Monday, April 14, 2008

French Quarter Fest

We went on down to New Orleans on Saturday to spend the day with Grant's family. We rode down with Chase & Ronda and spent the day there for Grant's dad's birthday. His mom and dad met us there, and we had a wonderful time! I ate FAR too much food, but I justified it in every way possible. (It's Saturday.... it's a special festival...... I need to try new things..... I'm hungry...... the Taco Bell I already had for lunch today doesn't count...)
This is a Jazz Band I enjoyed listening to.


The Riverboat, "The Creole Queen"

Me and my Darling Sister-in-Law, my Godsend, Ronda!

Every festival needs a dancing termite with an umbrella.

Yummy Jambalaya!

Precious Chase & Ronda

My Handsome, Handsome Husband


Just the Two of Us!


That darling tank top I was wearing was adorable when I put it on... but girls, I am SUNBURNED! It was pretty overcast that day and it wasn't all that hot, but my red-headedness prevailed and I am now red on my arms, chest, shoulders and back. YAY! :) I am pretty lobster-esque but I have been ALOT worse!


We had a very peaceful, relaxing weekend. Grant spent the majority of his free time watching The Masters. My favorite part was when the guy won, his little 2 year old red headed little boy ran up to him squealing. ADORABLE!! I got all teary eyed. Grant turned to me and said, "Are you kidding me?". Golf can be emotional!


I hope that you all have a wonderful week! God has been teaching me so SO much these last few days. I am overwhelmed by His incredible peace and comfort, and I am so relieved to know that I am not in any kind of control of my life. I humbly lay my burdens, my desires, and my needs at His feet. We serve an amazing God my friends! I love Him so!

5 comments:

Jaclyn said...

I LOVE the last pic of you and Grant. You are soooo pretty. I miss you!! Can't wait to see you in just a few days!!! I haven't told Grace yet. You know how she is...if i tell her she is seeing you this week she will be too excited to sleep. We will let it be a surprise :)

Fran said...

WOW! What a great weekend!!! Those pictures made me a teeny bit jealous!! I love doing stuff like that. Its few and far between these days though.

And, yes. Crying in the Masters is absolutely acceptable.

Have a great day!
Fran

Nat said...

Glad you had a good time away Jen, just hearing talk of sunburn is making me green, it's tipping down here and oh so cold!!

Thanks for stopping by and congratulating us!

Oh, and the whole husband-hobby thing- my man totally digs fishing and poker too, whereas Ijust find them pointless and a little cruel to the fish too :)

connorcolesmom said...

That looks like so much fun!
I totally agree about the food - it does not count when you are on vacation enjoying time with family - zero calories - hehe
I love the picture of you and your hubby - you make a beautiful/handsome couple :)
Love ya
Kim

Scott and Kaye Birdsell said...

What brought about the move? Where is Grant going to work?

Can't wait to hear the full story!