S: The Adventures of Hunter and Nana and Eva too!
BC: What is your favorite memory of Nana? | Chocolate Chip Cookies? | Special Day Presents? | Ice Cream time? | Story Time? | Bedtime Hugs and Kisses? | Weekends at the Dewey Beach House? | Vacation in Disney World? | Bacon and Eggs in the Morning? | Can-do Park? | Swimming with Nana in our Pool? | Busch Gardens? | Playing at the beach?
FC: The Adventures of Hunter and Nana | and Eva too!
1: Nana loved Hunter and Eva so much! She was the best Nana in the whole world. She baked cookies every time they came to visit, took them the beach house in the summer, and loved giving them special day presents. We'll never ever forget her!
2: Hunter Jacob December 15, 2006
3: One day, a little boy named Hunter Jacob Jones was born. His Nana and Pop Pop were SO excited to meet him! They flew all the way from Delaware to Key West to visit him in the hospital. | Nana meets baby Hunter for the first time!
4: A few months later, baby Hunter came to visit Nana and Pop Pop in Delaware. Nana had a big party to celebrate Hunter's Christening. She even made him a yummy cake! | May 2007
5: One day Nana said, "Let's take baby Hunter to the beach house. We can spend the whole day together!" Hunter was so excited. They played at the beach, ate dinner at the train restaurant, and stopped at the park to play on the swings. | June 2007
6: What do you remember about Key West? | September 2007
7: Hunter was sad to go back to Key West. He missed his Nana and Pop Pop! They missed him too. So they decided to come back to Key West for a few days and spend some more time with Hunter. Hunter spent lots of time with Nana at the pool. In the evening, they liked to go on long walks around town. He loved seeing the big cruise ships at the pier.
9: J O Y | On Christmas Eve, Nana showed Hunter how to leave cookies out on a plate so Santa and his reindeer could have a snack. When Christmas morning arrived, Nana helped baby Hunter open all his gifts. She made everyone cinnamon buns and a big breakfast! Christmas was Nana's favorite holiday. | Christmas 2007
10: March 2008
11: Hunter loved spending Easter with Nana and Pop Pop. One of their favorite things to do in the spring was to go to the Can-Do park. Nana would always take tons of pictures of Hunter while he played! When they got back from the park, Nana would make Hunter chocolate chip cookies. They were his favorite! On Easter Sunday, Hunter helped his Nana make a bunny cake- look how pretty it was!
12: Do you remember what the weather was like in Key West? | June 2008
13: Nana thought it would be fun to surprise Hunter with a new stroller car in Key West. He loved it! He took his new stroller car everywhere- even to the pool with Nana!
14: When Hunter was almost 2, Nana dressed him up as a clown for Halloween. Did you know that Mommy, Uncle Chris, and Uncle Steven also wore the same clown outfit when they were little? Eva wore it too! | Can you tell me who is in each of these pictures? | Who wore it best? | October 2008
15: Trick or Treat!
16: Nana always loved to have a big birthday celebration for Hunter! Do you remember your Elmo birthday balloon?
17: One year, we went to a Christmas brunch with Santa Claus. We ate lots of tasty foods, and Hunter got to sit on Santa's lap! | Christmas 2008
18: When Uncle Steven and Aunt Amanda got married, they had a big wedding and a party to celebrate. Hunter got to wear a nice suit- he looked just like Pop Pop! | What do you remember about that night? | April 18th, 2009
19: At the wedding, Hunter sat at a table with Nana and Pop Pop. They ate lots of food and danced all night! Nana always knew how to have fun!
20: Do you remember going to Disney World? What kind of rides did you go on? | June 2009
21: One day, Nana had a BIG surprise for Hunter- they were going on a blue airplane to Disney World! When they arrived in Orlando, they stayed in a beautiful hotel that had a big pool and lots of fountains to splash in. Disney World was a blast! Hunter wished he could stay there forever!
22: Eva Marie September 8th, 2009 | Do you remember visiting baby Eva in the hospital?
23: Hunter, Mommy, and Daddy soon moved into a new house in Virginia. Nana and Pop Pop came to visit us when baby Eva was born. Nana took good care of Hunter while Mommy and Daddy were in the hospital with the baby. Nan bought Hunter a new raft and they played in the pool together every day! That week, Nana gave Hunter lots of special day presents. He loved it when Nana came to visit! | When Mommy brought baby Eva home from the hospital, Nana showed Mommy how to change the baby's diaper. Hunter got to hold his new sister!
24: How many candles were on your cake? | We celebrated Hunter's 3rd birthday at the beach house. Even though it was freezing cold, Nana still made sure everyone had fun. Nana gave Hunter a crane, and we ate ice cream cake for dessert!
25: December 15th, 2009
26: Christmas was always a special time at Nana and Pop Pop's house. The week before Christmas, Hunter would help Nana make lots of different types of cookies- chocolate chip cookies, coconut snowballs, creme de menthe brownies, buckeye balls, and christmas tree cookies. | What's your favorite type of Christmas cookie that Nana made? | Christmas 2009
27: Hunter loved waking up early with Nana on Christmas morning. They would go into the family room together to see if Santa left Hunter any presents. Santa always brought everyone lots of wonderful gifts! | What did Santa Claus bring you that year?
28: When it was summertime again, Nan said, "Hunter, if you're a good boy, I'll take you to a special place tonight." He was good all day long, so Nana took Hunter and Eva to Fun Land in Rehobeth Beach! There were boats, airplanes, and even little fire trucks to ride on at Fun Land. Hunter didn't leave until he went on every ride. Twice! Hunter and Eva knew they had the best Nana in the whole world. | June 2010
29: It was another hot, summer day and Nana said, "Let's go to Busch Gardens!" Busch Gardens was awesome! Hunter and Eva rode on a real train, went on a roller-coaster, and splashed around in the water park to cool off. Before we left, Nana bought ice cream for everybody. Did you know that ice cream was Nana's favorite food? | August 2010
30: At the end of the summer, Nana had a big party for Eva Marie's Christening in Chesapeake. After church, we ate dinner outside by the pool and enjoyed spending time with the family. Hunter loved it when his family was together! | August 28th, 2010
31: Who came to Eva Marie's Christening? What did we eat for dinner?
32: Do you remember where you were in each of these pictures? | November 2010
33: In the fall time, Nana took us all on a trip to North Carolina to see Daddy's Navy ship. Hunter got to sit next to Nan on the airplane! We went out to dinner every night, saw fireworks, and even got to take a tour of Daddy's destroyer. Nana loved going on trips! | Wilmington, NC
34: Nana loves Hunter and Eva SO much! | Thanksgiving 2010
35: What is your favorite part of Thanks-giving? | When we got back from North Carolina, it was time for Thanksgiving. Nana made a huge turkey dinner. Uncle Chris, Uncle Steven, Aunt Diane, and Kevin came over. | Do you remember what kinds of food Nana made us for dinner?
36: What did you like best about your birthday? | December 15th, 2010
37: Did you make a birthday wish? | The weather was getting colder, and it was time for Hunter's 4th birthday party. Nana wanted him to have the best birthday party ever. She even surprised him with a train table! He was so happy! Later that night, all his friends and family came over for the party. Mila and Julian told Hunter that his Nana made the best cake they ever had! Thanks to Nana, it was the perfect birthday.
38: A few days later, God sent down Angels to take Nana to heaven. God wanted her to be in Heaven so she wouldn't be sick anymore. God's son, Jesus, takes care of Nana for us. Now she is Heaven, and even though we can't see her, she still watches over us every day. Hunter and Eva had the best Nana in the whole world.
39: Nana will always be in our hearts