Saturday, February 27, 2010

Mallory's Close Up

Anna Claire got her close up earlier this week wearing her movie star shades, so I thought it was only fair Mallory had her turn - sans sunglasses.

Wednesday, February 24, 2010

Sunday, February 21, 2010

Sunshine Day

It seems we've had weekend after weekend of cold and rain for months, but this weekend we finally had warm sunshine - and we enjoyed every minute of it!

Sunday, February 14, 2010

Happy Valentine's Day!

The girls got very special Valentine's and treats from Aunt Pam and Uncle Ronnie (real mail!), and Cousin Owen, Granny, & Grandmom all of whom also visited today! The girls are so lucky to be loved by so many. We love you all, too!

Now, a couple pictures of the girls enjoying a Valentine's treat for dessert tonight.

Say "cheese!" Kisses for the camera.

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Snow in Summerville!

This is what we woke up to this morning...As soon as Anna Claire and Mallory had breakfast, we got bundled up and headed outside. What does "bundled up" consist of? Tights, leggings, socks, onesie, turtleneck, sweater, coat, hat, mittens, and boots.

First steps in the snow...First fall in the snow...I don't know anything about snow, but the snow early this morning was very fluffy and did not stick to itself. Nevertheless, we did manage a small snowman with grapes for eyes, goldfish for a nose and mouth, and pine needle hair.We don't have any toys for playing in the snow (and I don't even know what those toys would be), so we pulled out our buckets and shovels we used at the beach last summer. It turns out they work just as well in snow as they do in sand.First snow balls...Family photo... Grandmom and Aunt Dot came over for a little while to play.Then we headed over to Granny and Papa's for a little more fun in the snow. The girls took turns taking toboggan rides.Well, we don't actually have a real toboggan, but we can turn the top of the sandbox upside down and let Papa pull us around the yard.

One last snowman. The girls had already called it a day, and by the time I was able to round up an extra hat and scarf, the snowman was already made!

What a day! We may not see another like it for a looonnngggg time, so I am glad we all made the most of it!

Friday, February 12, 2010

It's Snowing!

This is less than an hour's accumulation from earlier this evening, and it seems like it's going to be coming down like this for awhile. We can't wait to see what things look like in the morning!

Both Anna Claire and Mallory were carried outside by Walter to experience the snowfall for just a few seconds before Mommy called it off; Mallory has been quite sick this week, after all.

We are certainly going to plan to bundle up and go outside tomorrow if even for the littlest while so the girls can play in the snow!

back yard... front yard...

Sunday, February 7, 2010


Here's what I found when I cracked an egg this morning for the girls' breakfast... Unfotrunately, I think a double-yolk egg symbolizes bad luck. :-(