Thursday, March 31, 2011

blog is sick

For some reason my pictures show up when I post but later disappear. I am investigating this problem:(

My little athlete

Michael is playing his first sport this spring. He's in the Little Kickers soccer league thru the Y. His team is called the Wizards. My friend Kristi and her husband Brad are his coaches. And one of his preschool class mates is on the team. To see more of the action from his first practice click here.

Wednesday, March 30, 2011

After School Snack

Not the most healthy one but I had made a cheesecake over the weekend a couple of weeks ago and the kids enjoyed a piece during a break in the sprinkler play. They love that canned cherry topping more than the actual cheesecake I think! We've had snow again since these pictures were taken!

Saturday, March 26, 2011


Lillian, our next door neighbor and Mallory's friend, spent the night for the first time last weekend. Mallory had attempted to spend the night with her last summer but I got a call around 11 that night saying she wanted to come home. The girls had a good time and got along well. Note how they arranged all Mallory's Barbies facing the TV to watch the movie with them.

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Thursday, March 24, 2011

Reading to the dogs

The library has an event every month where kids can come in and read to dogs. I am not really sure of what the purpose is but Mallory is reading now so we wanted to go and try it out. The kids enjoyed seeing the dogs and Mallory did a great job reading Fish Wish!

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Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Steak n Shake

After Safari Saturday we went to Steak n Shake for lunch. The kids love to sit at the counter. Us moms sat at a booth near the counter and were up often seeing to the children at the counter!

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Monday, March 21, 2011

Safari Saturday

I took the kids to Safari Saturday at the game farm last weekend. It's a 2 hour program on the second Saturday of the month for 3-6 year olds. I highly recommend it if you are in the Frankfort area. Emily Hogue, the director, had the time filled with songs, stories, crafts, sharing about your favorite animals, games and the walk thru the game farm. Not only was it fun, it was educational! The kids (and I) learned what scat is! Do you know? The kids got these cute safari hats and homemade binoculars for the safari.

Here Michael is petting a king snake.

Mallory and Michael with their friends Ella and Libby.

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Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Daddy/Daughter Gumbo Making

Paul and Mallory made some gumbo a couple of weeks ago. I didn't get any photos of the gumbo but it was really good. We were going to watch the Princess and the Frog for family movie night but couldn't find our copy. I'm anxious for Paul to see it since it's set in New Orleans and makes so many references to all things cajun.

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Friday, March 11, 2011

Belle Bows

When Mallory came along my cousin Sonya gave me lots of things that had been her daughter AnnaBelle's. One thing that she shared was these great ribbons. She called them lasagna ribbons and they are sometimes called double ruffle ribbons. AnnaBelle wore them in most of her early school pictures. The other morning when I fixed Mallory's hair I told her she looked like Cousin AnnaBelle and she told me to take her picture to send it to AB. These ribbons are really popular in Montgomery where I'm from but you don't see them here at all, except on Mallory.

Below is Mallory in the first picture and the rest are AnnaBelle in her beautiful bows.

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Sonya Belle, AnnaBelle, Mallory Belle and I (Tammy Belle) are all named after our great grandmothers way up the line.
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