Thursday, December 19, 2019

Another State Football Championship!

The Gunter High School Tigers did it again! They got another state football championship tonight at AT&T Stadium.  The other one was in 2016. What an accomplishment! So glad my whole family got to be at the stadium along with thousands of other football fans. Congrats to all the coaches, players, and especially Peyton!

(OurGunter photo)

Wednesday, December 4, 2019

Glory Joins 5th Graders and First Dance

Today was a big day for Glory. After testing yesterday, she went back to public school. She was so excited! She absolutely loves it. I knew she would; she loves staying busy and being with friends! She's a sweetheart for sure!

Monday, December 2, 2019

Thanksgiving and Marlow's 4th Birthday

Everyone came in Friday for Thanksgiving. We had all the kids with us - Justin, Jenna, Greg, Chad, and all their families. Marilyn was our host for the weekend; she set up the garage so the kids could play out there. We had a meal together that evening. Saturday at lunch we had a charcuterie board to snack on. Our traditional "turkey and trimmings" meal was that evening. Tim joined us as well.  After our meal, we did Christmas crafts. We actually did crafts with all the littles the entire weekend; the "big" guys raced on Rickie's set up all weekend.

Yesterday after church we had Marlow's 4th birthday (unicorn) party. Everyone was there except Justin because he was on duty.

It was such a huge blessing to have everyone under the same roof at the same time for Thanksgiving!

Sunday, November 17, 2019

Babysitting Marlow and Jackson 

We went to Mansfield Friday to stay with Marlow and Jackson. Jenna and Jared went with some other  couples on a "Friendsgiving" weekend trip. Yesterday morning, we enjoyed going to a local park. We let them play for about an hour and a half. Then we went home for lunch and naps. Because it was so pretty, we got back outside yesterday afternoon in the backyard. This morning Jared's dad came over to watch them so we could go back home.

Monday, November 11, 2019

Weekend Fun

We had everyone here this weekend. Jenna, Jared and the kiddos came in Friday. Marilyn and I cooked an Asian meal (fried shrimp, egg rolls, etc.) for dinner. On Saturday, Jared and Jonah went to the store to get things for the evening meal. Justin was off, and Keelie cooked lunch for all of us. It was a beautiful afternoon; the kids enjoyed playing outside. Saturday night, Marilyn, Jared and I cooked Mexican food; we had a lot of food!

After church and lunch yesterday, Jared and Jenna packed up to go home.