This is the first year in 11 years of marriage that we will be home on Christmas Day. (!) Because we travel to family (2 and 6 hours) and because we didn't want to be traveling on Christmas Eve or Day and because James gets those days...
James' grandma entered heaven,
(we already miss her, but what a
long, beautiful life she lived!)
and the Steele siblings took a photo,
as did the LaRoy cousins,
our Steele kids tried for a photo too,
then they got it obviously way better,
Cru learned to drive (I told ya...
Jaeda turned five last month! She picked an ice cream theme for her very first friend birthday party.
I asked her if she'd like me to surprise her with a decorated house after she went to bed or if she'd like to help with the decorating....
Crusoe was due to join our family around September 6th. We've had babies as early as 9 days before their due date and as late as on their due date. But when my friends Bryanne and Alisha went a week over with their 4ths, I...
25 baby weeks came in May
as well as did my special day
James made me himself
my birthday cake
and hid 'round the house
mint candies to take
Jaeda's gals love to dance with a man
my business cards came
as pink as we planned
then I found this shirt
to match my cards
Corban joined his first t-ball league this spring.
Just over an hour once or twice a week.
We've enjoyed spending time together as a family
cheering him on! (And picking flowers, running around, etc.)
He's our little athletic one, that boy.
Uncle Jon came for a visit on...
James took Jaeda
(or did Jaeda take James)
to a Daddy-Daughter Dance.
She'd been planning on it
for OVER a year.
Pearl necklace and all.
Our Liddi Bitty turned one.
And is all just a blur of movement.
I'm lucky to have any pics of her!
(Corban is constantly touching, hugging, kissing
his baby sister. He...
All three of my babies swinging! (And I wasn't even there to witness it, THANK YOU, JAMES.)
Big kid/Daddy date at the library Lego Club.
We make lots of planes these days.
They're riding faster and going farther without me.
This is a beautiful thing.
We spent some biking time WITH...
One thing I like to do (when I find free prints coupons) is print pics for the kids to hang on their beds. You know how you hang pics of you and your friends in high school/college? I'm just trying to send subliminal messages like...