Wednesday, February 24, 2010

ATX with the Feiglesons and Zolfos

This past weekend we were invited to the Beautiful Brown family home in Austin, TX. We stayed at their gorgeous home right on Lake Travis. We had the best time having a slumber party with two couples who have under 5 month olds... and the best news, is that we all slept all night! ha. The little boys, Walker Zolfo and Dean Feigleson were angels. We shopped, boys golfed, ate, enjoyed their beautiful outdoor room/ spa, and had a great time catchin up with our good friends. Here are a few pictures from our fabulous weekend.

The Group, there was lots of baby gear!

Here are the kings of the weekend, Dean and Walker.... most precious lil guys!

The view from the beautiful home of the Browns.... overlooking Lake Travis

Steiner Ranch's Outdoor fitpit at their bar... i'd like to be there right now!

The Girls! Sarah and the Lindseys

Ben and Darling Dean Feigleson

Ben and Linds

Saturday, February 13, 2010

Baby its Cold Outside

Snow in Dallas... Yes, I said it. Snow. 12 inches in fact. Here's a few pics from our Snow day in Dallas.

My Beautiful Tree lost a large limb due to the snow/ ice on Friday. This is the view from my door, it just split from all the weight of the snow and ice overnight. Hopefully we'll be able to get this fixed by our tree guy.

This is the view of my house from my front door friday morning. It looks like Narnia...

This is the view from my house at 4am when we woke up from the huge crack sound of our tree breaking in front of our eyes. At least i got a good pic.
What i love about the whole thing is that the weatherman predicted maybe 1 inch of snow. Gotta love those trusty Weathermen.
This is the most snow that Dallas has ever seen...The closest day to compare to was in 1917 with 7.8 inches. So, this city absolutely shut down on Friday. Mostly bc everyone lost power. We lost power on and off on Friday but regained power in time to have our friends the Watkins retreat to our house to escape their cold house Friday night.
What a crazy past two days, it was so fun to enjoy the snow at our house. Other than our large live oak loosing a limb, we had a ball.
Still have probably 2 inches of snow on the ground... will enjoy the snow and make a snow angel or two while we can. After that, ready for Spring planting, warm weather, flip flops, and a tan.

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

What we've been up to the past 6 weeks... Celebrating our Saints!

So anyone who knows my family know that we are crazy Saints fans... i mean, its practically our namesake. The St. Philips have been Saints fans through the good (though, there wasnt much of this), the bad and the ugly (there was a lot of this).

Superbowl Sunday 2010 is a day that will live in infamy for the "Saint"Philips. We were absolutely over the moon that our beloved team won the Superbowl. We've been through so much heartache for this team, that it was hard to believe we'd ever be a winning team, much less Superbowl Champs.

We were so Jaded that we even contemplated not letting my husband on the Saints bandwagon during the playoffs bc of his sports team's bad luck. Lets face it, his teams (The Texans and Baylor) dont have a good track record. My grandpa asked him to take a walk for 3 hours during the first playoff game bc he was worried about his karma. True story... Sounds like a true Saints fan doesnt it?!

But Ben proved his "New Dat" status and made great company in the St. Philip branch of the Who Dat Nation. The past month was filled with email wars, daily visits, lots of gumbo, and of course screaming our heads off at our TVs. Here's a few pics of our Who Dat Parties this past month.

Disclaimer: Saints Fans Fashion Rules are that there are No Rules. BeDazzels are Stylish, Cheatah and Saints Snuggies are acceptable, and Tacky Shirts are Good Luck!

Hayley and Mom show off the Saints Snuggies and Blankets!

The Three (soon to be four) girls Saints Fans... dont have a pic, but you should see Hayley's Gold Toms Shoes... amazing!

At Baylor, we called it Double-Greeking... when one wears more than one Sorority logo... Double Greek Equals Fashion Faux-paux. Double-Saints Gearing is absolutely acceptable in our Fam!
Lil Deuce and Nana and Paw. Nolan learned the Who Dat Song and Pants on the Ground in one day! He's so lucky to have Aunties that teach him so much!

BeDazzeling is coveted when it comes to Saints Gear

Singing the "Get Crunk" song with your entire family led by your Dad is totally normal. Dancing with Portable speaker is recommended to help get in the game.... or get crunk.
Notice the Shirt with Fleur D Lis and my Maiden Name written across my husbands chest. Yes, my family reunion made shirts with the Saints Logo. And Yes, Ben wore it with pride!

Can you believe they had these in Dallas! Definately a New Dat city!

The infamous, now good-luck wings. It will become a tradition to make wings for big games, it just worked.

Even Walker wanted in on the Game. This is right before he asked his dad to pass him his bottle. ha!

My partner in crime... Dillow is very helpful when it comes to the deep fryer.

Our Superbowl Mascot! Walker was such a good Saints Fan! He only cried once when I started screaming during the onside kick! Sorry Walker, couldn't Help it!