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what dreams are made of…

May 24, 2011

This morning, Melinda and I decided to take the kids to Shipley Do-Nuts for the first time.  If you aren’t from the South, you don’t understand what an intregal part this little do-nut shop plays in ones childhood.  Some of my fondest memories from being a kid were waiting for my dad to walk in the door every Saturday morning with my and my brother’s favorite do-nut picks while we watched The Muppets.

It felt only fitting to pass this tradition on to my child…

And now for one of my finer parenting moments…please don’t ask.

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11 Comments leave one →
  1. Sarah Rogers permalink
    May 24, 2011 2:58 pm

    i worked at shipley donuts for 8 years and i’m still not tired of donuts! they’re so delicious!

  2. May 24, 2011 3:01 pm

    LOVE the last pic! haha

  3. May 24, 2011 3:11 pm

    yay! avery was always superman and miles was always batman. love these pics!

  4. May 24, 2011 3:28 pm

    We’ve done birthday breakfast at Shipley’s for YEARS… My LOVE for Shipley’s began in high school… many a morning we stopped there on our way to school!!

  5. Penny permalink
    May 24, 2011 4:30 pm

    No donuts, but I’ll take a dozen of those babies! Great pictures Jenny!

  6. Anna permalink
    May 24, 2011 8:42 pm

    When I think of Texas, I think of the do-nut shop my Memom took me too. love this post :)

  7. May 24, 2011 10:37 pm

    So, how IS potty training coming??

  8. May 24, 2011 10:39 pm

    PS. the one with the three of them holding hands is a great photo!

  9. Jenn A permalink
    May 25, 2011 6:48 am

    It is pretty much impossible not to ask….what happened?!! =) I’m sure it is a funny story, in retrospect of course! My favorite is the one with them holding hands. What fun!

  10. May 25, 2011 8:05 am

    I totally feel the same sense of nostalgia about mom & pop donut shops from childhood. Ours were Mighty Fine Donuts and another one called H&K.

    There’s really nothing that compares here in Minneapolis, and it grieves me.

    By the way, the cousin pictures are too much! Adorable babes.

  11. thegereckes permalink
    May 25, 2011 11:40 am

    gotta admit…this post is almost torturous for me…I love and miss me some shipleys! but, I do love the pictures…it’s so fun! can’t wait to take my kids there next year!

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