Sunday, December 27, 2009

Christmas Day 2009

The calm before the storm!
Natalie got a new kitchen
Bailey got an iPod
Joseph was very excited to get a DSi
Taylor got a new camera
Rachel got an apron and other clothes
Mallory got a new camera
I got new running shoes
Joe got these cool shades

Christmas Eve Funnies 2009

Every year we give the kids PJs as a present on Christmas eve
Joseph, Mallory, Rachel, Natalie, Taylor & Bailey
Then I take lots of pictures of them being goofy
Mallory, Rachel, Taylor, Joseph with Natalie & Bailey
This one looks like Natalie farted on Taylor
Natalie wanted the kids to stop laughing
Hear no evil, See no evil, Speak no evil

Wednesday, December 16, 2009

Kids Painting

Bailey painted this pot and made these flowers for her teacher
Since the paint was out, Natalie made a picture
Rachel made some pictures too
Mallory made a poster with Natalie
Taylor got involved too
After everyone else got bored, the big girls finger painted

Christmas Tree 2009

Joseph, Bailey, Taylor with Natalie, Mallory, Rachel
Natalie is on top
Bailey and Joseph are in the middle
Taylor, Mallory and Rachel are on the bottom
One boy - Joseph
Two girls - Mallory & Rachel
Three girls - Taylor, Mallory & Rachel
Four girls - Taylor, Mallory with Natalie & Rachel
Five girls - All of the above & Bailey
Last, but without, the rest would not exist, Joe and I

Monday, December 07, 2009

Santa 2009

This year I could only get two kids up with Santa so I joined them.
Maybe Santa didn't want his picture taken?
To Natalie, Santa was just another photo op

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Latest Sewing Projects

Check out my latest sewing projects here:

Happy 20th Birthday!

My 1st baby turned 20 this week!
The cake looked cool in the dark
Natalie helped Mallory blow out the candles
Mallory and Natalie eat cake
Bailey made this card for Mallory

Friday, October 23, 2009

Knee Update

As of 3:50 yesterday, Taylor has been cleared to participate in sports, with no restrictions. She made it to her high school volleyball match 40 minutes later. She got into the 3rd game for one rotation across the net and got 2 kills for 2 sets. WTG Taylor!

Thursday, October 15, 2009

Knee Surgery

Taylor had knee surgery today to repair a torn meniscus.
Here she waits after being prepped for surgery.
Taylor was not happy about getting an IV
Taylor as she tries to wake up after her surgery
Good News
The tear had already repaired itself so the doc just had to close up.
Taylor went to sleep as soon as we got home.
Her leg was wrapped from just abover her knee to her toes.

Sunday, October 04, 2009

Natalie and the Firetruck

There was a firetruck at the Buddy Walk yesterday
Natalie loved the firetruck, she tried on this hat
She made Bailey try on the hat
It took three fireman ten minutes to get her out of their truck

Saturday, October 03, 2009

Buddy Walk 2009

Today was the Buddy Walk to raise money and awareness for our local Down Syndrome Association. Great fun was had by all.
Natalie on the inflatable slide
Bailey on the inflatable slide
Taylor and her travel volleyball teammates were volunteers
Rache's boyfriend Kevin joined us too
Grandpa joined us for the walk too