We spend New Years Day at a hotel in GR with the Rietman clan
Robb turns 32
Grayden goes to Lego club at the library
Jovie spends some time in the ER after ingesting some of my medication.
Grayden goes to basketball camp
We attend Rob and Amanda's "Fiesta Party"
Another great "Favorite Things" party
I spend a weekend at Woven Retreat for adoptive moms
We donate blankets to HDCH in memory of Brenham's 8th birthday
The boys go to Monster Jam
Sadler turns 5!
We spend a week in Gulf Shores over Spring Break
We have a TMNT party for the boys' birthdays
Grayden turns 7
Sadler graduates pre-school
Robb goes deep sea fishing in Key West
Memorial Day Parade
Grayden finishes 1st Grade
The boys go to tennis camp
Camping at Hungry Horse
Break ground on the new building
Fourth of July
The boys go to Nature Camp
We have family pictures taken
We spend a few days at the cottage with friends
Jovie starts potty training
We spend a day at Michigan's Adventure
We take a trip to the zoo!
We spend a week camping at Tri-ponds
Sadler spends some time in the ER after hitting his head on a pole
We compete in the ORC Amazing Race
Back to school date with Sadler
Back to school date with Grayden
We say our Earthly goodbyes to Grandpa Lubbers
Labor Day Truck Parade
Back to School Scavenger Hunt
Sadler starts Kindergarten
Grayden starts 2nd Grade
I turn 31
The boys start their first year of soccer!
We go to a Tigers Game
Apple Picking at Cranes'
Jovie and I host some friends for a tea party
Danny Gokey concert with my sisters
8 years post transplant
3rd Annual "Hungry Games" competition
We celebrate 11 years of marriage
Weekend fun at Soaring Eagle Waterpark
Trick or Treating
Host our first Thanksgiving dinner
Jovie turns 3!
She has a "Pancake and Pajama" party
Christmas Program at church
trip to the Critter Barn for the live nativity
NYE at Scott and Stacey's house
Thank you, Lord for blessing us so richly in 2016.
I thank you for keeping our family safe, I praise you for our health, and for restoring our bodies when we’ve been sick. Thank you for our jobs and for providing all that we need, and more. Thank you for the awesome opportunities we’ve had to travel and see the beauty you’ve created around us. Thank you for our children and blessing us with them.
Thank you for our marriage and for giving us 11 wonderful years together. Thank you for all the fun times we’ve spent this past year with friends and family and for the blessings they are in our lives.
Lord, I pray for your protection over our family in 2017, and for continued health and happiness. We ask you to guide us in the year to come as we seek your will for our lives. We look forward to what your plan holds for us in the coming year. We know whatever comes our way, you will be there through it all. Help us to live our lives in a way that may please you in the year to come.
Happy New Year!!
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