Totally 80s!

Totally 80s!

A coworker’s wife was planning a fundraiser for their kid’s school.  He invited us to go, and we jumped on it.  The fundraiser was an 80’s prom! We didn’t have much lead time (this was the weekend after we returned from our cruise!) so we had to use the clothes we could find…instead of going all out on 80s prom attire.

I wore a sweater that my mom saved me months ago at our church’s clothes closet, and Tyler found a shirt at our thrift shop.

We had a great time dancing, eating yummy food and drinks and hanging with my coworkers.

img_8210.jpg

They had fun bracelets and glasses set out. So OF COURSE we had to wear them.

img_8214.jpg

It’s fun when your coworkers are your friends and you can have a blast together.

Close up of our looks.  My eyeshadoe and his gold chain.  I die.

img_8222.jpg

We aren’t usually “fundraiser event” type of people, but it was fun to get out on the town for a good cause!


Valentine’s Day Love

Valentine’s Day Love

We had a fun Valentine’s Day! It was a little more exciting because Remi understood it was a special day!

At church the night before, they decorated balloons, so she was ready to pose with her special balloon before school.  Her adorable holiday outfit is one I’ve been saving for MONTHS (I got it on clearance in the summer).

I got a SWEET surprise at work when a friend texted me that she was stopping by.  Rachel brought me a few flowers and a sweet card. (And I think our receptionist thought we were “together” since she brought me flowers on Valentine’s Day! ha!)

img_8188.jpg

Tyler and I don’t usually do much on the actual day, but he planned a nice dinner out since Nancy was going to pick Remi up from school.  We went to Rolando’s and had a wonderful dinner.  I got him a heated toilet seat (true story! He thought it was neat and it’s a “luxury” item he wouldn’t buy himself) and he gave me a certificate for a spa treatment when we go on our anniversary trip in March.

img_8193.jpg

We hope you felt the love on V-Day!


Professional Pictures from the Boat

Professional Pictures from the Boat

They take your photo at every turn on the boat. I’ve heard some other ships have digital galleries where you can purchase downloads.  Our boat didn’t have that.  Instead, they had walls and walls and walls of printed photos for purchase.  And we were suckered in to the memories.

We got pictures of….

Remi meeting Thing 1 and Thing 2!

01p 63512

Her love for the giant towel elephant.

12p 05652

Her excitement for the Cat in the Hat (though it looks a little like she’s scared here…she wasn’t scared! She was pumped!)

13p 05750

Mom and I at formal night in the dining room.

a01p-04046.jpg

Our beautiful family!

a05p 30377a05p 30379

a14p 03888

Me and my love.

a05p 30381

Our messy girl with her grandmas…

a05p 58687

a05p 58688

a10p-54062.jpg

Our big girl at dinner one evening.

a10p 54061

And then our beautiful mommas took some pictures, too.  We all loved how gorgeous they looked!

a14p 03893a14p 03895a14p 03899a14p 03900


Last Day at Sea

Last Day at Sea

We had one more day at sea to get back home- and we lived it UP!

We started with a visit to the Lido deck and a little snack while we waited for our main event- the Dr. Seuss brunch!

Remi looked ADORABLE in her dress that I had made and her Cat in the Hat hat from Autnie Paula.

img_7986.jpg

Remi caught a view of the fun water slide (which Mimi and Gigi did, but me and Tyler never did)…but she’s too small for it. SO we let her play in the baby area on these little slides for a bit.

img_7990.jpg

She also played some cornhole. There’s fun stuff at every turn!

img_7994.jpg

After some playtime, it was time to head to the dining room. They TOTALLY transformed it into a fun space for kids. Our table looked ADORABLE.

and the menus looked like books! The food was themed as well (more on that below).

img_7996.jpg

These THINGS were ready for some fun!

img_8070.jpg

But the MOST fun came after ordering our food when they did a surprise entrance of Thing 1 and Thing 2. She was SO STINKING EXCITED that she squealed.

img_8002.jpgimg_8004.jpg

She got to meet and hug the Things.

img_8005.jpg

And then we enjoyed our breakfast!  She got green eggs and ham….

And I had these fun berry waffles! There was also french toast, pancakes and other goodies.

img_8008.jpg

And I’m totally making these at home- these berry yogurt parfaits with yummy strawberry sauce.

After our meal The Cat in the Hat appeared! She was so excited to meet him and show him her hat!

img_8012.jpg

There was an awesome ice sculpture, too!

img_8014.jpg

And the waiters sang a fun song.  Sam I Am was also there (coming down the stairs behind the waiters), but she wasn’t into him, so we didn’t wait to meet him.

After brunch, we changed into our swimsuits and hit the pool. This beach babe was READY.

img_8018.jpg

We splashed and then also came up to play putt putt.  She mostly just threw the ball in the holes, but she had fun.

img_8081.jpg

Tyler got into a friendly game of ping pong, too.

She played SO HARD that she passed out poolside. THIS NEVER HAPPENS.

img_8092.jpg

We were trying to get her to hang on until the dance party at noon, so we gave her some lunch….

img_8019.jpg

And we took her to meet the steel drum player!

img_8094.jpg

But poor sister couldn’t hang.  She and I went back to nap (or rather, she napped and I packed up our bags).

img_8023.jpg

That evening, we enjoyed dinner and then Mimi and Gigi took her back to the room to sleep while Tyler and I got a little date to the comedy club. It was really fun!