Sunday, March 20, 2011

Kiss Me...I'm Irish-Cajun!!

Yesterday was a great day! We have never been to the St. Patrick's Day parade here, but it is a huge parade! There were over 70 floats!! Bryce marched in this parade with the Sea Cadets. Wesleigh and I were planning to go, but Braden's team ended up not playing until the evening, so Richard got to come along. Thank goodness!!! It's alot of work, and I was thrilled he was with us. Plus...Daddys are just more fun!!

This is where the floats lined up. The street is lined with Oak trees. It is absolutely beautiful! There were tons of people everywhere.

My handsome Bryce. I could just eat him up in this uniform!! They marched right behind the US Navy band...he was thrilled!!

Dressed in green for the occasion, of course!!

My baby has definitely passed me up. It kills me and makes me so proud all at the same time.

Perched on her daddy, as the parade starts.

This organization has been amazing for Bryce. It fits him perfectly and I am so thankful we found it. Look how handsome they all are!

My favorite shot of the day!!!

You can't really tell, but she loves to rub Richard's head when she's up there. So cute!

The first of about 10 stuffed animals she got. She definitely hit the jackpot! She loved each and every one and was so thrilled.

Daddy needed some bling!

"Throw me somethin' mister!!" She got the system down pat. She would wave...people would hand stuff to her daddy and he would give it to her. He would hold the beads up and she would put them over her head...adorable. I kept having to take beads off of her because there were so many.

I don't have a clue how other parts of the country do parades, but this is how they're done here. Let's just say that the people on these floats were feeling no pain :) (and this parade started at 10am!!)

Rarely are the two of us alone with just Wesleigh. It was alot of fun. I think Gracie is going to have a blast next year! The only problem is that Richard needs another set of shoulders!!!

Braden doesn't play until the afternoon today, so we actually get to go to church! It's great baseball weather, so we're looking forward to a great day at the ballpark!!

*As I'm sitting here typing this, Wesleigh dropped some scrambled eggs on the couch. Braden told me about it and when I walked over there, W said Braden did it!!! LOL.... So funny!!!


my3 kids said...

Looks like such a beautiful fun day for your beautiful family. I can't wait to see Gracie Joy in the pictures with you all. Good luck this afternoon at the baseball game!!


Jessica W Chin said...

oh my goodness, you look so pretty and young. for a second or two, i thought you were bryce school mate standing beside him, and i'm not kidding ... ^^
wesleigh looks adorable, and i love how she loves being with her daddy, and your bryce is definitely growing into a fine young man ^^
God bless your beautiful family~

Sharon said...

Bryce looks so handsome! My oldest is in ROTC and he loves it. Looked to be a fantastic day for a parade. Great family pictures!

3 Peanuts said...

So cute!! Bryce looks so handsome and Miss W is just as cute as can be. I can see why she got all the goods;)

Debbie said...

That looks a lot of fun! Being Irish (now living in Scotland though!) I am always amazed at the efforts Americans go to for St Patrick's Day! Dx

Paige said...

Oh my word if she isn't the cutest little thing, wish I had gotten THAT mj outfit:) Such a sweet family, glad you all had fun!!

Jennifer said...

Cute,Cute Pics! And I agree with you...this is the BEST parade!! We went last year, and had a blast!

Robin said...

Looks like you guys had a blast & I'm lovin' the warm weather you guys are having. I am just excited the snow is starting to melt up here. Super cute pictures!

DiJo said...

So fun Jen!!! You three Gaelic Cajuns look adorable!
And, you are right Bryce is so handsome in his uniform!!!! I can't imagine my girls being as tall or taller than me one day!!! Ainsley and Sienna are on there way to that!!!!

Here's to a "lucky" week for your LID and our 797!!


Ali said...

Bryce is very handsome in his uniform. Here in Chicago the floats throw candy at you so you always come prepared with a bag!!

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