S: Taylor 2011
FC: Taylor 2011
1: To Taylor We can't even believe how fast the year has gone by. We did so much through the year and had a lot of good times hanging out together. You seemed to have grown up overnight on us. You are becoming quite a young lady and it has been fun to watch you get smarter each day. It was so exciting to watch you start school this year and I'm so glad you were so excited to start. You quickly made lots of friends and throughout the year you saw friends everywhere we went - you are sure to have a very busy social life! Your personality shines and you are such a joy and bright star in our lives. We love you beyond words Princess Tay Tay! Love Mom an d Dad - 2011
2: What a fun way to start 2011 - the CIRCUS!!
3: We got to see lots of fun stuff... | clowns | acrobats | and lots of animals!
4: The spring brought lots of fun stuff to do. We visited the science center where you climbed a rock wall and jumped on a big trampoline.
5: You worked really hard for your science fair project and won 3rd place! | We also got to go to Disney on Ice, lots of trips to the park and you had a special St Patty's Day dance at school.
6: We were super lucky to go to the opening day Pirates Game with Dad. | What a pretty city Pittsburgh is!
7: Even though you got pink eye we had a great Easter at Grandma and Grandpa's. You even got to ride on Grandpa's motorcycle!
8: You were very busy all year doing karate and taking dance. You have enjoyed and done very well in karate. By the end of the year you were a brown belt!
9: You practiced all year long for your first dance recital and you did AWESOME. We were so proud of you and you really enjoyed dancing on the big stage - no fear at all!
10: In May we took a visit to Chicago. We went to a children's museum, lots of parks and you even made your street dancing debut!
14: We spent lots of summer days at the pool, eating ice cream and hanging out with friends. We especially had lots of fun on the 4th of July with sparklers.
16: At the end of the summer we had a picnic where you had to say goodbye to lots of friends and teachers before going to school.
17: You and Ms Dora!
18: You were VERY excited to start school in the Fall - being in kindergarten was fun & you got to ride the bus to school. The first day of school Mommy got to go with you for orientation.
20: Not long after you started school we celebrated your birthday - #6!!! We celebrated as a family and then you had a party with all your friends at Chuck E Cheese.
22: We had lots of fun going to the pumpkin patch. We got to eat apples, go in a corn maze, play on a fire truck and go down a BIG slide.
23: For Halloween you were Rapunzel!
24: Brody and you were a big help raking leaves - the piles were so much fun to jump in!
25: Even though we had a mild winter we had a big snow in late October - snow was as much fun as leaves!
26: Thanksgiving was great, we got to go to Michigan to visit our cousins. | Even Uncle DD and Grandma & Grandpa were there!
27: Daddy & DD took you to the beach one day, it was cold but lots of fun.
28: We got to see Santa twice in December. First at Brody's Christmas Show and then again at Mommy's work party. Good thing we saw him, we made sure to tell him you wanted a baby alive doll.
30: On Christmas Eve we went to church with Grandma, Grandpa & Uncle Danny. When we went to bed we left cookies for Santa. | When we woke up at Grandma & Big Pa Pa's there were LOTS of presents to open! We got to spend the day with the almost the whole family!
32: While we were in Columbus Daddy bought us tickets to go see a hockey game. They might not be very good at hockey but we sure did have fun watching the Columbus Blue Jackets.
33: We even got to see Gramps at the game.
34: Average Costs in the Year 2011 New Home: $202,100 New Car - $30,000 Salary - $40,925 Unemployment Rate - 9.2% College Tuition - $7,605 Stamps - $.44 Movie Ticket - $8.20 Gallon of Gas - $3.89 Loaf of Bread - $1.98 Gallon of Milk - $3.39 Dozen Eggs - $1.25 24 Pack Soda - $6.98 Pound Ground Beef - $3.78 4pack Toilet Paper - $3.98
35: Oscar Winners 2011 Best Picture - The Artist Best Actor - Jean Dujardin, The Artist Best Actress - Meryl Streep, The Iron Lady Golden Globe Winners 2011 TV Series - Drama: Homeland TV Series - Comedy: Modern Family Best Picture - Drama: Descendants Best Picture - Comedy/Musical: The Artist Grammy Winners 2011 Album of the Year: 21 - Adele Song of the Year: Rolling In The Deep - Adele Record of the Year: Rolling In The Deep - Adele Best Dance Album: Scary Monsters & Nice Sprites - Skrillex Best Pop Album: Duets II - Tony Bennett & Various Artists