alabama Archive

Day Trip to Birmingham

Remember a few weeks ago, when I wrote about the Wednesday that Rob and I had a free day from work? Well, we ended up taking a day trip up to Birmingham, since Drew was going to be playing in a soccer game that afternoon. We headed up towards Birmingham and ended up stopping for …

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Cub Scout Field Trip

A few weeks ago we went to the 200th Anniversary of the Battle at Horseshoe Bend with Alex’s Cub scout den. We enjoyed hearing the stories as well as seeing the demonstrations. Demonstration of children’s toys Demonstration of how children would make yarn Demonstration of the militia Making of arrowheads This Native American is Seminole-Creek …

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Cub Scout Trip 2014::McWane Center {Birmingham}

This past weekend we went to Birmingham for our Cub Scout Winter Trip to McWane Center. We did this back in 2012 and had such a good time. It is such a fun trip and is so easy for the leaders. As the Cubmaster’s Wife, I am so happy when there’s less work for him! …

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Trip to Birmingham

Drew and the AHS JV soccer team were in a tournament back in April. He went up with the team. Rob and I went up Friday night to watch the 2 games. Drove back to our friends’ lake house in Dadeville, then served at Emmaus Saturday morning and headed back up to Birmingham after that. …

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Joe Wheeler State Park, AL

Last weekend, we ventured up to North Alabama, because Drew was competing in State Cup Soccer. He had a game Friday night and Sunday morning. Since we were going to have all Saturday with no games, we decided to stay about an hour away from the fields at Joe Wheeler State Park in the Lodge. …

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Den Meeting at the Lake {Conservation Project}

Friday we made a trip over to Lake Martin, so the boys in our den could get another requirement for the World Conservation Award, they’ve been working on. Our den leader, Mr. W., has a friend, Mr. M, who has a house on the lake. One of the things he enjoys doing to help the …

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Easter Sunday 2012

Last Sunday I took the day off and enjoyed the day with the family. We rose early to attend the 8 a.m. church service and then, got over to Montgomery for brunch. We really enjoyed eating at the Egg and I before galavanting over to Oak Park. We walked around the park for a bit. …

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Cub Scout Trip 2012::McWane Center {Birmingham}

This past weekend we went with the cub scouts on a family trip to the McWane Center in Birmingham, Al. Such a fun place! Nearly all hands-on, very informational, just loved the place! If you ever travel to Birmingham, I recommend it. Anyway, so our family decided to get their early, so we’d have plenty …

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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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Orange Beach, AL

We left Friday around noon and headed to Orange Beach for some fun and soccer. We didn’t get far before we had to stop because the truck was over-heating. Luckily we were close enough to Montgomery that we could turn around and find a place to go. We ended up at a car repair place …

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Saturday in Birmingham

We had a busy weekend. Saturday we went to Birmingham and went to the Birmingham Botanical & Japanese Gardens. Then, we went to the Summit to shop. We ate dinner at Carrabba’s Italian Grill, which is so awesome! We really had a good time. I’ll post pictures later. Now we’re getting ready to head to …

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