Sweet Boy "Ms. Nancy, I can make the earth out of play dough."
Nancy "You can? Are you God, cause God made the earth."
Caleb "Then I am God too, cause I can make the earth too."
Sweet Boy " No, Caleb. There is only one God, you have to be Jesus."
Monday, September 29, 2008
Sweet Boy "Ms. Nancy, I can make the earth out of play dough."
Sunday, September 28, 2008
This is Alyssa and her friend Cameron.
Friday, September 26, 2008
Wednesday, September 24, 2008
Does anyone else feel offended when the automatic freshener in a public restroom goes off when you are in there? Didn't know if it was just me.
Saturday, September 20, 2008
Alyssa, Katie and AnnaCarroll. What great little princesses!!
When we got back to the hotel the first day we had a surprise in our window! The kids were so excited.
Monday all 25 of us had reservations for a character breakfast with the Winnie the Pooh characters in the Magic Kingdom.
Notice the absence of Eeyore.... Funny Story....
Jeff "took one for the team" and rode the Tea Cups with the kids! Thanks Jeff.... We wouldn't have made it!
On Tuesday we went to the Animal Kingdom... This was the sweetest character greet on the vacation. Alyssa loves Pluto. She had a Pluto tattoo on her arm that day. Her faced lit up when she saw him. And Pluto made a huge deal when he saw her tattoo. Trent's favorite character is Goofy. I got so excited for them this is where I lost my favorite pair of sunglasses. But it was worth it....
Tuesday Night the Magic Kingdom closed early for a Halloween Party. It was worth every extra bit of money that we spent to get in. There were no (and I mean no) wait for any of the rides. People's costumes were so great we stopped several people for a picture. Look at that Joker..... Trent wanted to go as Indiana Jones. He looks great!!!! Alyssa was over the dressing up part and just wanted to go as a K-4 student. It was just way too hot to be Snow White. I didn't have the strength for that battle. Bryce, Trent, Dylan and Alyssa got to go Trick or Treating in the Park.
That night we shut the Magic Kingdom down!! It was mid-night!!Wednesday we went to my favorite park~ Hollywood Studios. Wayne was picked to be an extra in the Indiana Jones Stunt Show and then we both were extras in the Back Lot Tour Show. It was so much fun!!! In the tour there was a room full of things that they had used in several movies. As we were walking and looking at the different costumes and things, something caught my eye!! Alyssa had climbed over the ropes to form her very own statue!
Other Funny Stories........
The kids were "being kids" one day and were fussing and aggravating the fools out of each other. Brett had finally had enough and pulled up his shirt to reveal his belt. He said something to the effect like "Do you see what I have here, now cut it out." Without missing a beat Trent says, "What~ a fat gut!" Jeff preceded to turn and walk away in laughter. Brett couldn't keep a straight face either.
Later in the week, after the Eeyore trampling, we went into the Christmas Store. I was busy looking at everything and Brett and Jeff had the kiddos also in the store. Alyssa picks up an Eeyore Ornament and in all seriousness says.....'Eeyore You Trampled Me Now Say You're Sorry."
Trent rode everything in all of the parks. Alyssa rode everything that she was tall enough for. She did ride The Tower of Terror and Mt. Everest. She never cried or screamed but just simply said I don't want to ride that again. So of course we didn't make her. Both kids loved the Haunted Mansion.
Through a deal that I got we all enjoyed the Dining Plan for FREE." That is definitely the way to go. We ate like Kings the entire week without paying for any of it...... Our meals (the 4 of us) totalled over $600.00 . We only had to pay for the tips. It was insane. Prime Rib, Chicken, Lobster Tails and every meal came with a dessert. I hope we walked it all off during the day.
Wednesday, September 10, 2008
Sunday, September 07, 2008
Later that year, Senator Jennings Randolph (D-WV) introduced a resolution in the United States Senate to make Grandparents Day a national holiday. Five years later in 1978, Congress passed legislation proclaiming the first Sunday after Labor Day as National Grandparents Day and then-President Jimmy Carter signed the proclamation.The statute cites the day's purpose as: "... to honor grandparents, to give grandparents an opportunity to show love for their children's children, and to help children become aware of strength, information, and guidance older people can offer."
The official song of National Grandparents Day is "A Song For Grandma And Grandpa" by Johnny Prill. The official flower is the forget-me-not.
Wednesday, September 03, 2008
They day before (Saturday) we start the fire and put the pigs on....... Great picture of Jeff tending to the fire.....
We had signed pairs up to two hour shifts starting at 8pm. We roasted marsh mellows, hot dogs and just sat around fellow shipping with the family.
A picture of Uncle Danny helping Alyssa with her marsh mellows.
Of course what's a party without ROCK BAND.....
The guys stayed up all night to turn the pigs. I left around 11:30 with Alyssa. I said, Come On Trent. Its time to go." He said, "No Mom. Dad said that I could stay up all night. He said that it was all part of the experience." I let him. I knew that he would be out by 12am anyway...
Sunday morning,the day of the Feast, Megan and I received some help from the "older" generation. They helped us cut the meat off of the bone and then BBQ. Thanks yall!
While the ladies are getting the BBQ ready, Rich Steven and Becky stirred the stew.
Trent helped too.
Finally it was time to eat. All 65 of us sat down for a nice dinner. BBQ, stew, chips, potato salad, corn, coleslaw, salad and plenty of desserts. Yum. Yum.
Did any of you watch the new 90210 last night. I DVR'd it then watched it later. I was so curious more than anything. Ok Girls.... Don't deny that you watched 90210 every week. It's ok.
The show was actually just another CW show. They did have some original characters like Kelly, Brenda and the Peach Pit Owner, Nate but nothing special. Maybe others will drop in from time to time.
I was so glad that the creators decided to stay true to the opening credits and theme song. The new was of course more edgy. It pulls just enough from the classic theme but I did miss Brandon's air-punch. (You know what I am talking about.)
I have been extremely busy with life and have failed to post several entries that I wanted. So here they are......... Grandmommy's 60th Birthday........
One of my best friends, Carey, her little girl turned 4. Happy Birthday, Haley.....Haley's brother, Jaron,(in red) is Trent's age. They look like a gang here.