Monday, October 5, 2009

Fall, Football, Costumes and All


This is one of my favorite times of the year (other than Christmas.) So much is going on, but it is all so much fun! I did finally buy some scarecrows and pumpkins, but I need to get some hay and some mums for my "display" out by our gate. Maybe I can do that tonight. Or better yet, maybe I can talk Beas into chipping in on the mums, and we can put the display between our two houses. Sounds like a win-win situation to me:) Mom got crafty this weekend and got her fall decorating done.

She took pictures of the kids on Sunday.

She had spent all weekend working on this and also planted some new flowers down her walkway. After she had it all done, SaraGrace comes to her bringing her a flower....one of the newly planted ones she had dug up. It was very cute! At least I thought it was:)

We have also been busy with football. Both Gator & Raider football! Cade is loving life as a "stinkin' blocker" on the line. He really wants to run the ball, but he and Daddy are working on that. He has done a great job! He always has to block someone way bigger than him, but he never backs down. I think he gets that from his Momma!!!

Here is Coach Daddy and Cade running through the banner. Cade is # 80.


Cade in the huddle.

Just for reference.....here is a picture of Cade with his biggest teammate. Cade is the smallest of the bunch.


And here he is after a game, giving the other team a "good game."

But you gotta give it to him....the kid's got HEART! He's our little "RUDY!"


Last week, we went to Kentucky, and had a wonderful time watching our boys beat up on those Cats. I have to tell you, I love me some Tebow. I love everything he stands for. He is just amazing! I love it that Cade thinks he's just the greatest thing ever. He is always drawing pictures to give to Tim. Last week, while we were sitting at the game, he drew Tim a picture in the middle of the program book. I will be giving that to Mr. Don Mauldin to give to Tebow.
We did manage to get a picture of the three of us. SG stayed behind with some very dear friends, the Del Valle's. Here is our family minus SG.


Talk about a long day...we went from Raider to Gator in just 3 hours. That's why we look like we are whipped. I was up at 5:30 that morning to get us all ready for the day.

I did finally order Cade's costume today. This is a huge deal because I normally am running ragged trying to get it together at the last minute. He wants to be Jengo Fett from Star Wars. What happened to all of the cute little costumes? I guess those days are over for him. This is his costume.


Not only am I on time, I got one heck of a deal! Costume Express was the only place I could find the deluxe version (not the jumpsuit kind that looks like it was painted on). It was $59.99, then you had to buy the jet pack and gun. With shipping it was over $90. We are in a RECESSION people! That was ridiculous. I had two different coupons that would have made it around $60, but wouldn't you know it, you can't use both. So I did what every deal searching mom would do....I got on ebay. I got this costume, with the jet pack and shipping for $29.99! That is a STEAL! It should be here by Thursday. He will be excited.

SaraGrace is going to be Strawberry Shortcake....again! My dear friend, Mindy, made this AMAZING costume for us last year. And 1 year later, it still fits! SG got sick last year so she only got to wear it for a few minutes. I cannot let a perfectly AWESOME costume go to waste!


Happy Fall, Y'all!




1 comment:

Charon Benton said...

looks and sounds like y'all had a great time at the game! Mine too, love Tim Tebow! And Carter's favorite is Riley Cooper!!!
Cade is getting to be a "big boy!"
Love the costumes!!!