Skip to main content

Weekend Wrap-up 7

Yeah, yeah...I know we are already ALMOST at another weekend and I am just now posting this.  It is the end of the school year which means, we have been BEYOND busy!  Please forgive me.

Last weekend was tiring...if I had to sum it up in one word.  lol  Most of it is just a big blur to me.

Thursday we packed up and drove to Springfield to go to Kmart.  Yep, 2 hours away just to go to Kmart.  BUT!  It was for good reason!  Did you see my patio makeover?!?!
Friday I don't even remember what we did.  I know Hubs worked that night, I think I made banana bread and I know the girls and I did something but for the life of me can't remember right now what it was.  This is why I should not wait so long to write my weekend wrap-up post!  HA!
 Saturday was spent making Strawberry Pie, Texas Sheet Cake Cupcakes (review coming soon) and editing pics.  Saturday morning the girls and I got up and had breakfast with my SIL, MIL and niece.  Saturday was my nieces last Prom.  Awwww....  That afternoon we met up again and I took some pics...
Isn't she BEAUTIFUL?!?!

After we took a few shots it was time for her to go eat dinner.  At that point my girls stayed with MIL and SIL, and hubby and I ran home, grabbed the pies, cupcakes and banana bread and dropped them off at the church then headed back to SIL's house.  Then, we all went out to eat.  It was a LOT of fun.  After dinner we went back to SIL's house and waited for A and her date to get back from dinner so we could head to the walk-in.  We did not have this where I graduated from and I guess it is fairly new here because hubby did not do it when he was in school but.... the kids enter prom on a red carpet!  Almost literally.  They all line up (well mostly just stand around until they are good and ready to go inside) and hand their ticket to some guy (guessing he was the principal or something).  He then reads their names, all the parents, family members, friends, etc, ohhh and awww and clap and snap pictures as they walk into prom.  It is really pretty cool.  Plus, you get to see all of the amazingly beautiful dresses (my favorite part).
This is 1/3 of the "paparazzi".  A lot of happy mama's.

These were some of my favorite dresses, it was really hard to get pics as the kids did not stay in one place for too long and started getting dark.
After we watched all of the kids was time to go home.  It did NOT take long for all of us to fall asleep.  lol

Sunday I edited MORE pics, Hubby and the girls cooked me breakfast (we ate outside) and the rest of the day was spent doing NOTHING.  Just relaxing.  We did drive around looking at fences for a bit.  The things you do to prove your point to your husband.  lol  Then we picked some lettuce, peas and onions at Mads school garden, came home and grilled.  It was a great Mother's day!

Another GREAT weekend under our belts!  I hope you all had a fabulous weekend and are having an amazing week.  This weekend is another CrAzY one for us!  We have graduations, graduation parties, birthday's (mine WOOHOO) and Saturday night I am going to a Tulsa Shock game!  AWESOME!
My cousin Lisa (the one on the left) is being honored as the Teacher of the Game!  We are all VERY excited for her and she is seriously SO deserving of this honor!  Congrats, Lisa!  Go Shock!

Popular posts from this blog

Fun Family time at America's Incredible Pizza Company

This post has been compensated. All opinions are my own.  What do YOU like to do for family time? A few times a year we love taking the girls to America's Incredible Pizza Company . We love spending time together, munching on yummy pizza, and playing fun games. Fun, Food and Family America's Incredible Pizza Company is the place to find it all! Incredible Pizza Company delivers high energy and a quality experience for the entire family. After enjoying our freshly homemade buffet; enter our world famous Fair Grounds and play over 100 arcade and carnival style games. Race to the finish line while driving our go karts, get lost in a friendly game of laser tag, get a hole-in-one while playing glow golf, and spin away on the bumper cars and more! So whether you're 6 or 60, enter our fairgrounds and have an incredible time while making memories that will last a lifetime! Get a 99 cent All-You-Can-Eat Buffet with a $15 Game Card Purchas

Strawberries and Cream Instant Oatmeal | Recipe

I don't know about you but, we go through oatmeal like that is the only thing to eat on this planet!   Seriously a TON! My youngest would eat it for every meal and snack....every day....if I let her. Yes, the little packs can be cheap (if you can find a coupon and get them on sale) but it still adds up.  I used things I already had on hand so there was no extra cost to make this.  FREE is ALWAYS good!   I tried before to make little packets to keep on hand but that was a complete fail.  I have since reworked the recipe and am happy with the results.  I decided to just keep the oatmeal in a glass container this time and scoop out what we need, when we need it.  You can also make this into packets by just scooping the desired amount into zip-top bags. {Strawberries & Cream Instant Oatmeal}   12 Servings 6 Cups Quick Cook Oats 1 1/2 Cups Oat Powder 2 Cups Powdered Milk 1 - 1 1/2 Cup Sugar 1 Cup Freeze Dried Strawberries Directions f

Getting ready for summer with #MyHartstrings #cbias

Is it warming up where you are?  It has been warming up here for a few weeks now.  With spring break over and the temps slowly getting warmer and warmer, it can only mean one thing.... SUMMER is just around the corner! We like to spend our summers at the lake or at the pool.  Last year we practically lived in our bathing suits!  Since we spent SO much time in our suits last year, they were looking a little warn by the end of summer.  Plus both girls have grown so much this year, they needed new suits. I have been peeking at some suits on and decided to go ahead and get new suits!  We may be going to Houston soon so the girls will need something for that trip.  It was REALLY hard to decide on what suit to get the girls, they have such cute options.  Mads is old enough to pick for herself (somewhat) and MG really doesn't care as long as it includes pink. I pulled up and let the girls have at it.  I did guide MG into the green and p