Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Girl Scout and School Fun

Every year, Lolly's school has a Fun Run Boosterthon. The kids run as many laps up to 35 that they can and then pledges in the amount of $1/lap are raised.  Lolly always runs all 35 laps and without stopping.  If gymnastics doesn't work out she may have a career in track!


H.G. so enjoyed watching Sissy (that's what H.G. calls her, so cute!) run the race.

BESTIES!!

Lolly also went on a field trip to Lion Country Safari with her brownie troop.  Lion Country Safari is in West Palm Beach with a drive through safari and then walk-around zoo.  It's one of her favorite places.





Happy Wednesday Y'all!


Monday, October 20, 2014

The Lake!

Those of us that live in South Florida never go to the beach.  Well, unless it's by boat and we currently don't have a boat (we sold it before H.G. arrived as we knew it'd be a while before we get back out on the water).   And even on the boat, we don't go to the beach, we go to the "sandbar" where the tourists can't find us.  :-) 

I can't remember the last time our family went to the actual beach.  I mean with umbrellas, chairs, towels, coolers etc.  It's been a while.  There are the few natives that go quite often but for the most part, Floridians just don't go to the beach.  

Instead, we go to the lake!  We head to Lake Placid in the middle of the state.  It's a beautiful area and we went in September with several other family friends, basically having the resort to ourselves.  It's a great place to water ski as the waters are calm and it's fresh water with sandy bottoms for the kids.  
LOVE this picture!
Photo Credit:  Sharda Gorin Photography

The girls.  The boys refused to participate in this photo.  Haha!

It's always fun having a photographer as a friend!  :-)  She always gets the best photos!
Photo Credit:
Sharda Gorin Photography.

In our Beaufort Bonnet.  It goes with us everywhere.  :-)

Photo Credit:
Sharda Gorin Photography

It was slightly cool and a little cloudy.  Okay, it was a lot cloudy and rainy.  But this didn't stop the kids from having a TON of FUN!
Happy Monday Y'all!

Wednesday, September 10, 2014

Lilly Pulitzer for SALE!!

Email your interest to SLPreppy@gmail.com
Thanks!!

Lilly Girls XL Dress (fits like a size 0 or 2).  $50.00 shipped OBO.

Lilly Halter Dress - Size 4 $40.00 shipped OBO.


Lilly embroidered capris.  Size 4.  $35.00 shipped OBO.


NWT Lilly GIRLS skirt Size Small (Size 4-6 I believe in girls).  $20.00 shipped.

J. McLaughlin Cowel Neck top.  Size 2.  $30 shipped.  



H.G. 11 months! We Blinked!

Our sweet little chunky monkey is 11 months old!  Where did the time go.  It feels like yesterday she arrived.  As Husband and I say, we blinked.  Boy, did we ever blink.

She is so much fun but a handful.  Goodness, is she a handful.  She's into everything but her toys, she's a wobbly walker, curly haired curious little thing.  And she eats everything from sparkles to mulch.  Her dinner.  She doesn't like to sit in her chair and eat, so she throws in on the floor and then when I get her out of her chair to clean the area, that's when she eats.....off the floor.

But we wouldn't have it any other way.

I mean look at her.  It's hard to be upset when you have cheeks and eyes like that!!  :-)

She is certainly a blessing.  

And of course, we have Lolly.  She started second grade.  Here are some pictures we had a good friend take just for fun. :-)

Gosh do we LOVE our girls!!
Photo Credit:  Sharda Gorin Photography
Both photos


Happy Wednesday Y'all!

Friday, September 5, 2014

SLPS Family On the Move!

Ten Months on August 8th!  Like I said.....we blinked.

 She has super curly hair, just like her mommy (when not straightening it which you'll rarely if ever see it curly) and daddy (when he had hair) and Lolly (when she was little).

 H.G. started walking, or taking her first steps, around 9.5 months.  As of this week, she's walking multiple steps but still mostly crawling.  This is a daily obstacle, as in 45 times a day obstacle.  Either she loves the challenge, doesn't understand that she can go around or just sees that the quickest way to get to her destination is via  straight line.

Party time!  Heading home with several friends after a boat cruise celebrating a friend's birthday.

Lolly's first day of Second Grade!!


Potty training time???

Happy Friday Y'all!

Thursday, September 4, 2014

August Updates

Well, I'm back to work full-time as of Monday.  It was around this time last year that I stopped working in preparation for H.G.'s arrival.  I worked from home through my maternity leave and went back to work, three days a week, working from home two days a week, on January 13th.  H.G. will be 11 months on Monday and with her becoming much more active, I'm having a very hard time working from home, so it's time.

I will miss the time with her very much, I'm actually kind of an emotional wreck about it.  Down in the dumps.  But I can't complain.  I have been VERY blessed to be allowed to work from home for a full year while I spend time watching H.G. in her first year.  I will be a much better person going back to work as I'm not a SAHM.  I'm just not.  I applaud those that are just like I applaud working moms, there are benefits and losses from both standpoints.  But I know 100% now that I'm not a SAHM person and my girls are not worse for the wear because of it.  

The benefit of going back to work full-time is that I am still flexible enough to handle personal things during the day.  My job in commercial real estate is busy, but very flexible, so I'm still able to swing out early for doctor's appointments, grocery store trips and maybe an early pick up on a Friday afternoon to spend time with the girls.  I'm very blessed in that area as well. 

Moving on, August was crazy busy!  We visited Kentucky for Husband's family reunion in early August, Lolly finished a few camps and on August 18th, we started 2nd grade!  SECOND GRADE y'all!  We blinked.  Lolly is growing up so, SO fast and we blinked.  

Here's a few pictures from our trip to Kentucky.
Visiting Cupcake.  H.G. LOVED Cupcake, got right up in his face and petted him and Cupcake was quite gentle.  What a good pony!

Visiting the horses with Aunt Jess.

Lolly LOVES horses.  She got to ride her later that day.

Nothing like family picnic time.

On her way back from visiting the sheep, pigs, cows and chicks.

Three generations.

Farm life in Lilly.

More farm life in Lilly.  Roasting marshmallows and warming feet by the fire.

Baby cow!!  Baby cow!!

Heading back home.  H.G. was such a good girl on the flight.  
That's all for now!  

Happy Thursday Y'all!