Monday, September 30, 2013

8:00am soccer game.

getting up early Monday - Friday doesn't bother me that much. 
i just have to do it.
but getting up early on Saturday is not that easy....
and yet, 8:00am soccer games call our names sometimes.

so this saturday we were up before the sun and out the door (to get the snacks which i might have forgotten to get earlier in the week) early.

luckily we missed the rain with the early start and enjoyed a fun game and a win!

little miss eating donuts.

give mom a smile on the sidelines

oh stella...
she is convinced she is doing a cartwheel.
and i, of course, cheer her on.

my sweet soccer player.
who scored a goal.

Sunday, September 29, 2013


"to do life with"
a phrase that i feel like i heard a lot right after justin and i got married.
close friends that can walk with you through the highs and lows of life.

i feel like God has blessed us with a few of these friends.
(not all pictured below.)
and not all that we see all that time.
but those people who you can call on and in a minute's notice will do whatever they can for you.
friends who are praying for us.  and encouraging us.   and loving us through daily life.
and boy am i thankful for these friends.

a couple of weeks ago, we got to together with a few families.
and it was so much fun.
the kids ran around.
we ate yummy food.
and laughed a lot.
it was a good time.
and good for my soul.

Thursday, September 19, 2013

#throwback thursday

school started almost 4 weeks ago...
and i am just now posting our first day of school picture.
pretty much sums up how fast life gets when school starts. we are.
ready for day #1

Monday, September 16, 2013

first soccer game of the season

soccer season has started.
and game #1 was last weekend.
the same day as the heart walk in memory of bobby.
since pierce and justin couldn't be in the heart walk, pierce worn his BR19 band.
look at my little soccer player.  love him.
and this sweet girl is his BIGGEST fan.
my new favorite picture.
real refs and goalies this season.
so big.
action shot.
second half pierce was the goalie.
and he loved it.
plano rovers.
and 2 more of pierce's biggest fans.

Sunday, September 15, 2013

the doc is in

one of my kids favorite characters right now is doc mcstuffins.
the doctor to the stuffed animals.

last week she was in fort worth with her doc mobile.
and i surprised the kids by picking them up early and taking them on an adventure.
it was so much fun.

we meet bella, kate, and brynlee at cfa and then headed to fort worth.
when we got there we handed the kids their stuffed animals and told what we were up to.
and they were sooooo excited.

here they are...ready to see doc.
apparently lots of people had the same idea as us.
we had to wait.
but thankfully we were at the museum.
so we ventured through the museum while we waited our turn.

it was soooo hot outside and doc took lots of breaks to come in and cool off.
we may or may not have stalked her in order to get a picture.
taking a snack break.
i absolutely loved spending an afternoon with my kids.
and it was finally our turn.
working on their stuffed animals...
more stalking... :)
but it worked. 
such a fun afternoon.