Thursday, May 21, 2009

Fun Family Times!!

Sam's recital was Friday night. On Saturday we all gathered at my brother's house. It was a day filled with making memories, cousins, eating, celebrating, munching, visiting, encouraging, laughing, and lots of LOVING!!!


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We jumped on the tramp and rode horses.

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We played with the puppies.


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The Rocket Launch (always a big hit with the cousins)



The Reason for our Big Party - The Graduate, Sam


We all circled around. The men of our group shared memories and gave Sam godly advice as he begins a new journey.

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What is a party without sweets?


Both sets of grandparents (my parents on the right)


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Gift opening



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Flying kites

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All of us playing baseball


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Just plain ol' cuteness!



The huddle...                          The Set up...

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The Play!


It was a very special day. This is the beginning of a new chapter for our extended family. Our children are becoming adults. Fun!


in a world surrounded by men said...

That there is a lot of pictures!!! What a fun time.

Jessica said...

Ashley-Isnt it such a small world? I just commented on your blog and she contacted me. Fun. She has a beautiful family. I think we are going to try her church on Sunday and see what we think! Maybe next time you are in ID we can visit. Well looks like you all have been having fun. Talk to you later

Cinnamon said...

What a great time. Don't you just love family getting together. I love the pictures of you all, so fun, so happy, soo many :-)hee hee

Can't wait to see you all~ Cinnamon

Andrea Cherie said...

Have I said this before? seriously have the coolest family ever!

Natalie said...

It always cracks me up how the little kids crowd around during gift opening! What fun!

The Morris Family said...

How can it get better? all the memories that were made!! I enjoyed seeing all the pictures of the families gathered together, reminds me of what is to day....where was this great party, close by???

Dani Joy said...

It´s my first time over at your blog and I love all the pictures! What fun!

I love big happy families!
How great to see a God Honoring blossoming family!

I was able to be a part of a large family when I was growing up just by association and always wanted to have 8 children!

Pray that one day you will be able to start that camp. I look forward to following your blog and getting to know you better.

Anonymous said...

oh we had fun