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Thursday, April 19, 2018

Golfing with the Brutchers!!



Claire and Aunt Cathie looking cute on the course!


Well, Our Aunt and Uncle who live down in Florida came to Memphis to visit for a few days, and yesterday they played golf with Lance and the kids! We were blessed by beautiful weather, and a blast was had by all!  Claire is improving and Jesse showed off his skills as well!  Can't wait for our next golf date!!



Wednesday, April 18, 2018

Final Night Of Cotillion!

Well, Claire completed her 5 week Cotillion Class and much to her original dismay, she ended up having a great time and learning along the way.  Last night was Parent Night, so she got to show off her skills to Lance, and then dance with him as well! Let's just say Claire has the rhythm....Lance not so much!


Claire giving Lance the eye why doing the Waltz......

Glad Claire tried something new and we are so proud of her for that!!!

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Busy week for Claire!

 Well, Claire just returned from her 3 day 6th Grade Field Trip to Camp McDowell in Alabama.  They had lovely weather, and 3 days of canoeing, hiking, and all type of group trust exercises.  And lots of bugs and wildlife along the way!  She came absolutely thrilled but exhausted....and wants to return!
Claire went to her 4th week of Cotillion (one week left!) and it was a Dinner Dance where she had to eat a 4 course meal and dance with boys in her grade.  She said it wasn't nearly as awkward as she thought!  We are proud of her for breaking out of her comfort zone for a few hours these past weeks!!! More pics to come soon!




Saturday, April 07, 2018

We have a 17 year old!






Well, this boy turned 17 yesterday, much to the amazement of Lance and I.  He had a big week....ACT, Junior Retreat, and Birthday...all within 4 days of each other!

His sweet girlfriend Emily made him an adorable golf frame, along with other sweet gifts....
Jesse had a few friends and his grandparents all over for lunch and cake...and of course..Golf Trivia!

Yes I am getting old.....

 Jesse woke up to crepes with warm cherry compote and lots of goodies.....


 Claire and I found a 17 blinged out candle holder.....

And Claire decorated the cupcakes all by herself...that girl loves her some You Tube Cupcake Videos!

Happy Birthday Jesse....we can't wait to see what your future holds!!!!

Monday, April 02, 2018

Easter 2018...He has risen!

 Yet another Easter In Jackson, MS with Lances entire family over the course of a long weekend.   The weather was lovely, and everyone loved seeing how big Jesse and Claire have gotten!  The golf tournament was great and their team took 2nd!  A blast was had by all!




 A very happy Claire after getting a few doallrs out of the egg hunt!!
 Claire and the cousins in his age group getting ready to hunt for some money eggs!
jesse enjoying his vantage point off the deck of the clubhouse where the reunion was held this year. 
This year, Lance's mammaw was ill, and we stayed in a hotel for her to recover at home...so the kids got to open their baskets in a different way this year....bed!!  But they loved every minute of it!!!


 The Easter Bunny brought Jesse wome much needed cash for the Prom.....which is just weeks away!


Happy Easter to all...until next time!!

Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Claire Goes To Cotillion.....

 Well, we enrolled Claire in this year's Cotillion for 6th graders, and though she was super apprehensive at first, has come out all smiles!  It's 5 weeks and on the final week Lance and I get to attend the dance and dinner with her and all the other students...Should be a blast! We hope this helps her come out of her little shell a bit!!



More to come soon!!!!

Friday, March 16, 2018

Discovering Discovery Park of America!

 Well, I drove Claire and her friend Aniston to Union City Wednesday for a day trip to Union City and the girls had a blast! It was a chilly sunny day, and they just went and went through that museum!  They just soaked it all up! Loved spending the day with these 2 sweet girls!!