Friday, July 3, 2015

Happy 13th Birthday!


I can't believe that as of today, I have 3 teenagers under my roof.  Time just keeps ticking way to fast!  

When Tate was born 13 years ago, we had 3 children ages 2 and under.  It was busy but I wouldn't have changed it for anything.  I love the closeness in age of all my children.  

Also, this means that I've been a stay at home mom for 13 years because I quit my job a month before he was born to be a full-time mommy and have never looked back.


Tate, I can't wait to see what the Lord has in store for your future.  May the Lord continue to grow you and keep you.  I pray you continue to grow in grace serving our King, Christ Jesus our Lord and that you will finish the race well.

You will always be my Tater Tot!!!  

Happy 13th Birthday Tate!!!

Sunday, May 24, 2015

Happy 18th Anniversary!

18 years ago today, we said, "I do!"  It's been an adventure that continues on each and every day.  We've been blessed with 10 children, wonderful family, great friends, and a lovely church family.  Thankful to our Lord and Saviour Jesus Christ who gives us life, hope, grace, and mercy to press on each and every day for His glory and honor!
It's not always easy but it's worth it!  Rob, I love you more today than I did on our wedding day 18 years ago.  

Happy Anniversary My Love!!!

Saturday, May 23, 2015

Zachary Historic Village

In April, we went to the Zachary Historic Village for a hands-on learning experience on how life was back over 100 years ago.

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Our family:)

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One room schoolhouse

(Here they learned how the kids of different ages learned together in one room along with the different limit supplies that were available to them.)

 

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The Barn

(They learned about how wagons, shucking corn, grinding corn into grits and corn meal, etc.)

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The Backyard

(The kids learned how they had to pump their own water for washing their clothes, hang them to dry on the clothesline, the outhouse, mowing the yard with a manual mower, etc.)

 

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Friends

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The Farmhouse

(They learned how the homes were much smaller yet could hold many people, high ceilings for ventilation, iceboxes instead of refrigerators, sharing a room, bathing in a tub with a water pitcher, portable potty in the room, etc.)

 

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