I wanna be a cowgirl...

This girl changes her clothes about 5 times a day. This one was one of my favorites. The face is classic too.



They were a little apprehensive at first, but by the end of the day they were trying to find BIG hills to sled. They are hard to come by in Illinois. But is was a fun, cold day!


My Soccer Star

It was hard to watch Ethan play. I wanted to go in and score a goal from him. He is only 4 years old and I was screaming from the sidelines. Scary.

Ethan's best buddy!

The players and the cheerleaders.


19 weeks

The start of a BIG belly!



Holland is our little artist. She likes to draw ALL the time. She is quite good too! Recently she has been found drawing on chairs and tables. Argh! So, I to her the next time she draws on anything other than paper, she will lose her crayons.

Well, sure enough I found her drawing on her baby doll. I told her I am taking her crayons and markers away for the day. And this was her response... "If you take them away, I can't be an artist anymore!"

Drama queen.
(drawing of grandma and grandpa...scary eyes?)


Little Buddies...

Holland and Ethan spend a lot of time with Quinton. We love this little guy's energy. Last week we got a first flurries of the season. The kids could not wait to go out and play in the snow. Can't see the snow? It was hardly snowing....


I just can't get enough of....

We managed to fit a side of IVF during our trip to Utah.
It was an HUGE success! We are having twins AGAIN!


Our summer in Utah

Our journey begins....flying standby to Utah

Hangin' with the grandparents...

Enjoying the mountain air with sisters and cousins...

Seeing the Temple...


Time with the Gonzos...

Ryan's Family

Fun times with Aunt Kathy...

Ryan finally made it to Utah....

More fun at Grandma and Grandpa's house...

Beezer's Birthday Bash!

Lunching with sisters at Dear Lizzie

More photos to come....


Weekend in Wisconsin

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We headed to Wisconsin this past weekend for the Coldplay concert and some family time with our favorite friends. The house was in Whitewater on 12 acres. The kids enjoyed jumping on the tramp, swinging, bike riding, hiking, picking flowers, fishing. It was a full and fun weekend.
The coldplay concert was amazing! I love all of their songs...the best part was with the band playing about 3 feet from me. I could almost touch Chris. I have to admit, I was hoping to see Gwenyth, Apple, and Moses...you know all the Martins. Oh well, maybe next time.
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