Saturday, December 31, 2011

Christmas 2011

Jack got a pogo stick for Christmas this year, he has been on it constantly, his record as of this morning was 1,130..

Funniest pic of the season, got to love the blown up wrestler and all the belts..Claire was really getting into it!

Blown up wrestler/boxer was a he has an oversized teddy bear to practice his moves and the scary blow up man to to love little boys. Santa could not resisit the hilarious punching bag this year...

The pogo stick and stomp rocket have provided hours of entertainment..

Claire's two favorite gifts, tiger and slinky dog..

Brady opening his gift from Jack, first Christmas for our Brady boo..

Jack opening his stocking which had drum sticks...he starts drum lessons in January!

Claire starting on her gifts...notice it is still dark outside Christmas morning!

Nana and Caroline on Christmas morning...Nana will kill me for putting this on here...

Jack and Caroline, Christmas 2004 in Okinawa..

Brady and Claire, Christmas 2011 in Beaufort, SC

Getting ready for the family service at church..

Christmas Eve

Singing in the Christmas play at church..

This was Claire's face the entire time she was on stage...

We actually got a night out and enjoyed a cocktail party at my friend Heather's house..thank you Nana!

Nana and Caroline in Charleston, we spent a day shopping on King street and enjoyed lunch at SNOB..

Christmas outfits!

Making gingerbread houses..

We had a nice quiet Christmas this year, our last to celebrate in Beaufort. Mom came and we spent a nice relaxing week shopping, eating out and just enjoying the kids! We managed a trip to Charleston and a day in Hilton Head as well. Mom made a wonderful Christmas dinner for us with a 10 lb honey baked ham which we enjoyed for days!

Friday, December 23, 2011

Family pictures 2011

Claire, 4 years old, I love this stunning picture of her..

So demure, so Claire..

Jack, 7 years old, do you get any cuter than that?

Caroline, 11 years old, beautiful girl growing up so fast..

Christmas card 2011

Every July it is time for the annual family pictures in Etowah.. this year we stayed at mom's house for the pictures..

Brady with Jack, 4 months old, our newest addition..

One of my favorites, currently hanging over my family is complete, finally!!

this picture looks so natural and pretty to me..our photographer always does such an amazing job.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Thanksgiving 2011 in Kentucky

Having fun on grandmom's new golf cart!

Claire and Virginia were by each other's side the entire time..

The swing set was a hit!

Chris riding around all the kiddos, by the end of the weekend Jack and Finn had mastered driving by themselves..

Claire at Aunt Nancy's.

Grandmom and Isabelle

Caroline had a great time hanging out with the Hyams' crew this year..

I love my Brady!

Jack and Granddad

Claire LOVES her cousin Virginia

Riding Isabelle around in the gator

Grandmom enjoying the girls outside..

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Broken Leg

Never turn your back when your baby is in a bumbo seat...learned the hard way

Tuesday, November 15, 2011


Caroline was super cute as a nerd..

Jack was a little scary this year..

So sweet..

Please just take me home now..

Cutest Jessie ever..

What a theme we had going this year; a nerd, zombie boy, Jessie from Toy Story and Mickey Mouse!

Brady at 7 months with a little yummy spit up on his mouth...

Brady loves to take rides on the plasma car