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August 30th of 2004, Grandma Becky, Madi and I dropped Mackenzie off for her first day of Kindergarten. Back then, hearing her grade referred to as the Class of 2017, just sounded like pure craziness. I didn't realize that those... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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MACKENZIE... Got new tires put on her car at Discount Tires. (the ones the original owner put on were too big) Went to the mall with me on Monday evening to find a dress and shoes for graduation. We got... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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If he won't look at the camera and smile on his own, then Madison will help... The kids all got themselves up this morning and went to get donuts from Winchell's. (Max wore a hat this time) They know Darric... Continue reading
Posted 2 days ago at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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Kenzie had her last club tournament over the Memorial Day weekend. It was the AAU tournament at the Westgate. It started on Saturday afternoon and wrapped up with one last game on Monday. It didn't end the way we were... Continue reading
Posted 3 days ago at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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• The party guests included... Grandma and Grandpa Steward, The Meltons, The Bertrands, Jen, Mason and Grace, Sandy and Steve, Eli and Dave and Christi came a little later. • For dessert we had three 8" Nothing Bundt cakes. A... Continue reading
Posted 4 days ago at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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• Got to Silverado at 5:30 am. • Left at 6:00 am on the big charter buses. • Stopped at train station in Barstow. Eli got donuts, I got a frozen chai tea. • Got to Disneyland at 12:00 pm.... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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The Friday night before her senior prom, Eli showed up at our front door with roses and a sign. The two were already planning on going together. Kenzie purchased her dress almost a month ago and Eli had picked up... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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MON | 05 Tonight was Kenzie's club volleyball end of season party. It was at the Red Rock Casino pool. She just rode out with Lydia and her family. TUE | 06 Kenzie didn't have any classes today so she... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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MON | 22 I went to lunch at Claim Jumpers for my mom's birthday. It was me, her, Jen, Jodie and Posie there. That evening Kenzie had practice at Durango. She took in the mini volleyballs that we got and... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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MON | 29 No school today, Memorial Day. We wrapped up the AAU tournament and then spent the evening at my mom and dad's. TUE | 30 I had designed some stuff for Awburn and in exchange, she gave me,... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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ADVANCED HONORS DIPLOMA: The Advanced Honors Diploma is offered to students who have exhibited outstanding achievement in a variety of disciplines and in a highly challenging course of study. They will wear a silver robe and hood at graduation to... Continue reading
Posted Jun 13, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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After Kenzie's tournament wrapped up Memorial Day, we went over to Grandma and Grandpa's house for some BBQ and swimming. Darric stayed home, but Eli came with us. Mom BBQ'd some chicken legs, threw some salads together and made her... Continue reading
Posted Jun 7, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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VOLLEYBALL: Kenzie had 2 practices at Durango and 1 at Green Valley this week, all from 6 to 8. TESTING: The girl's school is doing some end of course testing this week and next. So they spend about 3 hours... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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MON | 08 After dropping Kenzie off at school today (it was her late day), I went out to Ikea to look at their kitchen cabinets and everything else too because it's fun. That evening, Kenzie drove her and Eli... Continue reading
Posted Jun 5, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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We're starting to count down the days until summer break. Less than 40 days now, counting weekends. Max just wants to count school days. I went online and got next year's registration done. Only for Max and Madi this time.... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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After the eye doctor saw a spot on Madison's left eye last week, she recommended she get some blood work done to find out what could be the cause of it. First we had to go see the pediatrician. Our... Continue reading
Posted May 15, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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The end of the school year is quickly approaching so I figured I should probably record what our schedule looks like right now. Every day is a little different around here, but here's a glimpse of how things go. Thursday,... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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Back in July of 2014, Kenzie took her first written test and got her permit. Darric took her over to the school parking lot in his truck and she almost ran into a fence. That was probably the only time... Continue reading
Posted May 10, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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MON | 24 Madi went into work after school today while Kenzie stayed after for some test prep stuff. Then when Kenzie was done, about a half hour later, she took Madi's place and Madi came back to the school... Continue reading
Posted May 1, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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MON | 17 The girls were both off today. Kenzie had practice at Durango that night from 6 to 8:30. TUE | 18 Both girls went to work after school today. After picking Max up, the two of us went... Continue reading
Posted Apr 28, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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This week was Spring Break. I already blogged about the first five days. We ended Friday with Madi and Max at sleepovers. So Saturday, while Darric, Kenzie and I were out and about we went and picked them up. Jen... Continue reading
Posted Apr 24, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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This morning we all slept in even later than we did last Easter. Everyone was eventually up by 9:30. Of course, the kids waited until they were all together before going to check their baskets. This is something they've always... Continue reading
Posted Apr 20, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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MON | 03 Today was the day. Madi finally got her braces off this morning at 8:50. She was very worried going in that they were going to tell her she wasn't ready. But everything looked good and those brackets... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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• On the fifth day of Spring Break we colored eggs at Jen's house. • Jodie, her kids and Cassidy were there. Jen, Grace and a little bit of Mason (he had baseball). And Grandma came too. • We brought... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]
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On the fourth day of Spring Break, I got the kids up by suggesting we go get a waffle from the Waffle Love truck. We were all ready and out the door just after 10:00. We swung by Starbucks first,... Continue reading
Posted Apr 17, 2017 at Jamie Carter [Lifestyle Blogger]