Catching Up

Happy Monday, Friends!

The kiddos and I left early this morning for a road trip to Missouri to see the family.  Why do nine hours in the car feel so much longer than nine hours with Bravo on my couch?  hahaha!

It’s been a long time since I’ve shared a little I-Phone dump of pictures for you, so I thought it was time.  πŸ™‚

A few weeks ago we showed up to Nixon’s flag football game and they were short one player.  Well, guess who got to fill in?  That’s right.  Bowen Slaughter stepped up as CENTER of their little team.  He did great!  I was so proud of him.  And he did it all wearing Natives, ladies.  #skills

One of Bowen’s friends was sitting near me and I heard him tell his dad, “Well, no one is pulling Bowen’s flags”.  ha!

He’s growing up right before my eyes.

Please note Bowen’s “ready” position.

Seriously, proud of this kid.  And now he’s dying to play flag football in the fall.  #herewego

Last weekend, we deemed it, “Double Date Night”, and headed out to dinner and then a small local concert with the Shull crew.  Something I would tell my younger mama self is to get the sitter, grab some friends, and have a grown-up night out.  We did this when our kiddos were little but not as much as we should have.  Totally worth it!  (And photo credit goes to Shay.)

Recently the kiddos and I had our first majorly LAZY summer day.  We all slept in, did stuff around the house, and headed out to a late brunch around lunchtime.  For some reason, Bowen enjoyed the entire meal in these glasses.

Britt Slaughter does not shy away from the camera.  She saw me take a picture of Bowen and requested one of her own.

I finished this book recently and if you’re a reader, stop what you’re doing now to order this book.  My Oxford Year was such a well-written book.  You guys know I’m awful at book recaps, so be sure to see what Amazon has to say about it.  My favorite books to read are thrillers because you can’t predict on page one what’s gonna happen at the end (like typical chick-lit-though I read those too).  This one was definitely chick-lit, but I didn’t see it coming…the middle/end was unexpected and I was a big fan!

Due to vacations and holidays, Britt skipped two weeks of speech.  I was a tad nervous about how she’d do when we went back after such a long break.  But she NAILED IT!  We have a long way to go in the speech department, but just last night she said, “Peek-a-boo”.  HUGE milestone!

I finally got dressed in something other than a swimsuit/cover-up, which in my world needs to be documented.  The top is from Cassie’s line at Nordstrom, (if you don’t know what I’m talking about-a fellow blogger from Frisco, Hi Sugarplum, teamed up with Gibson at Nordstrom earlier this season with some of the cutest summer finds…you can see the entire line here) white jeans are as well, and the shoes are Ugg wedges from several years ago.

Ladies’ Night Out with some of my favorite girls!

And that about wraps it up…we’ve been livin’ the summer life lately.  Hope you’re soaking up every bit of summer as well.

Have a great day!

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  1. 7.16.18
    Sheaffer {Pinterest Told Me To} said:

    PEEK-A-BOO! GO BRITT!!!!!!!! And good job, Bowen!!! And you look great in the Hi Sugarplum halter! xoxo

  2. 7.16.18
    Mix and Match Mama said:

    Yesssss to My Oxford Year!! That book is one of my favorites this year!! And Bowen did such a great job at that game!! We were so proud of him!!!

  3. 7.16.18
    Anonymous said:

    Seriously so proud of Bowen for stepping up and playing football with Nixon’s team! How brave!!

  4. 7.16.18
    Simple Purposeful Living said:

    Have a safe trip and enjoy your family in MO! How fun for Bowen to get to sub in πŸ™‚ I bet it made his year!! xoxo ERIN

  5. 7.16.18
    Amanda @ That Inspired Chick said:

    That blue top is gorgeous on you!! Still sad I missed seeing Bowen out there in his Natives!! hahaha. I'm hoping this happens again. πŸ˜‰
    That Inspired Chick

  6. 7.16.18 said:

    Love the Sugarplum top! The reviews say it runs really big- can I ask what size you went with? Looks like you guys are having a great summer!😊