S: Emily Years Three, Four and Five
FC: Emily | Three Four & Five
1: Three | Four | Our Little Princess | At every age!
2: Family Pictures October 2009 Emily 3 years, and Brandon 4 months! | Daddy's Kids!
3: Cake anyone? | Winter time fun! warm clothes, a hot breakfast, and baking with Mommy!
5: Happy New Year! We rang in 2010 at the Children's Museum Noon Year's Eve. Emily had lots of fun dancing and playing games with her friend Nick!
6: January Mommy & Me Princess Party! | We danced, ate, made a craft with Aunt Joann and Kara!
8: First Dance Class! | Emily's the star of the show! | Celebrating our Big Girl, diaper free! | DANCE
9: Easter 2009 First time coloring Easter eggs, Emily was very good at it! | Our first neighborhood Easter egg Hunt!
10: Some of Emily's favorite things! | Toilet paper fights, silly hair, cake, and just having fun!
11: Summer time fun, learning to swing on your own, riding camels with Brady, and playing in the sand with Brandon!
12: Brandon's first trip to Memphis Kiddie Park, Emily showed him the ropes! | Bungee jumping at the mall | Eating corn at Mommy and Daddy's picnic! | September
13: October | starting the Halloween fun at the Holden Arboretum!
14: Emily and Brandon at Trick-or-Treat Street, Brandon cried when we put his costume on so he went as himself and Emily was Spider girl! | The kids had fun riding rides and ponies, we also got to go through a Mystery Mansion!
15: Emily decided to go as Hannah Montana at the last minute, and her pal Nick was a UPS driver! They came home tired with buckets of candy!
17: The first of 2 celebrations was the family party! Emily got lots of gifts, ate lots of cake, and had lots of fun with her cousins.
18: Party 2 was at Playground World. Emily invited all her friends plus some of her friends from school. The kids had so much fun playing on the play ground equipment (especially since it was snowing)
19: We had an iCarly cupcake cake and of course there were lots of fun presents! Plus we got to meet the "famous" Michael!
20: It's so fun to be 4! | November
22: Stacey & Mladen's Wedding 12/04/2010 Emily's first Flower Girl duty. She did a great job walking down the aisle and looked super cute! We went to the salon and had our hair done, and Emily also had her nails done. At the reception she was the life of the party. She danced all night without slowing down!
25: Our First Snowman was the same size as Brandon! He didn't last long before Emily knocked him down. We had lots of fun out in the snow, rolling around and throwing it around! Brandon even helped Daddy shovel.
26: Our Visit to Santa We had a good Santa visit this year! Emily drew pictures for Mr. & Mrs. Claus, and Santa spent alot of time with her singing Christmas songs! Maybe Brandon will enjoy it more next year! After Santa it was off to ride the Holiday Express, then to Build-a-Bear Workshop to make a cuddly Christmas pal!
27: Merry Christmas
28: January 2011 | Jumping into the New Year!
30: Happy First Birthday Holly!
31: March Two peas in a pod! Spring Fever is coming on strong! Emily got to go to a birthday party dressed as her new favorite princess, Rapunzel!
32: This year we enjoyed Easter with a Bunny cake and egg hunt! The kids also had lots of fun at Grandma's!
33: Sesame Street Live! We took the kids to see Elmo and his friends live! They both had a ton of fun dancing along with their favorite characters! We also got to bounce at Kara's birthday party.
34: T-Ball Emily played T-ball with her buddy Brady. She was the only girl on the team but didn't care at all! She even played better than some of the boys. That's our girl!
35: A Day Out with Thomas! | Emily enjoyed the view from Daddy's shoulders | We had lots of fun taking a ride on Thomas and getting tattooed! The kids even sat in their seats the whole time!
36: HAPPY MEMORIAL DAY 2011
37: Memphis Kiddie Park | We had a fun filled morning riding all the rides and eating hot dogs! No one was a fan of the roller coaster, but everything else was a hit!
38: Perry the Platypus! | ART
39: 2011 | Uncle Ralph
40: 2011 School Picture Preschool 2 Miss Karen, Miss Yvonne, and Miss Monica
42: HAPPY 2ND BIRTHDAY | BRANDON!
43: Happy Father's Day Daddy!
44: Our Family trip to Florida We had lots of fun and got to relax! Emily & Brandon LOVED the pool and beach. We swam, played games, ate ice cream, and had coconut milk. We went to the Safari where we saw lots of animals walking around our car. Then when we got to the end, we fed goats and Giraffes, we also got to ride some rides! Best of all, we got to meet baby Deven. We had so much fun and can't wait to go back!
46: Our little "budding" photographer! These are some pictures Emily took around the house! She loves to steal my camera and go crazy! | say "cheese" | Sponge Bob | Daddy's big TV | I am so awesome | Mommy & Bubba | Sesame Street
47: A little bit of this-n-that Bath tub fun, Grandpa's Birthday, hanging with Brandon (making him play dress-up against his will) , and "growing up" too fast! | Brandon's 1st can of Pop! | Just wait till I get bigger! | "Bubble Head" | Am I cute or what? | Happy 75th | 4 going on 14!
48: Pre-K Two Miss Marie, Miss Lauren, and Miss Julie! Busy getting ready for Kindergarten, learning sign language, science, and writing. Emily even went on her 1st field trip to Patterson's Farm!
49: School Days
50: Corn Maze! | Goblins in the Garden!
51: Trick-or-Treat! | Emily and Ms. Marie | Mia | Nick | Argh, Matey! | Pumpkin carving | EEEWWW!
53: Ringling Brothers Barnum and Bailey Circus! Flashing lights, hot dogs, and cotton candy! The circus was lots of fun, and Emily's favorite part was the elephants (they pooped of course)!
56: Christmas 2011
58: New Year's Eve Celebration at the Children's Museum with our good friends Nick, Mia and Brandon!
60: January 2012 | Without missing a beat, we started right into the New Year! We celebrated Daddy's 51st Birthday, and then headed to Disney on Ice! We all enjoyed the show and Emily finally got her Rapunzel hair! We have lots to do this year so we didn't want to waste any time!
62: Emily and Kara's 1st sleepover party! | We did mani /pedi's, ate pizza, dressed like princesses, and danced with Kidz Bop! Daddy even gave the dancing game a try!
63: Our 1st trip to the Natural History Museum. Emily wanted to see the dinosaur bones so we went! The kids had a blast and we also got to celebrate Grounhog's Day!
64: March We took our 1st trip to the Cleveland Aquarium, encountered a bear while going for dinner, and Emily practiced her photography skills!
65: Hunting for eggs with our cousins, and enjoying gifts from the Easter Bunny! | 2012
66: Preschool Graduation May 24, 2012 "So long preschool it's been fun, Kindergarten here we come!" The kids practiced very hard to put on a good show for us, and they all looked so cute! Emily sang her little heart out and was the star of the show. We are so proud of her!
68: Friends Shivanni & Olivia
69: 2012 | Emily Irene Collister All the kids said their names as they exited the stage and became kindergartener's!
70: Happy Memorial Day! Grandma came up for Brandon's birthday party, and got to catch the parade with us. Again the favorites where the fire and Police men, and Elmo too! Brandon wasn't in the mood for having his picture taken, but we all had a good time anyway!
73: Let's Play Ball!
74: Happy 3rd Birthday Brandon!
77: Alex & Lydia June 15, 2012
78: Summer Time Fun! | We spent our summer trying to stay cool! Trips to the spray ground, slip n slides, cruising on the Good Time III, and rides in Pappaw's jeep! We also took another trip to the Memphis Kiddie Park!
80: Mayfield Heights Day Camp! Emily's first year of summer camp was a success! She loved swimming and playing with her friends ALL day! The kids even put together a great Talent show for us to enjoy! | Emily made lots of new friends and had a great counselor Natascia. Emily made her a bear and one for herself to match. I think she will definatly be looking forward to next summer!
82: Kindergarten! | Emily's 1st Day of School!
83: After an exciting 1st day of her school career, Emily rode the bus home to Mammaw's house! Duke was even waiting to see how it went! She had a great day and loved school!
84: Fall fun and Halloween! We took a trip to the Farmpark where we rode ponies, painted pumpkins, and ran through a hay maze!
85: This year we had a visit from Rapunzel and Captain America. We got to trick or treat at Aunt Tina's and came home with tons of candy!
87: Emily's 6th Birthday Party at Chuck E. Cheese we celebrated with some new and old friends. The kids had a blast playing and hanging out with Chuck E. Cheese! Emily scored a bunch of tickets in the ticket blaster, it was a lot of fun to watch her scramble for all of them!
88: This year we checked out Mr. Kringle's Imaginarium! We got to help Santa invent new toys, and we even made snow! Daddy also enjoyed making new toys, and Grandma and Grandpa got in on the fun as well!
90: monkey see... | monkey do! | Emily lost her 1st tooth! | Emily took this picture at our apartment
91: A few more goofy pictures, Emily having fun at our construction site, and a few samplings of art work. This girl sure is a busy one!