Dec 2013: DECEMBER 2013
Dec 2013: "Behold, a virgin shall conceive... Emmanuel, God with Us!" | Seth's 5! | Uncle Paul and Auntie Erin came with cousins to visit, too. Jenna slept over! Off to MI for a while to visit Dykstra cousins as well later. | Radisson Hotel/Chuck E Cheese our little family, Dec. 9, 2012
Nov 2013: NOVEMBER 2013
Nov 2013: ...unto the LORD, for he is good: for his mercy endureth for ever. Psalm 107:1 | Give Thanks
Oct 2013: "For the Lord is good, His mercy endureth forever, and His truth endureth to all generations. Psalm 100:5 | October 2012: ~Great Grandpa C and Grandma D's visit ~Uncle Jer and Auntie Manda's visit ~Girls' Wine Tour ~Bri's and Lydia's Princess B-day Party ~Painting Bob and Wendi!
Sep 2013: SEPTEMBER 2013
Sep 2013: September 2012 saw three Dykstra babies start new ventures to our PRCS. Kaitlyn has Mrs. Lenting (2nd grade), while Emmalie loves Kindergarten with Mrs. Maatman, and Seth is off to see Mrs. Stephanie Regnerus for preschool on Tuesdays (Cornerstone). We also met Dad and Mom Dykstra in St. Joe for Labor Day. The kids continue to have friends over to play all the time! SMILES! | Kait's new glasses-Dec. 2012
Aug 2013: AUGUST 2013
Aug 2013: But the mercy of the LORD is from everlasting to everlasting upon them that fear him, and his righteousness unto children's children. Psalm 103:17 | August 2012 we went to visit Uncle Paul and Auntie Erin in Sioux Falls and then to WI Dells water park! Auntie Sue helped us put up the Epic Explorer Space Shuttle. Beach days continued until school began. Good friend Melissa Regnerus and Jenn VanBaren came to visit us, too.
Jul 2013: JULY 2013
Jul 2013: July 2012 Fun in the Sun | Garage Sale-Beecher Days-with Beth, Emmalie's 6th birthday--DQ ice cream cake, Auntie Lori Duthler's new Mallory, Holland beach days with Mima... | "The Lord's mercies are new every morning. Great is thy faithfulness. Lam. 3:23
Jun 2013: JUNE 2013
Jun 2013: Psalm 27:14 "Wait on the Lord and be of good courage, wait I say on the Lord." | We went to MI the 1st week of break for crazy swimming lessons with Miss Rita Shaloup--throw 'em in! We made some fun memories with babies by Mima and Papa's. Auntie Manda and Mima came out a day. Let's NOT forget Lake Webster with Grandpa and Grandma !
May 2013: MAY 2013
May 2013: Levi's baptism
Apr 2013: APRIL 2013
Apr 2013: April 2012 found our new baby born! Levi Matthew, 21 1/2 in, 11 lb, 2 oz was born April 29. Cousin Lilianna Venlet was also born, just 3 weeks earlier. Kaitlyn, age 7, ride a bike (June). Lansing Kickers Soccer | "I will praise thee for I am fearfully and wonderfully made. Ps. 139:12
Mar 2013: MARCH 2013
Mar 2013: "For by Him and For Him are All things Created." Col 1:16 | Cassie VDM made the kids' dresses here.
Feb 2013: FEBRUARY 2013
Feb 2013: Beloved, let us love one another: for love is of God; and every one that loveth is born of God, and knoweth God. Our Creator Lord was busy February 2012 growing our new baby Levi in Mom's tummy. Dad and Mom went to Lighthouse restaurant for Valentine's Day. We also remember special cousin time over the holidays at Fair Oaks with Uncle Paul and Auntie Erin's family. Kaylee Jo was born, too!
Jan 2013: JANUARY 2013
Jan 2013: January 2012 and its winter was mild, following blizzard year 2011! We loved "daddy time" and sledding with Bosmans, Vermeers and cousins, too, though snow melted quickly. | "Wash me, and I shall be whiter than snow." Psalm 51:7
BC: "I have no great joy than to hear my children walk in truth. I John 1:17
FC: 2013 Dykstra Family "" Portage Beach, IN, June 2012 Kaitlyn (7), Em (almost 6), Seth (4), Brianna (2 1/2), Levi (almost 2 mos.)