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My name is Meredith and I am in love with my very best friend, Brent! God blessed us with two beautiful little girls Addison Kaye and Saylor Brooke. Being newly married and a stay at home mom, is a new adventure each and every day but I wouldn't have it any other way! We are living the everyday life of Gods plan! Hope you enjoy following us!

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Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Busy Bees

We have been beyond busy the past two weeks. 

Addison had swimming lessons everyday in the morning.
 She was not a big fan of it this year. 
We are going through a stage where we don't want to get our face/ hair wet or be splashed.... Please Tell me how that works in a pool with a bunch of other 4 year olds! Ha 
I was so thankful for her teachers this year. They were very patient and great with all the kids! 
But I am glad that it is over and hoping next year goes a little better or we are going to be in level one until she is 10! 

We also had vacation bible school every night. Brent stayed home with Saylor while Addi and I went. It was fun to spend time with just her! 
And she loved seeing her friends every night. 

Friday, we had a bridal luncheon for our good friend Rachel's wedding. She asked Addison to be the flower girl and she was beyond excited. Rachel's brother was the ring bear in my wedding so it was neat to see Addison doing something special for her day! 
Her gift for being in the wedding was so special... Mrs. Esther's sister made her a "Elsa" dress! She absulotly LOVED it! 
Something we will cherish and play in everyday! :) 

After, she went with all the big girls to have her nails done (ofcourse in her Elsa dress) and then to the rehearsal dinner that  night. 
Saturday she did great!! She has officially mastered the flower girl job! 
It was such a fun wedding with a beautiful bride! 
Sunday the girls slept until 9..We wore them out!! That afternoon we celebrated uncle Kyle's birthday at my parents house. We sure do love him. 

Monday.... we did absolutely nothing. 
And i am so thankful for that.

We had a fun busy 2 weeks but I am glad to slow down and have a little down time before Addison's birthday and vacation!


Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Family, Fireworks, and the 4th!

The Fourth of July is one of my favorite holidays. Who doesn't like cookouts, hanging out with the ones you love and of course Fireworks??
This year we started our holiday off at our church firework show. Fireworks at the crosses is one of my favorite activities our church does. It reaches so many in the community and is so neat to watch them baptize 100+ people under the crosses. 
Addison is at a fun (hard) age and LOVED the fireworks this year.. Saylor did great as well!

The weather was beautiful the entire week..
So we enjoyed the Rodeo of the Ozark parade Wednesday.
 Then we headed to the mall fireworks Thursday night.
They were LOUD!
 The 4th we had breakfast out, did a little grocery shopping, came home and rested and spent that afternoon at Brents Grandparents.
The girls had a great time! 
 Saturday night we ended our fun weekend with the fireworks at the rodeo. 
( I think both girls were done watching fireworks by this time haha)
We had such a fun week and weekend!

While we were all celebrating at home, my parents went to go watch my brother, Caleb, graduate from LDAC. 
He is one step closer to becoming a US Army Solider
and we are so proud of him!
 We are so Thankful for all the men and women who have fought and are still fighting for our country so that our family could have a fun week celebrating the 4th!!

Hope you enjoyed your weekend as much as we did! 

Sunday, June 29, 2014

Happy 9 Months Saylor Brooke!

I can't believe in 3 short months we will be celebrating your 1st birthday! 
Where has the time gone??
Saylor you:
-Weigh 18lbs
-28 inches long
-Size 3 diaper
-Size 1 to 2 shoe
- 9 to 12 month clothing
-LOVE food and will eat just about anything
-drink 5-6 oz bottles
- Have 2 teeth
- sitting up but still have no desire to crawl
- smile at everyone
-LOVE to cuddle
-put everything in your mouth
- say Mama and Dada
- take 2 naps a day
-love to be outside
- hate bedtime but once we get you to sleep you usually sleep through the night
-Love your big sister
-have a sweet little laugh
- love to take baths with Addi
- love mum-mums and puffs
- splashing in the pool is a new favorite
- SOOO loved
Saylor, you are such a sweet baby. You bring so much joy to our family! 
We love you so much and can't wait to watch you grow! 
Happy 9 months! 

Friday, June 20, 2014

While Daddy was Gone

Brent has been traveling a lot lately.. 3 weeks out of the last month to be exact!
While daddy's gone I try to stay busy and enjoy my time with just the girls and I. 

It's hard, tiring, lonely and did I mention tiring, but I know I will look back on these days and cherish them. I won't ever get this time back... So I am enjoying this sweet season of life and choosing joy. 
( Let me remind you it is 11:00 pm and I am laying on the floor in the girls room trying to get both of them to sleep as I type this.. But I am choosing JOY! Lol ) 

We have stayed busy this week with....
Summer bible study. It started back up and Can you tell the girls were excited to see friends and learn about Jesus! 

Enjoying a few days spent at the pool! 
Uncle Kyle has been in town this week so we have enjoyed him hanging around us! 

Pretending to be robots at library storytime!

Late night ice cream dates to this little ones favorite... TCBY! 

Trying to do my best multi tasking with bathtime.. ( I sent this to Brent and his response was.. " must be a Mom thing!" Hahaha) 

And spending some sweet moments at Gigi and Pops house. 

Tomorrow... TOMORROW daddy comes home! Yay! 
I know my girls are beyond ready to squeeze his neck! 

Friday, June 13, 2014

5 on Friday

It is officially summer at the Penzo house! We have been enjoying late summer nights, no schedule and lazy summer mornings! 

Today Im linking up with 5 on friday~

5 things I am loving this summer so far....

1. It has been super rainy here this week, so we enjoyed a morning at our local library. 
I love that all our local libraries host different fun events!

2. Our 1st summer movie. Malco theaters have $2 movies in the summer! 
We love going AND Saylor did great at her 1st movie!

3. We have enjoyed late night bedtime snuggles in matching pjs! 

4. First Friday on the square. One of our favorite events to go to in our town! 

5.  Last night Addi got to enjoy a Daddy-daughter date night to chickfila and then a fun sleepover at Gigis! 
Happy Friday and Fathers day weekend! 

Monday, June 9, 2014

happy 8 Months

Happy 8 months to the sweetest little girl I know!
Sayor is...
- Wearing size 6-9 month clothing
-size 3 diapers
-eating 5-6 oz
-weights 17 lbs
-Love your passy
- love my hair and have to hold on to it to go to sleep
-smile at everyone when we say cheese
- have two teeth
- not interested at crawling or standing at all
-say Mama and can almost say Dada
- sleeping through the night
- had our 1st ear infection
-sitting up
- LOVE food
-you absolutely adore your big sister, when she enters the room you have the biggest smile on your face!
-love your blankets
- give the best kisses
-very laid back 
- love to be outside and to take walks
- growing a ton
- love your daddy but are a mommas girl right now
Sweet Saylor you are so fun and such a loving baby! You have a BIG personality and we love that about you. We love you to the moon and back sweet girl! God has big plans for you! 

Friday, June 6, 2014

Addison 1st dance recital

If you follow me on Instagram, you know we had a big milestone in our family a few weekends ago! 
Addison had her very 1st dance recital.

I have been waiting for this day since she was born. I took dance for 17 years and I taught through college. So when I found out I would be having a little girl, I started dreaming of the day I got to be a dance mom! :)  Get ready for picture overload.. 

My sweet girl and I heading to get ready for the show! 
When we arrived she was eager to get her costume on and get out on stage! 
Thank goodness they were the 2nd dance so we didn't have to wait long but in the meantime we took some pretty cute pictures of all the girls! 
 Addison had so much fun with her sweet friends this year!
 Gigi snuck back before the show to see Addi all dressed up in her costume and makeup!
 Miss A's class minus a few
 After she rocked it on stage, Daddy came to meet us for a few pictures and to give Addison a special treat!
 Addison loved her flowers and puppy from daddy!
 After the show we met up with family..
 Addison got quite the arrangements of flowers!

It was so fun watching this sweet sassy girl dance at the same dance studio I did! I have so many fun memories and can't wait for Addison to have the same! 
I have loved watching her blossom into the sweetest little dancer since September. It has become Addison's favorite activity and something she wants to do everyday. She had great teachers and loved all her little friends she has made. We are so proud of Miss A and can't wait to watch many more recitals to come!! 

I pray Addison dances with Psalms 149:3 in mind! 

Let them Praise his name with dancing... 
Psalms 149:3