Friday, July 31, 2009

Girls Day at Lagoon!

I got a call from a dear friend of mine informing me of a Girls Day at Lagoon, and could not have been more excited! We had so much fun running around riding rides and laughing at how we must be getting older due to the fact that we all were starting to get a little dizzy after the rides! How funny how time changes things. After a morning of non stop going we decided that we should go to Lagoona Beach! We literally went around in the lazy river a ton of times! Just floating, and talking, and trying to stay away from splashing children.

Here are a few pictures from Lagoona Beach that is the only time that I had my camera with me. {Unfortunately Nicole and Lashel left before I took these}

Thanks Girls for the Great Day!

Monday, July 27, 2009

BBQ! Need I say More

Nate got his first BBQ Grill this last weekend so we decided to break it in by inviting up the family for some All American Burgers and Hot Dogs!  I decided that this was a definite thing to document.  A man's first Grill is an exciting thing!  

I love you Babe and I am excited for you to continue cooking on that Grill!  Here's to more summer nights filled with the sweet smell of BBQ Smoke!   

Saturday, July 4, 2009

4th of July Fun!

This year for the 4th of  July Nate and I went to Idaho to spend time with my complete family!  The festivities kicked of Friday night with Kit flying with a twist.  My dad came up with the idea of using fishing poles to fly the kite with more control and an easy way get the kite to return back to earth.  Here are some fun pictures of the new style.  

Saturday morning (the 4th) began with some attempts at family pictures.  My Dad really wanted to take them out on the river in the boat.  After a few attempts Diesel decided that he was feeling left out and wanted to join.  The pictures were difficult to do be cause of the flow of the river and the sun, but some turned out pretty good.  
After the pictures and breakfast we headed into the famous Rupert Parade!  We were ready with the camera for any crazy floats since last year we missed some amazing photo's!  So we were not going to make the same mistake.  Here are some of the fun pictures of this year!

Notice Uncle Jake's Sunglasses (they were Ellies and she didn't want to wear them).
After the Parade we headed back to the house for BBQ and family.  After eating Nate, Steve, and I decided that we were going on a rescue mission for my camera that ten day's earlier I had lost in the river (see Memorial Day Post).  Here is the preparation picture to hoping into the river. 
After hopping into the river we figured out that you couldn't see past your hand.  My AMAZING husband decided that he would go to where we thought it would be lying and pull himself down by the reeds to the bottom so he could see better, and behold.....  He FOUND my camera he turned it on and took a picture!  

(As a side note I would like to put in a plug for our camera the Olympus Waterproof Camera!  The camera works great even after sitting at the bottom of the Snake River for ten days, and after a quick clean it looks like normal.)

{{The Olympus Stylus 850 SW - there are hot deals to be had on eBay right now,  I highly recommend it.}}

You always have to have your own fireworks.  Here are pictures of the Boy's attempts at Launching them off of the dock.  They became very creative.  

These were a few war marks left behind (Sorry Dad).
Later that night some of the neighbors who are certified to do the BIG fireworks had put together a really big production.  So we went out in my dad's boat and anchored it where we had front row seats to the show!  It was really fun.  To add to the fun my mom had gotten some 3D Firework glasses that made one firework seem like 10.  It was a different experience.  Nate and I put the glasses over the camera and took some pictures of them. 
The events of the weekend continued to the 25th of July the newest member to the Buckley extended clan and the Moore family was being blessed.  Britney and Steve decided to Bless Lila in Idaho.  It was so nice to be able to be there and be apart of Lila's Special Day!  Here are a couple pictures of the cute family.

One of the best things about being in Idaho is the Sunsets!  Diesel and I enjoyed them very much!
I Love, Love spending time with my family.  We are so blessed to have such wonderful people in our life.  Thank you for all that you do family!