Saturday, March 27, 2010

Day 86 - Saturday, March 27

First time my son has ever peeled...really.
He didn't believe me that the sun in Mexico is stronger..
...he chose not to use sunscreen because he has never burned before
...and burn he did time he will listen to his mama!!!

Day 85 - Friday, march 26

Do you know what this is?

Doing this for children's church Sunday....

It's a close up of a nail like the one that would have been used to nail Christ to the cross...

Friday, March 26, 2010

Day 84 - Thursday, March 25

We debarked today to very grey skies and rain. We were hoping to walk around downtown NOLA and see some sights but none of us wanted to do it in the rain.

However, I was determined to try my first beignet!!

I got to cap off a wonderful trip by meeting a great blogging friend!
Rachel from Musings of a Future Pastor's Wife!!!
She directed us (our GPS got us lost, go figure) to Cafe De Monde and met us there for coffee and beignets!

How fun is that?!
She brought along her beautiful daughter.....who was a bit shy at first.
I think all these boys overwhelmed her! :)

What a perfect ending to our vacation!!
...and the beignets?

My son got in the car and said "wow, those bengays were so good"
ya, we're from Arkansas! ha!

Day 83 - Wednesday, March 24

Today was a day at sea. We spent part of the day on a deck chair, but by lunch we had had enough sun (some of us were a bit sunburned). But we still managed to relax playing cards or reading.

in the morning, Jared and I went to a towel folding class. So now if any of ya'll visit, I can have a wonderful creation on your bed each night!!! you know you want to come now!

We learned to make a dog, elephant, stingray, and a was really fun!

This was our table at dinner.
We got seated with a wonderful family from Jonesboro.
We had a lot of fun getting to know them!

you know there is no limit to the fun we Bowyers have!
while waiting for the show to start we goofed around with the camera! I'm sure those around us thought we were a bit strange.

Day 82 - Tuesday, March 23

Today we are in Cozumel

Is that water an amazing color of blue?! It was spectacular!

We took a speed boat to a private beach where we snorkeled, kayaked, enjoyed the pristine white sand and had an amazing lunch.

The boys enjoyed building another sand castle!

What a GREAT day!!!

As we were heading back to the ship, we stopped at a restaurant for a drink and on the back patio, they had these two tubs....not quite sure why but we thought they were funny!!

Day 81 - Monday, March 22

We got off the ship and were great by a Mariachi band.....very fun!

We spent the day at the beach. The boys had fun being kids again and building sand castles.

We got back on the ship in the early afternoon and spent the rest of the day on a deck chair..perfect day!!!

Jason got a hold of my camera...again. :)

Day 80 - Sunday, March 21

We left NOLA in the rain and it stormed all night. Most of the ship it seems was sea sick! Fortunately none of us were. Today was cold and overcast, but still very relaxing!!!

We spent the day playing cards together....

...playing the guitar....

.....reading and looking out over the beautiful ocean!

It was formal night at dinner.....Jason got a hold of my camera and had some fun!

Day 79 - Saturday, March 20

We left VERY early this morning to drive to New Orleans to catch the ship. We were rewarded with a gorgeous sunrise!!

First thing they make you do on the ship is gather at your muster stations and go over evacuation procedures. We were in the back against the wall and they kept telling every one to take a step back. This elderly lady was practically on top of Jason!! He was a little creeped out! ha!

Friday, March 19, 2010

Day 78 - Friday, March 19

My bags are packed...I'm ready to go...I'm standing here outside your door....
....oh wait, wrong song!!!
We're off!

Thursday, March 18, 2010

Day 77 - Thursday, March 18

We had some friends over for dinner tonight. I was having so much fun visiting, that I forgot to take a picture while they were here...we even talked about it!! So here is what was left that wouldn't fit in the dishwasher!

Day 76 - Wednesday, march 17

A friend of mine has been asking me how to explain Easter to her 6 year old. So while the youth were at our house tonight, I went out and bought her some resurrection eggs and a few books to help her out!

Day 75 - Tuesday, March 16

Jared and I went out looking for sandals for him for vacation. After going to 5 stores, we finally found a pair that will work....sheesh, it's the south...why aren't sandals out yet?!!!
It took us so long, we had to drive through Sonic for dinner.

Day 74 - Monday, March 15

Spring is definitely here!!!
I LOVE it!

Day 73 - Sunday, March 14

The kids made "He Lives" yard signs in church today.

Saturday, March 13, 2010

Day 72 - Saturday, March 13

14 hours of hard work, but our curriculum is finished!!!
a 12 week study on the miracles of Christ.
my brain is mush.

Day 71 - Friday, March 12

started a 2-day curriculum writing retreat at 8:00 am today.
I love these 3 ladies that work with me. All 3 have an heart for God and for kids.
It is a joy to work with them!

Day 70 - Thusday, march 11

Starting a new unit this Sunday on Christ the Lamb
we set up the stage of the triumphal entry.

Day 69 - Wednesday March 10

This is the hail that hit our house tonight!!!
It was CRAZY and a tornado went over us!

Wednesday, March 10, 2010

Day 68 - Tuesday, March 9

...I am SO happy to see you!!!

Day 67 - Monday, March 8

Seems like I spent most of the morning on this..
...putting out fires. argh.

Day 66 - Sunday, March 7

Celebrating the end of our Daniel unit in Children's Church.
These are my Lion cupcakes...cute huh?!

Sunday, March 7, 2010

Day 65 - Saturday, March 6

tonight I helped feed the cast for Bye Bye Birdie.

Saturday, March 6, 2010

Day 64 - Friday, march 5

Tonight was opening night for the HS's performance of Bye Bye Birdie

Jared was playing in the orchestra.

What a fantastic job these kids did!!!

Day 63 - Thursday, March 4

No picture today.
I left the house at 8:20 and didn't get home till after 4, crazy day.

Day 62 - Wednesday, march 3

Our youth put together 1600 bracelets tonight to be sent to one of our missionaries.
That is ALOT of bracelets!!!

Day 61 - Tuesday, March 2

Sam's is the best place to get meat in LR
I buy in bulk and then separate to freeze.
This huge pork roast will feed our family 4+ times for only $18

Day 60 - Monday, March 1

Very similar looking pills.
realized today that I took 1/2 of my estrogen pill while at Alyssa's...thinking it was my ambien!

Day 59 - Sunday, February 28

ugh....enough said.