Monday, July 28, 2014

Spending the summer at the water park!

Back in December, the local water park {local meaning 30 minutes away} put their season passes on sale for super cheap and I took advantage of the great deal for Hayden and I.  And...I am so thankful I did.  We have been numerous times and are definitely getting our money's worth!  Hayden absolutely loves it and so do I!  Thankfully some of our friends have gone almost every time and it has made for super fun days! 

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

We have been fishing!

Fishing has become a popular pass time for our family this summer!  

Here are just a few pics from the fishing adventures!

Catching their bait...grasshoppers!  Lord knows we have more than enough!

Sunday, July 7, 2013

Gone Fishin'

Fishing around our house has become an almost daily occurrence.  Luckily we have quick access to several ponds and a little boy who loves to go with his Daddy and Granddaddy!  Hayden has gotten quite good at casting and can reel them in if he can keep them from stealing his bait.

This was my first cast out and I got lucky!  

Just another way we get to enjoy the outdoors together!  

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Experiencing the Tuscan Slice...

Today Hayden and I tried out a new place for lunch as a special treat!  And a treat it was!  The Tuscan Slice in Greenville is definitely a place we will return to!  As we walked in, we were greeted by scripture on the wall, a great wait staff, and some delicious thin buttery garlic crispy bread. 

 Hayden decided he would make his own lunch.  

After he made his pizza, he took it over the the brick oven to bake.  It only took about 3 minutes or so.  He got some more dough to play with while it was cooking.

All done!  

It took me forever to decide what I wanted.  With yummy bread and pizza already on the table, I went with crab cake salad.  Totally out of my comfort zone but oh so amazing!  The salad actually had a spicy chipotle ranch dressing but the crab cakes had a cream sauce on them.  

Hayden's grand finale was yummy ice cream!  

It obviously was super kid friendly and had awesome food!  Can't wait to go back!  

PS...they are not paying me to write this and have no idea who I am.  Lol!  We loved it so much, I had to share!

Friday, July 5, 2013

Happy 4th of July!

July 4th is one of my favorite holidays!  It seems to be one where everyone can relax, sit by the pool, cook out, and just have fun!  Not all the hustle and bustle that comes with a lot of other holidays.  

Hayden kept wanting a sparkler but would decide he really didn't want to do it.  He did finally get brave enough and even held two at the same time.  Ha!

We love to swim at Uncle Matt and Aunt Sherry's house!  Cole is such a good sport and Hayden loves it when he "plays" with him!

Watching the fireworks from the trampoline!

Monday, April 15, 2013

Hayden is FOUR!!


Happy Birthday to our silly, cowboy boot wearing, Nutella eating, bike and 4wheeler riding, trains, trucks, and tractor playing, puddle jumping, flashlight using, deer lease going, family and friend loving, no clothes wearing, 4 YEAR OLD! 


We love you so much Hayden Luke!


**No clothes wearing**  Hayden wants to strip down as soon as we get home from being somewhere.  Doesn’t matter if it is 30 degrees outside.  He likes to be in his underwear only!  Such a mess!

Sunday, April 14, 2013

Happy 4th Birthday Hayden!


Hayden chose to have a “hunting” birthday party.  So, that is exactly what we had!  Thank you to all our friends and family who came and made this day extra special for him! 



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What’s a hunting birthday party without something to hunt?


And a hunting blind and a four wheeler close by of course!


Time to do a little shooting.





Hudson said he was dead.  He had been shot a little too much! 


Soccer quickly turned into tackle for Cohen and Hayden.  Boys!

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Hudson, Blade, Blaze, and Hayden were checking out a snapping turtle that Randa and Cannon brought to Hayden!  It quickly made its way to the pasture. 


After the party, we had the best time going through all Hayden’s new toys and playing till dark.  We even got in a few “games” of t-ball with Hayden’s new gear and some huge bubble blowing!

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What a fun day!