Friday, June 27, 2008

New mower in our future?

Moving into our new house was great, and it came with an awesome yard which we enjoy on a daily basis; BUT this yard also comes with a lot more time and energy needed for the upkeep. It takes James forever to mow so lately we have been looking at riding lawn mowers as a possibility. Today James' mom and Bruce came over to let James try their's in our yard. The kids LOVED it!

Sunday, June 22, 2008

The FIRST day of SUMMER!

Fun in the sprinkler

A visit with Great-Grandma Grooters

Father's Day

Aunt EB comes to visit

A few more pics from Duck Lake

Our Family out for a RELAXING LUNCH in Pentwater

...with the kids jumping over the table and on the benches 'cause we had to wait forever for our pizza!

Summer Vacation is HERE...

(and yes, this is how Simon normally sleeps, ONE fluffy isn't good enough for him he likes about 14 or so) : )

Friday, June 13, 2008

A few pics from our vacation

We are spending a little over a week in WHITEHALL. James' dad and Marianne are in Europe, for her daughter, Liz's, wedding and touring a few countries, so we are taking care of Scout (their golden retriever) and staying up north. It has been really seems like summer now. Despite some storms (which have actually been really cool at night to watch, and we didn't have to deal with any flooding) the weather has been great, and the kids are loving it.

Tuesday, June 10, 2008

Another PETUNIAS Open House

PETUNIAS Open House On Monday, June 16, I am having a PETUNIAS open house at April Borchert's house from 6:00-8:00pm. Anyone is welcome, and you can come and go as you please with no pressure to buy. Feel free to check out some of my products at or Hope to see you there... and feel free to bring a friend! Contact me if you want directions!

Friday, June 06, 2008


James is officially done with school and we are leaving for a vacation on Sunday, YEAH!

Thursday, June 05, 2008

Sierra update...

Sierra is talking us all up a wall. She repeats every word we say to her and is now starting to try and repeat phrases. She is fun to listen to, especially 'cause Simon talked so much's amazing to hear some of the words come out of her mouth. Her favorite word right now is "pupp" and pretty much anything that moves outside she thinks IS a puppy, excepts for birds which are "bis" to her : ). She is also starting to learn animal sounds. She knows horse, cow, puppy, and sheep right now! AND she also is learning her body parts, nose, ear, hair, belly.......