Monday, November 17, 2008

Weekend Top 5

Hope everyone had a wonderful weekend! If you want to link up and share your Top 5- go sign the Mr. Linky at Kristi's of The Wheelz Are Rolling .

5. Friday night after dinner I took Gavin, Katelyn, and Danyelle up to the rec center. The rec center has an awesome skate park they built a couple of years ago. Friday night they were having a skateboarding competition and I thought the kids would enjoy watching. We got there about15 minutes after it started and it was packed!! I would say there was about 30 kids ages ranging from 7 yrs to 16 yrs. It was really neat to watch with all the ramps and stuff that they have. Gavin thought this was the coolest thing ever to watch. And of course it didn't take long for his imagination to take over, and before ya know it, he is running around pretending he was on a skateboard. He did his best to imitate all the moves.

The space shuttle went off on Friday night too. It launched around 8pm and we walked into the middle of the parking lot at the skate park to see if we could see it. Unfortunately it was a little too cloudy for us to be able to see it. Whenever we are at home and it launches we have a great view from our driveway. Oh, well, maybe next time!

4. Saturday morning was Gavin's first T-ball practice for the new season. His team name is the Giants. I was excited to see that he has 2 other players on his team from last years basketball team. And the coach this year of Tball is a father of one of the players that he knows. The practice went well and Gavin was happy to be out on the field again. What didn't go well was having Katelyn on lockdown in her stroller. She complained the entire time about needing to get out and run. And goodness knows if she was on the loose she would have been on the field trying to run the bases with the boys. So in the stroller she stays!

The team took turns playing the outfield and batting and running the bases. Our next practice with be on Monday night.

3. The rest of Saturday was spent at home. I got alot of stuff done around the house that had been neglected. I had about 3 weeks of coupons that needed to be clipped and put away. Considering that I get double coupons each Sunday, that's alot of coupons to go thru. But now its done and I am ready to go grocery shopping this week.

We also had a house guest this weekend named Hailey:

She is my brother's beautiful St. Bernard. Since he was away at the National Guard this weekend we had the pleasure of taking care of Hailey. Katelyn absolutely loves her and followed her around all weekend trying to hug and kiss her while saying " You so cute Hay ee"

Danyelle and Gavin had fun on Saturday playing the PlayStation together. We recently moved the PlayStation into Gavin's room too.

2. Sunday mid morning we went over to my inlaws for our Sunday lunch. Here's a picture of the kids playing in their back room:

Chris and Danyelle helping cook in the kitchen:

Katelyn helping herself to some grapes in the fridge:

After lunch we took the kids up to the park at the end of the neighborhood. They had fun running around playing tag and also throwing a frisbee around.

And for some reason the teeter totter was the funnest part of the park. Everyone got in on the teeter totter action: Katelyn, Gavin, Danylle, Grammie, and even Great Grampa Martin!!!

Oh- and to all my northern bloggy friends..... the temperature this weekend finally dropped into the 60's! Yes, that is cold to us Floridians. If you notice in the above pics, Gavin and Katelyn are wearing jackets!!

1. Sunday evening was spent at home. I thought the kids had run off all of their energy at the park, but nope, when we got home they headed out into the back yard to play. Since Hailey had spent much of the day inside she was more than happy to chase the kids around.

We capped off the night with some ice cream cones too:

Have a wonderful week everyone!


Heather said...

Sounds like a great weekend!

Hailey is so cute (and so are your kids!) When I was growing up, our neighbor had a St. Bernard named Kenny, which I always thought was hilarious. He was a very friendly dog and I adored him.

Kristi said...

OKay but 60's doesn't cut it...we got snow this weekend LOL

I love all of the pictures you put into your weekend posts.

All Rileyed Up said...

Hailey looked pretty relaxed in her temporary home. Wish my dog was so chill. :)

Mandy said...

That is so cool that you can see the launches from your driveway! Looks like ya'll had a great weekend!

Andrea said...

Sounds like another great weekend...and Katelyn is right...that dog is CUTE!!

The Happy Mom said...

Fun weekend!

Love your blog, you have a beautiful family! :)

Wendy said...

Oh my! You had a fantabulous weekend!! Can I move in with you guys? Seriously...I must have warm weather!! Katelyn and Lani would be the best of friends and Gavin needs an older brother...LOL!!

Happy2bme said...

Those pics of Hailey and Katelyn are precious! You need to get a dog. How bout a nice, cute, white, fluffy Peke-chon.