About Me
Name: Lauren         Location: Middle Tennessee, USA

Welcome to my blog! I am a Christian, wife, and mother who enjoys reading, running, and all things Disney. Stop by regularly for a glimpse into my life!
My Complete Profile           Email Me


Thursday, August 16, 2012
Summer Fun
Wow! I last blogged almost 2 months ago. I guess it's time to catch up. That should be easier now that my kiddos are back in school. We get so busy in the summer that I don't take time to update here. I can't capture all the fun from our summer: lazy days at the pool, trips to the movies, playdates with friends, etc..., but I will try to hit a few of the high points. Andrew finished up baseball in late June. This is a picture from his last tournament. The momarazzi was not appreciated. :)


His baseball experience this year was an absolute joy. Playing travel baseball can be intense, and the mix of people on the teams and/or the coaching doesn't always work well. He had the BEST coaches and teammates this year, and we were so thankful for a season that was instructive and FUN. We are already looking forward to meeting back up with the same crew next year. To end the season, we had a great party, complete with a huge, homemade slip-n-slide. The boys (and siblings) greased themselves up with vegetable oil and dishwashing detergent and flew down a hill on a large sheet of plastic. This was homemade fun at its finest.



Andrew with Coach Bill and Coach Eric


In mid-July, we enjoyed a visit with my dear friend Amberly and her family. Amberly's husband Jason came to preach in our summer series at church, so we took advantage of the visit! They spent the night, so we were able to do a lot of talking, and we even fit in a pedicure. I am so thankful for my godly friend!


Also in mid-July, Andrew and Emily attended an enrichment camp at school. Emily participated in a sewing class, and she made a cute skirt and purse. Since I can't sew at all, I was so excited for her to have this experience. She has worn this skirt many times in the last few months (ignore the water she spilled on her shirt)!


Our good friends/next-door neighbors have a new addition! Beaux is an adorable goldendoodle, and he and Oreo became fast friends. I took this photo during their first meeting. They had already worn each other out!


We were so glad to have a visit from Adam's cousin Frank and his family this summer. We only spent one afternoon with them, but we enjoyed it so much. Two of Frank's girls and Emily giggled and played--it was fun just to watch them! Although we hope that Frank and his family can move closer someday, we are thankful for the time with them, no matter how brief!


This is a quick run-down of some of our summer activities. Coming up...our wonderful summer vacation!

Labels: , , ,


  posted at 4:24 PM  
  0 comments



0 Comments:

Post a Comment

<< Home



Previous Posts
  • Video
  • Catching Up: More Baseball and the Softball Grand ...
  • Catching Up: Awards Day, Softball, and Last Day of...
  • Catching Up: Baseball, Flat Stanley, and Field Day...
  • Catching Up: Our Cruise, Part Two
  • Catching Up: Our Cruise, Part One
  • Is it Really May?
  • Spring Fun
  • In the Audience and on the Stage
  • Our Weekend

  • Categories
  • Blogging
  • Books
  • Children's Books
  • Disney
  • Family and Friends
  • Fun
  • General
  • Hodge Podge
  • Life Lessons
  • Me
  • My Best Girl
  • My Favorite Boy
  • Running
  • Small Talk
  • Wordless Wednesday

  • Archives
  • January 2007
  • February 2007
  • March 2007
  • April 2007
  • May 2007
  • June 2007
  • July 2007
  • August 2007
  • September 2007
  • October 2007
  • November 2007
  • December 2007
  • January 2008
  • February 2008
  • March 2008
  • April 2008
  • May 2008
  • June 2008
  • July 2008
  • August 2008
  • September 2008
  • November 2008
  • December 2008
  • January 2009
  • February 2009
  • April 2009
  • January 2010
  • February 2010
  • March 2010
  • April 2010
  • May 2010
  • June 2010
  • July 2010
  • August 2010
  • September 2010
  • October 2010
  • November 2010
  • December 2010
  • January 2011
  • February 2011
  • March 2011
  • April 2011
  • May 2011
  • June 2011
  • July 2011
  • August 2011
  • September 2011
  • October 2011
  • November 2011
  • December 2011
  • January 2012
  • February 2012
  • March 2012
  • April 2012
  • May 2012
  • June 2012
  • August 2012
  • September 2012
  • October 2012
  • November 2012
  • December 2012
  • January 2013

  • My Reading Pile



    Credits
    Blog Design by:


    Images from:
    istockphoto

    Powered by:


    Meter: