Sunday, September 6, 2009

It's Tailgating Time....GO POKES!

Michael's parents let us take their motor home to the OSU versus Georgia game to tailgate with friends. Our friends Daniel and Emily took his parents motor home as well. The 10 of us (that's right, TEN of us - they also have three kids ages 4 and under) loaded up and headed up to Stillwater Friday at noon. We got an awesome parking spot and set-up quite the tailgating area complete with a fenced in play area with a Jupiter Jump for the kids. It was such a fun weekend and I left feeling so amazingly blessed. What an amazing opportunity to be able to make these memories with family and friends. I watched my kids play with their friends and just have the time of their lives and thought, "This is what it is all about. It is times like this that they are going to remember when they grow up." We hope to make many more memories like this along the way. Thank you Grammy J and D-Dad for loaning us your bus! :) Here are some pictures from the weekend. And oh yes....GO POKES!!!
Easton, his best buddy Ethan, and their new friend Paxton. These boys played SO well together. We literally did not have to break up one fight! Paxton...hope you will come back and play with us next time!
And the girls played just as well together! Emmy and Malarie hugging it out. She is already missing her friend and asking me to "Call Meredith and see if I can go over to Malarie's house." My kids are notorious for inviting themselves over! Sorry everyone! Couldn't resist snapping some pics of precious baby Cash and his beautiful mommy, Kassidy. We need to do an "official" photo shoot when I have better backgrounds to work with than motor homes and tailgating supplies!
Meredith and Malarie - they are so beautiful!
I am sorry to say people that it was NOT all fun and games. This is what happens to your husband's ankle when he likes to play football at the tailgate with all of his competitive buddies. Luckily Dr. Good (my friend Bethany's husband) was there and said nothing was broken. He just couldn't walk or do anything for the rest of the day.....awesome! And this is what happens when your child has explosive diarrhea in his poopersaucer, I mean EXERCAUSER, at the tailgate. Yes people, look closely at his feet and you will see what I am talking about. This was super fun to clean up.
Cohen getting some kisses from Bethany who finally got to meet him for the first time! Roomie picture....
80 University roomie picture. Yes, we went back to our old college house to relive the glory days. Yes, we took a picture in front of the old house. Yes, we even knocked on the front door and ask if we could go in and see the old house. And yes, we walked around the entire house and relived the glory days with the new tenants of the house. Yes, they are probably still laughing at us and making fun of us right now. No, we don't care because we're cool like that. Right Bethany? Sue and Rachel....wish you guys could have been there for the roommate reunion!
Girls Picture
Guys picture minus Shane and Brock...not sure where they went but it was pretty much impossible to get all the guys together for a picture since they spent a several hour period going on undercover spy missions down to the huge Georgia tailgate to try and steal their flag. Yes they did steal the flag (thank you Daniel Fritts). Yes they did almost get in a fight. No my husband was not involved (thank God for the ankle sprain). Lauren and Bethany
Here are a few pictures that Mat snapped with his phone of the tailgate area that we had set up.

1 comment:

  1. Looks like a kick butt tailgate! I'm sorry we missed you. Hollar if you come again...would love to see you and your beautimous kiddos.