Wednesday, April 26, 2017

Earth Day with Kennedy



Brittany brought Kennedy up for a short weekend which happened to fall on Earth Day.
So we started our Saturday at the Farmer's Market.


Next we went to a special program at the library where the band uses all recycled items.
And Kennedy danced!


Outside she focused on a simple dandelion.


Later we went out on the boat. More fresh air - and a much needed nap!

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Friday, April 7, 2017

St. Patrick's Day Parade and Block Party

North Charleston throws a huge block party for St. Patrick's Day. We took Kennedy to watch the parade. She waved to everyone in it!



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Teddy Bear Picnic in Charleston

We were lucky enough to be in Charleston for Kennedy's first Teddy Bear picnic. Held in the beautiful Hampton Park, there were hundreds of small children clutching their teddy bears, dancing to live music, having their faces painted and making fun little crafts. We hope to make this an annual event!





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Welcoming 2017

A bright and shiny year just waiting to be filled with exciting experiences!


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Friday, March 24, 2017

Check out my book of stories on Amazon



In These Days of Cell Phones, Texting, & Social Media...Can the Nest Ever Truly Be Empty?

Most of the stories are one page or two. Some are funny, some sweet, some will make you cry. But if you are a mom or have a mom - you'll relate!

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Sunday, January 8, 2017

Christmas with Kennedy Part 2

Brittany treats Kennedy like her own little dolly. Constantly dressing her up for every occasion. You can only imagine how much more so on Christmas weekend! :)

Winter morning at Hickory's newest park


Embroidered nativity on her beautiful Christmas Eve dress at church

Opening a special gift from her parents on Christmas Eve in a beautiful box they'll use every year: Reindeer theme pjs, a book about a Reindeer who thinks he's a dog, a stuffed reindeer and little yogurt treats.
Putting out Christmas cookies and milk for Santa in her new jammies

Ready to open presents on Christmas morning


After church, headed out to deliver cookies to the Fire Department


And finally getting ready to go to our neighbors' for a big festive Christmas dinner party!

Wonderful Christmas made even more special by K and her parents' visit!


I just had to add this! If you ask Kennedy for a kiss, she'll lean in and "allow you" to kiss her forehead!


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Christmas with Kennedy Part 1

Kennedy saw her first decorated tree this year at her other grandparents over the Thanksgiving holiday.


She's a great sport when her mom dresses her up for fun pictures!


Going to the Charleston Christmas Parade


A live nativity with her parents



And finally...FINALLY...coming to Hickory to spend Christmas with us!





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