S: Van Harts 2010
1: Seeing the "Sun" Rise on the New Year at Crescent Beach Unfortunately it was raining and miserable so no pretty sunrise this year.
2: Happy Birthday Jenni
3: The First Pictures of the New Addition to the Van Hart Family. Five hours waiting for these photos of raspberry...
4: Madi Turns 4!
5: Madi's Birthday Party at the Park | Balloon Rockets ALWAYS a hit!
6: Madi's Friends at her Party. Mia Flynn Sevy
7: The Cutting of the Dinosaur Cake! | Everyone seemed to enjoy the green frosting AND the dinosaur rock cupcakes
8: TWO days wandering around the Kennedy Space Center was wonderful | With Phylis and Pieter, we attended the flight briefing with about 100 of our closest friends and then we explored the Kennedy Space Center
9: Madi LOVED the IMAX theatre experience - she tried to touch the stars that were floating in the air just in front of her!
10: Special Access to see the launch approximately ONE mile away!
11: NASA Space Shuttle Discovery Launch | 5th April 2010 | Possibly the best the BEST morning EVER | We even saw the International Space Station fly over while we waited for the launch
12: Swimming Lessons | at UF with Jen (coach) and Flynn (friend)
13: The Annual Rotary Lobster Fest Madi LOVES Lobster (she's a child with expensive taste)
14: Backyard Garden Looking Fabulous Pool Inviting
15: Tomatoes Cucumbers Eggplants
16: May 2010 Canoeing Down Santa Fe River We stopped on the riverbank for a snack. We saw lots of turtles and beautiful dragonflies.
17: Camping Trip O'leno State Park Ticks EVERYWHERE!!!!! | We went for a walk with the Park Ranger to find Gopher Tortoise Burrows
18: Jamming with Daddy First Official Haircut with Ms Janet
19: Kitchen Fun at the Van Harts Strawberry Jam from the berries we picked | Parker channeling Julia Child | Blueberries picked by us!
20: Family Fun at Mini Golf - it was so stinking hot
22: Baby Sprinkle with good girl friends at High Springs for lunch! | Raspberry scored big time, even though this was supposed to be low key and no gifts!
24: Mum aka Nana aka Sue has arrived in town Let the fun begin
25: 4th of July (on the 3rd) at Flavet Field at UF | These photos are BEFORE the deluge of rain that threatened to cancel the fireworks. | Every time there was an explosion, the baby jumped in utero
26: Photos taken on the day raspberry was actually due 6 July 2010
27: Big sister is eager to meet her new little brother or sister
28: Last few moments of pregnancy... arrived at Birth Center of Gainesville around 7:00pm | Raspberry held out in the warm belly until the very last possible moment! Castor Oil Chocolate Milkshake did the trick...
29: Welcome Samantha Elizabeth Van Hart 19 July 2010 11:31pm 7lbs, 10oz 20 inches
31: Family Photos... We left the Birth Center at 3:30am | We woke Madi up when we got home to meet her new little sister. It was love at first sight.
32: Sisterly Love Right from the Start | Dr. Kathy and her two girls | Midwife Kaitlin | Kaitlin & the two girls she delivered
33: Just one day old Babies sleep a lot... Sami is very good at it too (note the two babies at the top left - Madi's Baby Sarah)
35: 7 Days Old Photoshoot Jules Le-Keith photographer
36: Daddy loves his newest daughter, perhaps a little bit | Little Feet & Toes
38: Cleaning Hannah Puppy at Build-A-Bear - Madi made her for Nana for when Nana missed Madi she could give Hannah a hug | Tea Party with Nana Menu: Fairy Bread, Cookies, Juice
39: Big Sister Feeding Little Sister
40: Samantha aged 2 months
41: Gettin' Clean
42: UF Women's Soccer Sami's first sports event. It was hot, no shade. We left at half time, UF won the game, assisted by their opponent who scored an own-goal early on!
43: Fairy Godmother Princess
44: Daddy and his girls
45: The many faces of Sami 3 months old
46: Bike Rides on Sunday mornings
47: Go Gators | Supporting the Gators can be tough work!
48: Searching for fossils in Hogtown Creek with Daddy. They biked to the creek and found sharks teeth! 24 October | Madi-Daddy Days | Kayaking down the Ichetucknee River - 19 August
49: Tea Party with the neighbours Hosted by Madi Attended by Jen, Cathy, Heather, and Carrie 10 October
50: First Day of Pre-Kindergarten | Madi chose her own outfit!
51: Best Friends
52: Sleeping Beauties
53: Parker's Winter Olympics Gold Medal in the Luge! and Sami's response
54: Pumpkin Hunting | Smudged face!
55: Halloween | Annual Carving Party Flynn didn't like the texture of the pumpkin!
56: TRICK OR TREAT | Out with Flynn, Ms Noelle and Daddy (escaped mental patient)
57: Sami trying on Madi's First Halloween costume and disappearing, perhaps due to the fairy godmother princess casting a spell....
58: Spoon! | Nashville, Tennessee November The Wild Horse Saloon We were in Nashville for Jenni's annual industry conference. We attended a party at this place which was also hosting a UF Football Pep Rally! Saw Albert & Alberta and the cheerleaders! Go Gators
59: Thanksgiving at School - Madi replete in a turkey hat!
60: Cousin Darcy and her daughter Jayde Moon came for a visit over just before Thanksgiving. Madi and Jayde had fun together!
61: Watching TV
62: Helping Daddy Build the Treehouse
63: November Crescent Beach Adventure
64: Christmas Photo Time | Sami's first beach fun
65: Sami really enjoyed paddling in the surf | Madi enjoyed covering Sami's feet in wet sand
66: Riding her two wheeler (borrowed from BFF Flynn)
67: The Traditional Gingerbread House Decorating | with Aunty (and Little Sister) Jalia
68: Annual Boarshead Festival at the First Lutheran Church of Gainesvlle
69: Madi was a page and even rode the yuletide log
70: Santa's At Rotary Again
71: Baking Cookies for Santa | Hamming it up Clearly trying to get on the good side of Santa!
72: Christmas Tree
74: Madi's Christmas Haul! | Santa Read Her Letter, and Delivered Tools; REAL Tools
75: Sami's Christmas Haul!
76: Christmas Antics
77: Dinner for all.... | Delicious Family Mealtime
78: We lost two friends this year | Kumari and Vashti
79: Madi Nails Writing Her Full Name