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Saturday, April 21, 2012

Proud Momma

I just wanted to share with you how proud we are of Chase. He has accomplished alot lately and I wanted to show you a few pictures. He just finished Cotillion and learned lots of good life skills and even learned how to dance. He tried to teach me a few steps but it was pretty much worthless! Ha Ha! I have absolutely no rhythm or coordination!

 He even won the fox trot competition!

His biggest accomplishment was winning 2nd place at the State National History Day Competition today. He and his two friends designed a group website on the Berlin Wall. They won the school competition and went on to Regionals to win first place. Then...they went on today to win second place at the State competiton. What an accomplishment! Now they will move on to Nationals...
I'm a proud Momma!



I'm going to show you some of my latest living room accessorizing on Monday.

Also, check my Etsy store for some new items. Don't forget Mother's Day!

Have a great Sunday!

14 comments:

marty (A Stroll Thru Life) said...

Wow, Congratualtions to him. How exciting is this. You have ever reason to be proud and so does he. I wish him well for the nationals. Hugs, Marty

Kathy @ Creative Home Expressions said...

What a proud Mama you must be, Kristen! What a handsome and wonderful young man he is growing into. I love the picture of you and Chase together.

NanaDiana said...

You SHOULD be proud. Congratulations, Kristen, to your son. He is just a handsome young man...and you can tell he is a good kid just by looking at him.

Hey..you ain't bad yourself, you know?;>) xo Diana

Shenita @ Embellishments by SLR said...

Kristen, you should be proud! What awesome accomplishments!! Congratulations to you and your son!

Teresa @ Grammy Girlfriend said...

So proud of Chase......

GennieG said...

Congratulations! Your son is a very handsome young man and I think it's great that you show how proud you are of him. Our kids deserve the recognition for their well earned accomplishments.

Mary said...

My what a well rounded son you have! I think it is wonderful that your area still does a Cotillion. I can tell he is going to go far in life! Good for you, your husband and Chase!

He has a beautiful smile!

Christy {SparklesandSpinach} said...

Congrats to your son! Thanks for sharing!!! =)

Lisa~A Cottage To Me said...

Congratulations! How cool is that!
Good job Chase!

Melissa Miller said...

Ah, Congrats Chase! He sure is handsome and looks like you Kristen. :)

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ℳartina @ Northern Nesting said...

You should be a proud mama Kristen, what great accomplishments! What a handsome young man you have!

Patti said...

You should be proud!! And he is certainly one handsome guy---wishing him luck at the Nat'ls

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