Sunday, June 24, 2012

Day 1 of vacation in the books

As I suspected, Friday lasted an eternity! I finally made it to 5:00 and headed to camp to pick up Taylor. He managed to get through 2 entire weeks without getting 1 disciplinary form! Oh, the difference an incentive can make :) We had been giving him hints every day about what his surprise was that he was working so hard for. By Friday evening, he still had not figured it out, so we told him.

Our girls are the same age, therefore have each other to hang out with during vacation. That normally leaves Danny, Taylor and I. We thought it would be nice for him to be able to bring a friend along. So, Taylor's friend Chase will be joining us this week. That will give him a little buddy to ride the rides with and I think we will all have a more enjoyable week.

After picking up Taylor, we drove to Rachael's and collected Logan for the night. He was so excited to see us. I love having him on Friday nights. We came home and played in the pool for about an hour, then had dinner. Baily spent the night with her cousin Jessica and Morgan stayed with her dad, so it was just me and the boys (Danny included).

On Saturday after Logan left I did some cleaning, picked up Baily and we headed to town to do some shopping. Morgan met up with us there and we then went to our friend Leah's Premier Jewelry party. Our girls day out was alot of fun and we all three wound up with a fun new necklace.

We leave on Monday to Lake Rudolph Campground. We will get the tent set up and Tuesday it is off to Holiday World. We will have wifi access in the campground, so I may try and post pics daily if I have any energy left at the end of each day!

Friday, June 22, 2012

Friday...I thought you would never get here!!

This has definately been the slowest week ever. I feel like I have things at work as caught up as possible. It's a good thing because my regular pharmacist decided to take the day off for a long weekend. Jill has an afternoon appointment already scheduled, which leaves me with a temp for the latter part of today. It's only 4 hours though, and once I make it to 5 o'clock, its vacation time!!

I'm pretty sure Logan will get to come and spend the night. I miss him through the week, but it makes seeing him on Fridays that much sweeter. We tossed around the idea of taking him with us on vacation. We decided he is really too little to fully enjoy himself yet, and we already have a vanload of stuff to squeeze in to take.

Taylor has made it through the week and managed to stay out of trouble! We have had so much fun giving him hints about his vacation surprise. So far, he has not been able to guess. I will give him the final hints tonight after camp. He is going to be so pleased.

Saturday evening the girls and I are going to a jewelry party at a friends house. I am looking forward to some girl time with them. Then, Sunday will be spent getting everything ready and loaded for vacation. We are leaving Monday morning for the week and I am ready!

Now, off to face my Friday.

Tuesday, June 19, 2012

Vacation is right around the corner!

3 more days of work and we will be free for an entire week! My entire household is excited about our trip to Holiday World.

We have promised Taylor a surprise for vacation if he can make it thru the week with no disciplinary forms from camp. Each day that he behaves well, he gets a hint about the surprise. So far, he hasn't figured it out :-)

It has been a busy few days at work. I am doing my best to make next week as painless as possible for my co-worker Jill. She is so great to work with and will be working longer hours to fill my spot while I am off. I hope she knows how much I appreciate her!

Friday, June 15, 2012

Off on yet another quest

Yet another week is coming to a close. They do go by quickly! Baily did a week of summer school to bring up her grade in algebra. Today will be her last day and I know she is glad!

Thursday was her birthday. She turned 15 and cant wait to go take the test for her permit. I'm sure that will happen next wweek. She asked for meatball subs for her birthday and Taylor helped me pick her out a small cake. She is having a party on Saturday, but i wanted to do something on her birthday as well.

We ordered her a new phone earlier in the week, and it came right on time! More updates on the party in a few days.

On a sad note, one of Baily's classmates passed away this week and another is in critical condition. Three boys were riding bicycles on the road after dark. It was hard to see them and they were struck by a truck. James was killed. Only 16 years old. Such a sad accident. His friend is still in pretty bad shape and we are praying for him and all the families involved.

Danny and I are off on another adventure. I have created a blog specifically for our new business Grams Mini Donuts for anyone who wants to follow along.

We are pretty excited about adding this new delicacy to our area. It is going to be a fun way to achieve our goals for the future.

Off to get my Friday started.

Sunday, June 3, 2012

Another great weekend

Here we are at the end of another great weekend. Nothing spectacular. Just hung out with Danny and the kids. To me, those are the best ones!

The girls had a "bonding meeting" with the dance team at the sk8 on Sunday afternoon. Dance camp starts on Monday and the coach thought it would be good to get all the girls together to get to know each other. Considering they will be spending 9 hours together every day next week, it was probably a pretty good idea. They had a good time.

On Saturday, the kids and I went to Keelie's first bd party at Standing Stone State Park. (Keelie is Logans little sister). She turned 1 and we had a good time getting to meet the other side of the family. (Got to hang out with Logan while we were there too).

Keelie got lots of great gifts and had fun smashing cake all over.

Sunday is winding down now and we are all gearing up for a week of work, camp for Taylor and Dance camp for the girls. Only 2 more weeks til Baily's bd and 3 weeks til vacation.