S: Bruner Family 2013
FC: 2013 | Bruner Family
2: S | N | O | W
3: February 2013
4: when i grow up... | Logan Sutton celebrated his third birthday with a fireman theme, and invited us to join him on a tour of the local fire station. All the kids enjoyed the trucks, equipment and firemen. January 2013
5: i wanna be a | Fireman
6: ................................ | February 2 0 1 4
10: president | OBAMA
11: July 24, 2013 President Obama arrived on Air Force One at Whiteman Air Force Base. HIs motorcade then traveled down DD Hwy en route to UCM for a speech. Steve and the girls were able to watch the procession; a once in a lifetime opportunity. | Visits Warrensburg
12: Easter Fun 2013 | With the arrival of Hadley Grace one week before Easter, our usual plans were forgone and a backyard egg hunt took place instead. The Easter Bunny surprised Peyton with a stuffed Winter dolphin and Alayna with mini Max and Ruby plush.
14: March 23, 2013
15: After a short 3 hour labor, Hadley Grace Bruner, was welcomed into the world. She weighed seven pounds one ounce and was eighteen inches long.
17: Hadley arrived into the world at the same time as the last big snow storm of 2013. With the power out at our house, MeMe and the two big sisters came to the hospital to visit and warm up. Despite the crazy weather, everyone was more than excited to come and meet our newest addition.. Hadley Grace Bruner.
18: you love your lil sissy...
19: You're a | BIG | Sister | We were so proud to watch you meet your baby sister for the first time! You kept kissing her and saying "she is too cute & way too pretty!" We know that you have a special bond with Hadley already!
20: You earned this title fair and square. You are the perfect combination of crazy, cute, sweet, smart, spoiled, awesome, hilarious, rotten, witty and fun. We are so in love with you Hadley!
21: Going Home We were very excited to take Hadley home, and get aquainted with our new family of FIVE.
23: We had so much fun at MeMe and Papa's for Fourth of July. We enjoyed BBQ with family and friends! You played with poppers, sparklers and rode the 4 wheelers!
24: Missouri State Fair | We had such a fun time at the Fair. With so many things to do and see, our family was full of smiles! Riding carnival rides - petting an albino snake - eating the typical Fair food - seeing ALL the animals on display It was rather HOT, but little Hadley was a real trooper riding around in her stroller. I can hardly wait for next year to have three little girls to run, romp and enjoy the sights of the Fair!
27: Missouri State Fair | Riding more carnival rides - milking a cow - cowgirl hats - funnel cakes - CUTE little smiles Grandma and Grandpa sure enjoyed spending the day with us at the Fair and we were able to meet up with Jamie, Eli and Samuel for a couple rides on the Merry-Go-Round.
29: s | sweet summer time | There is no doubt about it: you love to be outside. You live and breath fresh air, running, jumping, dirt and sunshine. Peyton and Alayna were extremely excited to "teach" Hadley about the pool and how to slash and swim. She was all smiles and enjoyed the water.
30: BR | UN | ER
33: 2011 | Alayna
34: Alayna enjoyed wearing her new cowgirl hat from the state fair. After lunch and a sweet treat, it was finally time to open presents, Hope you had a super fun 4th birthday! | bruner horse ranch
35: I was so proud of the roping horses Steve made for the party. Pool noodles created adorable stick horses for the kids to race in the pole bending area. | friends & FUN
36: We celebrated Alayna's 4th birthday in our backyard with horse races, roping and a gigantic bounce house. She was the cutest cowgirl ever! | alayna's 4th birthday
37: The party concluded with Ebanie Shaw busting the cowgirl boot shaped pinata and little hands quickly grabbing the loot. | Watching her face light up as each friend arrived was priceless. A beautiful day allowed for a beautiful party! | COWGIRL UP
40: We are so blessed with three beautiful little girls!! Of course there are the usual sibling rivalries, but at the end of the day it is very clear you all love each other very much. I pray you three will always be close and Best Friends!
42: and my | Sissy | Me
44: peyton alayna hadley
46: alayna's swim lessons
48: 1st camping trip
49: With 12 week old Hadley, our family ventured out on our FIRST camping trip in our new Shadow Cruiser at Meme & Papa's house. All 3 girls were little angels and slept amazing in our home away from home. No doubt, we were hooked on camping from the start and looked forward to our next trip. June 15th
50: L A K E P A R A D I S E | June 22, 2013 Our first camping trip with our new Shadow Cruiser we spent in Paradise! The weather was perfect to enjoy the awesome swimming pool; everyone except baby Hadley who was turned off by the cool water. We enjoyed camping so much, we planned our next trip on the way home from this one. | July 13, 2013 Basswood Campground was beautiful with mature trees around the camping spots and paved roads for walks and scooter rides. Lots of activities to attend, a pool and amazing playground really thrilled the two big girls. Hadley was more than content to ride in her new Bob stroller. | B A S S W O O D
51: J E L L Y S T O N E P A R K | August 3, 2013 What's not to love about Yogi Bear? The rainy weekend put a small damper on the girls enjoying the outdoor activities, but when the sun did peak out they quickly sprinted to the jumping pillow. There were many opportunities for photo shoots with the spunky, sometimes ornery Yogi. | August 30, 2013 We concluded the camping season with a trip to Brookfield, MO for the beautiful sites of hot air balloons. It was rather hot and a power outage the first night forced us to stay at a local motel. A simple weekend of enjoying nature, supper with Mac & Donnie and more balloons that I have ever seen at one time. | PERSHING STATE PARK
52: Our final camping trip of the year was to a hot air balloon festival in Brookfield, Mo, where Steve was born. The state park was very nice, and the girls really enjoyed the walks, nature treasure hunts and the simplicity of this trip. We would start and end the days at the launch site, watching the beautiful hot air balloons.
55: Lets get carried away...
59: sisters | Peyton, Alayna & Hadley
61: birthday | baby | Steve received quite a present for his 18th birthday, the birth of Morgan Treasure, his niece. It only seemed fitting to celebrate and capture pictures of the two on Morgan's 18th birthday.
66: TEACH encourage instruct praise influence guide inspire
68: Mothers hold their children's hands for a short while, but their hearts forever. | and me
72: Lake Paradise
73: Our official first camping trip was to Lake Paradise near Oak Grove, MO. It is a basic campground with a nice lake and amazing swimming pool area. Hadley sported her new suit, but was not a fan of the cool pool water. Peyton & Alayna had such fun sleeping in the new camper. We plan to return to Paradise again next year!
75: Lake Paradise
76: Hadley's six month photos
80: basswood | Our third camping trip of the year was to Basswood. With paved roads the girls were able to ride their scooters and we went on many family walks. The play space was a favorite for Peyton & Alayna. We plan to return again to Basswood next year in the fall to enjoy the trees and colored leaves.
81: marvin the monkey | campground
86: Yogi Bear Jellystone rv park
88: Even the rain couldn't slow us down on this camping trip. With so many fun activities and yogi bear sightings, the girls had a blast!
94: New Bikes for your Birthdays from the grandparents
97: baptism | Hadley's
98: November 10th
99: Baptized in the name of the Father and of the Son and of the Holy Spirit.
101: summer tball | Peyton
103: Peyton & Alayna are both snow bunnies. As the first few flakes hit the ground, you are both begging to go outside and dance, play and enjoy the snow. I couldn't help but snap away with the camera to capture these adorable sister poses. You are both beautiful little girls with amazing SMILES!
105: pumpkin patch | Buckeye acres
107: Peyton you were so excited for first grade, and I know you are gong to have an amazing year in Mrs. Holmes' class. You love to ride the bus and it makes my heart flutter every time you step aboard. It hard to believe you are growing up so fast. Trebeck, the therapy dog, always puts a smile on your face.
108: Alissa, Hadley, Peyton, Steve and Alayna
109: Johnson Farms 2013 | We decided to try out a new pumpkin patch this fall, and were really impressed with all Johnson Farms had to offer.
110: Johnson Farms and Pumpkin Patch
111: *Pig Races *Sand Bus *Pony Rides *Jumping Pillow *Pumpkin Patch *Jumbo Playset *Wagon Rides *Pumpkin Canon *Climb on toys *Live music
112: Cutest Pumpkin in the Patch
115: Pumpkin Carving
116: What a fun Halloween this year! Between the excitement of trick-or-treating and sugar highs from school parties, we had our hands full getting you three ready. As always it was more than worth the work. Our annual trick-or-treat with friends produced lots of smiles.
117: Trick or Treat! | Halloween 2013
120: Mommy's Favorites
122: Our sometimes honory, but always clever elf, Pedee, produced many laughs and smiles this Christmas. | Elf on the Shelf
124: Christmas Is A Time To Believe In Things You Can’t See
125: What a wonderful Christmas we had this year! We enjoyed our usual snack/finger food and left cookies and milk for Santa! You were so surprised to see the new PJs the pajama elves brought! We opened presents and you loved playing with your new toys. Some of the favorite gifts were the Kindle Fire, market place and sweet shop and the purple Little Tikes truck. We can't wait to see how much fun we have celebrating Christmas next year. We love you girls! | 2013 | Merry Christmas
130: CHRISTMAS 2013
136: Shadow Cruiser Camper
137: Peyton's 7th Birthday
140: Shooting Clay Pigeons | After lunch on Thanksgiving Day, Daddy & Grandpa took Peyton & Alayna to watch them shoot clay pigeons. The girls enjoyed pulling the string on the thrower and collecting any missed pigeons out in the tall grass. Peyton took aim at a target for the first time with a 22 rifle.
144: Look "Hoo" is GROWING! | Our good friends, Tim & Melissa Sutton, gave us these adorable monthly milestone onsies to photo Hadley for her first year. I have truly enjoyed this gift! How quickly a year flies by when you are watching a little one grow!
149: family | This year our family grew by one more with the birth of Hadley Grace; we are officially the Bruner Party of Five! We have watched Peyton and Alayna grow from babies, to busy toddlers and now stubborn, bright, sweet little girls. Our hands are always busy tending to someones needs and our hearts are full of love for our three beautiful girls. It has been an amazing adventure and we have been so proud of how tender and loving you have been with your baby sister. Hadley has grown so fast and developed a very playful and happy personality. The three of you make us laugh every day with your wittiness and stretch us to the limits every day with your wildness. We love you so much and we are so proud of who you are. We are ready to see you through all the exciting and new years ahead. We can't wait to see the three of you grow into playmates and best friends forever. We love you to the moon, Mommy and Daddy