Big sorry to my fam for no photos of late

I was looking for a couple blog posts to share showing the babies ‘then’ and ‘now.’ Well, it has been days since a recent photo was posted of them. To explain a little: I had total apathy towards processing photos for about a week after getting back from Atlanta and Utah where I didn’t work on photos at all. Two of the five shoots ‘waiting’ are done and have been favorably received by the subjects. lol That sentence just sounded funny. I’ll post some highlights on the photography blog tomorrow. The last three shoots to process are all of our family members. Guy’s sister Michele and her four kids. The next shoot was of Michele’s son, Andrew, and his fiancee, Kourtney, who just got engaged while we were there. The last shoot is of my little sister, Gracie, for her 17th year.

Here are a few recent shots for you guys to look at.

On Tuesday (I think) there was an activity for the Faith in God girls at church (I think around 8-10 years old). The topic was how people have faith in God all around the world and how no matter where you go our church teaches the same things. I and three other ladies were asked to speak to them about our experiences as missionaries. It was so much fun. And listening to the other ladies was very uplifting for me. Recently I’ve reconnected with a lot of people who served a mission in Nebraska with me and people I met and taught there on Facebook. Facebook is so cool. Here is Nicole, me and Kim.
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Can I just say that I’m not that tall?! Really. But sometimes I look at photos and think, “Man! I’m a big girl compared to [whomever] is in the photo with me.” LOL Neither Nicole or Kim are really short either. Oh, two things. I am loving the new darker hair color. And one of the girls in the class asked me why my coat had only one button done. Well, didn’t you know, little one, that is the best way to cover up a muffin top! She let me know it was driving her crazy. I love the random things kids ask and say.
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Here are all the girls. There are also two sets of twin girls in here.
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This jumping shot is so cute!
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Just woke up when he heard the door. Yesterday he crawled into their room and was trying to pull the bear through the bars. They only get the bears when it is time to sleep in an effort to create a sleep routine or mood.
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He is LOVING standing as much as possible.
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Look at this cutie! The top of her hair lays down in cute wisps while the bottom is showing definite curls.
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The positions kids sleep in.
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So sweet. Doesn’t he just look like the shirt will be too small in a few days. Dang. I thought they would be in 18 months for quite a while.
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Madison happily plays both by herself and with Blake. It looks like she is already learning to hold a footy correctly! Go girl. Where is Auskick? Do you think they would take them yet?
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She is a very accomplished crawler now!
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She also has the longest tongue! It reaches her chin.
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I like the curiosity and dark lighting on this.
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Blake pitching a fit. I’d say he pitches about 5 fits a day. Every day.
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Another cool window lit shot. He scrunches his nose and forehead together when he is deep in disgusted with his life thought or there is a bright light.
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Blake speed crawling at me. He could win a crawling race. Though he is showing a lot of walking signs, he may not walk for a while. The speediness of his crawl gets him places in a flash.
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A funny shot
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Madison has decided she will only take pureed food from a specific kind of spoon while I am holding a specific type of bowl or she will pick it up to feed herself. No other method is acceptable. Weirdo.
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Even with only 3 hours of sleep, spotting more then 60 cops along my route (1 for every 8 miles), a 7 hour drive (took us 10), both me and Blake sick, babies who did not want to sleep and no other adult with me we still managed to take a state line photo! I would have gotten the other ones, but they managed to be asleep while driving by the others.
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Guy and his Punkins.
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Maddy showing off her new Berkley’s clippy.
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1 comment

  1. Too many comments to make!!! Love the pics of the babies of course.

    Love the pic of Blake “repairing” Madison’s car, ha, ha.

    We are amazed at how much you and Gracie look alike. You actually look like sisters now!

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