beach called Sienna on the Coast with some friends who have a son on the Drew’s team. We had a good time. Nice, clean, new condos with all the essentials. The beach is not …

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Friday’s Favorite App: Facebook

by: Facebook Category: Social Networking Released: July 2008 Size: 1.3 MB This one is pretty self-explanatory. This is a Facebook app so that you don’t have to pull it up on your browser. A must have for all of us Facebook addicts!

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Friday’s Favorite App: Urbanspoon

by: Wanderspot Category: Social Networking Urbanspoon by: Wanderspot, LLC Category: Travel Released: November 2008 Size: 0.6 MB Out of town and don’t know where to eat? Well, the Urbanspoon takes care of that for ya! All you have to do is shake your iPod/iPhone and the Urbanspoon “slot machine” will pick something for you. Feeling …

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Life Happening

You’ll probably see more random entries, because I just feel like I’m not documenting my life. And with all the stresses, I just don’t see how I’ll remember all this. In fact, I’m upset that I haven’t documented more the last couple of years. Oh well…I never said I was a great writer, or that …

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Randomness of today…

— This evening around 7:40 I was able to get away and go to the grocery store! Pretty sad, when I’m excited about going to Wal-Mart. Nothing out of the ordinary, just a normal trip for groceries. I went through the self-check out, as I always do. I rang up my 50 items or so …

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Emotional Ending Soccer Game

Last weekend Drew’s team played the USC boys from Huntsville. This team suffered a loss on August 31st, when one of their players passed away due to the Swine Flu. In remembrance of him our boys wore wrist bands with his number 18 on it. At the end of the game when shaking hands they …

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Friday’s Favorite App: Touch Bible LE

Touch Bible LE by: Patrick Franklin Category: Reference Released: November 2008 Size: 26.7 MB I love this because instead of lugging my bible to church, I’m able to be able to access the entire bible without having WiFi. Since I have an iPod touch, I don’t have the luxury that iPhone users have. So the …

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Visitors

Last weekend we had 2 sets of visitors. Drew was very excited to see his good friend, who moved 3 years ago. They haven’t seen each other that entire time, so it was such a great reunion for the boys. It seemed that they picked up right where they left off. Here’s a few pics.

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