December 31, 2011

12.31.11

On the eve of a brand new year...
so many possibilities are ahead of us!

December 30, 2011

12.30.11

Sleepover at Uncle Chad & Aunt Katie's!!!

December 29, 2011

12.29.11

Turning the treadmill into a toy @ Great Grandma T's.

December 28, 2011

12.28.11

First there was Facebook. Next came Pinterest.
My newest interest obsession? Words With Friends.

December 27, 2011

December 26, 2011

12.26.11

My first ever homemade loaf of bread made by my 32-year-old self.
{technically it was made by my awesome new bread maker but close enough}

December 25, 2011

12.25.11

Another successful Christmas for Mady.
Hope you got everything on your list too!
MERRY CHRISTMAS!

December 24, 2011

12.24.11

Merry Christmas Eve!

December 23, 2011

12.23.11

Impromptu shopping trip with my favorite girls.

December 22, 2011

12.22.11

Great success: the pillows are a big hit, Uncle Chad & Aunt K3!

December 21, 2011

12.21.11

After a productive day of cookie decorating at Nana & Papa Austin's,
D & E are off to deliver their cute creations to the neighbor kids.

December 20, 2011

12.20.11

Here's hoping our bird friends appreciate our efforts.

December 19, 2011

12.19.11

On the reading list tonight: A Potty for Me.
Because it's never too early for a little potty training propaganda.

December 18, 2011

12.18.11

Twice a month for nine years, Sunday nights = small group.
Community at its finest.

December 17, 2011

12.17.11

Cousins at the B.P. {Big Party}

December 16, 2011

12.16.11

Mommy and her 1st grade boy.

December 15, 2011

December 14, 2011

12.14.11

The littlest Terp appreciates Mommy's craft time.

December 13, 2011

12.13.11

A quiet, snuggly morning home with Daddy.

December 12, 2011

12.12.11

This is what happens when big sister gets a hold of you.

December 11, 2011

12.11.11

A pair of little hands got it right:
all eyes on Him.

December 10, 2011

12.10.11

Snow Pants Saturday.

December 9, 2011

12.9.11

I have been commissioned to dog-sit while the owners are at school.

December 8, 2011

12.8.11

 Post-play-date pooped.

December 7, 2011

12.7.11

Craft Night: Ornament-y Fun.
{And how-to host your own}

December 6, 2011

12.6.11

Can't think of a better way to start my Tuesday.

December 5, 2011

12.5.11

A heart-awakening, soul-filling sort of read.

December 4, 2011

12.4.11

Mady's first Rice Krispie treat.
{She's a fan}

December 3, 2011

12.3.11

Our halls are decked.

December 2, 2011

12.2.11

Celebrating love, saying yes, and a job well done.

December 1, 2011

12.1.11

Trying to get a picture of the kiddos,
and Daddy won't stop horsing around.

November 30, 2011

11.30.11

If sunshine presents itself in late November in Michigan...
{quick!} 
grab a friend, pack up all 110 pounds of preschoolers, and hit the hills.

November 29, 2011

11.29.11

Ornament organization. Check.

November 28, 2011

11.28.11

The girls love their new fluffy furballs.
{Thanks, Aunt Kathy!}

November 27, 2011

11.27.11

He announced at dinner that we should go running together.
And wear matching sweatshirts.

November 26, 2011

11.26.11

I can check #20 off my list and
enjoy a less stressful Christmas season.

November 25, 2011

11.25.11

Celebrating another year of Nana!
{And if you've ever wondered where Ella came from, here's your answer}

November 24, 2011

11.24.11

Thanksgiving Day 2011: family, food and YouTube.

November 23, 2011

11.23.11

Opening day. You betcha.

November 22, 2011

11.22.11

Happy Thanksgiving Eve Eve!

November 21, 2011

11.21.11

The only good thing about an early morning doctor's appointment
is a hot chocolate date with my little man.
Please excuse the terrible cell phone quality picture. 
I'm crossing my fingers that Santa brings me an iPhone this year.

November 20, 2011

11.20.11

Nothing like some uninvited mousey house guests 
to make you get serious about cleaning up the basement.

November 19, 2011

11.19.11

She's a pro at blowing out candles.
Celebrating our baby girl's 2nd birthday.
[Yes, we know, we are two days late]

November 18, 2011

11.18.11

It was one of life's moments where you could either laugh or cry.
We laughed.
And then we laughed some more.

November 17, 2011

November 16, 2011

November 15, 2011

11.15.11

This time of year, we birthday like it's our full-time job.

November 14, 2011

11.14.11

Little boys jump and wrestle and run.
Little girls sling purses over their shoulders...and shop.