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On the Farm with Paw Paw

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 My boys love… I mean… LUUUUV… hanging out with their paw paw. Hanging out with their paw paw means there are TONS of fun things in store.

You see, “Paw Paw,” lives (and operates) a beef farm, and a short trip to see him, usually includes seeing big, four-legged creatures that say “moo,” a tractor ride, and a “wade,” in the spring.

Sharing a Coke, with the guys

So the other day, we set out on an adventure and headed to Paw-Paw’s with a surprise in store for him. A Coke. It’s his favorite and we knew it would make his day.

In his own words:

I drink a Coke every morning for breakfast. There’s nothin’ better.

Share a Coke 6pk

When we arrived at his house, as always… he was working outside. (He’s the hardest worker I know.)

Pulling in the drive, my boys shouted with excitement,

There he is! There’s Paw Paw!

Share a Coke with Paw Paw

Farming + Grandkids + Coke = Paw Paw’s Day is Made

Up on the tractor they went, handed Paw Paw his Coke, and “Mom” was no longer there. Who needs mom when you have your paw paw, and a farm anyway, right?

Share a Coke on the tractor

I sat back quietly as the boys went about their business, and got the “work,” done.

There is something absolutely heart-melting, watching your own kids, “light-up,” when they’re spending time with someone that makes you “light-up,” too.

Let’s go boys, time to feed the bulls…

Down on the Farm - Share a Coke
Share a Coke on the farm

I forget how little they are until I see ’em like this. Such precious babies they are. 

My dad’s big “pet,” he calls it… this bull did NOT get the memo of the photoshoot. I mean… he could have taken a dip in the creek or something before I came.

Bull! Share a Coke
Share a Coke -Bulls

Break Time

You know, that farmin’ is hard work. It was time to take a break, and head to the creek and grab a drink…(and skip a rock or two).

Sharing a Coke with Grandpa

No words needed… (insert this momma’s heart-melting).

Grandpa Sharing a Coke

Sharing a Coke with Grandpa… it just tastes better. Apparently.

Sharing a Coke with Grandpa at the Creek

Although we’ve made this trip to Paw Paw’s, a thousand and twenty-three times,  (ok not that many surely) I’ve never just grabbed my camera to capture memories of it. I’m so incredibly thankful for these simple moments that we tend to take for granted.

Share a Coke, Cowboy Boots

But now… it’s time for Mommy to enjoy hers. 😉

Share a Coke - Jessica

Until next time,


4 thoughts on “On the Farm with Paw Paw

  1. This is the sweetest ever! I love all the sayings and names on Coke products! It just makes it more fun! Love seeing the pictures on the farm!

    1. Jessica says:

      Thank you so much Amy!! I have to admit… I’m totally “hooked,” on capturing little simple moments of my kids now. That was just absolutely a blast. XO

  2. Amy says:

    So sweet! I didn’t grow up on a farm, but I grew up with them on all sides of me!

    1. Jessica says:

      Awww! Thank you! On all sides… well, then you pretty much did grow up on a farm. I’m sure you were blessed with all of the bugs, smells, and farm “extras.” Lol! Thank you so much for stopping by! XO

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