S: Addyson Lynne, Age 2 Years to 3 Years, December 2008 to November 2009
FC: Addyson Lynne | Age 2 Years to 3 Years
1: Made for Addyson with Love. - Mom - | Published in 2011
2: December 2008
3: Addyson received the castle from Nana and Papa for her 2nd birthday. She also loves dressing up with necklaces and earrings.
4: Playin' in the Snow December 2008
5: Santa Clause made a stop at Daddy's work to meet the kids and hand out gifts. Addyson was so brave and not at all scared. Santa gave Addyson a laptop that morning. | Meeting Santa | December 13, 2008
6: December 16, 2008 | BIG Sister
7: Mom and Dad gave Addyson charms for her bracelet. Addyson gave her new baby sister a stuffed puppy dog. | Mikaela Samone Kuzmich was born and Addyson became a big sister.
8: December 20, 2008 | Our New Family of Four
9: Addyson helped prepare for Santa by making cookies, drawing a picture, and snuggling up with Dad to read Twas the Night Before Christmas. | Preparing for Santa's Arrival December 23, 2008
10: December 24, 2008 | Santa Clause Came
11: He left a lot of fun toys to play with.
12: Me and My Sister December 2008
13: December 2008
14: First Photo Shoot With Mikaela
15: January 16, 2009 | JCPenney's
16: January 2009 This month, we had picnics in the basement, swam in purple bath water, played dress up...
17: ...built towers out of Legos, played with our Little People village, rode bicycles in the garage, had neighbors over to play, and loved our little sister as much as we could.
18: January 2009
19: Valentine's Day Photo Shoot Addyson and Mikaela took their pictures together so we could have puzzles made for the grandparents. | January 31, 2009
20: January 2009 | Addyson LOVED dressing up so we created a dress up station in her room. | We tried out our new Cadillac stroller at the Denver Museum.
21: Addyson's New Ride | She could even pull Mia around with her attached trailer. | We named it Cooper. | Sitting at the Drive-In | February 1, 2009
22: Her First Tattoo February 11, 2009 Mom received some fairy tattoos in the mail. Addyson LOVED her Tinkerbell... once it was on.
23: February 2009
24: Neat new sand and water table. | The tower that Addyson built. | February 2009 | Playin' in the tub with Dad. | Giving Mikaela a ride on her back. | Her new bicycle helmet. | Seeing how much she weighs.
25: Children's Day Downtown Loveland March 4, 2009 Addyson had a really great time at Children's Day, as there was a lot to see and do. Her favorite part was getting to ride in a horse drawn wagon around town.
26: March 2009
27: March 2009
28: April 13, 2009 | Photo Shoot
29: Photos taken by | Suzy Horn, a friend of Mom and Dad's
30: Painting Easter Eggs with Uncle Brad | April 11, 2009
31: Easter Egg Hunt at Home State Bank | April 11, 2009
32: The Easter Bunny Came Addyson LOVED hunting for eggs this year. The Easter Bunny even hid some in her washer and dryer.
33: April 12, 2009
34: April 2009
35: What a ham. Addyson loved both taking pictures and having her picture taken.
36: April 2009
37: May 2009
38: Mommy's Taking Us to the Zoo Tomorrow... | We Went to the Denver Zoo with Brad, Kristen, and Mike. | Addyson got to ride on everyone's shoulders.
39: ...And We Can Stay All Day | May 23, 2009 | Addyson liked the elephants the best this trip.
40: May 2009
41: June 2009
42: Saying Goodbye to the Red Car June 5, 2009 We decided to sell our Toyota Matrix and get a larger vehicle. Addyson had to say goodbye before we left for the car dealership to finalize the deal. We came home with a 2009 Toyota Highlander.
43: Riding the Train at North Lake Park June 21, 2009 Addyson has always loved riding the train around the park. Best part is rides cost 75 cents each, so we usually get to ride a few times. This trip, Dad bought Addyson a train whistle.
44: The Water Park | Addyson was apprehensive at first...
45: ...but she warmed up to the idea and had a great time. | June 19, 2009
46: Here Comes the Ice Cream Wagon | June 20, 2009
47: June 17, 2009 | Playin' at the Park The City of Loveland revitalized the old fairgrounds and added an amazing park. We went and checked it out this day and have gone back many times since.
48: June 2009 Brought About... ...swinging at the park, playin' in the pool, shucking corn, time with the little sister...
49: ...playin' with new toys, working on the computer, lots of time coloring, and playin' in the tub with Dad and Mikaela.
50: June 2009
51: July 2009
52: July 4th July 4, 2009 Mom loves dressing Addyson and Mikaela alike. We had a lot of fun with this photo opportunity on Independence Day. Addyson was copying everything Mikaela was doing. They love each other so much.
53: July 4, 2009 | It poured before it was time for the city fireworks. Luckily we had just bought our new Highlander with a DVD player in it. We sat in the car and watched Flushed Away, eating star shaped rice krispy treats made by Grandma. Then the clouds parted, the ice cream man came around, and we got to watch a great fireworks show.
55: Estes Park with Nana and Papa | July 12, 2009
56: Look What | Mom Found | July 13, 2009 | When Mom saw this she just couldn't pass it up. After a little sprucing up by Dad, the house was ready to move into our basement. Dad added a switch that turned on rope lights and music, and Mom added curtains, a flower box, an American flag, and pictures on the wall. It's definitely Addyson and Mikaela's home away from home.
57: Trip to Nebraska July 17 to July 19, 2009 We met Grandma's family in North Platte, Nebraska for a short weekend. On the way, we stopped at Papa's favorite store, Cabela's. At the hotel, Addyson got to sleep on the top bunk of a set of bunk beds and we did a lot of swimming in the really warm swimming pool. We spent a morning visiting the Golden Spike Tower and Museum and had a lot of fun catching up with relatives.
58: Larimer County Fair | This was the first ride that Addyson rode all by herself.
59: Mom was SO excited to ride the rides with Addyson. | July 31, 2009
60: More Fair August 1 and August 2, 2009 We had such a great time at the fair, we went back with Nana and Papa on the 1st and Grandma and Grandpa on the 2nd.
61: Addyson's First Roller Coaster August 1, 2009
62: Backyard Camping | We even had pretend fishing. | August 8, 2009
63: We invited Brad, Doug, cousin Tyler, and cousin Jeremy to join us for an evening under the stars. Unfortunately, it rained all evening. We stayed inside for most of the night, roasting marshmallows on our counter top. Finally, the clouds parted and we were able to at least go outside and sit around a fire for awhile. The tent was too wet to sleep in, so we set up the Barbie tent in Addyson's room for her to sleep in that night.
64: New West Fest August 16, 2009 Addyson rode her first pony. | Corn Roast Festival August 22, 2009 Addyson had her face painted for the first time.
66: August 26, 2009 | Discovering Nature | We found a frog in our window well and a preying mantis on our front step, all in the same day. | After releasing the frog, we realized we should have let Addyson kiss it to see if he turned into a prince.
67: August 29, 2009 | Bowling with Brad | Addyson scored a 93...not bad for her first game.
68: August | 2009 | Gems
69: September 1, 2009 | Mom found costumes at the used store that morning. | Then we went and rode the train that evening.
70: Manitou Cliff Dwellings | Seven Falls | Cave of the Winds | The Airplane Restaurant
71: Colorado Springs | September 5 and September 6, 2009 | Addyson, Kristen, and Mom had a girls weekend in the springs. | Pikes Peak Cog Railway
72: Itsy, Bitsy, Spider September 9, 2009 Dad found this GIANT spider in our front yard. It was HUGE and Addyson was not afraid at all.
73: Dad's New Hobby September 13, 2009 This was the first rabbit caught in Dad's new live rabbit trap. We took him to the park and released him.
75: Fall in Colorado September 19 and September 30, 2009 We spent the weekend in Estes Park on the 19th, playing in the pool, shopping, snacking, playing putt-putt, and going to Sprague Lake. We had such a great time that we went back to the mountains and went to Bear Lake on the 30th.
76: September 2009
77: Miller Farm | October 3, 2009 | We went to the farm with Kristen and Mike. We walked through the corn maze, climbed a pile of hay, looked at the animals, and took a hay ride to pick some fresh vegetables.
78: Enjoying Fall | October 18, 2009
79: Addyson loves fall. Playing in the newly fallen leaves is one of her favorite things to do outside. She is such a great big sister and even pulls Mikaela around in the wagon.
80: Big Girl Bed October 22, 2009 We turned Addyson's toddler bed into a double bed. She LOVED it.
81: Mia Turns Five | October 26, 2009 | The girls had such a great time dressing Mia up in her party hat. Mia, however, was not amused.
82: Pumpkin Picking & Carving | We picked pumpkins on October 23rd and carved them on October 26th. Addyson did not like getting dirty this year, and preferred the cleaner decorating method of using markers.
83: Addyson was Dorothy for Halloween
84: Halloween | October 30 and October 31, 2009
85: On October 30th, we trick-or-treated at the grandparents' houses. | On October 31st, we kept busy and went trick-or-treating that evening.
86: October 2009
88: Posing for the Camera November 4, 2009
89: Addyson loves sunglasses and was having a blast trying on different pairs. She was also really into pretend makeup, crowns, and necklaces on this particular day.
91: November 2009
93: Addyson's 3rd Birthday November 29, 2009 Addyson was really into princesses. And when we asked her what kind of birthday party she wanted, she responded right away with a Cinderella party. She received a Cinderella dress from Grandma and Grandpa, we had her hair done, Mom made crown and slipper cookies, and she had no idea what was about to happen at the party...
94: Cinderella Helped Celebrate | Mom and Dad contacted the princess and told her it was Addyson's birthday. Cinderella came and painted the girls' faces, read them a story, led them in a royal parade, and just made everyone's day.
95: Addyson was so surprised to see Cinderella, the first words she said to the princess were 'I Love You.' | November 29, 2009
96: 3 Year Photo Shoot | JCPenney's
97: At Addyson's 3 year check up with the pediatrician on December 18, 2009, she weighed 26.5 pounds and was 36.5 inches tall. | December 9, 2009