FC: live well, laugh often, love much | 2010
1: Turning THREE is lots of fun! Olivia helped make her birthday cupcakes for the party.
2: "Don't count the years...count the memories."
5: Bubble gum and balloons were a big deal !
6: Pictures with Aunt Lisa before she heads back to Texas.
7: How Sweet It Is To Be Loved By You! | Baby Andrew on January 7, 2010
9: "Being a parent means never having a minute... yet always making a moment." - Michael Nolan | 01/07/10
12: Winter Baby
13: Helping Mommy cook leads to learning about FIRE when mitt gets too close to the burner.
14: Lovin' the New One
17: Four times the fun!
18: Andrew One month
20: First smiles...01-28-10
22: Beautiful flowers from my Valentine, brought to my door in the little vase he gave me when we started dating. Love that man!!!
23: Andrew 02/13/10
24: Happy Birthday Zachy ! | Family party for our fun little guy turning two! It was fun for me to make him a tractor cake, and he liked helping! He went for the smoke stack first and was therefore named "Smoke Stack Zach". He told everyone happy birthday after they told him. :) He is so fun and has such a sweet personality! | 2
26: Weekly visits to Dorethy's House | She liked impressing them with how her teeth came out! | "See! Why can't you do that?"
27: So, they try... | February 23rd
28: Two months
29: Not my usual method of cleaning kids, but Isaiah wanted to try it out. He fits in the washing machine at four years of age.
31: March 10 ~ Play Day at Matt & Ashley's!
32: A play day on St. Patrick's day led to wearing green and eating green foods! It was so fun we decided to have a different color theme for each play day!
34: Three months old - March 23rd
36: Second Annual Johnson Family Celebration of Passover A feast commemorating God's deliverance of His people from Egypt. | This is an elaborate teaching experience, especially for the children, to call people to their identity as the People of God. Passover tells the story of God's grace in history and is a way to share in the story and make it our own. | Seder Plate
37: Matzah Ball Soup | Trying horseradish sauce | Hiding the Afikomen | Zach watches attentively
39: Easter fun at Granddad & Shirley's with tradition of hidden money and candy.
42: Boys in Overalls
44: Building a fence for Becca's horse, Dreamer to live with us. | We Help Daddy!
45: We Help Daddy! | George Washington Carver with the Thompson 's | Rebekah, Isabella, Hudson holding Andrew, Isaiah, Zach, Olivia, Bradford, Robert, & Olivia
46: Let's Go Fly A Kite | May 7th
47: Three Little Kittens school project - May 6 | May 20
48: Andrew June 9th
49: Father's Day Celebration at Terry & Lin's
52: Six Months | Five Months
54: Swimming at the Bower's Pool ~ June 25
56: Chris was hired on at Joplin Fire on May 27th, the day after finding out Lightning Electric wasn't going to need him anymore. He graduated his training July 9, 2010, and we went to his special ceremony. | God's timing is PERFECT | Fireman Chris !
59: July 15
60: Seven Months
61: Eight Months
63: F | I | R | E | A Visit to see Daddy at Station 1
64: We made a "5" cake and had homemade pizza and chips (as he requested) to celebrate with family on his big day! He is such a sweet kid. So glad Isaiah is part of our family!!! | August 25
65: Isaiah's th Birthday! | 5
67: Daddy really is Andrew's Hero :)
68: Trash fire turned into a very small brush fire one day... | Good thing Chris has friends at the Carterville Volunteer Station... | Good thing Isaiah got fireman gear for his recent birthday!
69: Miss Olivia ~ September 6
71: We went to Branson for four days - September 9-12. Some activities: We explored the boat dock near our campsite to throw rocks in the water. I was photographer for a wedding nearby, and we even went to SDC one day with all the Johnson's. The kids sat at the "rising table" there in SDC restaurant, and "had a ball" playing at this fun theme park!
72: in September | Sweet Siblings
74: Nine months old
75: Engaged! | Alex Moore asked Becca to be his bride, and she said yes!
76: Cheeeeeeeese pizza
77: September 12th, we met family at Wildcat Park to enjoy the great fall weather!
78: Play date at our house October 13th
79: Hay Ride, Pumpkin Patch, Corn Maze | 10-21-10
80: Pathways Corn Maze in Oronogo with Friends and Family | October 21st
82: Eleven months | Ten months
84: Gingerbread Houses with Aunt Lisa November 27th
85: Christmas with the Tracy bunch at our place 12/18
86: st Birthday | 1
87: We celebrated Andrew's First Birthday with cupcakes filled with chocolate pudding! He enjoyed those. After opening presents, we went to see the Christmas light display.
88: To start a new Johnson family Christmas tradition, everyone came over on Christmas Eve to spend the night! We made different fondues and had dinner to dip!
89: We stayed up late watching a movie together on Christmas Eve: "While You Were Sleeping". We blew up lots of balloons to surprise the kids in the morning! Gift giving and yummy breakfast, lots of fun and great family time! Memories made.
90: Christmas Night we went to the Thomas house to have another fun sleepover and more gifts the next morning! Special family times and so many blessings!
91: Celebrate the Greatest Gift...Jesus
92: Twelve months