BC: The love of family is life's Greatest Blessing
FC: A Year In Review
1: Hugs all around when Mom,Bob and Christine flew in to surprise Diane for her 40th Birthday -just a couple of weeks early. I had invited Diane and Mary to see Broadway's "Annie" at Proctor's Theater.
2: All the girls went to lunch and then to the play on Saturday, March 13, 2010. Mom and Bob stayed the entire weekend and ended up being able to watch some of Austin's tournament in Averill Park where his team ended up in second place.
4: Austin's 12th Birthday March 23, 2010 | We got him a pineapple upside down cake from the church bake sale!
7: 2010 | EASTER
8: Woodland Hills Campground in Austerlitz, NY had lots of fun activities all weekend long...here Mommy, Tyler and Jeremy ride on the hayride. | Tyler hanging out with the pups above; Jeremy and Tyler loved the playground and digging at the beach; Austin and Julien enjoy burgers Ryan cooked over the open flames.
9: Let the games begin | Jenn and Orlando came up to get some fishing in
10: Daddy and his boys off to baseball earlier in the season! Jeremy playing baseball at the Farm level where his team won the President's Cup. | JUNE 2010 | Jeremy's Moving up day at Niskayuna and playground pic with Tyler and Carlos
11: Austin playing catcher at the game and then up to the plate when grandma and grandpa came to visit. | Tyler is very excited to receive his first sports trophy, a bobblehead of course. Pictured here with Coach Danyell and Matty. Jeremy is happy to get his trophy too.
12: FAMILY REUNION at Marcia's cousin, Linda's house...boys had a blast at the pool. | LOOK OUT BELOW!
13: 4th of July fireworks from a distance...at Daddy's parking garage...even Mr. Ding-a-Ling came
14: TJ's bachelor party was at a Mets Game-- Tailgating in style
17: Christine, Sandy and AJ came for a visit and requested to see the Statue of Liberty, so I reserved ferry tickets to Ellis Island and the Statue. Unfortunately we had to leave our cooler behind with a vendor and Sandy and Ryan each lost a knife to the security guards, but besides that all went well on that very HOT July day. We were also able to find Antonio Augusto Almeida in the Ellis Island database.
18: TJ and Lizzy's Wedding August 21, 2010 Above is the Wedding Party photo in an Albany Park before the ceremony, Below is the cousin shot at the cocktail hour... | The Bride and Groom | Mom gets some choice pics with two of her boys. Jeremy playing with the little guy.
19: Layla was very upset Tyler would not dance with her so mommy guilted him into it... but as you can see he didn't mind too much. | Always smiling Aaliyah with Tricia as Tyler gets down
20: Thompson's Lake August 2010 | A day at the beach...
21: Dad with the little guys mom with the big one | JerBear and Tyler horsing around in the camper
22: Daddy got a deal through Wellpoint on Zoo tickets so we surprised the boys and headed down on a beautiful September Saturday. It truly was a great family day with virtually no fighting. The boys absolutely loved it!
23: B | R | O | N | X | Z | O | O | SEPTEMBER 2010 | Some of our favorites were the bald eagle, rhinos, gorillas, lemurs, tigers and snow leopards.
24: Tyler starts Lollipops with big brother to show him the ropes at the rice table! | Then off to the playground at Coeymans Landing
25: Annual Apple-picking Boehm's Orchard, Coeymans, NY | HAPPY FALL
26: Jeremy had a camp-in theme party so he and Mommy brainstormed and came up with a cool cake idea..a campfire cake.. Mom thought of the brownie bricks and he thought of the pretzel logs-- add the flames of the candles and voila-- a campfire cake | Jeremy's 9th Birthday October 2010
27: We started his kids party with a scavenger hunt at the landing....we put the boys into groups to hunt for a pine cone, feather, trash, and more...the birthday boy's team won! | After the hunt we headed home for cake, presents and s'mores by the fire.
28: TIPPY TURNS FIVE and finally got his motorcycle bike
29: Tyler's 5th birthday at Chuck E. Cheese
30: Tyler was so excited to have his friend, Tyler Bitely, come to his family party since he missed out on ChuckECheese. We had lots of good food to eat including Daddy's breakfast pizza, muffins, hashbrown casserole, fruit and more! | SUPER BRUNCH FOR A SUPER 5 YEAR OLD
33: Thanksgiving week at Disney. ..just some of the highlights. | Buzz ride, Sci-fi drive-in diner, Monsters' Inc Comedy show, Grandma & Grandpa at Tree of Life, T-rex Cafe, Character Breakfast, Stitch pic, & Jeremy vs.Vadar
34: Grandma's Surprise 60th with friends and family....Hope and Tim helped to make it all happen. | Then the next day we were tree hunting at Van Etten's. We found a huge tree, but the bow saw couldn't handle it...we had to get a chain saw to chop it down and then we took off the top for our Carrk Family Christmas Tree | TIMBER!
35: What a monster of a tree...just wait til we get it inside | Little full . . . Lotta sap
36: Lollipops Holiday Concert December 2010 | A Tooty Ta, A Tooty Ta, A Tooty Ta Ta
37: Miss Rosie looks on as all the kids take a turn with Santa and each gets a puzzle to take home
38: Christmas Eve 2010 | just about ready... | Here's the infamous tree- went out halfway into the living room!
39: Tyler was not quite into the Santa thing... But Austin, Julien and Jeremy did ok! Katie as Santa's elf! | Nice family pic courtesy of Jim | . . .at The Latters
40: Christmas morning... | Mommy and Daddy had their turn too...Dad got a speed bag, Mom got clothes! | 2 1
41: Jeremy sporting santa socks from the Brooks' | Tyler got a junior size tool set from Uncle Tommy! | Paper Jamz! | Look, Jeremy, it's Phineus and Ferb!
42: It's Bumblebee! | Ginger digging her treats out of her stocking and Oreo about to check out his.
43: More stocking stuffers