2: My crazy, silly, imaginative, wonderful kids!
5: Jesus Is Risen Hallelujah | Ressurection Day 2009
7: Tadoodles time!
8: at 4 years old, hannah got her very first haircut! she loved all the attention and it looked much better at the end!
11: its matching shirts day for these two cuties in green. Uh oh Isabella, dont let yours fall off!
12: During this year of 2009 before i became pregnant with Aiden, i decided to stretch my creative muscle just a little bit. I made my mom this quilt in her favorite colors, and i also made Hannah the dress she has on!
14: hannah was blessed with a whole stack of wonderful clothes from our friend michelle tennant. Being the girly girl that she is, she just had to try them all on!
16: April 2009 In preperation for our first attempt at a garden, our friend Aaron Kircher who owns a rototiller, came over and tilled our garden dirt into beautiful, loose, moist, ready to plant in soil! The same month we decided to build a pergola to help subdue the hot south facing afternoon sun! we enlisted the help of our friend John Fulton to build it and within 2 very full days, wala it was done and it was beautiful!!
19: MY sister, my friend. Our lives were brought together by a greater plan, but it is by choice that we became friends. Only a sister can be the kind of friend who really knows you and loves and accepts you through it all. Thank you for all that you are to my life...you are my mentor, my sister, my friend...i love you!!!!!
21: Cutie Pie
23: our good friends the Kirchers adopted a baby in april 2008, and so one year later it was his birthday and time to celebrate with a huge 30+person 1st birthday party! Super fun!!
25: fancy dresses and shoes all ready for church
26: I have crazy ideas sometimes. Well this day was no exception! I found a tree listed on craigslist...20 bucks! Wow, i said what a great deal! And the next thing i know our whole entire day and the day of three of our good friends was spent uprooting and replanting a 20ft tree! It looked beautiful for a few weeks but then sadly it was all for not and it died!
28: St. Lukes Womens Fitness celebration 2009 me, mom and aiden (in my belly) headed down for the 3.1 mile walk and breakfast provided after. 5,000 women, music, balloons and a helicopter flyover made for a fun exciting morning and a great workout!
30: Happy 9th birthday Joshua! Family party with mom, steve, and guest best friend Josiah made the evening very special!
32: Peach season! September 2009! 3 months pregnant, i embark on my first time canning peaches! I cajoled mom into helping me and we worked nonstop for a couple of days and ended up with several dozen delicious cans of peaches, and aching feet and back!