Cowgirl Up!

What is happily turning into a long-time tradition (we won't talk about how long, exactly), a group of us ladies like to gather in Texas for a little girl-time.  This was back in June, but I can't bring myself to skip ahead to August. 

Who wants to pretend it's the beginning of summer again?

Group swag!

Group swag!

Between the eight of us on the trip this year, we have 18 kids.  This is what it looks like at the beginning of 48 hours of dads being in charge. 

Between the eight of us on the trip this year, we have 18 kids. 

This is what it looks like at the beginning of 48 hours of dads being in charge. 

They wanted "wild" rides, they said.   I should have known better...

They wanted "wild" rides, they said.   I should have known better...

Next year, we're going to start a friendly scoring system to determine who's meal really was the best.  For now, it's a friendly 5-way tie. 

Next year, we're going to start a friendly scoring system to determine who's meal really was the best.  For now, it's a friendly 5-way tie. 

There were a few outtakes on the journey to this orderly group shot.  (See below.)  Or maybe it was the first shot that was orderly and we lost it from there?

There were a few outtakes on the journey to this orderly group shot.  (See below.)  Or maybe it was the first shot that was orderly and we lost it from there?

Until next June!!

Until next June!!