Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Thanksgiving 2009

Thanksgiving was in Woodstock and then we stayed the rest of the week and helped Mom & Dad / Grandma & Grandpa get ready for Christmas.

Monday, December 28, 2009

Julia's 4th Birthday!

November 3rd
Traditional cinnamon roll breakfast with our family.

And a Barbie Happy Meal Dinner with friends!

Halloween '09

At school...

...and at home...

...and with neighbors!

Julia's trip to A1 Farms

Daddy took the day off, and despite the rain, they had a blast!


Picking pumpkins...

Painting pumpkins...
Carving Pumpkins...

Kuiper's Farm Oct. '09

This was our 5th annual trip to the farm...

Grandma's Birthday, Sept. 11 '09

Dinner at Port Edward's

Cake at home (...but we forgot to buy candles and used what we had on hand!)

Summer Memories 09

We thought Erica would be shy with the cold sprinkler water and didn't bother to put her in a swimsuit...we were very wrong!!
A Day at Lincoln Park Zoo downtown Chicago...
Blackberry Farm in Aurora...
(train ride)
(School room...Who needs chalk when you've got drool?)

Thursday, December 10, 2009

Oswego Fire Station

We were on a nice walk downtown Oswego with Shane's Mom (Nannie) when we were looking at the firetrucks and a couple of the firemen invited us in to see the trucks and ambulances up close!!