S: 2010 Family Album
FC: Family Album | 2010
1: 2010 HIGHLIGHTS We started off the year focused on our new baby, Claire! Drew started third grade, had an awesome year of baseball and his team won the state tournament. Ben started kindergarten and played his first year of basketball. Angie helped to open Circle of Love Maternity Home. Dan spent the year traveling to Junction City for work, but also coached both boys' basketball teams and continued coaching Drew's baseball team.
2: Brotherly Love
3: Claire's first time sitting at the table like a big girl!
4: It has become tradition for Beepa to come over and help the kids build a snowman, but what usually happens is that he finishes it while they play.
7: EASTER | happy | Spring Time
8: Drew's 8th Birthday Party
9: He invited his baseball team to swim indoors at the YMCA.
10: Drew's First Communion
13: We spent a Friday night at the carnival during River Festival
15: Loved playing with eye black. He wrote his number on this one. | The first season that the boys pitched. This was Drew's first time on the mound.
16: Ben's first year of Tball at Westurban. He played with the Shox. | He chose #3 to be just like his dad.
17: MAKING MEMORIES | He always gave 100%
18: Kicking off Baseball Season in Style
19: 2010 Hardball Classic Champs
20: so many | Drew played mostly 2nd base during this season and he really enjoyed it. It was their first year of pitching during league, but they still played machine pitch tournaments.
21: APRIL 2010 | SWBC Champs
22: Mother's Day | Astros & Moms in Colwich with a 2nd place finish
23: Sometimes baseball just wears them out! Thankfully, they can fall asleep just about anywhere.
26: The boys played an awesome weekend of baseball. | 2010 Kansas 8 & Under State Champs
27: MAKING MEMORIES | Drew got the out at 2nd & threw to 1st to land a double play to win the championship.
28: Not all the fun at a baseball tournament happens on the field
30: HAPPY BIRTHDAY, BEN!
31: We celebrated Ben's birthday with family with a swim party at Uncle David and Aunt Lisa's
32: On Ben's actual birthday, we invited all of our friends to come to our neighborhood park for a couple of hours in the morning. We had a great turnout and lots of fun.
33: We had sand toys, sidewalk chalk and the ultimate water balloon toss. They played baseball, basketball and frisbee.
35: Lucky to have a dad who is there for just about everything.
36: Drew started 3rd grade at SEAS. Ben started Kindergarten at McCollom.
37: One evening, we got hammered with a ton of rain all at once. The boys had a great time splashing in puddles and it was followed by a beautiful rainbow.
38: FOOTBALL SEASON
39: Drew played flag football at the YMCA for the first time this year. He mostly played quarterback. The team was coached by Dan Crotty and they went undefeated. Three of his friends from baseball (Ethan, Ian, and Easton) were also on the team.
40: Mimi's 75th Birthday Party
41: MAKING MEMORIES | We spent the afternoon at Aunt Debi's hanging out and fishing. The weather was perfect!
42: NOTRE DAME TRIP | In October, Dan took Drew to a Notre Dame football game.
43: A little friendly game of bowling. Look who actually won!
44: Basketball Season | Dan coached both of the boys in basketball this year.
45: This was Ben's first year and he played at the YMCA. Drew played in a competitive league through the YMCA. | Ben loved playing with his best friend, Nathan.
46: Beepa comes over every year to carve pumpkins with the kids. This was Claire's first year to participate.
47: This year, we cooked a dinner of bloody rats, spiders, eyeballs, and worm cake. Then, we relaxed in Mema's backyard.
48: Trick or Treat | My little devils
49: Drew, Tommy, Brady, Ryan, Ben, Lexi.
50: Halloween 2010 | Tommy fell in the neighbor's yard and couldn't get back up
51: After trick or treating with the Pacha's & O'Connor's the kids came back to check out their stash and trade candy.
53: A Day to Give Thanks | Thanksgiving was spent just hanging out at Mema and Beepa's. David, Drew, and Ben put on a lovely air orchestra performance.
54: J O Y | Ben, 5 Claire, 1 Drew, 8
55: On the Christmas lists this year were Pillow Pets, Under Armour, a Spy Watch, and Nintendo DS games.
56: McDonald Cousins | Claire (1), Drew (8), Braeden (12), Christian (5 mo), Jake (11), Morgan (9), Jackson (1), Josh (9), Paul (8), Katie (2), Nick (5), Ben (5)
57: Christmas Crafts | The boys created foam gingerbread houses and snow globes. We delivered them during a visit to Grandma Sue.
59: Everyone loves Christmas morning, but this particular year was rough. Claire was up all night puking and Drew started not long after we woke up. | Christmas Morning