Monthly Archives: December 2009

Good-bye ’09

I woke up today in a good mood feeling glad to see 2009 end tonight.  It was definitely a year of ups and downs for our family as well as millions of other families around our country who had similar ups and downs as we did.  But if I really analyzed our downs, I’m sure […]

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“Santa Claus is Coming to Towwwwn!”

Christmas Eve 2009.  Wow, seriously, where did December go?  I swear yesterday we were cleaning up the turkey dinner from Thanksgiving and “bam!” I sit here on Christmas Eve in a frenzy wondering if I’ve done everything I NEEDED to do.  I KNOW I didn’t do everything I WANTED to do.  There are dozens and […]

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Jake’s birthday

Ok, I feel old.  Well, I didn’t actually until yesterday when I told an old friend that my oldest was turning 9 today.  He said, “Wow, you are OLD!”  So, it hit me.  Yeah, I guess I am old.  I mean, I was in my twenties when I had Jake.  My late, late twenties, but […]

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~Grandkids~

Wow, time sure flies and kids sure do grow up quickly!  I first met this family over a year ago when they bought a gift certificate from me for their son and daughter-in-law.  I did a lifestyle shoot in their home back in January when this adorable little man pictured below was about 8 weeks old.  […]

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One birthday down, one to go

Nick had a wild and crazy birthday party at our house last night.  I’m pretty sure the headcount was 14 kids (only 2 girls) and mainly 6 and 7 year olds.  WHOA!  Maybe “wild and crazy” was an understatement!  It was loud and rowdy and Nick had a great time with his buddies.  The pinata […]

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