Posts Tagged ‘ grandparents ’

Thankful

Saturday December 5, 2009
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Thankful

*** Giveaway alert!  I’m giving away a beautiful necklace, courtesy of Tracey Jolley Designs – check it out!! *** I’m behind again on my photog-o-blogging, but wanted to give thanks for a great weekend we had over Thanksgiving with my in-laws. It started with a super easy getaway on Wednesday night.  Despite leaving during ...

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Staycation

Saturday October 17, 2009
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Staycation

Last week, we had two teacher workdays on Thursday and Friday, followed by a Columbus Day holiday on Monday.   It meant five days of no school! Mike took the kids (all three!) down to visit his parents in southwest VA, while I stayed home to enjoy a staycation by myself.  It was blissful to...

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Thrill Seekers

Monday September 7, 2009
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Thrill Seekers

As if our summer vacation wasn’t full enough, we had the opportunity to go to Kings Dominion the day we got back from our New England Vacation.  Grandad’s work takes the employees and their families every year to Kings Dominion for the day, and for the past few years, we’ve managed to weasel our...

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4th of July Fun, Country Style

Sunday July 5, 2009
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4th of July Fun, Country Style

This year, we headed south to spend our July 4th with Grandma & Grandpa.  It’s been way too long since we got down there, and the kids were dying to spend some time with them in the country.  That, coupled with the long holiday weekend and the fact that it coincides with both of...

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Over the River and Through the Wood

Monday March 2, 2009
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Over the River and Through the Wood

Valentine’s Day, we headed south to log some quality time with the grands.   We got there in time for dinner and enjoyed a delicious spread, followed by the flourless chocolate cake I made for Mike (and the rest of us) to enjoy. For Valentine’s Day, I made Mike a flourless chocolate cake. It was...

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Working Hard and Hardly Working

Monday February 9, 2009
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Working Hard and Hardly Working

The post title refers to me and the hubs – see if you can guess which part refers to who(m?) … A couple of Saturdays ago (1/24 – I’m still behind in my blogging!), we went down to my folks house.   They had a downed tree with that would be great firewood, if it...

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Thanksgiving – Country Style

Tuesday December 2, 2008
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Thanksgiving – Country Style

For most of our marriage (maybe all?) we have celebrated Thanksgiving with both sets of parents/grandparents.  They have taken turns hosting and it is always a great time of fellowship.  One of the things Mike & I are so thankful for is having two great sets of parents who like each other and get...

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