S: 2011 family photo's
BC: I thank God for each and every family member and friend. I love everyone of them. Thank you God for a Blessed year full of wonderful memories..
FC: Memories from the year 2011
1: This is a memory book containing pictures of our lives in the year 2011. Pictures are not necessarily in the order they happened. I am thankful for all the great memories that this album reminds us of.
2: Nick's 24th birthday. Amanda made him a football cake.
4: Megan just entered into the nursing program at Southern Adventist University.She had 1 semester of college done and was accepted into their program.
6: Our first and only girls weekend. It was a few weeks before Amanda's wedding. We went to
11: Hanging out at the pool of our hotel. Then out to dinner. Went and saw country tonight.. Great show. Walked around downtown Gatlinburg Saturday night. . Went on the movie rider. That was awesome.. Sabbath afternoon drove through the smoky mountains.. Had a wonderful time with my girls.
14: Cousin's! Hanging out and having fun
19: Melanie's 18th birthday. Funnetti cup cakes are her favorite! Mine too!
22: Megan gave her the green tote! Amanda gave her the penguin pillow.
28: Melanie was proud of that hat!
29: They had a potato peeling contest! Guess who won? answer: Nick
30: Amanda's bridal shower in Georgia. Nick said he wants four kids Amanda wants 5 so his answer is 5.
31: We played the newly wed game. They did very well. They got a present to open for each correct answer.
34: Mandi & Amanda | Steve - Nick's friend and groomsmen | Mandi and Amanda
35: Mandi & Amanda
37: We had a great day walking around on our sight seeing tour led by Eric Tanner.
38: Leif & Shalloy, Eric & Laura, Douag & Cheri
40: Doug, Cheri, Laura, Shalloy, Leif, Linda, Mike
42: Michelle and Melanie going to the Collegedale Academy banquet with the Fox brothers - Kevin and Andrew. They were friends. It was Melanie's Junior year.
43: Melanie and Andrew became friends on their mission trip to Panama, the country. They worked very hard on a building project at a SDA school. Melanie was given an award for being the hardest worker there.
46: Nick and Amanda's engagement session. Taken at Heritage Park
48: Fun & Romantic!
55: This was the Florida shower given by her Mom-mom and Grammy. Plenty of friends and family all came to share in our joy. Stephanie was able to join us from NJ. It was a lot of fun. . Picture on left: Gram - Nicks grandmother Grammy - Amanda's mother's mom Mom-Mom - Amanda's father's mom
56: Mandi, Amanda, Aubrey, Stephanie
66: Fall break. We went camping at Fall Creek Falls Park
70: Class games Melanie's senior year
72: Class softballs games at Collegedale Academy
74: Here is the little man.
76: Everyone came to see the newest member of the family.
77: Megan went into labor about 1:30 in the morning. I think we went to the hospital around 4:30am . She gave birth that afternoon. She had an epidural, which really saved her hours of painful contractions.. She did really well. .
78: November 10, 2011 Aiden Timothy
80: Melanie was there for the birth. She got out of school to be with Megan.
81: Michael - the proud Uncle, was texting everyone that day. | The Proud Grandparents!!
87: Just like a little angel! | Sweet | Precious | Darling
88: Mommy | Auntie Amanda
89: The newest member of the Gray family. A welcome addition.! We all love you Aiden. | Uncle Michael | Granddad | GiGi | Auntie Bellum
90: We converted Auntie Amanda's room into a nursery. The changing table and the glider was given by Aunt Tracey. . It use to he Lukes.
91: Great Grandpa & Grammy on your GiGi's side | GiGi
92: Melanie made Varsity her Senior year! Won MVP two years in a row. | Tenacious | Did she make it?? | Coach Nafie
94: Melanie was inducted into the National Honor Society!!
95: Group shot of all Collegedale's Academy Chapter Members
96: Family Fun Times!! | mom mom, pop pop | Michael, Ben, Greg ,Mike, Melanie, Nick, Nick, Amanda | Zech & Megan | Rook!!! | Aunt DD & Uncle Kirk
97: Pop-Pop's 75th birthday! | Kirk, Donna, kids, mom-mom & pop-pop came over Thanksgiving weekend.. We celebrated the arrival of Aiden and Pop-Pop's 75th .
99: Great Pop-Pop on the Gray side of the family. Aiden is the first of the three great grandchildren. Shay, Donna and Mike all became grand parents within 10 months of each other. | Great mom-mom | 3 generations | Aunt DD
102: I love Thanksgiving,, family and friends!!
103: Aiden's first Thanksgiving.. 2 weeks old.
104: I love Santa Clause!
105: Christmas Breakfast, strawberry waffles with whip cream, sausages, hash browns and eggs.!
110: About 6 weeks old. | Michael gave Melanie the Penguin hat. | Melanie gave dad the dallas blanket. | Looking good there!
112: The Gingerbread Village Contest | Nicholas | Amanda | Megan | Michael | Melanie
114: Everyone enjoyed making their own little gingerbread house. Grammy and Grandpa were the judges. I think Nick was the winner! | Like her life, her house was packed full!! | Grammy just loving you!! | Very detailed!
115: So very very proud of themselves
117: Linda's garter from her wedding!
128: Fairly Land Club Lookout Mt., Georgia
130: Good times with great friends. It was a wonderful reunion . People came from all over.
131: The bride and her groom | Joelle, Aubrey, Nick Amanda, Shay, Donna | Steve, Josh
133: The New Family! July 31, 2011
139: A beautiful ending to a beautiful wedding. A good time was had by all. May there be many anniversaries in the years to come.