Tuesday, July 20, 2010

Scavenger Hunt

We had a wonderful week with our wee girls the last week in June. They came to Grandma and Grandpa's for their first visit without Moms, Dads or brothers!

We did lots of fun things but I think one of their favorites was the Scavenger Treausre Hunt organized by Grandma while they were at the coffee shop one morning with Gramps!

The only problem was I think they thought it was a race ... they flew around reading the clues and finding all the "treasures" in record time!

Racing up the stairs:

On the Hunt:

The Treasure

A Fun Scavenger Hunt

What a busy week with our little girls at the end of June...it was their first visit to Grandma & Grandpa's all alone ...no Moms, Dads or brothers to bug them !

We had so much fun but I think one of the highlights of their visit was the scavenger hunt set up by Grandma while they were at the coffee shop with Gramps.

The only problem being I think they thought it was a race... they found all the clues and the "treasures" very quickly.

Here are some pictures of the activity!

Sunday, June 20, 2010

Happy Birthday Beautiful Girl !!

We just got home from almost a week in Toronto. The time flew by but we were glad to get home to our own bed!! Yeah ..we are getting old! However, that being said we sure miss our grandkids after having spent a lot of time with them especially for Ava's birthday.
It is hard to believe our beautiful girl is now 7 years old!!
I promised her I would post some birthday pictures so here they are...I will scrap them later this week!

Wednesday, May 12, 2010

Snow on Mother's Day !

We awoke to a winter wonderland on Mother's Day...it is not the weather you expect in May!

Even a tough little dandelion had to sruggle to poke it's head thru the snow.

The daffodils were very cold too! I had planned to go to the cemetery but with all the snow it was impossible. Hard to believe my Mom has been gone two years now - I miss her more than ever.
I talked to Ava last night and my sweetie has another ear infection...hope she is feeling better today!

Tuesday, May 4, 2010

Breakfast with The Princesses

Ava and Sophia in their ballgowns were more beautiful than any of the other princesses!

Two Beautiful Princesses

Meeting Mickey and Minnie was a highlight of their Disney adventure.

Disney World 2010

My lovelies on the way into DisneyWorld

Ava and Sophia

My two darlings! They are the sweetest girls.

Evan and Jack

Evan is great on the guitar and Jack on drums!
They are a pair of cute little guys!

Guitar Hero

We stopped in Toronto to visit the kids and grandkids on our way home from Florida ... we had missed them so much!

It was fun to play Guitar Hero with them at Melissa & Chuck's place.

The little girls are fantastic at it and Jack and Evan got right into playing the instruments..Jack on the drums and singing, Ava on drums, Auntie, Sophia and Evan on guitars and Sophia and Grandpa singing a duet!

Grandma sang one song (but not too well )and took pictures!

It was a lot of laughs!

Sunday, April 11, 2010

Swimming Under the Stars

Swimming Under the Stars

We have been doing a lot of swimming .....even at night under the stars !

So lovely ...looking up at the stars, while the palm trees sway in the breeze...we feel so fortunate to be able to spend time here enjoying the beauty and relaxation.

Winter in Florida

Wow....It has been awhile since I posted to my blog!

We have spent the past few months in Florida - the weather was cooler than usual here but it has warmed up to seasonal temperatures recently.

Despite the cooler temps we have really enjoyed our winter!

Our condo is lovely and very comfortable.

We back onto a canal which provides us with a source of constantly changing wildlife viewing ... birds, fish, turtles and yes ...even alligators!

One 'gator has decided our lawn is a perfect place to sun himself...he vists frequently and this week we actually saw him catch a fish and chomp it down!

Exciting...when viewed from the safety of our lanai!