S: 2011 #1
FC: 2011 January - July
1: Sydney and Carson decided to take sticky notes and decorate our pillows with notes.
2: Tarry Hall!
3: We took the kids to Tarry Hall to skate on New Years Eve Day. They had a BLAST
4: New Years Eve 2010/2011
5: Carson & Blaine played with their Leapsters | Mike ate the entire bowl of doggy chow.
6: Colorado In January my boss and I had to travel to Colorado for training. My room had a full size kitchen in it!
9: Hoeksema Wedding
10: Brad & I started the 1st bi-monthly friends night. We started it off with a Minute-to-Win it night. | Tie for a win!
11: 1st game Using only a balloon, blow 15 cups off of the table.
12: Moving On Up and Kleenex Pull
13: We had to stack the cups using only one hand until the blue one got back to the top. Kleenex Pull made a horrible mess, but it was so much fun! Of course Joy won - all those years of pulling kleenex from a box really paid off!
14: Who can keep 3 balloons off the floor the longest?
15: Cereal Box Puzzles and Skittles into a Rainbow
16: Rapid Fire Lisa had a difficult time shooting the rubber band.
17: Mad Dog Toilet Paper Unroll
18: Distribute the cards Stack the Dice
20: 1st annual 1st Byron CRC Chili Cookoff!
21: Brad's Saturday Basketball League at the Byron Center Community Center
22: The girls got to meet Sandy the dog & get their picture taken with Annie
23: Annie! My bosses daughter played Annie in the play performed at Hudsonville High School.
24: Blizzard of 2011 | We got 3 feet of snow
25: Playing in the Snow
26: Sledding | At BCCS
27: Brady | Peyton | Peyton
29: 2nd Annual BCCS 3-on-3
31: 3-on-3 Joel and Brad played in a 3-on-3 tournament at Cottonwood CRC. Brad got jammed in the ribs and was hurt.
32: CRAZY 8 I won a $500 gift card to Crazy 8.
33: 2 Hard working boys. Blaine and Carson love to dig in the dirt and find creatures. They also piled up the bricks and rocks to make a rock wall.
34: 7 | Happy Birthday Sydney Joy!!
36: Washing Grandma Styles car in April. We had a 70+ degree day and the boys wanted to get out water and wash Grandmas car.
37: My Hat, it has 3 corners.......
38: The same day that Carson and Blaine were having so much fun....Carson swung a metal bat and smacked Blaino right in the forehead. | Peyton and I rushed Blaine to the emergency room while Brad drove home to watch the other kids. Blaino was such a trouper!
40: Cadet Derby Car Race
41: Peyton Vis - 1st Place 4th Grade! Peyton has been waiting to enter the Derby Car Race and in his first year doing it he won 1st place in his grade!
42: Easter 2011
45: Egg Hunt at Style's | Watch the open door behind the kids
47: Happy Easter Cake | Peyton and Grandpa Style worked so hard on this wooden model airplane.
48: Egg Hunt at Vis'
51: Catch with Dad
52: Kirk Cousins visits BCCS. Kirk Cousins came to school to talk at the Pastor Appreciation Chapel. He had a great message about friendship. At the end I managed to catch a picture with Brady, Peyton and Carson before he left.
53: Hail Storm followed by a blessing from God
55: SLING-SHOTS by Carson & Blaine
57: Brad Tuesday night slow-pitch softball
58: Memorial Day weekend we went camping at Brower Park.
59: Tons of playtime for the kids. They played ball, jump roped and played catch in the road.
61: Nature Hike We took the kids on a nature hike. We found bugs, moss and pine cones
62: On our nature hike we found a trail that lead to a stream. Jordyn & Sydney were determined to cross it. | We Did It
65: What kind of things can you do around a camp fire? iPods and Books.
67: Brady and Peyton met friends and spent the entire weekend together playing ball.
71: There is always plenty to do at a campground including sports! Volleyball | Basketball
72: Joel took the kids fishing. They each caught a fish
73: My Little Fishermen
74: Sydney and Jordyn found a piece of drift wood. They worked as a team to pull it out of the water.
75: Sydney, my little nature lover
78: Carson found a rock. It didn't take him long to figure out that his flip flop could be used as a bat. All at once he had a bat and ball.
80: There was a bass fishing contest at the camp ground. We got there just in time to see the competitors pull their fish in. One man gave a lesson to the kids about the differnt parts of a fish. Sydney got to help let one go.
82: Brad bought pie filling - but he didn't bring a can opener. So he dug what he could out of the truck.
83: Sydney and Carson found a rock that was buried in the ground at one of Brad's softball games. They worked for a long time using only a little rock to dig it out.
85: d | d | Sydney had one of her friends pass away. Sydney Potjer loved the color purple. Sydney Joy helped her play baseball and Sydney P's baseball team let off purple balloons in her memory. Sydney Joy was invited to share in the event.
86: up up and away to Heaven
87: This plaque was put on a bench at the baseball fields at West Elementary.
88: Happy Birthday Mom and Happy Father's Day to all of the Dads!
89: A little backwards in the book. But Happy Mothers Day!
92: Square Dancing The "young" couples at church took square dancing lessons in Kwantes' garage and then had a fire afterwards.
94: Chickens! We went to Fransiscos for fireworks and to see their new chickens. The kids wouldn't put them down!
96: AirSoft Guns | Austin & Brady were up in the tree house trying to shoot Peyton with a pellet.
97: A night out at Diekmans
99: Diekmans had us over for a campfire. The kids did a little fishing while we waited for it to get dark. Carson managed to kick the soccer ball into the creek and Bryce had to go and get it.