Monday, January 26, 2009

Future Pilots

We just want to let the FAA that we are doing our part to raise future pilots. I'm pretty sure that Zachery is already hooked! Zachery in the "Left Seat"

And we are working on getting Emalie there...(yes its in the air) ((I'm used to this by now)) (((you know, the kids flying while I'm onboard)))

Okay, I think Emalie is hooked too!
Daddy is so proud!

Monday, January 19, 2009

Happy Birthday Zachery

Our boy turned 3 yesterday. Happy Birthday Sweet Baby Boy! We love you.Zachery's hospital picture. It was amazing how fast he filled out this little sleeper.

His first party got postponed b.c of snow. Nana brought out a cake just for him!

This airplane was on his birthday announcements. What a difference a year makes.

This year's cake was about John Deere. He loves tractors and cake and candy and presents. So yesterday was GREAT day for him! We have managed to put his two favorite things airplanes and tractors on two cakes. I'm just wondering what will be next year!

Daddy come play tractors with me!
And of course Jeremey was more than happy to oblige!

Monday, January 12, 2009

More Christmas

My Christmas tree is still up. I keep it up until the Epiphany (which was last Sunday). So I'm running a little behind. I downloaded picts last week from my camera as we finished up our last Christmas at the lake. We had such a great time. Wouldn't it be nice if no one had to work for a living, money was free flowing and we could just spend time doing fun things like being with family, shopping, and relaxing? I know its a pipe dream, but you have to have dreams! Mama and her last baby girl...17 months old already!

Natalie the rock star.

Natalie as Dasher the Reindeer. Love that smile!

Our Graves Family
Jeremey and Jessica, Julie and Aaron
Donna, Riley, Baby Cade, Larry, Emalie, Abbey
Natalie and Zachery
Fish lips and her new stroller.

Abbey can't wait for Mimi to teach her how to sew!

"First I will teach my baby how to stick her tongue this"

Zachery and a present bigger than him. He was so happy this one was his and couldn't wait to get his hands on it. The basketball goal is a hit let me tell you. This morning he said "mom I made 2 points"

Natalie Rose..."I do take requests."

Thursday, January 8, 2009

Christmas pictures

Brown Christmas at the lake. Our kids with Grandpa Brown.

Zachery and Mom at the Befort Christmas.

Christmas morning at our house. Abbey and her I-Dance Dog.

Natalie and her swimming dog from Santa.

Zachery and his John Deere tractor.

Our Christmas Eve

Well Christmas is over...sad, because it is my favorite holiday season...happy the kids are back in school and I have a routine back!!!!! You all know how I love a routine! There are so many pictures to post b/c so much has gone on between Christmas Eve when I lasted posted and today, January 8. How could I have been away so long? I have missed getting on line and blogging. Emalie is 17 months old today and Zachery is 10 days shy of being 3. Wow our kids are growing up so fast. The kids were in a Christmas play at Church for the Gospel reading. Zachery is on the far right as a horse, Natalie just to the left of him as a sheep and Abbey is the shepard behind him.



I have just decided now that if I can get 2 of the 4 kids smiling or looking at the camera the picture is good! The entire family dressed in purple for Christmas Eve Mass. Somehow I managed to miss a family picture at church. Emalie doesn't have an individual picture by the tree b/c I couldn't get her to stand by herself.