BC: MAMA AND DADA LOVE YOU BABY DEAN
FC: JUNE 2011 - DECEMBER2012 | DEAN LESTER
1: Stanley Dean Lester Dean grew up a lot this year... from 2 to 3, no more our baby!
2: Fulton, Texas | June 3rd-5th We spent the weekend in Fulton at the Inn at Fulton Harbor for the Gut-Ur-Grill-On BBQ Cook-Off.
4: The"Son's of Brisket, our team, got 4th place overall: we won 2nd place brisket, 10th place chicken and 5th place ribs.
5: We had a good time: we ate ice cream at an ice cream parlor, went shopping, visited the aquarium, ate at a cute little cafe and even went to the HEB store!
6: Baby Brother Drew on the Way!
7: We had two baby showers for your little brother: one at the Golden Gecko and one at MoMo's house.
8: Dean loves to dump toys out on the floor, get into everything, and put things on his head. He just passed through a phase of watching "The Dragon Movie" - How to Train Your Dragon. We watched it at least 20 times, probably more. He has been attending First Baptist Day School. He talks very well now, but hasn't started using the potty yet. | Summer 2011
9: One Great Kid
10: Happy Father's Day - Dean got his daddy personalized M&M's!
11: Shiner BBQ Cook-Off - We won grand champion!
12: July 6, 2011 Dinner at Mom and Bobby's House with Lance, Jen and Haley.
13: Dean loves a trip to MoMo's house!
14: Darling Dean
15: June 2011 - Dean likes to watch "How to Train Your Dragon", attends First Baptist Daycare, talks very well and still doesn't use the potty.
16: Baby Drew is almost here!
17: And here is little brother!
18: Dean loves his "New Baby Drew"
20: Cute Silly Dean | Life right now is all about the boys, the house, family, friends, mini vacations, BBQ cook offs, work and church. Dean loves his brother. He brings a pacifier when he cries, wants to hold his "baby brudder," kisses and hugs him, and says "aww baby brudder." Drew couldn't have it any better. Dean is attending First Baptist Day Care, is much sweeter now that his brother is born, watches Annie, Peter Pan, How to Train Your Dragon, Curious George 2, Dora the Explorer, Over the Hedge and Shrek. He calls his toy lawn mower his "mow grass," loves broccoli especially with ketchup, wants Puffins cereal for breakfast and LOVES popsicles.
24: Late days of summer - Your brother Drew has arrived and we are settling into a new routine.
25: Labor Day, MoMo's House and Church
26: Hug a little, Love a lot!!
27: The Texas Zoo
28: TWUA BBQ Cook-off for Mama's Work - 1st in Granddaddy's Brisket, 3rd in Daddy's Chicken.
30: Dean is getting potty trained with Backyardigans on the iPad. (September) | Dean
31: Children's Discovery | Museum Fall Festival September 30, 2011
32: We attended the first annual Bootfest in late October. | Bootfest
33: Autumn Fun
34: The Texas Renaissance Festival Plantersville, Texas
35: Our annual trip to Ren Fest... Pirate family we ARRRR!
36: CUERO TURKEYFEST We didn't place very high in the BBQ cook off, but we ate some good food, rode carnival rides, and had tons of fun!
38: Make a wish! | Happy Birthday Grandpa Lester - we went to the Calhoun County Fair to Celebrate
41: Trick or Treat!
42: We went trick-or-treating at MoMo's house and you had a party at school. | Halloween 2011
43: Dean LOVES his Halloween pumpkin
44: Thanksgiving | I am most thankful for my little boys. Dean is attending First Presbyterian Day School, beginning to pee on the potty for stamps or money, won't eat noodles, is a very sweet and well behaved boy, and watches Backyardigans "Robot Rampage" and Yo Gabba Gabba.
46: A boy and his dog - Letterby
48: We celebrated Christmas at the Zoo, with our first fire in the fireplace, at PDS, with Madisen and more!
49: Around December Dean takes care of Drew, but is jealous too. Dean says "I am Star Wars" when he wears his Star Wars jammies,
50: Enjoying The Holly Days | Christmas Morning | I'm Dreaming of a White Christmas
51: Dear Santa, I Was Very, Very Good | A Christmas to Remember
52: Holiday Memories Warm Even The Coldest Of Days
54: Family Is The Best Part Of Christmas
56: Celebrating at Cousin Laura's House | Christmas Is A Time To Believe In Things You Can’t See
57: Jesus Is The Reason For The Season
58: Mama turns 31!! | January 2nd, 2012
60: January Snow Day Edna, Texas
62: FAMILY | Winter Fun | February 2012 Outdoor Expo, Water Day School, and Fun at Home
63: Hi Dean, it's baby brudder!
64: Super Bowl XLVI
65: Dean's PooPoo Party - February 2012 We promised Dean a trip to Chuck E. Cheese if he pooped on the potty. Success! Way to go Dean.
66: It's Party Time! | Happy 61st Birthday MoMo! March 18, 2012 We celebrated at Colet Inn Bar and Grill
67: We joined JWUMC in early Spring. 2012
68: We took a trip to San Antonio for a BBQ Cook-Off and visited the Children's Museum while we were there.
69: We went to Red Robin for hamburgers with the BBQ team before heading home.
70: Happy 33rd Birthday Daddy!
71: "My father gave me the greatest gift anyone could give another person, he believed in me." - Jim Valvano | We did a lot of BBQ cook offs when you were a little boy. Grand Daddy won many times with his wonderful brisket.
72: Port O'Connor
75: APRIL City Employee Fun Day
76: PIZZA POO POO PARTY
77: is for SCHOOL
78: Happy Easter | We went to church then had Easter at home. On April 7 Dean went poo-poo on the potty for the 2nd time. This is the 1st time he knew it was about to happen though. Now we get to go on another poo-poo party at Chuck E. Cheese! We are trying to get the boys into their own beds - Dean is doing fairly well.
81: "Dance like nobody's watching; love like you've never been hurt. Sing like nobody's listening; live like it's heaven on earth." -Mark Twain
82: Dean's 3rd Birthday | Time For Cake
83: May 13, 2012 - Dean's 3rd birthday was celebrated at The Texas Zoo with a monkey party.
84: Emma Plunkett's 3rd Birthday Party at Calhoun County Airport
85: May 2012 Summer Fun
86: Port O'Connor, Texas May 2012
90: The Lester Boys Dean, Drew and DaDa
91: Methodist Conference Corpus Christi, Texas
92: We rode in Steve and Breanna Plunkett's plane. Dean was very calm, yet excited. Drew fell asleep. | Dean's 1st Airplane Ride!
93: Hug a little, Love a lot!! | Time to Rest
94: Sunday School at JWUMC. Mama is the teacher, sometimes Dean is the only student!
95: Hanging out at home with little brother.
96: Grand Daddy Bobby's Birthday
97: Grandpa Lester October 15, 1945 - July 18, 2012
98: Drew's 1st Birthday July 29, 2012
100: FAMILY PHOTOS JULY2012 Dean has just turned 3 and Drew just had his 1st birthday.
101: Riverside Park
102: Mow Mow Mow
103: Dean and Drew in big boy car seats.
105: Kylie Kolar's 8th Birthday
107: DEAN'S FIRST DENTIST APPOINTMENT @ DR. HEARD'S
108: SEPTEMBER Fun at Home
111: We had a frightfully good time at the Halloween party this year! | Halloween 2012 at Home
112: pumpkin patch
113: First United Methodist Church's Pumpkin Patch - a family tradition.
114: November 2012 - Texas Renaissance Festival
115: We went to Ren Fest this year with Donnie and Vangie Kolesar and Breanna, Steve and Emma Plunkett. Dean dressed as a knight, daddy was a pirate as usual, and mommy changed from a fairy to a gypsy lady.
116: The Great Outdoors
118: A+ Kidz Care School Photos | Fall 2012
119: The Lester Boys
120: double date
121: Our Cruise Vacation
124: Life is good at the beach!
125: Ports of Call
126: A Pirates Life for Me
129: We cruised on the Carnival Triumph
130: Happy Thanksgiving November 2012
132: Thanksgiving at Home
133: "There is always something for which to be thankful." -Charles Dickens
136: LITTLE BOYS LOVE THEIR GAMES
138: Christmas at Grandma Simicek's and at home. You wanted a monster truck, angry bird colors and a Batman!