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Farewell to my "so called life"...

Well for 10 days anyway.  We are going on a little vacation.  We are leaving tomorrow and not returning until the 13th.  I am not sad by any means we have big plans to consume large amounts of food see at least two movies and spend many hours basking in the HOT sun in St. George and even more time in the POOL.  






So my faithful blog supporters these photos will have to last you until I return.  Hopefully armed with an arsenal of FUN filled photos!!  Stay tuned I will be thinking of you all and enjoying my BREAK!! (which I pretty much think I deserve!)

Comments

Jenna said…
Brandie, have a blast while your away.....you FOR SURE deserve a break.
Jessup Jive said…
If anybody deserves it, it is you!! Have lots of fun. Lainey and Lilly will miss Peyton.
Janae said…
Hey- enjoy the heat- it's killing me right now!!!! That sounds like a blast!!
Janae said…
Enjoy the fun and the sun!!! It's killing me up here right now! But you do deserve this!
R Clan said…
Have a blast. Wish I was able to go on vacation. Can't wait to hear all about it.
Jane said…
Our neighborhood will be missing you. Have a ton of fun and eat lots of food for when you return, it will be biggest loser! (I hope I am THE biggest loser.) We will think of you when we see Hancock.
Amy said…
I hope you all have a great time. It is fun to see your cute blog (I just discovered it). Tell Dalton and Peyton Hello for me! You will have to let me know about your biggest loser contest, I would love to join (I need some Help getting these 20 + pounds off- summer has not been good to me).
Johnston Family said…
How stinkin' fun! I hope you have a blast!
jallen06 said…
Can your kids get ANY cuter??? Next vacation come see us!!!!

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