Saturday, October 25, 2014

Talk Like Pirate Day

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Annemarie's birthday falls on National Talk Like a Pirate Day. So we geared up and headed to Krispy Kreme.
 Cutest baby pirate.
 The kids love dressing up almost as much as they love doughnuts!
 The boys made their own pirate hats this year.
 6 dozen free doughnuts! 
(For those who don't know, Krispy Kreme gives you a free doughnut just for talking like a pirate on this day, but if you dress like a pirate they give you a free dozen doughnuts! And don't worry, we as a family didn't even make it through half of those!)

Happy 1st Birthday Annemarie!

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Annemarie turned one on September 19th. She had a beautiful new birthday dress!
 (and a cute headband I made that she wore for maybe 10 minutes!)
 Ken and I decided that she didn't really need much so we didn't get her any presents, but Grandma's and Aunt Carie were more than happy to spoil her!


 She just looks SO big!

 The birthday cake!
 She was the funniest of all my kids with her cake. She was so hesitant at first and didn't want to touch it. She kept leaning down and just licking it. 
 She gradually got braver and started using her hands.

 She finally got the hang of things and dug right in. 
 And loved it (and all the attention she was getting too!)


Happy Birthday Annemarie!! We love you.

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Labor Day

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Ken had the day off for Labor Day, so we took the kids to Shelley Lake to walk around and play. Ken found this awesome creepy tree. 
 Abraham pretending to be a bucket head zombie.
 Tyler's defense.
 I love this picture of a sweet girl and her daddy. 


Afternoon at the park

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We hit the park one Saturday afternoon. Annemarie took her first selfie...
 As I looked through the pictures, I realized my kids need to learn how to close their mouths. These pictures were not staged. 




Iron Man

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Our youth had an auction night to raise money for camp. Look who I ran into. My kids weren't there and I was totally the cool mom when I showed them this picture!

Monday, September 29, 2014

Suit coat Batman

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We were heading to church one day and Rex was adamant about wearing jus bat mask. As we walked to the car (I'd told him he could wear it for the drive there) our neighbor was outside. Rex ran up to her and said, "Hello. I am Suit Coat Batman."

Sunday, September 28, 2014

First Day of School!

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Tyler was so excited to start kindergarten. 
 Abraham was just as excited to go to 1st grade. 
 Brothers and best buddies. I'm glad they have each other at school. 

 Matching back packs. 
 Dropping them off at school.
 And one very sad 3 year old, who insisted that he was 5 and was going to school too. Poor little buddy. He's had the hardest adjustment of all, he gets so lonely during the day. Only 3 more years and you'll get your turn!