FC: The Couch Family 2009-2010
1: January 2009 | Presents from Uncle Glen arrived for Maddie's second birthday. Dr. Seuss books - Go Dog. Go!, Fox in Socks, and Hand, Hand, Fingers, Thumb! Go Dog. GO! became an instant favorite.
2: Playing in the Snow with Buddy January 20, 2009 4 Pinehurst Court Asheville, NC
3: Maddie's 2nd Birthday Celebration at Papa's and Beer! | Ole! We had fun celebrating all of the January birthdays with Wanda, Kathie, Lynn, and Marilyn. Maddie enjoyed the fried ice cream - Yum!
4: Maddie's 2nd Birthday Party at Tata and Nana's house
6: Lots of gifts and balloons!
7: What a celebration! | We partied with Uncle Bo, Aunt Virginia, Cousin Bo, Uncle Joel and Aunt Libby.
8: Party's over.
9: Dubby and Choo-Choo's House | Easter 2009
10: Miles, Aunt Jess, Uncle Geoff, and Jilly.Where's Eliot? Baby Ellah is the baby bump above in aunt Carolyn's belly.
11: Uncle Glen came for a visit, and was a big hit with Maddie.
12: Dubby's garden in the Spring.
13: Our day at Pullen Park in Raleigh. Aunt Carolyn was working there that day. Maddie, Miles, and Jilly road the boats. We all road the merry-go-round, walked around the lake, and had a wonderful day.
14: Enjoying our time all together!
18: September 2009 | Maddie's first haircut was by Janice Duke at Custom Cuts and Color. Maddie loved it - especially looking at herself in the big mirror.
19: September was full of fun! Maddie enjoyed a visit from TaTa and Nana, Ultimate Icecream, and getting her new big girl bed.
20: October 2009 | A day on the farm with TaTa and Nana. We visited Nivens Apple Farm in Moore, SC for some fall farm fun - seeing farm animals, playing in the teepee, and eating apples.
21: Halloween - we went Trick or Treating at Ralph and Wanda's , Aunt Kathie and Uncle Pat's, and of course Miss Ruby's house. The fairy princess whipped up lots of candy with her magic wand.
24: January 2010 Maddie's 3rd Birthday. We celebrated at home this year with TaTa and Nana, lots of chocolate cake and loads of presents!
25: This is Son. Maddie named her left hand "Son" and her right hand "Son's Dada." When Maddie is doing something mischievous, she usually blames Son.
26: Easter 2010 The Easter Bunny found Maddy at Dubbie and ChooChoo's house. He brought Maddie lots of goodies including this cool pink lizard and tons of jellybeans.
27: That clever Bunny left eggs all over Dubbie and ChooChoo's yard. It didn't take Maddie long to find the ones filled with jellybeans - YUM!
28: Ellah (8 months) and Maddie (3 years) April 2010
29: Having fun with ChooChoo. | Working hard with ChooChoo.
30: Oh the fun we had | at Dubby and ChooChoo's for Easter!
33: Egg hunt.
34: Aunt Carolyn and Baby Bunny, Ellah.
35: Maddie and cousin Ellah.
38: Washing the car with ChooChoo
39: Maddie is dead asleep here after a long day at the park. She came straight in and hit the sofa. Her feet are actually off of the floor. The End. | Riding home from Raleigh.
40: Maddie and Clay got our kite flying high, but it only lasted a day. Maddie let it go and it flew onto a roof. The kite was saved, but it needs a repair. | Enjoying a bike ride with TaTa.
52: Maddie likes being chased. | Having fun at the park in Beaufort with the Trans - Emily, Thomas, Nathan and Halle.
61: He like having his photo taken. | The live whelk that Clay dug out of the sand.
63: He dug himself back under the sand.
64: Maddie and friends.
65: TaTa and the fierce dragon.
67: Kiss attack!
68: Ellah's on the move. | This tree looks like a good one to climb. | Cousin Ellah at Dubby and Choo Choo's house.
69: What did you say? | Really? | Hamming around with Uncle Greg.
70: On the train at the Durham Life and Science Museum.
71: Look out - T-rex! | Maddie, Dada and pal on the Dinosaur Walk at the museum.
72: Digging for fossils.
73: One of the lemurs at the museum.
74: Butterfly house at the museum.
76: This one really liked Mads. | Ok - he's been there a long time. | He was just released into the house from his cocoon, and found a cozy spot to hang out.
77: This one also found a cozy spot on Clay's pocket.
78: Maddie's class field trip to Hickory Nut Gap Farm.
79: Oh no - the horse ate Zach's head! | The horse was really loving the kids - no really he was. | Holding baby chicks - they're so small and soft.