Happy Memorial Day

...and I'm proud to be an American where at least I know I'm free
And I won't forget the men who died who gave that right to me
And I gladly stand up next to you and defend her still today
'Cause there ain't no doubt I love this land.
God Bless the USA

ready to hit the beach with plenty of gear
Scott's Frozen Custard


Wes (look at the height on that jump!) , Sara & Skye
Miss Skye--so brave for her first time to the beach!
Conley & Brynn
my totally awesome sister and her fam!
Us Gals

too cute!
playing Battleship on the battleship US Wisconsin;)
my funny husband & best friend
Hey Blairs!
thought of ya, Brooke!
Hope your weekend was as great as ours!


  1. Looks like a fun time with your fam! Did they all stay at your house?

  2. Good pictures! We had a good time- THANK YOU for everything!

  3. Sarah,
    What an interesting way to get a tan. Does it work?

  4. katie--yep, all at the house--but we didn't want it any other way. We did have an extra house of someone's to use--but we were having too much fun;)

    sara--THANK YOU for coming! Hope to see you guys at our house soon or at your's for the flea!!

    Greta--Finally I hear from you!! You looked SO cute in the pictures from your shower. When are you due? Well, Miss Smarty-pants, it was getting quite windy on the beach and I used the only things we had--towels-- to get warm;) I'm still working on the tan!

  5. Love the pictures! It looks like you all had a great Memorial Day!

  6. Thanks for all the great pics!

  7. Great pics! I'm glad you were able to get together with your family.

  8. I want to know your secret . . . how do you guys get your family and friends to come and see you? We working on two summers ago was the last family that we have had down to visit, but we have made a few stops that way since then. Any time we can get we would love it, as you do I'm sure!! I just thought there was something you could share with us. =) I'm am excited for you guys!! Great pictures!

  9. Super fun! Maybe this time next year Mark and T will be there. WHATEVER!!!!
    Nonetheless, it looks like you had a great time. Beautiful.
    Look at those guns from John.

  10. katrina--i think it must be Cali and all her charms;)))

    Val--Steve told Jon to show us his guns, since we were on a battleship and all;)

  11. Looks like you all had a great time!! Seeing pictures of Barb...makes me miss SC...she was always soooo encouraging to me (especially when I was big and pregnant with Maylie...thanks again Barb...if you read this)!!

  12. Hi Sarah,
    I saw your blog through Sue's and have checked in a few times. It looks like you and Steve are so happy and have lots of fun together. I am happy for you guys. I love all the pictures.

  13. Looks like so much fun! We had a great weekend working in the yard and my garden. Hope to see you all soon! We are out of town this weekend for Bonnie's Wedding, but the rest of the month is quite available...we will make plans to get together! By the way...the Greenbrier job is not going to work out, but more on that later...

  14. Sarah,
    I'm so glad I found your blog! And I enjoyed all your beach pics. Sue said they had fun with you guys a week or two ago. We miss you all and hope to keep in touch!

  15. Okay, Sarah, do you have an e-mail address?? I'll personally e-mail you my house pictures b/c you're so sweet to care. :-) My e-mail is birkholz3@sbcglobal.net.


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