June 23, 2014

Lots of reasons to celebrate!

Aside from our real estate news, we've had three other special events over this past week. 

First. Emma got her driver's license!
 Another huge milestone to check off the list!
Second.  My father received a very special award from the Superintendent of Greenville Public Schools.
He's an amazing man who despite his very busy schedule at his funeral home, still finds time to be actively involved in the Greenville community and the Education Foundation.
  So proud of you, Dad!

Third.The girls finished up a busy week at Families for International Adoption Heritage camp.
 Emma was a classroom volunteer again in Josie's class. 
It was another fabulous experience at camp!  

Thanks for the great pictures, Kelly!

PS.  Can't wait to share all the estate sale purchases that Chris has been rehabbing for our cottage.  

He and I hit several fantastic sales over the last couple of weeks.


Pam Kessler said...

"Our" little girl is growing up :)

Jboo said...

Wow -- that is a lot of exciting news! Way to go Emma and to your Dad too! Congrats! The camp looks like fun -- so sweet to have Emma there with Josie. Love their big smiles!

vivian said...

lots of fun and excitement in your world. Congrats to Emma. I know what a big thrill that is to a kid! what a beautiful girl, by the way.(well, they both are!) Im sure everyones glad to be finished with school for the summer. When is your first weekend in your new cottage? I really cant wait to see what you're going to do with it.
have a great week kimmie!

Pam~ Virginia Retro said...

Oh Emma must be excited to get her license! Has she made her first solo trip yet? Josie's camp sure looks special. Congrats to your Dad, being involved is so important these days, good for him!

Oh you know we'll be anxious to see anything and everything on your new cottage. Have a great week. :)

Lynne said...

Love hearing and seeing about your happy events!
And can't wait to see more about the new vacation home and estate finds!
Such a beautiful, wonderful family you have Kim!

Donna said...

Congrats, Kim! I bet Emma is so excited about her license! You all have so many great things going on, you are blessed!

Lutka And Co. said...

Yay Emma! And Congratulations to your father! Life is sweet :)

laurie -magpie ethel said...

Lots of high fives to be given with this post. Super excited for Emma. I remember when my kids got their license and how proud they were of the accomplishment. A huge milestone!

LBP said...

Go Emma and prayers for safe driving! I cried my eyes out the first time I let Yngwie go solo! So many special days going on for you, congratulations to all! Can't wait to see your cabin photos!



~Lavender Dreamer~ said...

What an honor for your Dad...he is a very handsome man. And congrats to Emma. It will be so nice to have another driver in the family. Josie looks very sweet too. It's a busy time at your house and TONS of FUN! Your hubby sure is sweet! Hugs, Diane

Margaret said...

Wonderful news for everyone! Congratulations to you all. A great start to Summer! Maggie

BucksCountyFolkArt said...

You sure did have a lot to celebrate and I've got one to celebrate too - your 4th of July doll came today! whoo-hooo! Will try to blog (brag!) about it tomorrow!!

anotherbethsmith said...

Love your blog :) i am from Muskegon and my best friend has a cottage in Crystal. Where is yours? Would love to go junking with you some time!

Blessed Serendipity said...

Congrats on all of your family's happy news!

xo Danielle

Nellie said...

It has been a very exciting week for you, Kim! Congratulations are in order all around, it seems! The camp sounds like a marvelous experience. xo Nellie

~Damita's Pretty Wrap~ said...

Yay for Emma! She must be so excited!! Your girls are always so cute! Good for your dad, congrats to him! :) I can't wait to see what your working on for the cottage house!! xo Holly

Anonymous said...

Congrats to all!!!

Courtney said...

Congratulations to Emma and your dad! I can't believe she is old enough for a drivers license. That camp looks like a lot of fun. Have a great week.

donna said...

Wow getting your drivers license is huge. Congrats Emma.
Congrats to your dad.
So glad the girls had a great time at camp.
Oh I can not wait to see what all y'all found.

Gina @ VictorianWannaBe said...

Congrats to your pretty girl for getting her drivers license! Let the driving begin! She's such a good sport to let you tell about her on your blog, I'm not sure my daughter would let me. :)
Happy Wednesday to you,

Jodee said...

Way to go, Emma! She must be over the moon! You guys really do have so much to celebrate this summer! Such a fun post!

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Debbie@Debbie-Dabble and A Debbie-Dabble Christmas said...

Congrats to all of your family and ALL of these wonderful acheivements!!


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