Showing posts from September, 2015

First day of school and beyond...

Here are our two loves on their first day of school.  They were both excited and a little nervous.  Ava was thrilled that she ended up with Ms. Riley, the teacher she was hoping for.  She was also happy to learn that all the first graders from her first/second split last year were placed in her class with her. 

 Ava is so sweet and eager to learn, I love her passion for school!  She even woke up excited to get up and go to school that whole first week!  She is still doing pretty well, but a little harder to get out of bed.
 Norah was much more nervous than Ava, which is funny because it basically the same preschool she went to last year.  Valerie did move locations but many of the same friends were there to welcome her to her first day.

 A little closer up, love her sweet smile!  She is doing great this year.  Ava came home from school not feeling well at all  We knew she was a little sick that morning but she really didn't want to miss her first day.  She did have to stay h…


Jessica and I had the very best time in VEGAS together.  We got to go for 5 nights!  Some people would argue that may be too long in Vegas, but I beg to differ, it was perfect.
 Jessica surprised me by upgrading us to first class!  So fun!  According to her the drinks were too strong so she made me drink them all, I'm helpful like that.  Our rental car, Super awesome late night cheap breakfast right next door!  Our yummy breakfast of champions  We went on a healthy shopping spree.  We loved the little friendly grocery store down the street.  I was sure we would never drink all that liquor, hahahaha The strip!!
Winning! Sister time is the best!! Drunk shopping, so fun! And then "home" for the main event.  We got to meet our brother, what a shocking turn of events that ended up being such a blessing.  The whole family is just so great!!   Me, Bill, Misha, Jessica, Celeste and Josiah. Our new nieces and nephew!! We had the best time getting to know each other, they are s…