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Flashback Friday.

So my friend Jenny started this Flashback Friday post, where she posts fun old photos and I SO loved the idea, of course. Now I’m going to be doing it too. I love seeing old photos.

Morgan and I in our adorable outfits. I’m the short one, my how times have changed ๐Ÿ˜‰
Brett with his sisters Margie and April. He has A LOT of photos of him dressed as a girl or impersonating one. ๐Ÿ™‚
Good thing Brett and I didn’t meet until later in life. I don’t think I would’ve gone for the whole Male Cheerleader look.




*Thanks for the idea Jenny!

Liam Oaks.

Liam is now two months old. Two months, wow, that has flown by. I swear it has only been a few weeks! He already looks so much older and has such a fun personality. I truly feel so blessed to have these two little angels in my life. Being a mommy is the most amazing thing. I love Oliver and Liam with all my being. 

More of his Newborn photos are on the Photo Blog.

I love my little munchkin!

We Wish You a Merry Christmas…

and a Happy New Year!
This is our Family photo that we are sending out in our Christmas cards. And I love it! I was brainstorming for several days of what I wanted to do for our photos and finally came up with a hit. I wanted it to be fun and distinct, something that we enjoy doing as a family. So I thought of all the fun stuff we have done this year and I remembered when Brett made his AMAZING fort. And there I had it.
My dear friend Danielle came over to take our photos and viola! We kind of have a tradition now of taking each others family pics now. Hers will be up on my Photo Blog shortly.
It will be hard to top next year, but my mind is already in the works. ๐Ÿ™‚

Come Thou Fount of Every Blessing.

One of my favorite songs with Brett’s favorite musician.
Greatness.

 Come, Thou Fount of every blessing,
Tune my heart to sing Thy grace;
Streams of mercy, never ceasing,
Call for songs of loudest praise.
Teach me some melodious sonnet,
Sung by flaming tongues above.
Praise the mount! Iโ€™m fixed upon it,
Mount of Thy redeeming love.


  Here I raise my Ebenezer;
Hither by Thy help Iโ€™ve come;
And I hope, by Thy good pleasure,
Safely to arrive at home.
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,
Prone to leave the God I love;
Here’s my heart, O take and seal it;
Seal it for Thy courts above.


  Jesus sought me when a stranger,
Wandering from the fold of God;
He, to rescue me from danger,
Interposed His precious blood.
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,
Prone to leave the God I love;
Here’s my heart, O take and seal it;
Seal it for Thy courts above.


  O to grace how great a debtor
Daily I’m constrained to be!
Let Thy goodness, like a fetter,
Bind my wandering heart to Thee:
Prone to wander, Lord, I feel it,
Prone to leave the God I love;
Here’s my heart, O take and seal it;
Seal it for Thy courts above.

Castle Park.

I stumbled upon this park one day when I took the kids on a drive. It was a rainy day and Oliver wanted to go outside so bad, so I decided to go get us out of the house and scout for some fun places to take photos. This park even made me excited.
We ended up going back on somewhat of a better day. Still cold but Oliver didn’t mind he loved it. And the super funny thing is he didn’t even care for the different leveled towers and the awesome twirly slides, he liked the wood chips! Picking them up and throwing them down. Putting them all over the castle itself. Near the end he realized this park had more to offer than just wood chips and really enjoyed the slides but then it was getting darker and colder, so we had to go.
And Liam, well, he enjoyed sleeping in his stroller. ๐Ÿ™‚