Monday, June 6, 2011

Another Weekend…

Before Saturday, I’d not been to the Chiefland Watermelon festival in years. But, since we were in town this weekend with no plans, we decided to meet up with the crew to watch the parade.


Allie Claire & Annabelle haven’t gotten to see each other in almost a month! They were desperate for some BFF playing time. DSC_0606

Allie brought along her cousin, Gus. Gus and AB are really funny because when they get around each other they’re both SO shy!

We sat on the curb and watched as all the parade entries went by. One of the things I love most about being from a small county and a big family is that you can’t go anywhere without running into people you know, and usually at least a couple of cousins. Saturday didn’t disappoint and we enjoyed waving and seeing lots of people we knew and even saw a few cousins. :)





The kids had a big time watching the parade and gathering candy.




After the heat of the parade, we decided a swim at Blue Run would feel so good! Annabelle was excited that Allie Claire could come down, too!


Blue Run is c-c-c-c-cold water, but so refreshing! It always takes me a while to make myself jump in. From the look on my girl’s face, she’s going to be like her momma.


The REALLY funny thing is that I can’t handle the grass that grows on some parts of the river. It scares the daylights out of me. I don’t like the way it feels and I am terrified there’s snakes and gators and turtles and who knows what else hiding in it. I LOVE the nice clear sandy spots though. Turns out AB is isn’t a fan of the grass either. We laughed so hard when she was swimming with her Daddy and looked down and saw that they were over the grass (even though it was several feet below her and she couldn’t feel it and she started yelling, “oh no! oh no! gass, gass, no gass!” DW was cringing wondering how on earth he’ll deal with two of us at the river. :) Ha…


It was such a fun Saturday!

Sunday was church and then a baby shower for a friend. We ended the weekend that evening with some fresh from the field watermelon. DSC_0684Nothing like eating a melon on the tail gate of your Daddy’s truck.





Arielle said...

awesome weekend!! :)

Crystal said...

Love that last picture!

Immeasurably More Mama said...

River weed gives me the eebie jeebies! I would be screaming too if I noticed I was floating over it. :-) Crystal is right. That last picture is PRICELESS!

Anonymous said...

THANK YOU SO MUCH for sharing your lives with us. it is food for my soul. AB ad AC are two very lucky little girls and they will thank their "way cool" moms when they get older. okay where can we send the last picture. it HAS to be published!!! love, kellee:)

Lauren said...

AB must take take a photo with her Uncle Adam in that outfit and save it for our future children...she is just a doll! Glad you had fun! We also need to get Adam that license plate for during watermelon season :)

Charon Benton said...

i love it! Glad you had a good time! I did FINALLY swim in Blue Run last year...I know I know.....I'm like you, I don't like that grass--I'm convinced a river monster lives there, LOL.

Danielle said...

SO glad you could make it to the shower! Thanks for coming!! .. AB looks so grown up in those pictures of her in DW's truck! They grow up SO FAST!!!

Carrie said...

We had the best time on Saturday! And I think it shows in all your cute pictures. That first one had me rolling ;) I am also loving big stuff sitting on the tailgate eating watermelon. Sooo cute!

The Marino Family said...

Looks like you guys had a great weekend. AB/AC are too cute together!!

Aleta Kaylee said...

I'm with Crystal, I love that last pic. I'm so glad the girls had a fun day! They both looked adorable in their watermelon get-ups :) And may I just say, I can't wait until ol' Gus and AB get older. They'd sure make a cute couple.

Stephanie said...

AB is getting so BIG!!! What a FUN weekend!