So times are a changing here in the King household. Almost 2 teens live here, and soon to be a bunch of pre-teens to follow. :) Trying to...
Sunday, March 29, 2009
Just so cute...Sarah was being a bit shy here, we were hoping for a big hug, but this is what we got. That's totally ok...Mommy and me are not big "huggers" either. :)
Then we went to Central Market in Lancaster. So much fun. We got some YUMMY cookies from Wendy Jo Hess' stand, some YUMMY, fun gummies at Keith and Crystal Weaver's candy stand, some curly willow for mommy at a flower stand, where we toroughly enjoyed talking to the stand owner...what a riot! Then we got a smoothie, and then, we went to the car, and on our way a lady on the corner was making balloons for little kids, so I got a purple flower balloon. Then we went into a flower shop for mommy to get "inspired" by their cute idea's, and it worked!
Then...we went to Little Bo-Tique, and THEN "the bins", and THEN the $ store, to get some balloons for my siblings, and THEN out to lunch at Applebee's, and THEN to Ken's Gardens, and THEN to the library to get a special movie to watch (Tinkerbelle), and THEN to Mam-maw and Pap-paw Bucks, and THEN home. What a day. No wonder I fell asleep on the couch at 6 pm. Thanks for my special day mom. When can we do it again? kaycee.
So, the girls and I started our weekend with a trip to the "Hands on House" Children's Museum, in Litiz?, I guess? It came highly recommended by my sister, so we met up with her, and her 2 kiddos, Jaden (3 1/2) and Reese (11 mo).
This little game was talking about germs, and the idea was to see how many you could "zap" in 20 seconds, or something...kept everyone occupied for a good 5 min? :)
One of the first stations, was a face painting station. Aunt Meg first painted Campbell's face to look like a lion. On the second time around, Campbell decided to add some paint of her own. I think she would have been occupied at this station the whole 1 1/2 hours we were there.
Here is Campbell manning the register...someone is trying to pay for their fish. :)
An effort to get a picture with the girls...Has Campbell had enough or what? She still wanted to be painting her face. :(
This is running around outside in a little garden they have there, with a sandbox, and climbing apparatus'.
Friday, March 27, 2009
Now below you can check out my own "virtual tour" of our new bathroom. Looks like I will be finished painting in the basement next week, and our carpet will be put in next weekend, so hopefully early next week I can post some pictures of the basement. We are so glad we took the plunge and did these renovations now...Our family is already enjoying both rooms SO MUCH, it's been so worth it already.
Now...the next project is my garden...so these strawberries can find a way thru the weeds to pop out. :)
Some friends of Moppy and Poppy, Bill and Mary Pruett, from VA, stopped by and shared lunch with us...on some day last week. They all run together anymore, I can't even remember which day? They don't have any grandchildren of their own yet, and treat mine like their own. They come hands filled with presents everytime we see them. They are so, so sweet, and she has just the nack of finding just the right things that the kids LOVE. Thanks Bill and Mary, it's always a pleasure to catch up with you.
Wednesday, March 25, 2009
Galen...as I watched "Rolling" last winter, I cried and cried. This was part of the story of your life I had never heard told by you. I shuddered through the whole thing. Certainly it was very difficult for you, it changed your whole life course, as well as your families...you are remarkable. I am thankful you are alive and so glad you are thriving despite your life circumstances. Thank you for sharing your story so openly and honestly. I am proud to call you my uncle!
We'll make it to "Calli" sometime... Love, mis.
Friday, March 13, 2009
Wednesday, March 11, 2009
Jesus continually uses me to speak into the lives of young women to help them bypass the mistakes i had made at a younger age. it would be great for young ladies out there to listen to this song, and think about what its saying...
my mistakes help to make me the woman i am today, and isn't it neat to stop and look, and see how Jesus uses us to help others "see". have a spectacular week, and come help me paint if you are bored. :) mis.
Monday, March 9, 2009
And, yes, they were yummy. This is Campbell with my sister, Megan and Chris' little guy,
This is Sarah (3), and Moses (5), 2 of my brother Mark and Heather's 3 (at the time) children.
And Jaiden again, the little cheeseball. :) You can tell we are all really camera shy, right?
Fun afternoon. So lucky to be able to run around outside. The evening ended at 11 pm that night, when I got a phone call from my brother Mark, saying that Heather delivered their 4th child an hour before. How much fun is that?
This is "Aunt Mi" welcoming precious "Hope Ireland" into our family. She is just so cute! She weighed in at 6 lbs. 10 oz. And this...was all in a day. :)
Friday, March 6, 2009
Some video footage of little Millie. She's about 7 weeks old. Kaden was out today trying to teach her how to fetch. It didn't go so good, but kept them both occupied for awhile. :)
Thursday, March 5, 2009
Campbell, we thank Jesus for your life. We are blessed to have you in our family and love your spunk for life. You are filling your Aunt Meg's shoes for sure...a fiesty sassy girl...You are so independent and want to do everything on your own, "I do it." We love watching you interact with your siblings, especially Calli right now...you are a great big sister, and always wanting to give her kisses and hugs. We hope you will always be great friends! We love you, and cherish your life. I love that Jesus picked me to be your mommy! (even though you are a handful these days) :) Happy Birthday... Love, Mommy & Daddy.
Just a sneak peek at some cupcakes for the family party we're hosting Sunday. Amidst our re-modeling, we are taking some time out to celebrate both Campbell's 2nd Birthday, and Calli's life as well, as she will be dedicated to the Lord on Sunday.
One last video to capture a little of Campbell's Spirit...Opening her present this morning...with the help of the others of course...
I was inspired this morning, during an early morning jog. Found this song, quite by accident. Burned thru some data then, but it's oka...
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