A + A : On The Road


Anna and I are off on a girl's weekend. We flew to Charlotte, North Carolina yesterday to visit my sister and niece and attend some of Donna Downey's Inspired event. 

Cousin and sister time is the best.



29 thoughts

  1. Colleen Sheehy

    2010-05-13 09:39:31 -0400

    OMG! So cute. My little one loves her cousin time too. It's so important when they are little. :)

  2. Leah Larson

    2010-05-13 09:43:09 -0400

    Love the little baby doll Anna is holding. Little girls and their baby dolls.

  3. tanya watson

    2010-05-13 09:51:20 -0400

    Have a good time with your sister, and cousin time is awesome i always remember playing with my cousins when i was younger even if they were all boys lol, by the time i got a girl cousin i was old enough to look after them which was just as much fun......

  4. Maureen

    2010-05-13 10:20:26 -0400

    A girls weekend sounds like just what Mama needs! have a great time.

  5. Shelly

    2010-05-13 10:37:52 -0400

    Sister time IS the best! Enjoy every moment.

  6. Christy

    2010-05-13 12:43:26 -0400

    Have fun! And Ali? I couldn't help but notice Anna's chair. Be careful about putting a big person chair underneath while she's in it. (can you check your directions?) My son liked to stand up by putting his feet on the ladder back chair. He almost dislodged the seat, falling to the floor! Maybe it's just my monkey.
    Have fun seeing Donna as well. :)

  7. Sarah

    2010-05-13 13:58:28 -0400

    Hope you have a blast! ENJOY YOURSELVES!

  8. Kara @Simple Kids

    2010-05-13 16:15:00 -0400

    Have a wonderful trip! Isn't it really one of life's coolest things to be able to hang out as sisters AND as moms? :-)

  9. Jennifer M

    2010-05-13 17:19:41 -0400

    We have that same Chicco chair! We used it so much that my mom bought one for her house in Ohio so I didn't have to transport ours back and forth for visits. :) I'm not sure about the post above that states about the chair underneath...but I do have a memory of the directions stating not to put anything underneath the seat. Of course, if she's strapped in correctly, its good. :) I was always so scared that the seat would malfunction or something and he'd fall to the ground, so I put a chair under my son too!

  10. Mary C. Anderson

    2010-05-13 17:56:32 -0400

    I so loved looking at your little baby girl photos. They are both so beautiful.

  11. Tran Quach

    2010-05-13 19:01:12 -0400

    Cute! :-) What is that thing Anna is sitting?

  12. dawn

    2010-05-13 23:19:47 -0400

    It must be nice to have little girls together and for you sisters to watch them bond. They are so cute, I'm sure they are having a blast. Glad Anna rocked on her airplane ride, hope she does on the way back too. Thanks for sharing.

  13. chris

    2010-05-14 01:51:05 -0400

    enjoy. looks like fun times.

  14. Sandi M

    2010-05-14 01:56:11 -0400

    Precious photos! Have fun :)

  15. Kathleen

    2010-05-14 02:39:42 -0400

    Adorable photos! Have a blast!

  16. Kara M

    2010-05-14 04:46:58 -0400

    Now you got me curious - how has Anna become such a great traveler? I've thought about taking my 16 month old on a plane for travel but am not sure how he'd do. ??

  17. Joy Buss

    2010-05-14 04:54:06 -0400

    I agree! Enjoy your time and the event! Sounds like such a great time!

  18. Tona

    2010-05-14 05:33:31 -0400

    Enjoy your girl time!

  19. Sarah

    2010-05-14 14:01:59 -0400

    Welcome to Charlotte! I hope you have a great trip amd enjoy visiting our sister. I always love hearing that you're coming to my town, even if I don't know you.

  20. Jennifer

    2010-05-15 01:05:41 -0400

    Have a amazing weekend with cousin..
    Plus with DD's event too!
    Glad you could make it there for her big day!

  21. Brené

    2010-05-15 02:36:59 -0400

    What a big girl! Have a wonderful time!

  22. Em

    2010-05-15 04:23:54 -0400

    Enjoy your girl's weekend! Love the cute pictures of Anna! :)
    Wonderful products, as always - thanks for the chance to win!

  23. Susan

    2010-05-15 05:20:29 -0400

    Hi Ali! Hope you have a safe trip. I don't know what your plans are, but I'd love to meet you in Charlotte. We live here. My family just left from a week's visit from Oregon. They drove across the entire country to see us. They live outside of Portland. You can contact me via my blog if you like...
    Over at "RaisinToast"

  24. sue

    2010-05-15 05:23:33 -0400

    Looks like a fun weekend for all!

  25. Melanie K.

    2010-05-16 13:13:37 -0400

    AND I SAW YOU THERE! Yep, this is the fruity woman who almost cried when I saw you that day. I hope you got to some of the workshops ... it truly is an 'inspiring' event isn't it?
    Everyone, Ali is just as gracious and warm in person as she appears on this blog. A very nice person.

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