Sunday, March 23, 2014

Springtime in the Lowcountry

I got this great shot at Boone Hall Plantation just as the earth is waking up from it's winter nap.  Thanks to my great friend, Ella, for using her Photoshop skills to lighten up the image and give it that dreamy background.

Saturday, March 8, 2014

Rya's Preschool Class

I think Rya is going to be like her mother—Always the tallest kid in class and always the chattiest.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

Little Helpers

I've been waitressing a couple nights a week at my friend's restaurant, Long Island CafĂ©, since last February.  Sometimes the kids have to come into work with me to help set up if Trent is running late in rush hour traffic.  Both kids LOVE to come and help set up for the dinner shift.   

Monday, February 17, 2014


Currier met Sophia at Hampton Beach while we were in New England for a two week visit and he became quite smitten by her.  We ended up having dinner at her house, another beach day/water slide day and a simple hangout play day.  They truly enjoyed each others company and have remained in touch.

Currier sent Sophia a ring for Valentines Day.

And they communicated via Facetime so she could thank him.  It was so sweet.

Monday, February 3, 2014

First Day of School

Rya was accepted into the head start program at James B. Edwards School of Global Leadership and started full time this morning.  I'm going to miss my little sidekick.  

Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Blizzard of 2014

School was released early yesterday and cancelled today in anticipation of an ice/snow storm.  We got plenty of ice but just a dusting of snow.  Regardless, the kids are thrilled with our Southern Winter Wonderland!  

Saturday, January 25, 2014

Ice Skating

We took the kids ice skating for the first time today.  Considering Trent and I haven't been skating in over 25 years, we all did surprisingly well and had a really fun time.

Saturday, January 18, 2014


Both kids completed swim lessons this morning.  Both kids are at Level 3 and already swim WAY better than me. 

Wednesday, December 25, 2013

Christmas 2013

"Santa came!  Santa came!  Santa came!"  The kids had a great Christmas.  Rya got the Barbie Dream House (which took Santa 3 hours to assemble!) and Currier got lots of Legos.  He was a little disappointed that he didn't get an Xbox (a $400 gift that Santa couldn't afford!) so we used this as an opportunity to explain a life lesson called "You can't always get what you want".  Merry Christmas!   

Tuesday, December 24, 2013

Christmas 2013

Notice the newest addition to our family?  No, not my double chin!  It's Rosy, the bearded dragon, on Trent's shoulder.  Happiest of Holidays from our family to yours. 

Wednesday, December 18, 2013


We took the kids to see Santa last night.  Currier asked for an Xbox, Minecraft and new sneakers.  Rya asked for the Barbie Dream House and Barbies.