Monday, May 11, 2015

Weekend Wrap-Up

Happy Monday Girls!
Hope you all had a wonderful Mother's Day!
We had another weekend jam packed full of baseball.  The weather here was it was nice to be able to be outside all day Saturday and Sunday and just enjoy the weather and my boy playing some ball!
On the way to school Friday morning we hit up Starbucks so AJ and Olivia could bring their teachers in some coffee...we are so thankful they have such fabulous teachers!
I think it is so sweet how excited they get to bring in gifts for their teachers!
After I dropped everyone off to school, threw in some laundry and cleaned up the kitchen I decided I needed to start Mother's Day weekend off right...
Peach Green Tea Lemonade and a fresh "Funny Bunny" gel mani was a great start to the weekend!
When the kiddos got home from school, they hit up the pool for a bit, and after some swimming, it was dinner, showers and bed!
I know I don't speak too much about my oldest daughter, but she is amazing...and she pretty much always stays with Olivia when we have baseball tournaments, she is THE BEST!  Well a new part time job that she picked up requires her to work weekends, so for the first time in pretty much forever, Olivia had to tag along with us for baseball tournaments.  Those moms out there who are familiar with travel ball, know I am not talking about a game or two, but HOURS each day at the ball field.  I packed lots of snacks, and prayed for the best as we headed out Saturday morning.  I need to brag for just a minute, because this girl was a perfect angel....she sat and watched her brother play, ate a bunch of snacks, played with some friends....she was great...and we loved having her there with us!
This girl was ready to go!

A bag of candy, a good book, and she is good to go.

I think the sno-cone was her favorite part.

Always fun when your friends brother plays on the team too.

I love seeing these boys gather together after the game...great group of kids.
Saturday night I watched a ridiculous amount of Criminal Minds, and then we all headed to bed for another early morning at the ball field.
We woke up Sunday, got ourselves together and made our way to the ball field. 
I can't think of a better way to have spent Mother's Day than watching my #2 do his thing on the field.  Jack and Olivia were with us also, so getting the day with my 3 littles was perfect.
He was EXHAUSTED after playing this weekend...about 5 minutes into the trip home I turned around and he was out like a light!
When we got home, the older kids were here, and it was simply perfect...all my loves that call me "mom" together with me!  We made homemade pizza for dinner, the kids gave me some gifts, and it was seriously just perfect.  I cannot even begin to put into words how amazing being a mother is, I wake up every single day feeling so blessed to be their mom....they are truly amazing kids and have made my job as their mom, so easy!  Love them all so much!
There is no gift I can ever receive that means more to be than handmade things like this from my babies.  I have boxes full of 23 years worth of handmade Mother's Day gifts and cards from my kids...and these are things, the gifts that I have been given over the years, that I treasure the absolute most!
Hope everyone had a fantastic weekend.  Enjoy your Monday and I'll see you back here tomorrow.


  1. YAY! So glad it was a good weekend. And good job Olivia at the ball field!!
    Love those sweet handmade gifts! MY favorite!

  2. Sounds like you had a wonderful Mother's Day Weekend! Olivia is a trooper for tagging along to all the ball games!