Sunday, September 28, 2008

Meet Gus...the new addition to the Skidmore Family!

Gus is our new baby Bichon Frise. He is the most adorable, lovable and friendly dog we have ever been around! We are enjoying his sweet personality and all the attention he brings! The most common thing people ask about him..."is he a real or a stuffed dog?" He looks like he came straight from Build-A-Bear! Ha! We got him the weekend of hurricane Gustav..hence the name "Gus"...it stuck!



We traveled out to Tennessee this August to my niece's wedding in Gatlinburg. This picture is of Granny and Granpa Jones with Grayson and Chloe outside the chapel.

Chloe and Georgia's Luau Birthday Party

Chloe finally got her wish this summer for a birthday swim party! Her birthday is in October which means too cold too swim here in East Texas...so she and her BFF, Georgia, conspired to have a joint birthday party in July. It was a Hawaiian Luau theme. They did the limbo, relay raced and had best jumps contest off the diving board! They had a great time and made some great memories!

Thursday, August 21, 2008

We had a wonderful summer...it was just way too short! The same day Chloe came home from church camp, we headed to Houston to catch a plane. We flew to Orlando for a week at Disney World and Universal Theme Parks.We stayed at the Pacific Royal Hotel next to Universal Studios. We loved Disney World of course and Universal was really cool...we just ran out of time to do everything. Gary was the coolest dad in the world and rented us convertible Mustang to drive around in style!! The kids were in heaven...not to mention that Gary and I had a blast driving it! Some of our favorite things were the fireworks at Magic Kingdom, The Rock 'n Roll Rollercoaster and Tower of Terror at Hollywood and the Safari ride and animal shows at Animal Kingdom. Oh, and watching Gary do the Hawaiian Hula dance at the Hawaiian Luau at our hotel!! Hope you enjoy the pics!

Disney Vacation!

Sunday, July 06, 2008

Chloe goes to Church Camp

Chloe headed off to Student Life Church Camp Saturday at Texas A&M. I hope she doesn't get any ideas about becoming an Aggie!
These are some of Chloe's BFF's-Chloe on the left, Ashlyn, Alexandra, & Georgia.

Grayson and Gary go to Boy Scout Camp in Oklahoma

Gary and Grayson headed off on June 15th to Oklahoma for a week at Camp Hale in the Kiamichi Mountains in Oklahoma. They had a great time and were very impressed with the camp overall! They are already planning to go next year!
Grayson, Jacob, and Clint

Sunday, June 29, 2008

End of 5th Grade

These are pictures from some exciting things the kids experienced at the end of their 5th grade year. They visited Medieval Times and the Dallas World Aquarium with their GT group at Raguet Elementary. Grayson participated in a Robotics class show and tell project and created an "Extreme Rocket Bumper Car". Chloe had a tumble/cheer recital outside at the Lanana Park here in town. I can't believe my kids are going to be 6th graders!!

Check out my Slide Show!

Sunday, March 23, 2008

Christmas at the Skidmore's



Grayson was proud of his new robe and Chloe loved the Nintendo DS games but the Wii was the most fun!!! Granny and Grandpa Skidmore had so much fun they went out and bought one too!

Grayson's 11th Birthday Party

We took a Suburban full of boys to Laser Tag in Lufkin for Grayson's 11th Birthday. We had pizza, played games and played Laser Tag...fun!!

Chloe's 11th Birthday Party

Chloe's 11th Birthday Party was low key but fun! We combined Nacogdoches Homecoming with a birthday party and went to the football game. The girls had made mums to wear to the game for fun!

Sunday, May 07, 2006

Our Family

Welcome to the Skidmore family blog site! Life is so busy these days we rarely have time to share with others all the fun and exciting things happening in our lives. So, we are starting our very own blog to keep our family and friends up on the latest with the Skidmores. If you have starting blogging please send us your site so we too can share in what our friends are doing! This was our family portrait taken two summers ago in our front yard. The kids have grown and it is about time for a new family picture.