September 30, 2011

10 year reunion!

This weekend I have my 10 year high school reunion.  Did you know if you are the senior class president then you are expected to organize the event?  Well you are, and although 'senior class president' looks good on college applications it will come back to haunt you 10 years later.  It seems as though everyone wants to know when the reunion is and what we are going to do but then no one actually wants go.  I am going to keep my hopes high and get pumped up by listening to the top 100 Hits of 2001 (all classics). If I could sober dance at the prom in 2001 surely I can now?!  And I still have a super hot date to go with me!

September 28, 2011

Big Bro

Just incase you haven't heard, Jackson is going to be a big brother!!  His brother or sister is scheduled to arrive around March 2nd.  I am almost 18 weeks and feeling like a rockstar, a sleepy chunky one with heart burn, but besides that fa rockstar.  More to come on our growing family...!

September 26, 2011


Jackson had his 1st real hair cut 'trim' this weekend.  His dad has been wanting him to get one for some time.  I told him to feel free to take him, I just couldn't cut those curls.  He was a very good little boy sitting in the airplane chair, watching some tv and he got a sucker!  I am going to have to start keeping a stash of suckers in our cabinet at home.  I have never seen him sit so still for so long!

Last shot of the ringlets!

 OK, an airplane chair... this is cool

 Wow, how come I have never had one of these things before?

 Handsome boys!

September 24, 2011

16 months!

For Jackson's 16 month photo shoot he requested to wear his 'Class Clown' t-shirt and pose with Greta.  
Greta is taking her duties very seriously!

Jackson's new 'can you smile' face.  He's got a nice chinese smile just like his mom and dad.  No hope for family pictures...

September 22, 2011


We are in need of some rainy day ideas for an almost 16 month old!  It is hard to try and spend little to no money by letting Jackson play at the mall kid zone or go to Chic-fil-a  just because they have an awesome indoor playground. (Our 2nd favorite lunch spot!)  And really he could probably stay inside all day organizing the cabinets and cleaning out the trash cans, I am the one that goes stir crazy!  Our favorite outing spot is still the NC Science Museum, definitly getting our moneys worth with the year passes!

 Check out these muscles mom...

My cousins came with me! 1 out of 3 looking at the camera, not to bad...

September 19, 2011

Living-Office Room

Really it is Greta's new room.  It is a perfect spot for her to look out the window and warn us of any intruders.  We even kept her stanky old chair, she has pretty much molded into it.  Finally we have atleast one room in the house that is somewhat put together!  



We painted the room, re-used some old furniture, got an awesome desk on clearance and put up a huge map!  I borrowed that idea from  Have you seen that site, if not, don't do it, soo addicting.  Details are here. 

September 16, 2011

last summer days

Oh how I love summer. I love the heat, long days, cook outs, ice cream, beach, pretty much everything about it.  This weekend the temperatures are supposed to drop.  The first hint of fall creeping in is always exciting.  A little chill in the air, comfy jeans, boots, but it won't last long.  So for now we will soak in these last days of sunshine with just the three of us.
 Last day at the pool, practicing blowing bubbles (and tasting some water) with my dad!

DUNLAP - My belly dun lap over my bathing suit.

September 15, 2011

run boy run

work that arm!
(he does wear shorts... atleast on Sundays)

I think I am in need of an iphone!  I hate to give up my sweet flip phone but I want a good video camera that will upload in no time.  I mean, who doesn't want more videos of this chunkstar?! Any suggestions?

September 12, 2011


My bestest friend had a little baby boy last week.  Samuel Lewis Deans finally arrived after making his mama wait around.  I think this just means he will be a nice and patient baby...  There is nothing like holding a sweet little baby.  I had already forgotten how tiny and delicate they are those first few months.  Everyone trys to warn you that time flies and to enjoy those baby moments but you just don't get it when your boob is leaking milk and you haven't brushed your teeth all day.  I could get used to holding a little baby again, but I won't lie, it was nice to hand sweet Sam off to his mama when he got fussy.

September 11, 2011


Just 10 short years ago I was a freshman in college laying in my dorm room when my suitemates yelled over to turn on the tv.  The World Trade center had just been hit.  We sat gathered together on the bed as the second plane struck.  At the time I did not even realize the magnitude of this event.  Today I pray for the victims of 9/11 and their families.  I pray for the increase in faith, hope and love in our world.  I will never forget and I hope that my children never have such a memory.

September 7, 2011

1st day!

Jackson had his 1st day of 'Parent's Morning Out' today.  This big ol' mama's boy has been known to cry for the whole hour during nursery at church so I was prepping for the worst.  His teacher said he was fine, 'cried some, played some, cried some, played some, cried some...' and took a big stanker. Sounds like a pretty successful 1st day to me!

I hoped to get a 1st day of PMO picture before we left, but we were running late, Jackson slept until 8:15 this morning?!?? Already trying to miss his 1st day of school. 

September 5, 2011

game time

What an awesome weekend, now I just have to convince some of these people to move on over to Chapel Hill!
Some of my old roomies and their babies - The Coronas, Lackeys & Jalazos - 'pre-gaming' sure has changed...

Van, with our powers combined we can figure out this lock and we will get into the pond!

1st UNC football game!  Don't let this picture fool you.  Jackson spent 90% of his time on the ground eating old peanuts and licking airplane bottles.

My sweet boys!

Just showing Tyler around the house...

Practice makes perfect, we must dominate at everything we do...

Babes! Big ones and small ones. :) 

September 2, 2011


Happy Labor Day Weekend, the start of college football, last beach weekend and if you don't have your own business... 3 day weekend!  Maybe one day we will take 3 days off and go to the beach but until then  people can come over to our house for some tailgating and sub eating!  We have been in the new house for a month now and yesterday we got a couch and I think we are getting a dining room table today!  Slow and steady people.  Good thing I have such a sweet helper...