S: Groves Family 2009
1: She doesn't melt in your hand but she sure can melt your heart!! | M&M | The Sweetest | January
3: The National Simmental Show was at the Ft. Worth Stock show. | Poppy had a heifer in the Simmental sale. You had so much fun playing with new friends. You helped Daddy feed the BeeBo and watched him blow her dry. We had five full days of fun!!! | January
4: Sleeping in your Big Girl Bed!!! | Sweet Dreams | You are sleeping in a full size bed that is actually the same bed Mommy slept in as a girl. We enjoy reading books to you before you go to bed. You don't get out of bed untill Mommy or Daddy come in and tell you its OK. You are a good little sleeper as long as you have blankie and rabbie. | January
5: Build A Bear | MiMi and You had a special time at Build a Bear. You had a hard time choosing what you wanted but you finally chose a rabbit to stuff. You kissed a heart and put it inside of your rabbit along with an I love you message from MiMi. | February
6: Joy In Every Moment | January
7: Turning Two | February
8: You Fill Our Days With Hugs and Kisses | Grins and Giggles
9: Momma had so much fun taking your and Cooper's picture for your birthday invitations.
10: Birthday | Celebrating your 2nd Birthday at MiMi and Papa's, with a Dora Birthday cake!!! | Girl
11: The best birthday present for you and mommy was Uncle Jason asked Melanie to marry him before the Birthday party and she said YES!!!
12: You chose a pig cake for Mom to make and Cooper chose a cow for his cake!
13: Pink | Pink or Blue We LOVE You | We found out on the 4th of July that we were expecting a bundle of joy!! We waited to share our exciting news until after my first doctors appointment which just happened to be the day MiMi and PaPa was coming down for a visit. I made Kalen a shirt that said I am going to be a big sister to wear to a cookout at Poppy and Nunny's with all the grandparents and family. We decided to wait and find out what we were having. I said we were having a boy the whole time. Kalen was so excited about the baby. Grandpa and I took our belly pic. again.
14: Little Miss Sunshine | March
15: Reid Allen Harvey Groves | 3-4-09 | 8lbs 3oz 20.5 in | It's a BOY! | one proud
16: Our Family | Sweet Beginnings
17: When a baby is born so are Grandparents | PaPa & MiMI | Nunny & Poppy | March
18: A brand new baby boy, To fill our lives and hearts with joy. | Buckled in and ready to go after one night in the hospital. MiMi and Kalen were at home waiting for us. Kalen couldn't wait for us to get you out of the carseat so she could hold her baby brother again. | The most wonderful sound our
19: March | Sweet | So | You are laying on a crib sheet that Momma laid on as a baby! | ears can ear is the sound of a newborn baby.
20: Big Sister & Little Brother | (so many special things to come)
21: March | Who's Spoiling Who?? | MiMi stayed for a few days after Reid was born to help out. I'm not for sure who got spoiled more Kalen , MiMi, Mommy, Daddy, or Reid. We took Reid for his first doctors visit on March 9th. We also went to see Mammaw and ate at McDonalds!!
23: March | She Loves her brother
24: Love You To The Moon and Back | Your special room..We painted the extra room in the house a light yellow when we moved in.Since we had chose not to find out what we were having Mommy decided to go with a yellow and brown color theme . After finding some material to make your bedding from Nunny sewed it all together for us. Mommy painted some special signs and pictures for your room!!
25: Cooper had stayed with us while Suzzanne taught school so he was ready for his baby cousin to get here to hold. | Cousins are so FUN!!!
26: Memories | Special | Great Gran | 3-28-09
27: dparents | March
28: Frosty Fun | February | We had so much fun playing in the snow at MiMi and PaPa's. The Big kids and Kalen made a snow man This was really Kalen's first time playing in so much snow and it was very cold outside. It had snowed 8 inches.
29: Your smile brightens my day | March
31: Our friends from Oklahoma joined us at MiMi and PaPa's to celebrate our new Son!! It was wonderful to see and visit with everyone. We enjoyed eating and hunting easter eggs! | 4/10/09
32: Bunnies are brown. Bunnies are white. Bunnies are always An Easter delight. Bunnies are cuddly The large and the small. But I like chocolate one The best of them all. | 4-12-09 | Brad's 34th Birthday!!
33: April | cousin Cade
34: 6 | weeks | April 16th | Amazing how easily you can be wrapped around such tiny little fingers
35: April | Sweet | Cheeks
36: "Twinkle twinkle little star; do you know how loved you are?" | Giggles, and Coos....No Music like it. | April
37: Memor i a l | D a y | May | We enjoyed a fun Groves Family gathering at Poppy and Nunnys on Memorial Weekend.
38: June | Kalen | Reid | 3 Months
39: Rain, Rain, Shower, Shower! Bring down some Flower Power! You received some Sproutin', shoutin' sunflower seeds for your Birthday. We had so much fun planting and watching them grow. | April | April | June | June | May | June
40: We had planned a trip to the Tulsa zoo while we were in OK.. Kalen was running fever and cutting four teeth but she was determined we were still going. Reid woke for the last event the train ride. We had a wonderful zoo trip.
41: June 12 | We traveled to Enid Oklahoma to see Daddy's cousin Dwayne and his family. They were in Oklahoma on harvest. Daddy and Dwayne used to go on harvest together and drive John Deere combines!!! They would harvest wheat from Oklahoma to Wyoming. | Harvest Time
42: Have You Ever Held a Baby Like This?
43: You two are worth it all.
44: What a Pair!
45: My Brother is my favorite Toy!!
46: months | 4
48: We should be in a commercial for cute
50: July | Our Family
51: July 4th | USA | Our Lil' Firecrackers
52: 5 | months | August | They've got this adorable thing down
53: August 8th | Hope Watermelon Festival | We went and listened to Tracy Bird. It was Reid's first concert! It was sooooo HOT outside but everyone had a wonderful time. Kalen danced around and really got into the concert mood.
54: First | Hair | Cut | Ms. Lacy of Lewisville, Ark gave you your first hair cut. You were so excited and sat so still for her. | August 14th
55: Chuck E Cheese | August | an outing with the cousins
56: GO TEAM | Go Pokes | Go Cats | WOO Pig SOOIE | August
57: We would stop by Wilburton, Ok to visit with Uncle Chunk, Aunt Sue and Grandma Katie on our way to Beggs. Grandma takes turning staying at Aunt Sue's and Aunt Gaylas.
58: Jason & Melanie Harvey August 22,2009 | Oh what a special day!!! Uncle Jason and Aunt Melanie were married in Oklahoma City. Reid looked so handsome in the tux that Great Grandma Groves had made for him. Kalen looked like a little princess in her dress. Kalen was so brave and walked down the isle laing rose petals down. She was to sit with Papa and MiMi but decided she needed to come stand with Mommy then she thought she might stand with Daddy. There was a huge reception with a dance floor. Kalen did not leave the dance floor all night. She was still on it past midnight when the DJ was packing up.
60: My little fish!! You both LOVE the water and are very blessed to have a pool at home and one at both Grandparents to go swimming in.
61: September | Mr. Personality
62: Chase & Krystal Groves September 19, 2009 | The clouds parted the sun came out and a beautiful wedding was had on the creek bank in Fanshawe, OK Aunt Krystal rode in a horse drawn carriage down to meet her prince Uncle Chase. Kalen laid out flower petals and stood so good through the wedding vows.
64: Before the wedding we went and had a fun time at a park. | After the wedding we took a family scenic drive to Queen Wilhelmina State Park in Talimena.
65: September wanting so bad to crawl. October crawling & pulling up. | Oh the Places You Will Go
66: Fall is here! | September
67: We enjoyed going to several shows that Daddy judged. Reid went to his first show when he was a month old. | September
68: OSU HOMECOMING | Homecoming in Stillwater is a huge event. The streets are a sea of orange during walkarounds. We enjoyed eating at Eskimo Joes and seeing all the house decks. Kalen and Reid clapped for the football players as they walked into the stadium. Kalen e cheered during the game
69: OSU COWBOYS | Orange Power | October
70: Pumpkin /Fun
71: Little Buck A Roo
72: October Fun Peggy made the kids ghost shirts with their names on them. We went to Keely's schools Fall Carnival and had lots of fun. Kalen had fun trick or treating at the neighbors.
73: Autumn Leaves Are Falling Down
74: eight months | fifteen months
77: All Work and No Play makes for a long day. | November | You love to help Momma rake (hoe) all the Pine needles in our yard. We also have a great Magnolia tree thats fun to climb in our yard.
78: a tub full of FUN | You were so proud of how Daddy fixed your hair!
79: We had so much fun decorating Gingerbread Houses.
80: Tiny Tots with their eyes all a-glow | We had so much fun making Christmas crafts and yummies to eat.
81: A Christmas to remember | Aunt Jessica had to have emergency brain surgery on Dec.23rd due to a brain bleed. We are extra thankful for family this year!!!
82: The best gift is family
83: Who needs Santa when you have MiMi
84: We weren't for sure if we would make it to Oklahoma for Christmas due to all the ice and snow they had got. We had so much fun playing in the snow!!! Uncle Jason taught Kalen how to make snow angels and PaPa pulled us on the sled and tube!! | Dreaming of a White Christmas
85: I like to..
86: Farm Livin' is the Life for Me!!! | February | February | April | April | April
87: October | October | Kalen and Reid love to help PaPa and Daddy take care of the animals!! You both love to be outside.
88: Fun times are always had at MiMi and PaPas. | memories
90: Family time is always special!!!!
94: Yum, Yum, | First taste of baby food! Green Peas (you didn't so much like it) | Yummy | Yum, Yum, | First taste of baby food! Green Peas (you didn't so much like it)
95: Little Charmers