Saturday, August 31, 2013

fantasy football

My cousin is setting up a fantasy football league for our family and a few friends.  I am going to play.  Eventually.  I am having major difficulty getting into my ESPN account, somehow deleted the original invite and the reminder e-mail, had to request a new password, and engage my cookies.  FF looking more like a nightmare.  Sure hope I win this thing.  Blessings.

Friday, August 23, 2013


Today, for the first time ever, Mollie requested to wear a jeans jumper.  She wanted to look like Penny from The Rescuers. Well, I must hand it to Walt Disney because he's gotten her to do something I never could. Blessings.

Thursday, August 15, 2013

a day to myself

A friend invited the girls for an overnight visit. Andy and I agreed to let them go. They had a great time being with their friends and I had a great time being with myself.  Well, Andy and I did manage to squeeze in a couple of walks, an ice cream date and lunch out.  I also did some shopping, got a massage, read by the pool and relaxed at home for a bit before going to a meeting.  Amazing how much can be done in a days time.  Blessings.

Monday, August 12, 2013

Back to school

Today was the first day of preschool for Mollie and pre-pre for Betsy. We decided to go with the Sonlight cirriculum with additional workbooks from Rod & Staff.  Day 1 went without a hitch. I think we are going to love both programs.  Blessings.

Friday, August 9, 2013

Top 5 Savannah restaurants

We did get to eat at a few places on our trip. Savannah has lots of offerings. My top 5 for this trip were:
1. The 17 Hundred 90 - If you do get to go, the bacon wrapped scallops were wonderful.
2. The Olde Pink House - We ate at the bar because we didn't have a reservation, food and atmosphere were amazing.
3. Soho Cafe - We shared a Mom's meatloaf sandwich and a Mediterranean grilled panini.  We loved the fresh squeezed lemonade and Andy liked the raspberry spritzer. There were lots of prints and works of art to peruse while we waited to be seated.
4. The District Cafe - Hands down had the best squash bisque I have ever eaten.
5. Leopold's for ice cream.

Honorable mention: Coco's Sunset Grille on Tybee Island. We shared a steamed shrimp basket and the jerk chicken wrap.

I am getting hungry just remembering all of this good food. Blessings.

Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Amazing mouth

Mollie fell off of a swing on a weekend trip to Gatlinburg last week. It was quite a scary experience for all of us. She was swinging on her tummy then somehow managed to lose track of the swing and face planted in the dirt.  Her teeth bit deep into her bottom lip, thankfully not through it. In just over a week, the lip is all but healed.  I'm so thankful that she wasn't hurt any worse, that grandma was present and reassured Andy and myself that stitches aren't given for interior lip wounds, that auntie k was there with a water bottle, wipes and went for ice, uncle d was keeping all the kids happy, that uncle dr returned my call quickly and his mom (pediatric nurse) took Andy's call.  We are blessed with an amazing family.  Especially in an emergency. Blessings.

Anniversary in savannah

Andy and I spent our 7th anniversary in Savannah, Georgia.  We stayed at McMillan Inn, in the carriage house.  We had a great time exploring the city, riding the trolley, eating and shopping. My mom kept the kids, and from their chatter, I think they had a great time as well.  Blessings