Monday, August 18, 2014

Summer on Stage

The kids have been enjoying spending time on stage this summer!

They both participated in our school’s summer drama camp, and performed “Dorothy in Wonderland” to a full house!  It was a great show!

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Grace has also been dancing her heart out!  First at the Dongan Feis here in Albany, where she placed first in slip jig.

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Then at the Catskill Feis, where she scored FOUR first place medals!

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So proud of my kiddos for all they have accomplished!

Saturday, August 9, 2014

Happy Birthday Seamus!

Well,  better late than never…Seamus turned 9 in July!

I can’t believe I have a 9-year-old.  Just crazy!

He passed over having a birthday party this year in favor of going to his very first NFL game – Eagles vs. Rams on October 5th.  He can’t wait!

We did celebrate with family, and some friends joined us at Fonda Speedway, which he was so thrilled about!

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Nanny’s Eagles creation!

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Wow, an iPad mini!

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Everything is awesome!!!

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Happy Birthday Seamus!  We love you to the moon and back!

Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Grace’s Dance Recital

Just wanted to share a few pics from Grace’s Irish dance recital in June!

For their “fun” song, Grace’s class danced to “I Like to Move It” from the movie Madagascar.  They had the cutest costumes!

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Grace and her dance BFF, Izzy!

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All of Boland School

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Time for the traditional dance

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Great job, Grace!

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And to top off the fun day, Nanny made a special cake to match their Madagascar costumes!

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Friday, June 6, 2014

Memorial Day Mini-Vacation

We had so much fun on our annual DuPont visit/beach getaway.  Seamus got a perfect report from Dr. Bober, and we enjoyed a great day at the Ronald McDonald House playing and meeting new friends!

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The next day, it was off to Ocean City, NJ to spend the weekend at Aunt Maureen’s house.  As always, we had a great time at the boardwalk riding all the great rides!

Saturday was our beach day, and we were super excited because the Greene family was coming to join us!  The weather was not perfect for the beach, but the kids didn’t mind one bit and they had a ball!

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The boys loved digging and building!  They also spent tons of time in that freezing cold water!

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Lucy Mei and Grace had so much fun playing in the sand!

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Grace was so sad to leave her “godsister” after having such a fun day with her!

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Such a wonderful weekend with family and friends! 

Sunday, May 25, 2014

Grace’s First Holy Communion

My baby girl is growing up so fast!  Grace’s First Holy Communion Day was beautiful, and she was surrounded by loving family!  Thank you to everyone who celebrated with us!  Here are a few pictures of the day:

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With her teacher, Miss Carey

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Fr. Yanas and Grace

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With her godmother, Aunt Ashley

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Aunt Sue and Aunt Maureen

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Nanny and Poppy

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Grandma and Grandpa

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Sunday, May 18, 2014

Happy Mother’s Day

A couple of years ago, we visited Hancock Shaker Village in Massachusetts for Mother’s Day, and ever since then I have been dying to go back!  We lucked out with a bright sunny day, and my mom joined us for some fun on the farm!

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The grounds are so beautiful!

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The kids just loved all the animals roaming free.

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Making some crafts and playing dress-up in the Discovery Room.

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Such a wonderful Mother’s Day with my mom and the three blessings who made me a mother!

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