Posts Tagged ‘memories’

My children have a special tradition that they do with their Grandma every time that a new baby is born into our family. They bake “baby brownies”! All of the children from the oldest to the youngest get to help prepare and decorate brownies to be enjoyed when Mommy, Daddy, and the new baby come home from the hospital. This allows the children the chance to make wonderful memories with their Grandmother while she is caring for them, and teaches them that babies being born is something to celebrate and look forward to!

This is the third time that they have made “baby brownies”, and let me tell you,they keep on getting even tastier every time. After all, they are made with more and more love each time, as another little set of hands gets their turn to help!

Aprons on! Everyone is ready to get started!

Kassidy has got the right idea!


Kaitlyn adds some oil.

Here comes Kourtney with the eggs!

Time to start the mixing!

More mixing with Kyle.

Kassidy keeps it going.

Kourtney gets her chance to mix it up.

Okay, time to bring in the big muscles with Kory!

Time for the yummy chocolate frosting!

Kyle is the official frosting-tester…now that is a great job to have!

Ah! The finishing touch…rainbow sprinkles!!!

Here is the final product…delicious!! These did not last long, let me tell you!

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I know that it has been a while since I updated here. But I have a good reason. No, really, I have a GREAT reason!!

THIS is why I have been MIA for a little while:

Kolby Bradford was born on August 12th, 2008 at 5:51am!

He weighed 4 pounds and 15 ounces, and was 18 inches long.

Isn’t he just a sweetheart?

Everyone is just loving him and enjoying him so much!

Big sister Kaitlyn was the first sibling to hold him.

Next it was big brother Kyle’s turn.

Big sister Kourtney gets her chance.

Big sister Kassidy has been waiting patiently to hold her new brother.

Kory is a big brother now!

Welcome home baby Kolby!!! We love you!

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Here are some miscellaneous shots of some of our children from a recent birthday celebration we enjoyed. I love having family time! We can make special memories that will last a lifetime.

Little girls love to play with ribbons. Kourtney is no exception!

Mommy helps Kassidy learn to read the card first!

Kaitlyn, Kyle, and Kassidy hanging out and having fun.

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A week ago, we took the children to a living history museum that is local to us, to enjoy a summer festival they were having. We met with their cousins there, and a great time was had by all. Here are some pictures that were taken inside the children’s discovery zone. Lots of hands-on activities, games, dress-up, and more!

Kassidy shows us that even two-year old pioneer girls have a job to do!

Kaitlyn and Kyle are ready to take your order in the country store.

Kourtney has a basket of goodies all prepared!

Kory likes the view from the train engine.

Who knew it takes THREE girls to drive a tractor?

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A while ago I promised some more pictures of my children so I thought today I would make good on that promise. In our house, sometimes the three oldest (ages 5.5, 6.5, and 8 ) are called the “big” children, and our two younger (ages 2.5 and 1) are called the “babies”. Soon we will have another little one to add to the “baby” group! I can’t wait! Children are such a blessing. I love taking and keeping pictures, they are such a wonderful way to preserve our precious memories!


 Kory says, ” I know that I can win you over with my big blue eyes!” 

Kory gets into a little bit of mischief in the pantry. “But Mom, I want something to eat!”

Kassidy thinks playing outside in the snow with Daddy is fun! “See my snowball Mommy?”

“Awww…don’t I look sweet while I am sleeping? Just like I do when I am awake?”

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