Wednesday, May 25, 2011

seriously dirty.

feet belonging to my sweet baby girl.

I found her passed out on the couch with this little foot hanging off.
She had been hard at play.  :)

the fam.

p.s. LJ has on skates.  
She might be taller than me, but not that much.

Monday, May 23, 2011

the mOhAwK.

Watkins' new doo, which he LOVES!

Mama - not so much.  
But what is a mama to do when he only wants that for his
birthday?  sniff. sniff.

It will grow back.  RIGHT?

Wednesday, May 18, 2011

Tuesday, May 17, 2011


I am in denial about several things.

Tell me what you think.
Am I crazy for kinda having a mini pity party about these things??

1.  am I really old enough to have a child old enough to transition into the youth group?
proof.  the above picture is from the cookout for us to get "youth group" info.
where did the time go?
2.  the boyfriend.
can you find LJ in the picture?  the sweet little boy in pink is her boyfriend.
he is cute, polite, atheletic, fits right in with the Dumas clan.....
but really a real boyfriend.  help me.  most of all help JD.

3.  rules.
is it against the rules to write about this on this blog.
I will let you know, because Lord knows she will tell me.

4.  am I ready for this an almost teenager?
right now, I am not so sure.
any tips??

Wednesday, May 11, 2011

-6 and +1

Easter is always spent in Prentiss with most of the Dumas clan.

This year we were -6, the Russ Dumas family (JD's oldest brother) were missing.
But we were +1, the oldest grandchild, Jessica Philips, brought her boyfriend 
to meet the family.

The boys had a good time breaking him in, hope he comes back!

Tuesday, May 10, 2011

excuses. ramblings. the count down.

1.  picture taking. this blog. let's say has taken a little back seat.
why? you might ask.
2 softball players, 1 t-ball player, and 1 soccer player schedules that just
throw me in a frenzie.
By the time, I figure out the schedule, lay out the schedule, and make it to my place in the
schedule, well I just sit and enjoy.
let's just say thank you Phelps for just enjoying sitting by your momma.  
no balls for her.  :) 
her choice.
tonight, well, I plan on taking out the ole camera and taking some shots of my kiddos.
2.  summer is AlMoSt upon us.  thank heavens.
9 days with students.
11 days counting the 2 without students.
3.  we made the final big decision the twins will be visiting kindergarten AGAIN next year.
a big decison, but one I feel we will all be thankful for.
4.  kindergarten separated.
that is right the twins will be in separate classes.
yes, that is what I am most nervous about.
5.  the hubs, well, I can honestly say we are on the same page more than ever before.
and you know I love him lots.
6.  I have lost 37 pounds since January. 
big step.
to bad I need to loose that much more.
thank you to my exercising side kicks!
Viv and Ashley you make the gym and walks so much better.
JD has lost too.  how much?
I will get back to you on that.
7.  my refrigerator has nEvEr been so bare.
grocery store just isn't as fun with the 4 kiddos in tow, and with the mad dash
it must be completed in.
trust me.
8.  confession.
I did a little grocery store shopping at the gas station this morning.
on the list.....
ziplocs, milk, chips, and bread 
that had it all.  it doesn't really matter where it comes from.  right? 
9.  KD and Phelps will not eat in the cafeteria without tears being shed.
LJ and Watkins LOVE the cafeteria for lunch and even breakfast.
10.  17 days until a vacation.

I am back.

 beach flashback.
sUmMer 2010.

Friday, May 6, 2011

look alikes?

I would say so!

first cousin fun Easter 2011