Making Memories with Family and Friends

Making Memories with Family and Friends

Just documenting some fun moments we’ve had lately.

We took a family 4 wheeler ride to the pond to feed catfish. This night was so fun. Remi was really into feeding the catfish and even created a little game where she tried to hit the blades of grass with the catfish feed.


My bestie Alden and her little girl Avery came to visit and we had the BEST TIME.

The girls played SO well together. It was awesome to do life with them for the weekend.

When they woke up, they wanted to go outside and play, so they “cooked” us breakfast.


Then when I was getting ready, they both wanted to get ready with me. They grabbed my brushes and walked around singing “Makeup makeup”.  I never could catch them in the same frame together, but they were so sweet.


We all went to church together. And I just LOVE this picture of the 4 of us. Framer.


Sunday night, Alden and I went to a concert (more on that later) but these two had a slumber party with Mimi, Gigi and Tyler. They came in from playing outside and then snuggled in for some TV.


We are so blessed with wonderful family and friends to make memories with.

Nature Night

Nature Night

One evening after dinner, we were playing outside, which very quickly turned into nature night when we spotted a couple fun creatures!

Remi found a ladybug- and I was encouraging her to pick it up. She’s been a little leery of bugs lately, so I was very surprised that she went for the ladybug and let it crawl all over.

They are tickly little bugs! She liked it!


Then Tyler found this tiny little turtle under her trampoline.  It was shy, but we put it in the water table and it started swimming.


It was a tiny little guy, but we think he’s a snapper so we didn’t let Remi hold him.  We did, however, let him stay overnight in the water table (don’t worry, he had a place where he could get out of the water), and we released him the next morning.


Remi was so excited to see him the next morning. And daddy scooped him up and put him in the grass. Happy, long life to you, Mr. Turtle!


Every Moment a Memory

Every Moment a Memory

I’ll be honest, some days Remi is ALLL of 2.5. She can be full of tantrums and cranky. But we also have plenty of sweet memorable moments.  She can be as sweet and fun as she is rotten.

We LOVE playing and being silly with her. One thing I love to do is put her on my shoulders and dance around. I caught us in the mirror one evening. I’m thankful to be strong enough to do this!


I made a cake for my friend’s birthday and gave her the beater to lick. She licked that puppy CLEAN.


This sweet dress used to be almost a maxi dress on her! (It’s 12m sized, so that was a year ago!). But she wore it to school for Easter pics (more on those on another day) and was ADORABLE.  Daddy was standing next to her at her request (I promise, that’s a playing hand, not daddy ordering her to stand still or anything haha)


She suddenly LOVES our neighbor’s storm cellar and the vent fan on top. “SO pretty” when it spins! We had to take a picture with it at her request.

A fun memory- we watch a LOT of Daniel Tiger. He talks about his neighbors, so she’s very interested in our neighbors. She loves to go visit them when they are outside (it’s a very nice man who’s a National Park ranger and his father). They are always so sweet to her.


We have been playing on our swingset a LOT. She is loving “going high” and the wind in her hair.


We often snuggle while watching TV, but I was partial to this afternoon when she grabbed my hand. Sweet tiny hand.


I was letting daddy sleep in one Saturday, which is easier if we aren’t home. She can get loud, and she also likes us all to be together, so sometimes convincing her to let daddy sleep can be tough. So we went to get donuts. This shop is more bakery and isn’t really built for sitting and eating (other than two tiny tables) but she liked picking at her sprinkles, admiring the cookies (which we had to buy!) and seeing all the people.


It was raining, so I gave her a rain jacket and umbrella and she was ON CLOUD 9.


Country Girl Life

Country Girl Life

Our Spring weather has been unreal! Perfection!

We’ve totally taken advantage of it- playing outside all evening. We have restarted our favorite Spring/Summer tradition of walking to the pond and feeding the fish.

Country girl life suits her well!


Daddy threw out a few casts and caught her a bass! She was interested, but then got a little skiddish around it.


But we got her to stand still and get close to the fishy. She thought it was neat!