Friday, June 28, 2013

Celebrating Mike's Graduation

The real reason we went home at the beginning of June, was to celebrate Mike's graduation from high school. It's still hard to believe that the little guy we would visit in Louisville and Baltimore is now a college student. (Lucky for him all of my old pictures are packed right now.) But seriously, where did all that time go?

With our favorite graduate!
Lauren and Mike had WAY too much fun making fun of my "shortness"!
I'm 5'8"!
Gina got some great photos!
I love this one!
And of course I had to force my immediate family to take some pictures.
When you give the camera to Nate, they turn out a little funky...

To make it a REAL party, they had a giant inflatable game (I have to turn the photos into a slideshow for that one) and karaoke. We had a little too much fun with the karaoke...
Karaoke Time!
After warming up the mic, Bruce and Mike did a nice little duet...
They were intense!

Before the end of the night, we had to get a cousin group photo.

It was such a fun graduation party! We always have a great time when we get together, but the karaoke definitely made it even crazier! I'm very blessed to have some awesome cousins. We're all so proud of the man Mike is becoming and can't wait to see what the future has in store for him!

Thursday, June 27, 2013

Florida Reunion - Part 2

We've clearly been traveling too much recently. We've done so much and I haven't even blogged about any of it! I guess I need to stop being a slacker.

This spring has just been flying by! It's been over a month since we were in Orlando to visit Jeremy and Maggie. We've been crazy busy during that time, but we definitely miss hanging out... and experiencing The Wizarding World of Harry Potter. Needless to say, these Harry Potter fans were VERY excited to see it in person!

Good thing we brought our camera!
There it is!

Then we really started acting like fans...
We loved waiting to go on the ride... 
It was just like being in Hogwarts!

And while waiting in line for the Despicable Me ride, 
we learned something interesting.
Who would've thought that Minions have dentures?
It makes us love them even more!
(And yes, I know we're dental nerds.)

No trip to Florida is complete without a trip to the beach! On our last full day we headed to the coast to enjoy the sun, sand, and surf! Man, do we miss living near the beach!
We got a lot of Vitamin D, before the storm rolled in.

It was such a great weekend with some very great friends. Even though it's starting to warm up in NY, we're ready for our next trip! Grayson grows up way too much while we're gone!