Wednesday, December 26, 2012

Merry Christmas 2012

Again ~ I'll just let the pictures tell the story....

My favorite bass player, Christmas Eve at FBCLS.
Blake & I having fun at Pastor Kevin's 40th Birthday.
We had a blast taking pictures.

Murphy opened his very first Christmas gift.

Santa left new long-underwear for the boys....
in the shape/position of the boys - complete with remotes & game comtrols!

Merry Christmas Morning!

Ian is excited about a gift card to.....

NOW maybe Blake won't loose the remote in the bed.

Ian got bbq!

I am Sew Blessed!

Tasting Bacon flavored Hot Sauce.

Murphy got a new Hoggie!

The Honey-Yeast Rolls  have risen ~ ready to bake.

Blake checking out his new hat.

Our tree...atop a table, safely out of
the goober-hound's reach.

The woven fabric snowflakes I made this year.

Merry Christmas from Murphy!!!

UPS let Murphy 'sign' for a package.
My pretty new quilt calendar was chewed up....
I'll probably get mad at the beast  whenever
I turn over a new page on the first if each new month.

Our white-foggy Christmas...
this was taken around 1:00 p.m.
on the way to Ma's for Christmas dinner.

Alex got chips!

Cole, Ian & Alex

Alan got Sea Monkeys!
(He was just a little excited.)

The Goober brothers, Blake & Rusty

Blake, Ian & Cole with their Christmas Cashews.

Cassie got 'cheer hands'!
And she has something to cheer about...
Cassie & Alan are engaged!

Nicole got cheer hands, too!

Cole got a Vader shirt & warm hat.

Ma found some old pocket knives of Poppy's
and gave one to each grandson.


Ma reminding Aaron to use his brain.


Rusty's shirt - perfect for him!

Aaron & Alan ~ got skillets & rolls!

We all had a very Merry Christmas! 
A day full of laughter, joy, and love shared among family.

Monday, November 26, 2012

Thanksgiving 2012 in Florida

Thanksgiving has come and gone - but while its still fresh in my mind, I wanted to blog it. Well, I think I'll just let the pictures speak for themselves....

My once a year claim to fame 'chocolate mint pie'.

Cole and Courtney comparing heights....he finally caught up with her.

Mama and her friend Wilbur. 

Levi enjoying his Thanksgiving meal.

Gary enjoying the worlds BEST brownies....thanks to Aunt Clarice's recipe, made by Markie.

Courtney aghast...her dad just took her brownie!

Carol with her snowflake.

Levi with his cookies!

Gary, David and Blake

Me and Mama....and Murphy in the background.

Cole, Grandmama & Ian

Mama and David

Mama with the pillow I made for her from the blocks of a quilt HER mother made.

Cole and Grandmama having a walker race.

Murphy making friends with the pony & horse in Mama's pasture.


Sunrise across the foggy pastures.

Golden Orb Weaver spider...GIANT SPIDER with hairy knees!

Murphy & Ian running....yes, that's Ian RUNNING!

Argiope's as big as my hand!

Cole & Murphy watching the critters inside the pasture.

Murphy REALLY wants to play with the horse, pony & goats.

Ian trying to look GQ cool.

Murphy at the beach - fetching a stick. He discovered he can swim!

Murphy playing with another beach-pup.

Murphy running up the beach....

Murphy running down the beach.

Murphy pretending to be a submarine.

Ian - #1 dead crab inspector.

Chasing the waves.

Murphy helping Ian dig in the sand.


Gary, Carol & Courtney

Pretty web!

Hancock Thanksgiving 2012