Wednesday, September 14, 2016

4th of July festivities!

 Chris and Marla came to visit over the long weekend of 4th of July. We hit a HOT farmers market up so the kids went straight to the fountains. Uncle Chris got most of them to go right through the middle of the huge one.... mainly while he ran through with them.

 lots of nice greenery at the town center as well, but boy was it a hot one.

We had a more low key 4th of July celebration with family and also caught some town fireworks as well.
 Here's our patriotic family of 3. We really look the part!

Grainy pic of us 3 at the fireworks show

Someone's anxiously waiting!

just chillin

Here are the cute cousins in their patriotic gear. Owen, Hadley, Coco, and Max.

We also took in a pool day because again it was a scorcher of a weekend.

The ladies all snuck away for a mostly air conditioned nice event of wine tasting at our semi-local winery, Chateau Elan. They generously pour always and have a nice spread of wines to try. 

Here's the big group at the winery. My cousin Karen wanted to experience the outside and we lasted about five minutes. 

Had to save this picture for last of my sweet niece Coco. She was ready for the neighborhood fireworks with all her proactive gear! Safety first Coco bean.

Monday, August 22, 2016

This and that- highlights from summer

In the beginning of June, my niece Colette, and my cousin Owen, celebrated their birthdays together. They had a fun pineapple themed pool party and the decorations and fun didn't disappoint. Here's a picture below of Hadley with the birthday girl in their pineapple gear. 

We had such a fun time!

Later in the month, decided to have a fun day/evening at an outdoor mall area with James, me and Hadley. We took Hadley to see Angry birds and we all had the best of times. They had awesome reclining seats, but man were they expensive!! 

 Sometime in June we also took a trip to Sumter, SC to visit James' family. Below is a collage of highlights. James' mom has chickens and Hadley LOVED them.... not wanting to pet them too much but she thought they were pretty neat. We also decided to do a quick four generations picture of James with his dad, gpa, and Hadley in the bottom right.

Hadley also got her first official more than a trim haircut!! Her hair is just a giant knot most days. I can only brush it when wet after a bottle of conditioner is poured on there (not really but almost). So she agreed to help me out a little and get some cut off. She was such a big girl and sat all by herself. She also stayed nice and quiet while I got mine done.

Hadley's quite the little companion these days. There's not many places I can't take her, she can just tag along. Sorry for blog hiatus, life happens :)