Parties, Windshield, Father’s Day, and Other Happenings

June 24, 2009 at 5:32 PM (Family, Food, Friends, Gaming, Holidays, Humor, Simplifying Life)

It’s been a while since we have blogged and that is because we’ve been SUPER busy.  We have been playing catch up and have been on the go ever since we got back from Alaska.  It has been fun though.

I went to NC the weekend of June 12 for our friend Donna’s wedding shower and bachelorette party.  I had a blast.  It was great being able to enjoy some girl time.  I spent the weekend with my mom and girlfriends.  I also got to spend some quality time with my brother and sister-in-law.  The only negative thing about the entire weekend was the fact that a rock hit my windshield on the interstate.  I do NOT have good luck with windshields.  Rocks have hit and cracked 4 windshields of mine in the past.  This one hurt the most since the car doesn’t even have 11K miles on it.

Ben’s  parents (Betty and Richard) and our niece (Jazia) and nephew (Darius) spent 3 nights and 4 days with us over Father’s Day weekend.  They arrived on Saturday and left yesterday (Tuesday).  We enjoyed a low key weekend together full of talking, playing, laughing, cooking, swimming, watching movies, playing games, and relaxing.  We also enjoyed a very frugal 4 days together.  We didn’t eat out at all and only went to get ice cream once.  Yay!

All in all, things have been great.  Our friend, Troy, will be visiting us this weekend.  Ben will get to enjoy a movie and gaming filled weekend and I’ll finally get to spend some tackling the Big D (dissertation)!  Next weekend we’ll be headed to NC for Donna and Daniel’s wedding.  What a great summer so far!

Enjoy the pics below!

– Stephanie

Donna and Kristen

Donna and Kristen

Wedding Shower

Wedding Shower

Donna and Daniel

Donna and Daniel

Bachelorette Party

Bachelorette Party

Bachelorette Party

Bachelorette Party

Condom Blowing Contest (It was hilarious!!)

Condom Blowing Contest (It was hilarious!!)

Donna

Donna

Heather Shakin Her Groove Thang

Heather Shakin Her Groove Thang

Making Homemade Pizza

Making Homemade Pizza

Almost Done With Pizza

Almost Done With Pizza

Heading to the Playground

Heading to the Playground

Beautiful Sky

Beautiful Sky

Betty and Richard

Betty and Richard

Richard

Richard

Father's Day Morning

Father's Day Morning

Happy Father's Day!

Happy Father's Day!

Peanut Licking Darius

Peanut Licking Darius

Father's Day Breakfast

Father's Day Breakfast

Ben Making Pancakes

Ben Making Pancakes

Jazia Playing with Arya and Ready for Pool Time

Jazia Playing with Arya and Ready for Pool Time

Darius Happy at the Pool

Darius Happy at the Pool

Betty and Richard Konked Out on Father's Day

Betty and Richard Konked Out on Father's Day

On the Deck Waiting for Steaks

Father's Day Dinner -- On the Deck Waiting for Steaks

Ben Grilling Steaks

Ben Grilling Steaks

Father's Day Dinner

Father's Day Dinner

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1 Comment

  1. Aubre Rice said,

    New Zealand….how beautiful! We would love to go…but I think we are going to do the beach again next year, it was so relaxing and cost effective 🙂 Love the pics of Father’s Day, that breakfast looked fantastic! I love your deck, it looks like a tree house. The bridal shower looked hilarious, I have never seen a condom blowing contest, but I bet it was a blast! So happy for you and love reading your blog! Good luck tackling the big D.

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