S: Andrews 2013
2: Donna Spillane and her husband invited me to come with them to NY to attend a fundraiser for families of premie babies. They lived in Pennsylvania in the beautiful home on this page.
4: We stayed in the most beautiful Kimpton Hotel! | I was so excited as we drove over the bridge into NYC!
5: New York,NY
7: Bucket List - CHECK! Donna got us all tickets and we went to a wonderful Italian dinner. The entire stage was covered with interactive pieces. The songs and theatrics were breathtaking!
8: The last day,we traveled to Maryland to see her grandkids, who I had treated when they lived in San Antonio. What a special family!
9: The kids were so big... Edda, Lily, Wyatt, and Tim. It was so great to catch up with their parents, Ann and Rob, too!
13: January 25, 2013 16th anniversary
14: Lily's first basket!
15: Basketball Season 2013
19: Valentine's Day
20: traditions in Santa Fe | Love this place!
22: On the road again...
24: FIRST SNOW
26: We were so excited to finally arrive and get our favorite room! 305B It feels like our home away from home.
27: The girls can never wait to jump right in and have snowball fights!
28: Time to | go tubing! | Time to | go tubing!
29: Whoooosh! | Whoooosh!
32: * BUNGEE JUMPING *
33: * HIGH FLYING *
34: Animas City
36: SNOW BUDDIES
38: LET IT SNOW! | Our last day tradition on the slopes... pull over and frolick in the deep snow!
42: Road Trip
43: to Silverton | It took over an hour to drive the "Million Dollar Highway", on the edge of the mountain.
44: Out on the town
45: We drove up to the small ski area from town. We barely made it because there was so...much... | !!!
46: Up on top of
47: the Mountain
48: Back to Town
58: Mommy and Daddy had just started dancing lessons and Daddy was very proud to show off his new skills
59: Dancing with Daddy
68: Melanie's friend, Leanne, was moving so we threw a Good Bye party for her with her choice of friends. Lily invited Merrill, too.
69: Going Away Party
78: SUMMER CAMP
79: First Sleep-Away Camp for Melanie We went to the open house in June where she got to try out the archery, dance, and craft activities.. Visiting the camp made mommy feel better, too. When we finally took her to camp in July, she was more than ready. After a whole week without her, we all missed her terribly and could not wait to go pick her up. Mommy was even tearful when she finally appeared out of the mess hall. Melanie said the food was awful, but she had a great time and could not wait until next year!
80: Mustang Island
81: August 11-16, 2013 | FAMILY
82: Sunset ...our favorite ime of day
83: Just horsin' around
90: Best Friends!
91: The Best Summer!
96: Happy Birthday, Lily!
97: Rock Stars
98: BIKE RODEO
99: 2nd Place
100: Bride getting ready photos | blattman Bear Bash
102: Lily's Volleyball season
103: Melanie's Volleyball season
104: We may not have it all together, but together we have it all.
109: Celebrating Birthdays with the family
110: "Good times are even better when they are shared"
111: "The more you laugh the longer you live"
112: 12 years old... where did the time go?
113: Happy Birthday Melanie!
114: Getting Back To Nature | Backyard Campfire
115: Getting Back To Nature
118: Little Elves finish decorating our Christmas Tree
119: December First Band Concert
120: Dirty Girl Mud Run
124: Bride getting ready photos
126: Winter fun | Ugly Sweater Party
127: Just the 4 of us
128: merry | Being together is the best gift of all.
129: let's count down to the
130: merry | Being together is the best gift of all.
131: let's count down to the
132: Christmas Baking
133: Andrews Girls Tradition | Oatmeal Chocolate Chip | Molasses Crinkles | Chocolate Rum Balls by Mommy
138: Christmas Eve | Christmas Eve
139: TWAS THE NIGHT BEFORE CHRISTMAS AND ALL THROUGH THE HOUSE NOT A CREATURE WAS STIRRING, NOT EVEN A MOUSE...
142: It is Christmas in the heart that puts Christmas in the air. W.T. Ellis
143: The best of all gifts around any Christmas tree is a the presence of a hapy family all wrapped up in each other
144: The girls celebrated with Nana, Papa, and G'Nanny