Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Top 5 Reasons why we love the Holidays

#5 –We get to have adventures that we wouldn’t otherwise have. Like going on a bike ride and exploring a cute little town.

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#4 – We take the time to appreciate all the beautiful creations God has given us.

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#3- We make the best memories! For example, me screaming at the top of my lungs after hitting a huge wave at 30 mph in a speed boat and promptly bursting into tears after catching at least 5 feet of air before hitting the water again. It only took a couple hours for the shock and fear to wear off, a securely fasten life jacket, and a much slower speed before I could  laugh at how ridiculous I must of sounded and looked. Like I said, the best memories are made during the holidays.

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#2 – Spending time with the most important people in our lives. We were so happy my sister, Steph, could come to visit. It was the best part about our Thanksgiving. Isn’t she gorgeous? Love you Stephy!

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Saturday, November 5, 2011

Celebrate in spooky style

So how did this…

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and this….

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turn into this…

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and this…?

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That would be 75 + hours of work that my counselors and our husbands did to help make this Halloween carnival into the best Halloween party the Mexico Beach Branch has ever had. So was the 75 + hours really worth it for a 2 hour party…?

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(looks like green lantern caught himself a werewolf)

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(Highlight of my Halloween was when this little dude grabbed the bat and took one swing and broke the pumpkin piƱata in half…pounds of candy falling everywhere. Awesome.)

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I’ll let you be the judge of that.