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Patio furniture revamp

We got new furniture for our patio this spring, but struggled to find what we wanted! Eventually we settled for a Martha Stewart Living set from Home Depot, the frames were awesome but I didn’t like the fabric at all so we knew right away it was going to be a total recover job. (in…

Summer can’t come soon enough!

I am getting so excited for summer to be in full swing! Our blackberry bush is laden with tons of berries this year, and I can’t wait until they are lovely and deep purple…..mmmm they are saying cobbler a la mode to me! (well they will be anyway) Now if we can just keep the…

Paul’s homecoming

Yes I know these are all kinds of out of order, but I am just trying to catch up as I find pictures of last year. I didn’t post much while Paul was gone, because I was kind of a bummer then, but also because I never know what to post security wise, so I…

Disney World

So, after Paul got back, we decided to celebrate with the kids in Disney World! We invited my sister Sarah and her husband Scot (who Paul and the kids had never met) to come with us, we all had a wonderful time! Sarah and Scot flew into Richmond so we could all drive down to…

Funny Miss Emmie

Emmie said a couple of things today that I thought were pretty funny, so I thought I would post them here so I could remember them later. Emmie has been really worried about me going back to school, she is worried about what will happen if she gets sick at school etc. and I am…

Paul’s last day in DC

On Paul’s last day working in DC we all went with him so we could be a part of his going away ceremony. He was awarded a medal for his time in DC and given a book as a reminder of his time there. We all went to the O’club for lunch to celebrate with…

Thanksgiving

We spent Thanksgiving volunteering at Jamestown. I made the clothes for everyone, and had a really good time. The food was awesome, our friends were fantastic, and the crowds were huge. Emmie loved carrying the water buckets around Isaac in front of the Governor’s house. Paul, Isaac, and Emmie. Me in the Governor’s house, my…

The James River

This summer we bought a canoe so we can enjoy the great outdoors more; we live less then 4 miles from the James River so it seems a shame not to play on it! Anyway, here are some pictures we took this summer while we were out. The water is so warm it’s like being…

Some catch up stuff

Okay, I am determined to backtrack and share some of this year, Paul’s deployment really kicked my butt as far as being online was concerned, and I let a lot of really great things that happened to us slip by without comment because we missed Paul so much, and spent every minute we were online…

A Good Day

We got back last night from Disney World, I’m sure I will have a post about that later but right now I am enjoying the last little bit of my sister’s visit. Today we went to Bell Island, had a Popeye’s chicken picnic, swam in the James River, and enjoyed the sun. This evening we…