Sunday, February 14, 2010


Well, although I was hesitant to believe that we would REALLY get snow even though the weathermen were saying 100% chance of snow.... The snow started falling Fri afternoon around 4- although we were having a crazy busy day at work.... my co-workers and I did manage to go out into the courtyard for a quick pic and pretend snowball fight! I enjoyed driving home that night and seeing the snow on the trees!! ahh- I do MISS going to Colorado skiing!!! Saturday morning- Tallon was quick to ask to get "geared up" and he and Reeves headed out.... Tess and I took our time- enjoying breakfast before we headed over to Granger's to enjoy some fun with good friends!!! a BIG thank you to Collin for taking the following pics- Tess was NOT a fan of the snow so I stayed inside visiting with Aron and Jessica while the boys "played" outside!! I had no clue what all my husband was up too......

The last picture I have of just Reeves and I was when I was 9 mo pregnant with Tess!! THANK YOU Collin for taking these pictures of us- I LOVE THEM!
Reeves even talked me into getting on the tube with him although he gave me the craziest look when I told him I could not lay on my belly to ride.... Hello- 14 weeks pregnant now!

This is exactly what miss Priss thought of the snow.....
Tallon, on the other hand......
Makgill getting Reeves back ( and Reeves deserved it too!)

Life is FUN when you have Uncle Reeves around!
Tal absolutely ADORES his big cousin Makgill!!!

The following pictures are what Reeves took- I handed him the camera as they headed off to Aron and Collin's and asked him to PLEASE take some pictures of the house and than some of the kids and NOT be dependent on Aron and Collin---- when I got the camera back I found exactly 5 pictures on it.... Guess he was too busy having FUN!!!

I still can't believe he is 4 1/2 and heading rather quickly towards FIVE!

Our home.....

Crazy boy.... wonder where he gets it from?!!?


I Corinthians 13
1 If I speak with the tongues of men and of angels, but do not have love, I have become a noisy gong or a clanging cymbal. 2 If I have the gift of prophecy, and know all mysteries and all knowledge; and if I have all faith, so as to remove mountains, but do not have love, I am nothing. 3 And if I give all my possessions to feed the poor, and if I surrender my body to be burned, but do not have love, it profits me nothing.
4 Love is patient, love is kind and is not jealous; love does not brag and is not arrogant, 5 does not act unbecomingly; it does not seek its own, is not provoked, does not take into account a wrong suffered, 6 does not rejoice in unrighteousness, but rejoices with the truth; 7 bears all things, believes all things, hopes all things, endures all things.
8 Love never fails; but if there are gifts of prophecy, they will be done away; if there are tongues, they will cease; if there isknowledge, it will be done away. 9 For we know in part and we prophesy in part; 10 but when the perfect comes, the partial will be done away. 11 When I was a child, I used to speak like a child, think like a child, reason like a child; when I became a man, I did away with childish things. 12 For now we see in a mirror dimly, but then face to face; now I know in part, but then I will know fully just as I also have been fully known. 13 But now faith, hope, love, abide these three; but the greatest of these is love.

Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Our Fall in pictures

Celebrating Mimi's Birthday!
1 Loved little girl

Happy Girl

The guys stopped to let me take a quick picture after they play tennis 1 afternoon!

Playing tennis

He LOVES to be outside!
Don't turn your back... she will be in another room!

LiLi walked Gabby down to the park where we were playing one day.... Tallon was thrilled to show her his new gamecock hat!
Tess loves to swing ( which is a good thing because if we are outside... she is usually put in the swing.... to many acorns on the ground for her to pick up and try to eat=)
Showing LiLi and Aunt Aron how she can take steps!
Playing at Nana and Papa's house 1 day

We took a quick 1 night trip to the mountains to just get away as a family.... We went apple picking and also got to do a little bit of "hiking".... it was a GREAT family time- we plan on going again for a whole weekend next yr!

Dupont State Forest opens up twice a year ( once in Fall and once in Spring) and for a donation- you can ride in a heated bus from waterfall to waterfall to see the Forest--- this was the WAY TO GO with young kids.... all other times of the year- you can only hike, bike in the forest..... We had talked to Tallon about possibly seeing a waterfall and "hiking" so he thought it was GREAT that he got to see 3 waterfalls and I loved that even though it was FREEZING ( to us!)- this was a more manageable way to still see the mountains with both kids! I think Reeves really enjoyed
his time with Tess cuddled up next to him ( she actually fell asleep at one point!)

Walking around the base of 1 of the waterfalls!
Tess took her mid-morning nap-- Reeves LOVED it!
our version of "hiking"!
The lake was beautiful!
Tallon was worn out from all the running around he did that day!

I finally got a picture with everyone in it!!

On the bus, headed to another waterfall!

Family picture at Sky Top Orchard ( minus Tal who did not want to be in the picture)

but he WAS with us!

Tallon got to pick the first apple ( with some help from Daddy)

Tallon Loved helping put the apples daddy had picked into our basket!
It was soooo COLD but Tess was still a Happy Girl!
Tallon loved running up and down the hills and was all over the place- can you tell he had just spent 3 1/2 hrs in a car!!
The colors were beautiful on the trees and the apples were Delicious! We will def be planning a trip back to Sky Top next yr.... but I think I will try to go before it gets too cold

Tallon has been learning how to count with his fingers!
Bathtime is so much FUN with these 2!
Baby girl is pulling up on everything.... taking baby steps and now WALKING!
ALL Before she turned 11 months old!
Sweet Boy- He loves his Jeep!
Our neighbors prob think we are crazy... most people go on walks /ride bikes around the block....
I walk/stroll Tess and Tallon rides his Jeep!!

Happy Girl

We went to the pumkin patch around the corner from our house with Reeves's family one afternoon- The kids loved running around and picking a pumpkin out
as you can see- Tal really did NOT want his picture taken!
We have SUCH fantastic friends....
The Granger's had us over 1 evening for chili and pumpkin carving!

Tess' bedtime is 7,.... needless to say she was EXHAUSTED here!

Tallon acting silly with Aunt Aron!

Tallon Loves to help Tess walk...
I LOVE LOVE LOVE her face in this picture- she ADORES her big brother!
Last Soccer Game of the season
Go Tallon Go!

Mimi and Pop where visiting Aunt Liz but LiLi, Boom Boom, Gabby and Papa were there!
He loved playing... for the most part.... than there were the other times.... slightly emotional.... but all in all- we survived our first team sporting event!=)
Nana spent some quality time with Tess during the soccer game and then Tal put on his Buzz costume for them!
I love how he looks "shy" in this picture.....
Shy is not a word I usually use to describe him
I asked Buzz to show me how he flies....
You can't have Reeves around during the Fall without there being a football nearby!
Sweet girls... I love that they are getting to grow up together!
Tess is so much fun right now....
she stays close by the action whenever the cousins come over to play!
I love how she is looking at Makgill in this picture!