S: Baker Family Fun 2009
1: Saying goodbye to Yoda. His body finally gave in to the cancer. | Yoda
3: Birthdays are always better with cousin Ireland, Aunt Kelly, and Uncle Michael.
4: Nothing Is So Beautiful As Clean Teeth
5: Lizzy's first time to the dentist was scary, until we met Jenny. We may have a future dentist in the family.
6: Easter Celebrations
7: Lizzy and Audrey Ellis | Erica and Audrey
8: Catching fireflies is a new tradition. They are difficult to catch sometimes, but they are fascinating to watch!
10: Lizzy is very creative in her time around the house. She loves talking to Nana and Grandpa on the phone and drinking fruit shakes. Bath time is just as fun as play time and she especially enjoys dressing herself!
12: Cousins are extra fun and helpful! | The Zoo
15: A Smile As Sweet As Spring
16: David Owen passed away on Father's Day, June 21, 2009, one day before his birthday.
17: The grandchildren sang I am a Child of God at Dad's funeral. | Uncle Dennis flew from California to be with his sister.
18: Mom and Dad (how I remember them) Jared Slatcher enjoying refreshments after the funeral. Larry and Tommy Owen
19: Larry, Cheryl, Tommy (Dad's siblings) Wanda, Angie, Jason (our cousins)
20: The Skiatook Branch Relief Society organized a Picking Blackberries Day. We didn't see any sisters there, but Lizzy and Mommy had a wonderful time picking blackberries. Nana, Grandpa, and Daddy enjoyed the "fruits" of our labors.
21: it's always spring in a mother's heart
22: Lizzy's Art She loves to take pictures!
24: "be like the flower, turn your face to the sun." - Kahlil Gibran | Cousin Sleepover!!!!
25: Jordan, Michael, and Ammon slept in the living room. | Becca, Bethany, and Lizzy on the floor. Jared had the most comfortable sleep in Lizzy's bed.
26: Swimming is very important in our family. We like everyone to be safe around water. Lizzy was at her first swimming lesson at the Owasso YMCA. At the first lesson, the lifeguard placed each child in the deepend of the pool. She then turned her back on them to get another. Lizzy walked off the step and went right under water. Mommy yelled at the lifeguard, "She's underwater!" Lizzy was pulled up, but we never saw that lifeguard again.
27: Ashley was a great swim instructor! Left Page: Chicken, airplane, soldier... the basic back-stroke Lizzy learned. | Lizzy used to love the slide, but she got nervous at swim lessons. Left Page: Lizzy also learned about blowing bubbles!
28: Blowing Bubbles | Practicing swimming at home.
29: Airplane | Chicken | Soldier
30: Jared and Lizzy love the turtle | Sprinklers | I'm gonna get you! | Ice cream at Braum's with Jordan, Marky, Bethany, Lizzy, Becca, Michael, Ammon, Jared, Lenora
31: It's a beautiful day, don't let it get away.
32: Stephanie and Noah Kelsey went to the Muskogee Water Park with us.
33: Lizzy is an excellent swimmer!
35: Fourth of July with cousins Draven, Ireland, and Dylan
36: Putting the babies to bed
37: Lizzy experiences the | She can tie her own belt. | joys of living in the country. | Swimming with cousins. | Warming up setting fingers.
38: Can never take too many pictures!
40: Play time with Mommy and Daddy
41: Funtastic Island in Owasso
43: That makes two peanut butter lovers in the family.
47: Soccer is here!
49: We tried soccer for a season. After the first five minutes Lizzy lost interest. Nobody would give her the ball. Lizzy finished the season with bribes and promises to never play again.
50: Interpretive Dance: Flowers Growing | Lizzy writes her name!!!! | Sharing Peanut Butter Cap'n Crunch!
51: Lizzy likes to tell stories.
53: C r e a t i v e T i m e
55: Carnival Games at the Church- Bowling, Cupcake Walk, Pumpkin Carving, Throw the T.P. in the toilet
56: Lizzy's First Ice Skating Lesson with Daddy
60: Decorating the Christmas Tree
61: Lizzy is always a big helper and motivator!
62: Cozy Christmas Wishes
63: Christmas Memories
64: Cody Cruce, Josh Bird, Madison Lind, Friend, Bubba Cruce, Bryce Juby | Jack Bird, Kaylee Johansen, Lizzy
65: Skiatook Christmas Parade- Our branch took first prize! | Riley Cruce
69: Family Time