June 29, 2017

luckee chuckee

I made a deal with Jackson.  If he read 5 chapter books this summer he got to pick where we went to dinner.  Thanks to Diary of a Wimpy Kid, Hardy Boys and My Weirdest School series, he did it in record time.  I was hoping he would pick Kanki but planning on Jersey Mike's (bc we never eat there) but he went for it... Chuck E. Cheese! Well played, sir.

Maybe our first family of 6 picture?!  Nice work Chuck.

Only one person likes Chuck E. Cheese more than Jackson, his dad.  But really, the place is clean, the salad bar is on point, the pizza is good, they serve beer and the prices aren't so bad.

June 27, 2017


No surprises here, home girl likes to eat.  All 4 of my babies have eaten like champs, which I am thankful for, but man oh man I have spent a lot of my adult life milking some babes.  This time around I am trying to pump a little more and give her a bottle so I can venture out for more than 2 hours.  She took it down for her daddy the other day!  I'll chalk that up as a mom win.

So, you ready yet?

June 25, 2017

summa summa time

I caved, we are doing the '10 week trial' membership at The Farm pool.  I was hesitant because, well - 4 kids, so I am pretty much hesitant about everything.  Going to the bathroom is risky around here.  Thanks to grandparents help, so far, so good.  They have life guards, a big kids 3 feet area, a slide, diving boards, a grill and margarita Mondays - if you are into that sort of thing.  The big guys even went off the high dive!  No turning back now.

He came, he saw, he conquered.  Dab on it ya'll!

He watched and watched and in true Nash fashion quietly made his way up the ladder... cannonball!

June 23, 2017


Yes, Theo STILL has his paci.  Only at night time and car rides and when he needs to calm down - as you can see.

June 20, 2017

2 months!

My sweet girl, you are 2 (plus a few) months old!  You smile! And coo! And toot! And do it all very contently as people are always in your face, constantly.  This may explain the nasty cough you have had for way too long, but even it doesn't keep you down.  We love those sweet cheeks more and more every day.
Height - 24.17 inches - 96%
Weight - 13lbs. 10oz. - 89%
Head - 16.61 inches - 100% plus (duh)

Selfie love!  Actually this was a 6:00 SOS to dad.  It was his first day back to work post beach trip... could be a nice long summer.  ;)

June 19, 2017

Beach Bums

We spent last week at the beach with all of the Farris family.  We rented an ocean front house in Emerald Isle, where we could walk to and from the beach every day, and that is exactly what we did.

2017 Family Beach Trip!

The oldest Sophie Lu, the youngest Winnie Lou.

The boys went to Beaufort one afternoon to check out the Big Rock fish tournament.  They got to get up close and personal with this whopper.

Winnie turned 2 months old on her first beach trip!  Wish they made t-shirt suits in my size.

Theo the fish wrangler.

Nash the boogie border

And Jackson, stay dabbing.

June 18, 2017

Happy Father's Day!

I was spoiled in the dad department.  This guy exceeds all my expectations.  Happy Father's Day to all, may it be filled doing whatever your kids want... :)

June 10, 2017


We finally got to meet our 'new' baby cousin Luke!  Sarah made a quick trip to NC to introduce him to all of his cousins.  He is as cute as he is in the pictures.  We can't wait to return the visit in August!

First cousin meet up.  Luke is just 6 weeks older.  I think they will be BFF and plot on their big bros and sister.

Winnie properly welcomed him to NC and taught him how to dab.

June 9, 2017

School's Out For Summer!

He passed!  So proud of this sweet, smart, goof ball!  He excelled in First Grade, especially in reading (read a chapter book this afternoon?!) and really enjoyed himself.  He is pretty pumped that it is summer time.  We all are! For now...

Peace out first grade!  I made his wear the same shirt he wore on the first day of school.  Because I am a mom and mom's make us do some dumb stuff.

Not only did he master the first grade, his selfie game is on point.

Praise to all the teachers out there! Especially Aunt Nat, who keeps us up to date and gives rides AND plays real soccer.  The boys were impressed, we had to pull out the soccer ball when we got home. 

June 6, 2017

Working for the weekend...

Unless you are a mom.  Weekending ain't easy.  Monday morning at 9:00 am, when 1 kid is in school, 2 others at camp, and it is just us girls left to clean and drink coffee and milk for a few hours, ahhhh.  Life lately -

Kidzu!  Most mornings my main goal is to get Theo tired enough to take a nap.  He could go without one if we did bed time at a decent hour, but we don't.  So he still needs one like whoa.

Friday night Tarheel Baseball.  Glad we went, but they lost, sadly - no more heels baseball.

Reunion time in Wilson!  This is Grandmama's mom's family, I think I said that right.  They replicated a picture taken 30 years ago, pretty impressive showing! Plus, Parkers BBQ in the hot hot sun.

Our first ever dance recital!  Brooklyn did awesome and these 2 sat through (and enjoyed) the first half!

Time is up! 'You sure we want to pick them fools up from camp just yet mom?'

June 5, 2017


Better late than never, Winnie's birth announcement!

June 1, 2017

Princess Winnie

Sunday we were running around, getting ready for church.  Charlie had gotten up at the crack of dawn to head over to the new Jersey Mike's store (which is still rocking-crazy-good busy) so it was just me and the off spring.  Why is it so hard to get ready and be on time for church?! It really brings out the worst in this mama, but worth it and needed when we get there.  Plus, child care.  I was getting Winnie ready in her new fancy dress (girls are so fun) when Theo came over and asked, 'Is Winnie like a princess mom?'  'Yes, yes she is.'  The luckiest little princess with 3 big bros to watch over her.  Sorry girlfriend.
Princess Winnie.

Big bros.  A little selfie before walking into church.  I got in a good laugh when I saw this on my phone.  I think they are getting the hang of it.