More pics from GA.

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A few of Chazzy’s favorite things

We spent some time at a water park yesterday and had so much fun with the boys.  Chazzy was sitting with me for a few minutes while finishing up his snack and this was the conversation we had.  It was too cute to not document it.

I started asking him what some of his favorite things were and these were his responses:

Favorite color: “peorple” (purple)

favorite song: “Eo-eo-eo” (Bless the Lord, oh my soul, or 10,000 reasons)

favorite food: “B.B’s” (blueberries)

favorite treat: “raisins”

favorite book: “Bear cared, at library” (Bear Feels Scared, at the library)

favorite shirt: “my tiger” (His tiger shirt)

favorite number: “2”

Favorite letter: “my A,B,C’s)

Favorite thing to do: “Pay” (play)

Favorite thing to drink: “wawer with ice in it, and milk”

favorite person: “Chazzy and Dean Dog and Sam and E and mommy and daddy” (the whole fam, “E” is his name for Bradford)

“Chazzy, who made you?”… “God”

“Who made the world?”….. “Chazzy”



A few days in Jasper, GA…

We had the opportunity to spend a few days up in Jasper, Ga a couple of weeks ago.  Andy was asked to speak at a conference for a group of students from Miami that would be traveling up to north Georgia to kick off their school year at a week-long camp they call Warrior Week.  We decided to take the boys and try out being alongside Andy as he spoke…so we loaded up the family (including Dean Dog who spent her time at my parents house), and headed north.  Turns out, the place we stayed was beautiful and in the middle of the mountains.  Each day, I was reminded of God’s power and might in making such beautiful scenery.  We had a great time as a family as the boys explored woods, nature, played in a fun creek, and were able to watch Daddy speak to “the teenagers.”  Andy did a great job speaking, and we made some really fun memories together on the trip.

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IMG_1263 Chazzy loved discovering the rock wall:IMG_1269 IMG_1272 They did not stop playing hard the whole time, which is why most of my pictures are blurry:IMG_1281 Watching Daddy speak to the teenagers:IMG_1283 IMG_1286 IMG_1302 IMG_1308

Chaz is 2!!

We got to celebrate our sweet Chazzy turning 2 this month while we were in Georgia.  This boy is so fun!  He is such a sweet boy who loves to snuggle, but also has a rough and tumble side to him.  One minute he wants to curl up on the couch and “snuggin,” what he calls snuggling, but then the next he is running at full speed with Bradford and climbing everything in sight.  He can throw it down right now when he doesn’t get his way, but will still melt my heart a few minutes after a tantrum when he just wants to be held.  He’s talking a ton and narrates the things that he’s doing which is just so adorable.  He loves his brothers, and wants to do just about everything Bradford does.  It’s hard to believe he is 2 already.  He’s a gift to our family, and brings so much life and joy to us each day.

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Chazzy loves corn on the cob:DSC_0337Broken elbow and a black eye, results of crib climbing adventures and playing too rough with Bradford:
DSC_0314 He is so sweet to Sam:DSC_0256 DSC_0257 DSC_0279 DSC_0285Pictures from his birthday party in Georgia with family:DSC_0339DSC_0287 DSC_0300 Sam and Mae checking each other out:DSC_0304 She was so sweet with him:DSC_0305 DSC_0317 Birthday pizza with cousins:DSC_0320 DSC_0322 DSC_0325 DSC_0330 DSC_0334 DSC_0342 DSC_0350 DSC_0358 Pop filling in story time with the cousins, while Aunt Emily was in the hospital having baby Annie:DSC_0362 Bradford and Olivia on the piano:DSC_0367Happy Birthday Chazzy!!

We’re Back…

After taking a few months off of blogging, we are back.  The summer has held a lot of fun memories for us, and I’m hoping over the next few weeks to get caught up on documenting some of what has gone on.  Over the past 4 months, we’ve traveled, spent a lot of time outside playing in the pool, dealt with Chazzy breaking an arm, sent Andy to Mexico, celebrated some birthdays, lost Andy’s grandfather, spent time with family, met our newest niece and traveled a lot in the car.  It’s been eventful, stretching, and fun.  Stay tuned for some more pictures and fun stories about the boys.

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