Thursday, May 5, 2016

Wizard of Oz Scavenger Hunt!

I love a good scavenger hunt, so I thought it would be fun to incorporate one into McCoy's second birthday party! I picked different places on the farm where the clues/prizes would go and went from there. I had some storage baskets on hand, so I decided to put each clue/prize in one, to make it everything more organized and easier to transport to their hiding spots!

They will start with these little brown bags- Toto's baskets! 
It will hold all the prizes they find on the hunt!

This first clue will get them started!


Over The Rainbow- Rainbow Skittles for the prize! 

Glinda- Bubbles (Glinda's mode of transportation!) for the prize 
(the girl's also get Glinda's magic wand!)

Munchkin Land- Big Lollipops from the Lollipop Guild for the prize!

Ruby Red Slippers- Rubies (Ring Pops) for the prize!

Yellow Brick Road- Yellow Bricks (Starbursts) for the prize!

Scarecrow- Corn (Candy Corn) for the prize!! 
Shout out to my Momma, who found Candy Corn in May! hehe :)

TinMan- Apples (apple flavored Fun Dip) and Axes (for the boys) for the prize!

Cowardly Lion- Lions, Tigers, and Bears (Animal Crackers) for the prize!

Wicked Witch- Water to melt the witch (Water Guns) for the prize!

Emerald City- Green Gum for the prize!

So glad I got that all done and marked off the list, 
now what am I going to do with all these baskets until Saturday?!?! Ha!

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Such Fun!

My tiered stand that I use for my Fiestaware mugs and k-kups (blog link) is featured on Good Housekeeping and House Beautiful!! How exciting!! Links below :)



Good Housekeping
http://www.goodhousekeeping.co.uk/lifestyle/home-decorating-ideas/10-pretty-ways-to-store-your-mugs?utm_source=crm&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=GDH03052016&utm_content=na&utm_term=na
House Beautiful
http://www.housebeautiful.com/lifestyle/organizing-tips/g3468/how-to-organize-coffee-cups/?slide=10

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These Days!

First of all..you have to try this recipe..it is AMAZING!!
Biscuits and Gravy Casserole (recipe)


And how cute are these plates?!? Find them at Walmart in the summer/picnic section!

We are soo ready to go to the beach!!

These were Merritt's little overalls...why are my babies growing up so fast?!?!



 We have been having some great pony riding weather!!





 The boys have been having big fun pretending that this swing is their horses (Silver and Scout of course) and they chase after bandits...so mommy has to push really fast!! ha!


Cool Dude!

Walmart has a new horse..with a real saddle! He is obsessed!!!






The boys have always wanted ice cream for dessert at Pizza Ranch (and they still do!) 
but lately they have been really into the cactus bread too!! Yum!


 Hope yall are having a great week!! :)

Monday, May 2, 2016

Life in Pictures!

Picture Update :)

I had been trying awhile to get this kid to hold his pencil correctly...

We were doing some workbooks the other day and look what I saw!! Woohoo!! Wish I could take all the credit, but I'm pretty sure his preschool teachers made it happen!! :)

Grandma and Grandpa are getting neighbors and the boys are soo excited!!

For all the construction of course!!

So fun! Way better than watching it on You Tube videos!! :)

McCoy got new boots...

and Merritt got a new hat...now they are all set!

Church Boys!

Mucking Jake's stall!!

such a hard worker!

McCoy overseeing the project...

McCoy is over overseeing the project! ha!

loving the new table!

Now if we can just get the weather to cooperate, we could have a picnic!! :)

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