S: Our Family 2009
FC: The Youngs 2009
1: We can't get enough of our baby Erin. She is the sweetest baby around and we love her SO much! Jan. 2009
2: GO COMETS! | Every year we love to dress up for Daddy's basketball games. We are the cutest COMET superfans out there!
3: Toothless Beauty | Meg 6 years
5: Sweetie Erin Leigh...at 4 months she is just for fun
6: LET'S PLAY! Boy these pumpkins LOVE to dress up! We sure had a fun day pretending. | Carlie, Jenna, Fiona, Amelia, and Alli
7: My Favorite Valentines | 2009
10: MEG 1st grade B BALL
11: JANESVILLE BASKETBALL TOURNAMENT! | Every year we travel to Wisconsin and cheer on Daddy's team in basketball. We like the games but we REALLY like the pool! | GO COMETS!!
12: Look at these beauties! | FAMILY
13: We are so blessed and we thank God every day. There is a lot of love here!
14: Fancy Grandma!
15: Another Excuse to party... Thanks Lindsay and Doug, for getting married so we could have an excuse to get dressed up and dance the night away! We had a great time celebrating with two wonderful people.
16: Love you
18: JENNA | Spirited Adorable | Funny Delightful | Cute
19: I weigh 34 lbs. I am 38 inches tall I have light brown hair I have sparkling blue eyes I love to be a big sister I love to be a little sister I love breakfast in bed I like to draw I love animal books I know all of my letters I'm a diva I'm very very social I love to color I love to "organize" my bed I sleep 7:30 p.m. to 7 a.m. I really LIKE to stay up late I love my Bitty I still love talking about my Poppa I write Jenna, Meg, Mom, Dad, and Erin I fed Erin cereal I like to come into a room and strike a pose I know all the words to HSM3 I want Mr. Sebby to teach me guitar I call Mr. Sebby, "Chad" I suck my thumb I love to cuddle I sometimes take a nap My favorite animal is a kitty I love to swim and passed level 1 I love to do ballet I'm very good at gymnastics I love to read with Mom and Dad My favorite vegetable is broccoli My favorite fruits are strawberries and grapes My favorite show is "Sid the Science Kid" I love waffles I love to giggle I can be strong-willed I love to make up songs and dance I love spaghetti I can snap Dad says I'm beautiful I love to play with Carlie, Taylor, Kenny, and Charlie I always sing about Jesus Jesus loves me I am... | 4
20: For Jenna's 4th birthday we went to school and played in the gym. Then we ate an ice cream cake. YUM! Happy Birthday sweet Jenna!
23: Some Bunny Loves You!
24: We are blessed to know that Jesus Christ came into this world as a baby and because of His death and Resurrection, we will be in Heaven someday and that is what Easter is all about! Thank you God! This was our first Easter without our Poppa.
25: Easter 2009
26: MEG | Independent Thinker Loving Sensitive Fun | Science Experiment
27: ERIN | Cuddly Kissable | Smiley
28: Our little Ballerina | Jenna and Taylor
29: Spring Field Trip to Flick Park! | Jenna LOVES her friends!
30: Traverse City vacation: Seven years ago, Eric and I took a trip with Tom and Barb Meier to Traverse City, Michigan. In the car with us were two little newborn babies named Zoe and Meg. Since then we have added numbers to our families and this year seemed like the right time to make the trip again! It was WONDERFUL! We went to the dunes, walked the boardwalk, went mini golfing, and took a trip on a boat to Mackinac Island! Lots of memories were made. A perfect vacation.
32: A Baby Is A Bit Of Stardust Blown From Heaven | Mackinac Island The older girls counted 227 horses the day we went to Mackinac Island. It was a beautiful day for hiking!
33: Memorial Weekend 2009
34: This is one VERY happy family! | Traverse City, MI 2009
36: Jenna was AWESOME in "All About Me", her Spring Program for 3 year old preschool. She loved school and her teacher Mrs. Troemner.
37: BROWNIES | ROCK SOLID | Meg really enjoyed 1st grade this year! She is growing so fast and is a great friend. We are very proud of her. | Mrs. Franck and Meg on the last day of school
40: A Smile As Sweet As Spring | My three angels
41: What a great spring! We are so fortunate to have such a wonderful family who are always there for a hug! | I love this picture of Jenna falling asleep while reading her Poppa book. | Grandparents
42: We're going to the Zoo, Zoo, Zoo...how about you, you, you? | This year we were lucky enough to go to the zoo a lot. We went to see the dinosaur exhibit with Grandma Smith at the Brookfield Zoo, then traveled to Ft,. Wayne the see the zoo with the Youngs, then back to Brookfield Zoo with the Chizzos! We can't get enough of animals!
43: ZOO TIME!
46: Meg | 7 yrs.
47: I am 4 feet tall I have brown hair My eyes are blue I am an incredible big sister I have an amazing faith I can't wait for 2nd grade My favorite fruit is cantaloupe I love to read I am very confident I love to have crimpy hair I am sweet and sensitive My favorite show is "Fetch" I love to read "Magic Treehouse" books I'm going to the Pet Store for my birthday I am kind My favorite books are "Rainbow Fairies" I love tilapia and tortellini I love volleyball I get spacey, but I'm always thinking I love to watch "Phineas and Ferb" I fed my baby cereal I love cheeseburgers and grilled cheese I am an amazing swimmer I have sleepovers with Zoe and my cousins I love to play bags My favorite vegetables are carrots I play "Happy Farmer" on the violin I miss my Poppa still I like to do service projects I sing in tune beautifully I love to dance at home I counted 228 horses at Mackinac Island with Zoe I love to draw I am one amazing kid I still love animals My smile brightens a room I love to have family time Jesus loves me I am...
48: Happy Birthday Meg!
49: We had a PERFECT Meggie birthday party this year. We went to a pet store and held animals for about 2 hours. Her whole class was invited and got to hold everything from dogs to cats to ferrets and even parrots. Meg loved every second of it.!
50: Beautiful OLIVER!
51: Oliver Lake was as beautiful as ever this year. We had a wonderful time swimming in the Lake. Jake caught his first fish and we celebrated Meg's birthday on the trip. Every year gives us amazing memories. | LAKE
52: GOD BLESS AMERICA
53: 4th of July | 2009
54: in Green Bay
55: We always enjoy the Loppnow family reunion in Green Bay each summer. This year we went to Bay Beach and we got to see Rick's new house..
56: It is always a blessing to be able to spend time with one another at CampLuther. We are so blessed to be able to have a whole week together in the summer. It was a cold year this year so we did a lot of hiking. This time is always one of the highlights of our year.
57: CAMP LUTHER 2009 | Thank you God for your beautiful creation.
58: Grandma Young was called home to Heaven at the end of July and we headed to Ft. Wayne to celebrate her life. We were blessed to all be together and get this family picture.
59: CHICAGO | Summer in
60: Friends | Eric and I took a much needed vacation to Florida for a long weekend to celebrate with my oldest friend Katey Merrill on her wedding day! We had a wonderful time. I was honored to sing for the wedding. Beautiful people, beautiful day! | Michele Katey Angela Ann
61: John and Katherine Mitchell August 4, 2009
64: Meg | 2nd grade Mrs. Klingelhofer | Star of The Week
65: My First Day Of School JENNA | Mrs. Morris 4 year old preschool
66: Jenna's First Day of Violin! | Jenna loved her first day of violin with Mrs. Sand. She had great form and was a great listener.
67: St. Paul 4 year old preschool trip to the Pumpkin Farm! | Jenna is everything school and friends so she LOVED hanging out with her friends at the pumpkin farm. I think she was happy Mom was there too!
68: Erin Leigh | 1 year old
69: Cute as a button | I am one year old I weigh 21 pounds I am 28 3/4 inches tall I have curly blond hair I get my curls from my Poppa in Heaven I have blue eyes I am sweet and sweet My nickname is Bubbers I like to play with Brianna and Sara I love my bed I sleep 7:30 p.m.to 6:30 a.m. I blow kisses I fold my hands to pray and say, "Amen" I like dogs and say, "Wub Wub" I'm great at dancing while sitting I'm not walking yet I say, "Hi Dada" I love to color I love my sippy cup I love to snuggle My favorite vegetable is peas I love Daddy the best I am "just for fun" My favorite show is "Dora" I sleep with Froggy and my night night I love fruit I love to eat cheese I always sing I love to read with Mom and Dad My favorite fruit is bananas I sometimes throw tantrums I smile more I love my grandparents I love my cousins I'm so cute I love my sisters I make everyone happy Jesus loves me I am...
70: Happy 1st Birthday beautiful Erin Leigh!
71: At one, you can have your cake, and eat it too!
72: Happy Birthday Jamie!!!
74: Belle, a Strawberry, and an Asian Princess, what could be better... | BOO!to you!
75: Happy Halloween 2009
76: Pumpkin Farm October 2009 | Silly Daddy
77: We always love our annual trip to the pumpkin farm. The highlight...riding a Camel!
79: Happy Thanksgiving! We had a great time at Grandma's this year. Daddy decided to bump his head and get stitches too. We are so thankful. Can you see why?
80: These are our beautiful works of art! God gave these little girls to us and we are so thankful. They bring so much love and joy into our lives. | our girls
84: Daddy was a good sport and helped Meg and Jenna build snowmen. Since there was not a lot of snow on the ground yet the snowmen were a little dirty,but we thought they were super great!
85: THE WOMAN LOVES HER SHOES!!! | We are constantly catching Erin with different shoes on her hands. She absolutely loves crawling around the house with shoes on her hands. She's just a joy and oh so funny! | Silly Bubbers
86: We sing of Jesus' birth! | 2009
87: J O Y | St. Paul Lutheran Church and School Christmas Programs
88: Christmas 2009
89: Why do we give gifts at Christmas? Because God gave us the greatest gift, His son Jesus.
90: We had a wonderful 2009 celebrating Jesus' birth. We made Jesus a birthday cake, sang Christmas carols, and enjoyed time with our family. Erin even took her first steps thanks to Uncle Andy!
92: Erin's first steps!!
93: z | z | Christmas vacation was so fun this year. Some highlights included a trip to Build a Bear with Audrey, snow forts, a trip to Frankenmuth, MI, and lots of toys to play with.
95: Happy New Year!