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Tuesday, July 24, 2012

down home arkansas

This weekend was one in which:
-       I almost got my fill of sniffing baby heads (can there ever be enough?)
-       Ty and I picked out our dream lake house (well, it could use a slide out back!)

-       birthdays were celebrated by sombreros and sopapillas

- my body said, "hey Jess, do you know of this amazing thing called gluten!? Why you holding out!?"
(so I indulged A LOT - homemade bread, sopapillas, fresh pesto tortellini, pie for breakfast...!)

-       a summer bucket list item was crossed off – homemade ice cream was churned and devoured!
-       little sisters showed off their impressive tubing skills!

-       family time was soaked up (even got my parents to stay up past midnight playing games!)

-       wine time started at 3 pm sharp!

- baby red birds were rescued

- brunch at the historic Arlington hotel was savored (Ty's first time)

- Ty learned he can surf the web, pet a pug, and rock a fussy baby all at once (so cute!)

How was your weekend?
Summer is in its height, and I enjoying packing in lots of adventures!

P.S. Today I am linking up with Molly for her #YOLO series (this weekend earned it!)

16 comments:

  1. Oh I want to make ice cream myself too! So delicious. It looks like you've had an amazing weekend. Thanks for sharing!

     Hannah from I am a lifestyle blog

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  2. You are rocking that bubble necklace and I love it! 

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  3. how fun!! love your last outfit - so cute!!

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  4. Thanks for sharing those pics - what a lovely family, and a lovely weekend. =D

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  5. Thanks for sharing those pics - what a lovely family, and a lovely weekend. =D

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  6. Doug got some homemade ice cream, too, right?! :) 

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  7. Shanna SchneiderJuly 24, 2012 at 7:11 PM

    You and the family are ADORABLE!! What a fun time. Love that disco ball hanging from the boat!!! And homemade ice cream is the BESTEST!!!
    Shanna

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  8. looks like a great weekend! Have a great week too ;)
    LA By Diana Live Magazine

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  9. LOVE it!! i always say that there is no such thing as too much baby head sniffing. (that sounds weird... but it's true). thanks for linking up, girl!

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  10. What a wonderful and beautiful weekend.  Spending time with the family - eating and exploring . . that's my type of weekend.

    Red Soles and Red Wine

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  11. so cute photos!

    http://my-vegan-style.blogspot.com/

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  12. How fun! I would love to make my own ice cream :) And oh my goodness, nothing compares to the smell of babies!!

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  13. Janessa McCommonJuly 25, 2012 at 4:50 PM

    Aw I love the Arlington. Me and a friend went dancing with the elderly there one night, haha! We were looking to get just a glass of wine and listen to some 50s music but kept getting pulled out on the dance floor. We must have been old souls that night!

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  14. It looks like you had a wonderful time!! I'm glad you and Ty were able to get away and have a fun and relaxing time :)

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  15. Hot Springs is so much fun! We went there on a family vacay a couple of years ago. :) Glad you had so much fun! :)

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