Father’s Day 2012

daisi - July 1, 2012

A couple of weeks ago, like many of you, I headed home to celebrate father’s day. It was a quick day trip, but so fun to see everyone! Especially these little girls (and guy): [ronni (cousin), piper (niece), jeremiah (cousin), aricelli & margi (sisters-ish)] I was able to take a few four-generation pictures with my sister and my sweet niece, Piper. [grandpa tommy, piper, candace, …

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daisi - June 14, 2012

So while I’m trying to catch up on wedding festivities and crafting posts, I thought I’d share our Familymoon pics and stories. After the wedding, Sam’s dad took us on a family vacation / honeymoon (aka – familymoon) to Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. Sam and I arrived a day before everyone so we had a little time to ourselves to relax. We arrived pretty early …

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Christmas Whirlwind 2011

daisi - January 3, 2012

This year Christmas fell on a Sunday, which is great for most people. Except dentists. Sam didn’t get a day off for the holiday this year, so that means we squeezed ALL of our Christmas into 2 days. Saturday we drove to Guthrie for Christmas Eve at my grandparent’s house. These little guys make Christmas so much fun! These are my cousins, yes, cousins. I’m …

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Oktoberfest: Warm German Potato Salad

daisi - December 29, 2011
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In Oktober, my mom and a friend of hers hosted an Oktoberfest party in Kingfisher, America. Sam and I can’t resist a theme party, much less a Jo-Mom party, so we headed over for an evening of German beer, wine and food. And the family time was a bonus! Everyone did such a good job on the food. We had braised red cabbage, deviled eggs, …

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My Little Namesake

daisi - December 24, 2011

Early in December, our family welcomed our first ______ (fill in the blank: niece, grandchild, daughter), our first everything! She is pretty adorable and I’m not biased at all. Not even a little bit. I am the ONLY aunt, so therefore the automatic favorite. Which is pretty incredible. So here is my Christmas Eve gift to you… My little Piper Rene’. My equally adorable sister… …

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Piper’s Baby Shower

daisi - November 29, 2011

Since my niece has yet to make an appearance… I thought I’d share the lovely baby shower we had for her in September (still playing blog-catch-up).  The theme was a Milk & Cookie baby shower, inspired by SEVERAL blogs. I got my invitations on Etsy, which I highly recommend if you’re watching costs. Most sellers will customize colors, fonts, and pretty much anything you want. …

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Orlando in June

daisi - September 9, 2011

Continuing our cram-packed summer, we had a very full June (and July and August, which is why I’m just now getting around to posting June!). I’ll try to get better, promise! Our June started with an impromptu trip to Orlando. We knew Sam’s fam was going for vacay to celebrate Adam’s last few weeks before Air Force boot camp, but what we didn’t know is …

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Guthrie Visit

daisi - March 15, 2011

Went to visit the fam last weekend because it had been a while (like, since Christmas). Of course, when I go to Guthrie I have a few stops to make. First, I saw this little guy who has basically doubled in size since birth! Look at those cheeks, and lips, and eyes… He was sick but still in a great mood! Loved holding him for …

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Candace Sue

daisi - May 28, 2010

Pretty, pretty, pretty, pretty Candace Sue!  My little sister turned 23 this week, so we had the whole family over to celebrate.  Burgers, beer chicken (watch for recipe and pics in the next post), cake and ice cream… Check. We all had a blast and just look how happy she is…and not to mention how stinkin cute she is. One of my all-time favorite things …

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Happy Mother’s Day

daisi - May 10, 2010

I could write a novel on how great my mom is, but this quote pretty much sums it up. A mother is a mother still, The holiest thing alive. ~Samuel Taylor Coleridge Happy Mother’s Day to the best mom ever!

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