Friday, December 31, 2010

The End of 2010

I asked my family for a quick pic for the blog and this is what I got! This pretty much sums up our life.....wild 'n crazy, chaotic, loud, funny, and full of LOVE. I love my family and am thankful for another year filled with many blessings. This picture was taken about an hour ago. Margo's now asleep and I'm gonna let the big girls stay up to ring in the new year with me. David's going to bed because he's working tomorrow. This is the first New Year's Eve night that I haven't worked in several years. Here's wishing everyone a Happy 2011.

Here are some highlights of our 2010:
January: Easing into 2010 after the holidays. Gina had a much needed girls weekend with Kelly and Robin. We got snow at the end of the month.
February: Our puppy Kramer was killed on the day before my 37th birthday. Later in the month we adopted our sweet, sweet Annie :-)
March: Birthday girls: Lydia turned six and Madeline turned 8 and they had a spa party and sleepover.
April: Easter and David ran his 1st 5K.
May: Hot day at the Ham N Yam. David ran his second 5K. Mother's Day. Dance Recital.
June: Weekend at Camp Don Lee with the Grimes. End of school. VBS. Cousin Caroline turns THREE! David participated in his first triathlon on his 36th birthday. Margo turns TWO!
July: 4th of July neighborhood parade. Find out the girls are gonna have a new cousin! Madeline goes to starter camp at Camp Don Lee. Beach week at Pine Knoll Shores. The girls start 1st and 3rd grades.
August: David participates in his second triathlon. The girls attend their first concert (Brad Paisley) with us at Walnut Creek.
September: Lydia starts piano lessons. Children's choir resumes at church. Camping at Lake Gaston...Annie's 1st camping trip.
October: Madeline starts violin lessons at school. Family camping trip to the mountains and Biltmore. David and I celebrate 13 years of marriage :-) Cousin Brayden turns TWO. Our niece and cousin, Avery, is born at 26 weeks.
November: School and activities are in full swing. I met Avery for the first time. Spent Thanksgiving with the Grimes/Gammons families in Wake Forest.
December: Girls play piano at Festival of Trees. Breakfast with Santa. Madeline misses being in Christmas parade with Brownies because she's sick :-( Children's choir musical. Lydia is Mrs. Claus in school musical. Holiday baking. Lots of excitement in our household. Santa came. Margo gave him her pacis. SNOW the day after Christmas. Cabin fever! PJ days. Visiting with Avery and her family.

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