Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Thanksgiving and Reunion...

Thanksgiving morning, we drove to Northeast Arkansas to spend a few days with my hubby's family. Before we left, I tried to get a few pics of my sweet girls, but 2 out of 3 were NOT interested in having their picture made. Feel free to take a guess at which two I am referring :o)
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I quickly gave up on getting a pic of all three girls and decided to try the two big girls. That didn't go much better, but I did get this pic. I love this pic. The look on Sophie Le's face just cracks me up and the hand holding melts my heart.
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Sophie Le tried. I can appreciate that :o)
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As usual, Hillary Ashton loved having her pic taken. Haha!
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I think this may be the last year I will get away with putting baby pig-tails in her hair...
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...and putting her in pumpkin tights. This is one of my favorite poses :o) It is called her "beach pose."

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Over the last few months, her sweet little dipple has gotten more obvious. She thinks it is cute...and so do I :o)
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This was about as good as I could get of Julianne. It looks like she is smiling...she wasn't :o) She really didn't appreciate mommy trying to take pictures of her. Happily smiling or not, she is still pretty darn cute :o) Can you believe how fast her hair is growing?
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I got these Babylegs knock-offs at Target for only $2.99...aren't they cute?
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On Friday and Saturday, Neil had a FIFTEEN year high school reunion. I didn't realize I married such an old man :o) Haha! He went to a VERY small, private school. I think their were only 23 people in his graduating class! On Saturday, the girls got to visit Daddy's old school. He went to this school from pre-K through 12th grade.

They enjoyed the playgound a lot and wanted to know exactly which things on the playground Daddy used to play on.

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I wonder if young Neil had any idea he would be back at his alma mater in fifteen years with three such sweet baby girls?
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Daddy with his kindergartener in front of his kindergarten class...
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My little Le Le! What a sweetie!
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Sophie Le's hair is almost too long to put in pig-buns. I think we need to get her a haircut.
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I am telling you, it is impossible to get a pic of Hillary Ashton with her eyes open when I use flash. I just love that she still smiles :o) As you can tell, Sophie Le was my picture baby this day :o)
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Julianne yelling to Sophie Le to get ready for a pass...
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My future baller?
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Yes, I do realize that the flower in her hair is HUGE and I LOVE, LOVE, LOVE it!
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This picture was hanging in the gym. Neil's track team won state in 1994. I asked Hillary Ashton if she could find her daddy in the picture and she quickly responded, "Yes, he is on the back row lookin' really grumpy." Haha!
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Daddy explained that he was trying to look tough...haha! Good luck with that one, Daddy :o) Gretchen, I think Corey & Neil must have had the same "tough guy" idea...that is Corey next to Neil :o)
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A rare pic of the whole fam...
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My sweet, sweet little Juicy...I don't think I have ever mentioned her nickname before...Yep, it's Juicy Ju...her sisters gave it to her.
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I can't get enough of those big brown eyes!
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Our foster baby, Jonah, did SOOOOOOOOOOOOOO good last night. Keeping him awake during the day helped so much. So far, he has been a super baby! I wish you could all meet him...he is a little charmer! I never knew a two week old baby could be a charmer...but he is :o)

2 comments:

Sami said...

i think it's adorable that hillary ashton loves to take pictures so much...especially since you used to HATE it and i had tons of pics of the back of your head...and your arm over your face...and your hand in the camera... :)

The Garners said...

You always get such wonderful pictures! That's a sweet family picture of everyone, too! It's hard to get one with everyone it it--at least it is for us!