Wednesday, May 30, 2012

new friends

our daughter is going to be so blessed in the friend department.
three of my closest friends have had/are having baby girls.
we welcomed Kaelyn in december, 
Landri was born yesterday (above), 
and Lily Kate will join the party in july.
i can't wait to see these four girls together.
what a blessing!

Saturday, May 26, 2012

crazy may

may is one of the craziest months of the year for us, and probably a lot of other people too. here is a little of what's been going on in the last week. above you have the boys in their adorable matching shirts that my friend ashley made them for their birthdays. so cute.


below you have a couple of pictures from elijah's field day. that is not his teacher...she was not there that day. he only has 1 more week and then it's summertime!!!! can't wait! we have a lot of fun stuff planned this summer and i can't wait to get started!


 today we attended my niece katherine's high school graduation party.
she is so beautiful inside and out and i'm so proud of her.

i still remember her as this adorable little baby that i used to carry around on my hip.
i was 14 when she was born and she was my little buddy.

 me, katherine and my sister

all the girls: me, my nieces, sister and mom



and more cousins!!!
katherine is a very talented singer and her brother a very talented musician.
they performed a beautiful duet at her party.
congrats katherine!!!!!


this is one of my theme songs right now as we wait.
i'm ready for God to show up in a blaze of glory.
 He will come. He always comes.

Tuesday, May 15, 2012

elijah turns eight

i cannot believe elijah was ever that small. he and i celebrated together this year because he turned eight ON mother's day!

 he wanted an authentic harry potter wand so that's what he got!

me with my boys on mother's day.

me and the birthday boy.

 nana and grangoat got both of the boys bikes for their birthdays so they had fun riding them!

he chose to go to IHOP for breakfast food on his birthday before church, and then we took him shopping with his birthday money. we love you so much elijah! you are growing into such a kind, caring young man of God and you make us proud! happy 8th birthday!
i am too tired to do a whole recap, so click HERE for a partial recap on elijah's birth day.

 elijah has had a lot going on lately. his class had a recycling parade for earth day.

and a school carnival that kaki got to go to with us.

the boys in the fun climbing tree outside the school.

Tuesday, May 08, 2012

four and eight

Since the boys' birthdays are only 3 weeks apart, we are going to have double parties as long as they will let me get away with it! :-) They chose a skating party with an Angry Bird theme this year.

 I made both of the cakes all by myself this year. I was really proud of the way they turned out.

 They got so many wonderful gifts - thank you everyone! Including these adorable guitar shirts handmade by my friend Ashley!

Mmmm, red icing!

The party guests.

Some of my fabulous friends that came for the party. I am so blessed!

This year's party = success. Thanks to everyone who came and made it so special!

Wednesday, May 02, 2012

this week...

Judah found some butterflies in the backyard that he had a lot of fun with!

I helped throw a baby shower for my sweet friend, LeeAnn. 
Love these girls!

 And Judah had his big spring show last night. He did a great job!

Nana and Grangoat came!

And so did Kaki! Thank you for driving up just for him Kaki!

Judah's teachers and my friends, Ashley and Katie. 
Ms. Jennifer wasn't there. :-(

Busy, fun time of the year! Lots more to come!

Tuesday, May 01, 2012