S: Evan's Third Year
FC: Evan's Third Year | Our Big Boy
1: "Twinkle twinkle little star; do you know how loved you are?"
2: What a life... Eating... Sleeping...
3: Playing... Being cute.
4: Ava was born April 2, 2008. You were unsure of her at the hospital, but have loved her from the minute that we brought her home.
5: Uncle Chris & Aunt Lala took you to the Easter Edd Hunt at Uncle D 's Church since mommy & daddy were at the hospital with Ava.
6: Butterfly show 2010 at Krohn Conservatory
7: Gearing up at Luke's house
8: Annual trip to Red River Gorge: we did some hiking and went to Natural Bridge.
9: Playing in the creek & puddles
10: Children's Museum with Beth and Owen.
12: With all our friends at Totter Otter-ville.You had a great time playing with everyone.
13: at Pop pop Menning's house
14: Daddy's work had their company picnic at Stricker's Grove. It took some persuading to get you on your first ride, but after that, you wanted to ride everything... over and over again!
16: We went to the parade in Ft. Thomas with Grammie B and met up with Friends. This 4th was Sammy's 1st birthday; we celebrated with him and also went to Uncle D's brother Danny's house for their annual fireworks show.
18: In 2010, we went to Florida and stayed in a condo with Pop pop Roller, Grammie B and Uncle Clay. The Condo had a pool on site and another pool-park at a separate location. We had a splash at both! You had so much fun jumping in!
19: While in Florida, we took a day trip to Cocoa Beach...
20: We went to Disney and spent our first day in the Magic Kingdom. You rode a lot of rides with daddy and Ava & mommy were able to ride many of them with you. We stayed all day to watch the light parade and fireworks. It was a long, hot day that exhausted you, but we had a fantastic time!
21: On our 2nd day at Disney, we went to Animal Kingdom. | We rode in a jeep through the reserve.
22: While on vacation we dined at a Mexican restaurant where we discovered that you were destined to be "the most interesting man in the world" as you preferred Dos Equis.
23: We also ate at a dinner show called Arabian Nights. You danced every time the music played.
24: This was your first bowling experience. You did pretty well considering we didn't let you and Luke use bumpers!
25: Fun at Grammmie B's house: Uncle Jon & Uncle D set up a "slip-n-slide".
26: Time spent with daddy... Priceless.
28: Having a hootin' good time with friends.
29: Pop pop Menning was able to get us a table at the Florence Freedom game. We had a lot of fun
31: Check out your Mohawk haircut!
33: We went to the Alexandria Fair with Grammie B, Uncle Clay, Uncle Jon, Uncle D, Aunt Roo, and Luke
34: home | Home | Sweet | We moved from the condo to our house in September of 2010.
35: You painted a bird house and hung it in a tree in our back yard with daddy.
36: Per tradition, we went to Uncle D's | & Aunt Roo's again to play in the mountains of leaves.
39: Trick or Treat... buzzzz, buzzzz, buzzzz!
40: Daddy took you & Ava to Balluminaria at Eden Park with Uncle Kozy and Aunt Lala. You ate Aunt Lala's gourmet hotdog!
41: To get into the holiday spirit, we went downtown to ride the Holly Jolly Holiday Trolley, see the Train display at Duke Energy, and visit Santa at Macy's. You told Santa that you wanted a rocket ship for Christmas.
42: Later that evening we went to Mary Jo's studio for the Menning Christmas Party. We brought Luke again because you two have such a great time playing together.
44: On our first Christmas morning in our new house, Santa brought lots of wonderful gifts. Then Pop pop Roller, Grammie B, Uncle Jon, Clay, Uncle D, Aunt Roo, Luke & Mitchell came over for cinnamon rolls and to exchange gifts. After that, we went to Pop pop Menning and Grandma Carebear's house.
45: New Year's Eve | Happy New Year!!
46: Our big boy
48: We took Evan to the Children's Museum to celebrate his 3rd birthday. We had so much fun playing!
49: Then we | went to | Schneider's | for ice cream.