Sunday, January 1, 2017

Christmas Time

Wade had no problems with Santa and Mrs Clause this year. We met them down at the Mast General Store.

This year's tree and how much higher he can reach!!!

The St John's PreK program was precious. Spot our little star?

I enjoyed Christmas being on Sunday morning. We had to hurry to get all the gifts opened and dressed for church but it felt right to be worshiping Jesus and not have the day be all about Santa.


It was time for Wade's first Jedi Training camp down at Grey Grey's. We first did this for Marshall and Bobby about 13 years ago. Always fun to train the next batch of Jedi. It had been 8 years since we had one

This time Landon, Eli, Wade and Sam got to ride the speeder and learn some light saber moves. Marshall was brave enough to be our Darth Maul and let use the force on him.

We also had great weather which made for some good fishing.

And the two Wade's put out Christmas flowers for Mom.

Hollywood Studios

I had a conference in Orlando (and found some great airline prices) so our gift to Wade for his birthday was a quick trip to Hollywood Studios. This day was all about Star Wars (thanks Daddy for hanging in there). He loved it. And we stayed one night at the Art of Animation where we got to hang with our buddies from Cars, Lion King and Little Mermaid.

Look who is 5

Wade wanted a Super Man cake this year and we had fun pretended NC to be out favorite good guy for a change.

First Year of Soccer

Wade played on his first sports team. He scored several goals this year (but all for the opposing team). Coach Victor did a good job of keeping these 4 and 5 year olds focused on learning new things and having fun!

Halloween Fun

We had Kilo Ren for Halloween this year....and it makes it even more fun when your buddy Max is a Storm Trooper! Good thing Krispy Kreme's have power over the dark side

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Disney Cruise

Ok so it's been a while since I have updated my blog. My app stopped working so am giving a new one a try. Ever since taking this cruise at the end of September life has been a whirlwind

We so enjoyed getting back on a Disney cruise this time with Wade. This photo sums it up for me!!

The storm that became Hurricane Matthew prevented us from out St Johns stop but we did get to see Tortola BVI.

Kim and McKinley joined us while Marshall and Jared went on a scuba dive.

Wade's favorite part of the ship was the Mickey pool

He also had fun collecting signatures from the characters on his pillowcase and of course pirate night, Halloween fun and spending time with cousins.

I loved that there was no wi fi so my niece and nephew had to actually talk and engage 😍