Friday, April 10, 2015

Nope, Didn't Fall Off The Face Of The Earth!

Good grief. How did this much time pass since I last blogged? It's not like things aren't happening. I would often think *I need to blog this!* And well, then life would get in the way and before I knew it, two months had passed. I'm going to try to hit some of the highlights!

Valentine's Day was fun as usual. We went to the little soda shoppe we go to each year with some great friends! So fun!!!

We celebrated lots of birthdays in February. My mom, my FIL and hubs to name a few. Life got in the way and we couldn't get everyone together to celebrate this year. But we each celebrated in our own ways and are still so thankful for our families!! The kids all gave Poppy and me the GREATEST gift for our birthdays! They had Jared (at Jared's Drawings) hand draw a portrait of our grandchildren. It is amazing and such a special gift to us! (Jared doesn't have a website that I could find but you can find him on FB.)

We had snow here in NC several times in February. Just a few inches pretty much shuts us down for days and the kids missed lots of school. A lot of the schools had to make up their days during spring break. Bummer!!

In March Poppy and I went away for a few days to celebrate my birthday. On the way, he surprised me with a visit to *Chef and the Farmer* Restaurant in Kinston, NC. You may have seen their television show (A Chef's Life) on PBS on Sunday nights! I am hooked on it now! I have watched every episode online. The food was AMAZING!!! If you ever have the opportunity, it's worth the visit!! They also own an oyster/burger bar….Boiler Room next door. We ate there on the way home from our trip. The two restaurants have totally different foods but are equally as good. 

Also in March was our SIL's birthday! Do you know how blessed you are if you have a great son in law? I try not to take it for granted. He is so humble and is ALWAYS so grateful for what we do for him.

We celebrated Easter last weekend! It's hard to believe it's April already! All the kids and grandkids and my parents and other family members were at our house. The weather was gorgeous and we all had such a great time! I ordered a banner from Ever Thine Home. I adore it!! It's burlap on one side and says *I Am The Resurrection and the Life.* On Easter Sunday, you turn it around to the white linen side and it says *He Is Risen!*

Of course we had Meredith's Cookies on Easter! (no website but you can find her on FB @ Sweet Stuff by Meredith) She ships too!!

And, last, but you KNOW not least, I did get a picture of the nine grands. Not all of them were happy, but such is life. I was just glad to have the picture!!

Happy Spring Friends!
He is Risen Indeed!!


sharon said...

Glad to see you back blogging. The little ones are adorable!

The Yarbrough's said...

The portrait of your grandchildren is amazing....very detailed. I'm sure you will always cherish it.