Friday night Amy and I decided to take the kids to Athens to a carnival that we had heard about. Just she and I took a one-year old (Caroline), a two-year old (Amy's niece), a three-year old (Mary Bibb), a four-year old (Gray), and a six year old (Mary Bradford). Needless to say, things got a a little WILD from time to time, but we had an absolute blast! We went to Village Pizza for dinner and I snapped this shot on the way inside (I was holding Caroline). After a yummy dinner, we headed to the carnival. It was adorable. They had rides for kids ages 1 to around 8ish only. Everything was tiny and so so cute. Caroline and all of the others had the best time. I would definitely recommend it for parents with small children. (We rode more rides than I have pictures of because my camera died.) We enjoyed the rides and the cotton candy and hope to go back soon!
We had a great Fourth of July! Caroline seemed to love every second of it. We started the day at the club pool. They had a huge inflatable slide set up and games planned for the kids. Caroline's favorites were... Swimming with Daddy
Jumping off the Diving Board
We enjoyed a picnic lunched topped off with lots of juicy watermelon.Then Caroline looked for coins in the pool and
Won a prize!!.....BUBBLES!We finished up our time at the pool with a water balloon tossThat turned into a water balloon FIGHT!After a long nap, we headed to the Ashwander's for a shrimp boil and party. All of us had a blast. They were sweet enough to even have activites for all of the kids. These included sidewalk chalk
And a corn hole game that Caroline thought was her personal "Hide" (slide)
We played and ate and ended the night with sparklers!
Our sweet baby was such a trooper and hung in with us for one more stop that night.......a wagon ride to a friend's backyard to watch the Point Mallard fireworks show. Such a great day to celebrate such a great country!!!
This past Friday I took Caroline to see her cousin Bibby's recital for Princess Ballerina Camp. Me Me bought Caroline her own Tu-Tu and she wore it to the show. Mary Bibb did awesome....she knew every word and movement to every song. I was a proud aunt. A few pics....
Noteworthy News!!! Caroline's hair is finally long enough for a BOW!!! This is big news for me...lover of pigtails, braids, ponytails, etc. It is a fight to keep it in all day but I am just glad to finally be able to get some bows!
Please notice the potty in the background...yes, it is in the den. Caroline has suddenly taken a HUGE interest in using the potty...she goes a few times a day. Not pushing it yet, but maybe soon! (Her cute outfit was handmade by her great Aunt Ju-JU)
I am twenty-six years old, married to an incredible husband, Dan, and have the most adorable daughter in the world. She is the light of our lives and we are so thankful for her. I also have the best job in the world...I get to stay at home and play with Caroline every day!