S: Our First Year Together 2006-2007
BC: Created by Virginia Brown June 2011
FC: 1ST | Year | Our | Together | 2006-2007
1: We're Engaged! | Loch Raven Reservoir
2: Top Middle: A picture with Christa Bauer, my sister-in-law to be. Middle: Miss Allison Spiegel, a close family friend, gave a wonderful devotional. Bottom Left: Hugging Mom with tear-filled eyes after she presented me with an amazing scrapbook of my growing up years. Opposite Page Left: The two Moms!
3: I was blessed with two showers for my wedding. One at church with my church family and one at home with my extended family and close friends. | Bridal Showers | Lingerie!
4: Rehearsal Dinner at Enotria Restaurant in Forest Hill, MD. | &
5: "The friends we meet on the path of life make the trip worth while."
7: Our Wedding April 1, 2006 What a beautiful day! It flew by and it's hard to remember anything except saying our vows. That was the highlight of the whole day. Dedicating our hearts and lives to one another, till death do us part.
8: Our Honeymoon Sandals, Jamaica
9: Right: Zip-line tour through the forest of Jamaica. If Pete looks tired in this picture it might be the benadryl.
11: Our First Apartment | 6 Rosecrans Pl Apt TD Carney, MD 21236
12: Windham, NY 2007 Bauers, Browns and Harlans
13: Hot-Tubbin it on a freezing mountain night. Doesn't get much better then that! Christa was about halfway through her pregnancy with Hudson and Bethany had just found out she was expecting Mark! Christa couldn't ski so she got some scrapbooking done...the real way!
14: Pacesetter: Hawaii- The Big Island March, 2007 | Guess who the morning person is in this picture? Up before the sun to get to the airport.
15: Taking a hike along the coastline of our resort. We also got to go ocean kayaking and snorkeling. The sea turtles were amazing. | Virginia's Volleyball team came in third. Almost made it to the finals!
16: "Families are like fudge ... mostly sweet with a few nuts." | First Home 9421 Joppa Pond Road Moved in April, 2007
17: MAKING MEMORIES
18: Pete's First "Man Project" Storage shelves for the basement
19: My First Garden Spring 2007
20: "It's The Little Things In Life That Matter Most"
21: Hudson Matthew Bauer Born April 15, 2007 Paige was an adoring big sister. We got to be the first ones to see him at home. He came home the same day he was born. Sleepy Mom and Dad settle in below.
23: hanging out | Memorial Day 2007 | Left: Jonathan and Joseph turn 15 on May 31st and Mom DeFrank turns 43 on June 3rd. We enjoyed celebrating Memorial Day at the pool. Right: Virginia and Grandma DeFrank grab a quick picture together. Looks like it was warm enough to swim this year! Silly faces must be a guy thing.
25: We've enjoyed the Baumann's beach house for many years with Virginia's and Pete's family. This year we got to see Paige, discover all of the fun and excitement of the beach and boardwalk. Sand castles with Uncle Pete, Mini-Golf, and "rides-rides". She went on her first roller coaster, The Wacky Worm, with Uncle Pete. She talked about it for years after! | OCNJ 2007
26: Paige (2 1/2), Hudson (3 months) | Boardwalk Fun
28: The Wacky Worm! | "R I D E S - R I D E S"
29: Tag, Kate, Dashiell (5) and Trafford (14 months) at breakfast the morning I left. | Brentwood, TN A trip to visit the Wagner Family, who I nannied for in 2006-2007. They moved to TN and had me visit that summer. The boys had already grown so much! | ^At the zoo^
30: OCNJ DeFrank/Musgrave/Harlan/Browns | Hanging out at the house included reading, listening to music, playing Tunnel, watching TV and of course eating! | Shoot The Moon!
32: Jonathan and Joseph entered a twin look-a-like contest. Unfortunately there were two other sets of girl twins who looked even more alike, in their age category so they came in third. They still had a great time and a lot of fun with their "Mom likes ME best." t-shirts. | B o a r d w a l k | FUN! | Ice Cream, Funnel Cake, or just a nice walk to see the sights. All things we enjoy on the boardwalk with my family
33: The Guys
34: Halloween | Pete dressed as Miss Iran for a skit at work. He said I should've worn a bucket around my neck filled with pumpkin guts to represent vomit, as I had been vomiting for the past month and a half. Guess who's pregnant?!
35: Thanksgiving and Christmas 2007 | What a blessed year! Our first home bought, our first child on the way. Another year to know each other better and grow in Christ together. | v Finally able to eat! v