Wednesday, April 28, 2010

Fun With Girlfriends!

This year I've had the honor of getting to know these gals at a mom's morning out that meets 2x every month. It has proven to be such an amazing group of women! We all have toddlers at home (Except for our dear Beth on the far right. She's got teens!) and it has been wonderful to share ideas and thoughts with each other as we figure out the various stages our kiddos are going through!
Girls, you are each such a blessing and I am so thankful for you!!!
The photo was taken 3+ weeks ago! The five on the left are/were all expecting and the first in line has already welcomed her little boy! One down, four to go!

Monday, April 26, 2010

Grandpa & Grandma Visit!!!

We had a fun few days with Ben's parents!
CoCo loved all the Grandpa and Grandma attention!
Breakfast with "Gamma-pa"!

Trip to the park with both Grandpa and Grandma!

Dress-up while cooking Grandpa some "mush".

Tea parties served at least twice daily!
"Churz Gamma"!

Wednesday, April 21, 2010

CoCo's Dedication Celebration !!!

We chose to dedicate CoCo at home with family and close friends.
It was a short, but meaningful little ceremony. We were thankful for all who came and missed those who were unable to make it. It's amazing to think she's reached two years and we find ourselves overwhelmed at times with the amount of love we have for her.
Below are some photos taken throughout the day. I don't have photos to represent everyone as there were many, but you'll get the idea!
Showing off her new purple slippers!

All the kids lined up to sing some kids songs with Auntie Shawna.

Dedicating our sweetie to the Lord with scripture and prayer.

AND of course, fun was had by all... I had to post the series of photos below. I tried to edit some out, but it just wasn't the same! I fell in love with all the different expressions!!!

We had cupcakes to celebrate her 2nd birthday.
(there were boys at her party, but they weren't interested in posing for a photo???)

CoCo's godparents and "regular" parents! :)

Our only photo of Auntie Shawna! Here she's with Wesley!

I did take photos of Grandma and Grandpa and others, but sadly they are all over exposed! It was my pregnancy brain that had the camera at an indoor setting. However, we are so thankful for the beautiful weather and the special time spent with those who came to celebrate with us!

Monday, April 19, 2010

Guests on Tuesday!!!

AND on Tuesday Ty and Keddi arrived!!! It was fun to celebrate CoCo's birthday with them!

Here she's sporting her new backpack that she fills daily with her latest treasures!

Perhaps the most beloved birthday gift was this little bike left on our steps by very special friends. She can't quite reach the pedals, but she scoots along in it very happily!

Above Ty and CoCo race across the back deck on their bikes!!

CoCo loved Ty's bell on his bike! She's already asking for one on her bike! :)

Ty and Keddi off for a day of biking in Seattle!

Guests on Sunday!!!

Last week started out with a visit from Spence and Michelle. It was so fun to see them and hear about their upcoming move to Portland!!! Yes, they are moving to "the dark side" as Ben likes to point out to them. I sadly didn't get any photos of the two of them, but I did manage to shoot a photo of CoCo wearing Michelle's boots!

Monday, April 12, 2010

Sunday, April 4, 2010


We are finding all kinds of fun spring plants in our new to us yard!!!
For part of our Easter celebration, we went into our yard, picked some foliage and made 3 beautiful arrangements to display in our home. They turned out perfect and it was fun to clip and gather!