Wednesday, June 08, 2011

girls, guns & good friends


So, I lied. I told you I would be posting (some) pictures of our new house by maybe mid-April and then I went and abandoned my blog until June. I'm sorry. There is perhaps some legitimate reasoning for the abandonment, but then again, maybe not. I guess I'm just lazy. So....these pictures actually originate back at the end of February, and that is where I will begin catching up. Josh had his annual boys' weekend at Raccoon Ranch and I survived it because my good friend Jessi was with me. She has two sweet boys, Hudson and Bennett, who are both just a bit younger than Lucy and Huntleigh. It makes for quite the exciting household when we are all together.

Hudson (2). Lucy (3). Bennett (4). Hunts (5).
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We took the kiddos to Monkey Joe's to jump out some energy. I really hate Monkey Joe's, but the kids love it, and admittedly, it's a super fun place on either a very cold or very hot day. It's just a bouncy house on steroids. Next door to Monkey Joe's there is one of the largest liquor stores I have ever seen. That's smart marketing.
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By Sunday, we were ready to see the daddies, so we took a little car trip up to the farm and the kids shot guns for the first time. They loved it. I love that my girls wear dresses but want to shoot guns. Their daddy is the best teacher because he's very patient and very thorough. Here's Lu with the gun.
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And Bennett.
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And Hunts. She loved it! She had this cute little laugh every time she pulled the trigger. Priceless.
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And here are the boys. Anthony, Andrew, Kurt, Scott, and Josh. Coming to you from Chattanooga, Huntington, Los Angeles and Saint Louis. During this brief weekend the wives weathered: electricity outages, trips to the E.R. for a busted chin on a certain 3-year old, sleepless nights due to children barfing, and scary noises coming from the basement in a new house. But we made it through. Next year we're leaving the daddies home.
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2 comments:

Jessi said...

Too funny!!!!! Love these pics! Gotta have a copy of the black and white and B shooting the gun! Sweet!

the Halvorsons said...

Great pictures! Wish we could've joined too!! Hope we can all get together next time. I miss getting to see yall.