Twelve years ago this summer, I met these 2 wonderful girls. We traveled abroad to Europe together with a study abroad program. Caren and Julie had already been long time friends, but the 3 of us instantly hit it off. We had the times of our lives living with French families, drinking in the culture, traveling on weekends to other countries, and just discovering another way of life completely! Our summer experience was one of the best times of my life - I long to travel back to France one day to show Mark & my boys the wonderful places I went as a 21year old girl. Our summer in France has forever bonded me to these girls. Caren and I were roomates together after college and she was a bridesmaid in my wedding. Julie & I both traveled to Switzerland to be bridesmaids in Caren's wedding. We were able to get together last week as a threesome and reminisce. We had a grand time in giggles - looking back at pictures from 12years ago and sharing our different versions of the same stories!! Wow, how different our lives are now!!! I wonder what our lives will look like 12 years from now......
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There she is, ready to be picked!
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I kid you not, Anderson took a 1hour nap in the car just like this! I thought at first maybe he was joking, but after a bit I realized he was fast asleep!
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here's the parting shot with a full Penske to drive 10hours!
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Proud Aunt Heather & Adam
me & Mark with Paul & Rebekah's new addition!
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I keep a tin in the pantry that stores the Judd candy supply - usually it's the candy the boys get from holidays. For the 1st time in I dont' know how long, our supply is dwindling. I usually sort out the gum or the choking hazards, but sometimes I think, we'll I could cut that candy in two so it's not a choking hazard. Well on several recent trips to the candy tin, Anderson has picked out candy that are considered choking hazards, in my book. I indicated to him, OK you can have that - but I have to cut it first- I explained what a choking hazard is and why he can't have those candies or his little brother.
This morning Anderson to mommy:
"Mommy, can I please have a choking hazard this morning?"
I nearly fell out in giggles! It's like an exclusive treat to him now!
Unfortunately I don't have the same good news to share about Anderson's plant. While he nurtured and watered his plant, it just didn't thrive. His plant is still alive, yet he's not very pretty. There's still hope.
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Oh, and don't ask me how old I am - I'll lie. Only kidding, but seriously not thrilled with the idea of birthdays for me anymore.
Oh, and what did Mark get me for my bday - a House!!!!!!!!!!!!! (yoohoo!)
our pitiful attempt at a family picture - this pretty much captures how our evening went....
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We had a mini birthday bash in Jacksonville to celebrate Carter's 2nd birthday (June 3rd) - I just wanted to call a couple of hours (or how about 30minutes) special for my little man.
the cupcakes - please tell me you can see the "2"!
silly Daddy animatedly (I'm sure I just made up that word) reading a sweet bday card to Carter from his Nana & Papa
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I just thought this was a sweet photo of my little man holding Nana's hand...
the Judd men -this is the only shot I could get of them - Anderson wasn't in a picture taking mood (rawrr!)
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Carter getting a baseball tutorial from Daddy
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