Monday, October 27, 2008

Misc. Weekend Happenings

I'll go ahead and apologize for the rambling nature that this post is going to have.

We've had so much going on lately that I don't want to do one post for each individual item, so just bear with me.

Gymnastics meet Friday night: (please excuse the awful pictures - I'll explain all that in a minute).

The hair - very important and yes I did make the fluffy thing to match her leotard.

Aren't they adorable? All smiles & excitement before the meet.

Getting her medal - no flashes allowed....sorry it's so dark & fuzzy.

Afterward - still all smiles.

Ok - now for the explaination about the pictures. You may have read that my nice camera was "missing". We've since determined that it (along with our portable DVD player) were stolen from my car. I've learned a life lesson from all of this drama.....always lock your car doors - even in your own driveway. I'm way too trusting of people & try to believe the good. Well, that's changed & little & I'm learning to be more careful with our stuff.

We were all very upset that our property had been violated & I was extremely irritated that one of my favorite possessions (my camera) was taken....G was more upset that her favorite movie was in the dvd player at the time.

They say that when God closes a door (or opens one, so to speak) He opens a window. Once again He has supported us through this ordeal and as of yesterday...... I am the proud new owner of this:

I'm in love. Special thanks go out to my wonderful hubby, who on his birthday went out & helped me find this great camera. It is so much better than the one I had before and even came with an extra zoom lens. I can bearly keep myself inside washing clothes when all I want to do is go out and get to know my new friend.

That's about all for now. Hope your Monday is getting off to a good start.

Now, I really must go do laundry.


Darlene said...

First off CONGRATULATIONS to your daughter!! Cute hair ribbon, and look how happy she is with her medal!!!! I take it she did just fine in her first meet!

That SUCKS about your camera and portable DVD player! It makes me FURIOUS when someone steals from you. Heck my mom had two real pumpkins in front of her house and those got just hacks me off ~ and a camera and dvd player REALLY would! On a lighter note the new camera does look very fancy and nice....I'm sure we will see some fabulous pictures with that.

Inspired Kara said...

Serious camera envy going on over here!!!

the undomesticated wife said...

Thanks for coming by and visiting my blog! It's nice to meet you!

Enjoy your new camera! If a little housework has to suffer so you can go play, then so be it! ;)

Shannon said...

She looks so cute! Congrats to her on her medal!

Sorry about your camera! I need to learn to lock my doors too! Glad you got a new and better one! :)

Michelle said...

Congrats to your daughter...

Sorry about your things...that's terrible. My husband is the worst about locking his car doors...

Looks like a very nice new camera...can't wait to see the pictures you take with it:)

The Berry's Patch said...

Yikes, that's terrible! Looks like you made out though with the new camera.

I love the matching bow in your daughters hair. Congratulations to her. I miss those days when I could dress my daughter all cute with a bow in her hair. She would chop off my arm if I tried now. :-)

Mc Allen said...

aww Yes Congrats!! Your girls are precious!! I cannot believe somene took those things, it just gauls me!!I lovoeeee the camera and found myself being very covetous! Your husband is a gew for going hunting for this one his special day!!! Cant wait to see what other fall pics you post! L A

Buzzings of a Queen Bee! said...

Congratulations to your daughter!! How wonderful. Secondly, great camera! Third...yoo probably saw this by now, but I gave you a little award on my blog today! :)

Jerri Lynn @ Southern Sassyness said...

Your daughter is a cutie! Glad that you got a new camera...even in a bad situation, you made the best of it! It looks like it's a nice one! ;)

Kellan said...

Cute pictures of your littly gymnist and really nice new camera. Have fun with it!

Take care - Kellan

Ms. Tee said...

Oh, I know how you feel about getting something taken like that - it's happened to me before, too. What a sweet husband you have to go out and get the new one for you! :)
Congratulations to your darlin' daughter, too!

southerninspiration said...

Oh we have such fond memories of gymnastics meets!! It all looks very familiar!
And oooh, how fun to get a new toy! I look forward to seeing the results of your new toy, the new pics!


Darlene said...

Hi Duchess,

Stop by my blog if you get a have been BOO-ed!! ♥

wendy said...

G look so cute!! Glad she did so well at her first meet. Did I mention the coach wants the team to travel to GA for a meet?! I doubt we'll go but it'd have been neat if you guys were there!

Sorry about the camera. :( The new one looks awesome, though!