Monday, March 12, 2012

Fun with Mimi and Pappy

I love these pictures that were taken on Avery's birthday of Mimi and Pappy with Levi. They sure do love their grandbabies, and their grandbabies love them too!

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

I can't believe Avery is 5 already!

It has been an insane month it seems. It all started off with a bang about a month ago when Mallory got her finger slammed in the door almost taking the tip of her finger off. She ended up with stitches, and her finger's looking pretty good now. Since then we have had kids sick constantly it seems. and Avery with an awesome black eye. I'm just praying that we are getting all the sickies and ouchies out of the way for the rest of the year!

With that, last week we celebrated Avery's 5th birthday! Her birthday just happened to land on a Saturday this year which was nice. It's always fun to have your party on your actualy birthday! I still can't believe she is 5 years old and will be going to Kindergarten next year. It's exciting, and sad all at the sametime. She's can't wait to do new things, and I can wait a while longer I think! Here are some pictures of her birthday party! When asked what kind of birthday she wanted she quickly responded with BARBIE! I love that little girl, and her love for all things pink and zebra striped!



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Monday, February 13, 2012

At least there's a little sun!

I'm so glad the sun has come back out these last few days. Even though it's pretty chili outside still, the kids have been able to go out and play and not get soaking wet! They are having a blast with their Uncle Charlie who's been staying with us. Levi is in heaven having another boy in the house to play with!

Took a few pictures today, I like testing out my zoom lens Chad got me for Christmas! It's awesome! I can't wait for Spring pictures!

Thursday, February 9, 2012

Back to the Blogging Business!

It's been well over a year since I posted anything on here, and so instead of doing a recap of the last 17 months, I think we're just going to start over!

So here is my official "first" blog! To start, why don't I give everyone updates on the big stuff going on with my family right now.

Our house: We are still in the process of building the house. It seems like every time we think we're getting close, something else comes up and pushes our move in date back a couple of weeks. At this point we've stopped setting a "move in date" and are just trying to be patient! Chad and I were over there last night just sitting on the floor of the master bedroom thinking neither of us wanted to leave lol. One thing is for sure, when we do move in there is going to be a big party!

The kids: Avery is turning 5 in a couple of weeks! WOW. She'll be starting kindergarten at Bickleton next August. She is overly excited! Mostly about riding the bus... Layla and Mal turned 3 last month, and the terribly 2's were only the beginning it seems. They are typical 3 year olds! We'll be doing homeschool preschool with them when Avery is in school. And then there's Levi! He is 18 months old now, and stubborn as ever. It's so funny how different their personalities are when you compare him to the girls. He is all boy! And we love it :)

So there is the short and skinny of it all! I'll keep up the blog, at least for a while... ;)

Wednesday, September 29, 2010

New pics!

I love messing with this new photo editing site! (Thanks Mia ;) ) Since I got my new camera I have been loving a few of the pictures I've taken! It's been about a year now since I first bought it, and now with this software I can really play! Here are a few of my recent photos. If you want to edit any of your own pictures go to and try it out! It's a whole heck of a lot of fun!

First day of preschool!
Mr. Levi
Ballon Rally Horse Ride!
My beautiful Avery
The Prosser Fountain!
At Nana's Pulling the wagon!
Layla and Mal taking a ride!
My beautiful Mal :)
Smiley face Layla!
One Big Momma! Eeeeew!
Softer picture
My handsome Levi

Wednesday, September 22, 2010

Such a Big Helper!

Here are a few recent photos of the kids. The other day we got to take a quick family day trip to the cabin. Chad decided he was going to fill up the woodshed with the wood outside the cabin, and Avery quickly jumped in to help. She had her helper day at preschool yesterday too and we decided we would take in some photos of her helping her daddy at the cabin so everyone could see. It was a fun, relaxing day together! So glad we were able to make it up there at least one last time before it gets too cold! I'm sure we'll be heading up once the snow starts coming down :)

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Thursday, September 16, 2010

Happy Money Saver

I needed to add this to my blog becaues this giveaway is AWESOME! One of my favorite money saving blogs to visit is (formerly Now that she has changed her domain name, she is having a giveaway for a new toshiba computer! I get an extra entry for adding this to my blog, so crossing my fingers!!! Check her website out. It is a really great way to save money and figure out how to coupon shop!