Monday, October 26, 2009

Queen Wilhelmina

I realize my last post was super sad and then I didn’t post anything for a week, but everytime I started to, I saw on the side where it says “recently posted” and “My Ella” just kept jumping out at me and I would get depressed all over again. Man I miss that dog!! =(

K, I’ll stop.

Every year around my birthday (which is tomorrow, for all of those who are sending gifts. ahem.) we always take a little day trip to Queen Wilhelmina to look at the trees and have lunch. It’s always so gorgeous and this year didn’t disappoint. God has an amazing paintbrush!

Kane and Grant climbing down the tower.003

Yes, that’s my ave climbing up with Sarah and Seth. because I was too chicken. 006

Kane bringing her back down.010 Picnicking with Grant and Kane.012

There are several shots of Ave, Seth,and Emma like this. but this one was favorite. because of Grant’s face in the background! they were playing football.016

I’m glad I could get a shot of everyone looking at the camera…026



Emma PaPaw and Ave030

Soooo excited about riding the train!031





Did I mention that the it was a “haunted” train ride? poor baby.039

I was trying to get the same picture I got of her LAST YEAR in the same spot, but she wouldn’t stand up. I think this one will suffice048





And then we stopped by a “zoo” at the bottom of the mountain. Deliverance. That’s all I’m sayin’. (insert banjo music here)

Sunday, October 11, 2009

My Ella

Anyone that knows me, knows how much this girl means to me. She really was more than “just a dog” She was there for me more times than I count. And although she was a little mischievous at times and may have eaten an entire couch one time, she was always my sweet Ella. She got hit by a car today and didn’t make it. needless to say I am devastated. I know it’ll get it better, but it just really sucks right now and I don’t know what I’m going to do tomorrow when I wake up and she’s not going to be there shaking her booty and picking up anything she can get her mouth on to give to me cause she’s so happy to see me. I miss her soooo much already!






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Friday, October 9, 2009

Notta Lotta

Rain. boo.  I’ll be so glad when it’s outta here! Although it does make for good snuggling weather. but Billy’s in Houston, so I don’t really get to snuggle, unless it’s for 23 seconds with Avey, then she’s bored with it. She’s been bored all day, so I finally gave in and let her play with ALL of her playdough stuff. inside. in the living room floor. Good thing we don’t have carpet in there. that’s all I’m sayin’. She probably deserves a Nobel Peace Prize. you know cause she was bored. and it seems that you don’t really have to do a whole lot to get one. just sayin’.

So did I tell you I had a booth at the Hot Springs Crafts show this past weekend? Well I did. I meant to take more pictures. but then I got busy. =)002   I’m so excited about how well I did. And I got lots of orders, so I’ve been busy all week working on cute outfits, and bows, and bow holders. and will be busy next week working on stuff too. I did take a break today to help Ave make a shirt for herself. because she got into my paint bucket and found some fabric paint. and kinda started painting the shirt before I knew that’s what we were going to be doing =)  I’ll take pics after it’s dry and she wants to wear it.

I will also post pictures of her in her cute outfit I made for her to wear to the Pumpkin Carving Party at Shannon’s tomorrow. She’s so excited about it. Maybe I am too, cause I’m making dirt cake (no it’s not actual dirt) and can’t wait to eat it!