Old Traditions / New Traditions

September 28, 2008 by 2 Comments

Ali and I always get pedicures on our birthdays – it is perfect that we are 2 1/2 years apart because that way every six months we are ready for some more foot pampering! Pretty toes! And usually, every birthday (Ali, April and Mine) us …continue reading

Daddy’s Drawing Lesson 1

September 17, 2008 by 1 Comment

Mommy is artistic in lots of ways — NOT drawing! Thankfully Daddy spent a semester at Texas Tech pursuing a degree in Architecture (one of several hats he wore before he found the hat that suited him best … Mommy switched a few times, too). …continue reading

Apple Orchard

September 16, 2008 by 1 Comment

Apple Orchards here we come!!! Virginia, Marissa, Sophia and Sammy invited us to join them on a field trip to the Apple Orchards…which ended up to be an Apple Orchard and so much more. There was a lady that explained the process of making thread …continue reading

Our Princess!

September 13, 2008 by Leave a Comment

Our FAVORITE girl in the entire world just turned SIX! RORY ISABELLE LANE     

Belle’s 6th Birthday – Just the Girls in the Family!

September 13, 2008 by Leave a Comment

All Friday night I tossed and turned. And checked my laptop often for the latest weather updates on Hurricane Ike (thankfully the storm decided to arrive a little later then anticipated – around 1pm). The thought of not having a celebration for my favorite girl …continue reading

Big Brother and Big Sister

September 11, 2008 by 1 Comment

Belle and Brady’s first day of Museum School! Bennett was so sad to see the big kids pull away in Daddy’s car without him! Two hours each week Belle and Brady will study and explore animal science! (Coleman goes to Museum School, too…the kids are …continue reading

How Many Cups to Fill!?!?

September 5, 2008 by 1 Comment

We used all types and sizes of bowls, pitchers, jars, mugs and cups to estimate and measure water! After 20 minutes of measuring at the sink…Belle said, “I just LOVE math Mommy!”“Can we do more Mommy,” said Brady.

Watch Out World

September 5, 2008 by Leave a Comment

Brady’s sports career has begun! (FYI…wording by Lonnie)

A peaceful moment

August 30, 2008 by Leave a Comment

…a grateful heart! Mary’s family was away…wasn’t it so sweet that she shared her calmness with the other mommies in our mom’s group! The spontaneous retreat was wonderful! We enjoyed the above picture’s gorgeous scenery from both the back porch, and the master’s suite windows …continue reading

Home School Day at the Amon Carter

August 30, 2008 by Leave a Comment

This Friday and Last Friday the Amon Carter Museum hosted art classes for home schoolers. The first class was on ‘Icons of American Art.’ Ansel Adams, Henry Kirke Brown, Augustus Saint – Gaudens, Grant Wood and N. C. Wyeth were the featured artists. And this …continue reading

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