Tuesday, September 27, 2011

'Fun Family Get Away' Weekend

Matt had been wanting to get down to the deer lease to get his corn out & feeders set up, so Owen & I tagged along! After getting dirty at the lease, we headed back in to town to find a hotel. :) Mommy has become a little high maintenance..but if you saw what we were going to have to sleep in, you would've headed into town, too! So the next day we headed to the Ft. Worth Zoo. I had never been and it was SO cool! Nice & big and very pretty. We will have many more trips there in the future, I'm sure. Below is our weekend in Instagram. :)

Our tour guide & driver for the weekend, Daddy!

Pretty scenes from the road!

As we are driving down the road, Matt says in his best tour guide voice,
"To the left you will notice the SMALLEST Walmart in the world." hahaha!
I cracked up & had to snap a pic because it was TINY! :)
~Ballinger, Texas~

Made it to the deer lease! Owen is ready for fun in the Rhino! Isn't he the
cutest in his little camo pants & boots?!

The beautiful sunset on the way back into town.

On the road again...headed to Ft. Worth Zoo!

We made it! Ready for a fun day at the zoo!

Owen LOVED all the fish!

We had a blast with just our little family of 3! Came home from the fun weekend & met with our builder, signed off on the 2nd draft of our plan and went over a million details and get to pick out plumbing fixtures today! We should have a slab in 3-4 weeks! SO excited and ready to see some progress! We are truly blessed with a sweet little life. Wouldn't change a thing!

Wednesday, September 7, 2011

YAY! A new chapter for the Kellys!

Well..after six years of saving and being crammed in our small, (but sweet!) house, we are moving!! We are just so thrilled. God has truly blessed us and our patience has paid off! We are moving to a small little neighborhood called Corrigan Trails just a couple miles from where we are now. We will be a bit closer to my brother & sister-in-law & our nephews (and future niece!).

The house is going to be started sometime in September and should be finished Jan/Feb. We'll see! :) Below is a picture of our lot, or as I like to call it, our future yard! :)

The 2 things I love about the neighborhood: 1) It's gated, which just makes me feel a little better with as much as Matt travels. 2) It has a community POOL!! WOOHOO! The house will be walking distance from the pool, but we don't have to take care of one in our backyard. :) Here's a pic of the pool:

Owen is going to LOVE that mushroom with the water falling down. It also has the nice cabana that you can see in the background with a men's & women's restroom & an outdoor shower for getting dirt off before hitting the pool & it has ceiling fans...which is a nice addition for these Texas Summers. I'm so excited about it and am already thinking about having Owen's 3rd birthday party here next summer. Wait..3rd birthday party??? That cannot be. I must move on before I think about that too long.

Anyway, like I said, we are just over the moon and thankful for God's blessings. Also, I MUST give credit to my amazing, saving minded husband. Because of his vision, patience & commitment to saving, we are better off financially. I will admit it... I like to spend! I'm grateful that he told me "no" when he felt I needed to hear it. He makes me better.

I cannot wait to create our family memories here and I also cannot wait to use this future home for Bible studies, get togethers, showers, parties, family events, and anything else that comes along!