Tuesday, November 11, 2014

"Low Country Feast" for J & J

This was the cutest party, shower, whatever..... 

Friends of Jenna and Jared hosted this event on a recent Saturday evening at one of their homes. These girls are off the chart when it comes to entertaining. They actually have a wedding/party event planning business. Jenna tells me all the time how much they enjoy entertaining. The unique thing Jenna said though is that they don't spend bookoos on their stuff. They buy at resale shops, garage sales, curbside, wherever they can find "treasures" and repurpose them.

Our menu consisted  of a Biscuit Bar stocked with homemade biscuits, shrimp, grits, chicken and all the works to cover the plate! Cobbler and ice cream followed the meal. The food was great, and the company was, too!

Thanks to the Gold Dust Vintage Girls for a great evening!

Thursday, October 23, 2014

Anja Elizabeth Davis

Marilyn's first grandchild was born September 30. Anja (pronounced "Awn Ya") Elizabeth spent her first week in the NICU but she is now doing great. Parents are, too!  

Love you Greg, Lisa and Anja!

Tuesday, October 21, 2014

Church Bridal Shower

Jenna and Jared had a shower at the church recently. It was the first of the pre-wedding activities. It was so nice. She got some really nice things. Oh, and those mini bundt cakes were delish!

Tuesday, September 23, 2014

Jenna's 30th !

Jenna turned 30 this month. We had a fun birthday weekend up at Rickie and Marilyn's lakehouse. Jared brought the boat up, and the weather was great for being on the lake (minus a little bit too much wind one afternoon). So glad we could have this special family time together with everyone!

I can't believe she is not only 30 but will be a "Mrs." in a couple of months.  

"Jenna, I love you and thank God daily for you!"

Saturday, September 20, 2014

ALASKA -- The Beauty

Our cruise included the pretty much standard itinerary for a seven-day cruise. Our ports included Skagway, Juneau, Ketchikan, and Victoria. This really is a trip of a lifetime. You can always look out your backdoor to enjoy God's creation. But this was a long way from my backdoor, and the sites were unbelievable for this Texas gal. 

We chose some great excursions that had been recommended to us. We were certainly not disappointed! In Juneau, we did the Mendenhall Glacier and Whale Watching excursions. Then in Skagway we did the White Pass and Yukon Route Railroad which was about a 40-mile roundtrip tour at great elevations! In Ketchikan, we decided on a random tour that Rickie snagged us as we got off the ship that morning. It turned out to be a great one also with close-up views of both the beautiful salmon and totem poles in that area. 

I did take one unplanned adventure the first full day out at sea that no one else did. I got a great day in my cabin -- SEA SICK! But after meds and patches I was back on my feet the next morning ready to go. The ship's path had also moved more inland again which was great. So the blessing in this was that I really didn't miss too much.