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Friday, July 04, 2008

Another Day, Another IRL

We had such a busy day meeting more blogger friends!

First up: this morning we went to the AZ Museum of Natural History to meet Michelle and her two boys - Ryan and Matthew. Matthew is a year older than Kayla and those 2 sure kept us on our toes! Michelle and I hardly had any time to really sit and talk because we were so busy chasing after the kids :) I kept asking her questions, and then would run off in the middle of her answer because Kayla decided she was done with the exhibit we were at LOL We had a fun time with them at the museum though!

Matthew and Kayla checking out the bones:

Joe and Kayla panning for gold:

Kayla and Matthew panning for gold - and they both had matching wet clothes when they were finished!

Kayla tired of me taking pictures!

Instant friends!

Michelle and me with our kiddos (I can't believe I didn't get a pic of her son Ryan!) Thanks for meeting us at the museum Michelle!

Next up: Later that evening we met Sandra and her family at a mall! It was so nice to hang out with them. Jasmine, Nicholas and Kayla had fun in the kids' play area running all around - they got along like they've known each other for years :) Nicholas was so cute telling us so many stories and Jasmine was a big help keeping an eye on Kayla.

Sandra getting a baby fix with my chubby boy: (He was 15 lbs at his 4 month check up last Tues).

The kids actually pausing for a moment to indulge me in taking a picture:

Our hubbies being kind enough to take the group photos:

So glad we were able to meet you guys Sandra!

We're heading home tomorrow; hopefully in time to maybe catch some fireworks - if we're not tired enough for them that is!

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Cheri @ Blog This Mom! said...

Kayla is so beautiful and she looks so content!

That baby boy is sure getting big!

Happy 4th of July!

Mike said...

So, did Kayla strike gold?


Jen said...

I think its great you have done so much and met up with so many people...very cool. Happy 4th and thank you so much for serving our country this 4th of July.

Jen said...

I think its great you have done so much and met up with so many people...very cool. Happy 4th and thank you so much for serving our country this 4th of July.

Nisa said...

Happy 4th! I loved all the pictures. Kiss the kiddos for me! I can't believe Lucas already weighs 15 lbs!! WOW!!

Tracey said...

Happy Fourth to your family and all other military families! It's people like Joe who have made this country possible.

Michelle said...

Yes - Thank you to your whole family for serving! Happy 4th of July!
I'm so glad that we got to meet up! It was wonderful to see you all IRL! :)

Tina said...

How fun! Looks like you guys had a great time :)

Sue said...

I love meeting bloggy friends. Looks like you're having a lot of fun and so are the kids.

Enjoy your time! Happy 4th of July! Tell Joe thank you for all he does for our country!

annie said...

That is so cool that you met bloggy friends! (I'm jealous :)

Tammy said...

Oh, what a wonderful chance to meet another blogging friend! Such great pictures...
Happy 4th of July!

Karen said...

That's awesome that you got to meet some other bloggers! I WISH we could have gotten together earlier this spring.

I'm always amazed at how good Kayla is socially. She's so grown up!

Theresa said...

It's been a while since I stopped by. I CAN'T BELIEVE THAT YOUR LITTLE BABY IS 15 POUNDS.

I loved the pictures.

Have a great weekend.

Love Theresa

Julie Julie Bo Boolie said...

oh it looks like you had such a good time! I love meeting people irl!

Me said...

It looks as though you guys had a great time!! :)


PEA said...

Good morning dear Michelle:-)

I'm finally catching up on your last few posts...I was gone away for a few days and it's always a struggle afterwards to get caught up! lol

Sounds like you and your family have been having a wonderful time and how terrific that you've been able to meet up with some blogging friends! Love all the pictures.

Hope you had a great 4th of July!! xoxo

Shelley said...

Great pics. It looks like everyone had fun. What a great opportunity to meet up like that. I remeber panning for gold when I was younger - I hope Kayla had more luck than I ever did!

Stephanie said...

Hey! I'm a "first timer" on your blog...found you through "Just Another Mommy Blog". I've quite enjoyed reading through your posts; I'll be back! You have such a cute little family! Happy 4th of July from a fellow military wife...

penny said...

Just found your blog and wanted to say how beautiful Kayla is. What gorgeous eyes she has!

Penny Green
Down's Heart Group

Stephanie said...

Looks like you had a great IRL meet-up! Aren't those the best?

Killlashandra said...

Wow! Looks like a good time was had by all. Panning for gold is just plain fun. :) I did it when I was a kid in Georgia years and years ago.

Although I have to admit, I haven't had a play date with you guys yet and we live in the same state. hehehehehe...ok I couldn't resist that comment. ;)

There are still butterflies to see you know...

Christina said...

That is so awesome! Looks like a fun meet up for sure! Cute pictures :)

Sgt and Mrs Hub said...

Have you had a chance to breathe yet?! You guys are busy, busy! But what fun :)

Man, I miss Boston. I love that city. Have a great time, and enjoy the East coast!

Love the picture of Kayla with her - SO over the photo shot - look! Eve hasn't stopped asking when she is going to get to play with Kayla again!