Tough loss but new slides

Sam's basketball team had tough loss on day two of his tourney. They played great  all weekend but came up short in the final game to a great Evansville team. The weekend wasn't a total loss though because he got new slides with his Christmas gift card from Aunt Polly. And a second place medal made him smile

Gonna miss basketball season

After school fun!

I was able to help with an after school activity a couple weeks ago! 
The teachers planned a fun series of activities to promote friendship, helping hands, activity, and anti bullying. I had the helping hands station. We drew and colored... And to be honest it went kinda like this:
Haha no it was tons of fun! 

Helped almost 150 kiddos think of a time they helped someone or someone helped them ...they loved hanging them in the hall for all to see.

Joes was my favorite by far- lol. He knows how to speak to my heart! 
Love these opportunities to spend with joe and his classmates. 

February Birthdays!

We celebrated both of our Walker cousins birthdays
in February.
Enjoy gathering with family and celebrating fun times!
Drew is now 10 and he bought a hoverboard with this money

And Cole turned eighteen! We celebrated with a spaghetti dinner and cheesecake at his house!

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Chef Sam

I made pizza for dinner so the family can eat it.I am making the pizza with sausage,pizza sauce,and cheese.It turned out great in flavor and it was delicious when it was done.
By Sam

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This boys earned a basketball for his
hard work on Wizards basketball at school.
He was proud!

Ha ha ha, this picture is staged, but it cracks me up.
I was trying to tell him how to make the heart sign with his hands.
And we got it, but also a fake smile.  Makes me LOL.

I am usually *that mom* who makes a creative and awesome (labor intensive)
valentine...but not this year.
It is a sign that the boys are getting older.  They were not into Valentines this year.
So, we went to KMart and they picked their favorite.
I was secretly hoping they would turn to me and ask to make homemade ones...
but it was not to be, they were excited about the ones they had chosen. Sigh.

Some days are like this.  Love.

And, I did get them to let me make a Valentine lunch for school.

And when I got home that night, Joe had saved his peel and brought it home in his backpack.

We also made some fun fruit skewers for their classrooms...
Stephen Curry helped us.

This dear boy brought me a bag of conversation hearts from his classroom party.
Proceeded to tell me that his friends didn't really like them so he collected them off their desks
for me....ahem, yum.  Thank you dear boy, the THOUGHT was very nice {wink}
Love him.

And this is the best, when they go thru their valentines
pick their favorite, mostly because it is from their friend.

Sorry for the order, again with the phone blogging...

A sweet and small valentine for my boys

The High School Musical DVD, he was so excited.

And an NBA sticker book

Then a special Valentine breakfast

And my valentine for my co-workers.


Basketball Practice Days

After school snacks with my basketball crew.
From the looks of things we had 2 players 
and one banker 
Joe went thru a wear a tie to school phase.

And a little basketball card trading.

On other days we do this:
You know. Play basketball before practicing basketball