Saturday, July 6, 2013

Happy Birthday, America!


I hope everyone had a great July 4th. I know we did!
We Celebrated America's Birthday with a cook-out cupcakes and fireworks!

Sunday, June 30, 2013

Summer Fun!

We have been enjoying being outside this Spring/Summer! The kids are running and jumping and playing outside and Mommy is enjoying the sunshine and having a little less housework to do since we are outside all day! We are a water family. We cannot get enough of sunshine and water.

There are rabbits everywhere in our area. Everyday we have little and big rabbits on our porch back patio and in our yard. The kids really like watching them.

Baby rabbit right out our front door.

We have 4 1/2 weeks until Kindergarten starts. :(
I am enjoying every minute with these guys. I will be so lost when they are in school.

Tuesday, June 25, 2013

Where is Mom?

We have been looking through the thousand of pictures that I have taken of the kids since they were born. The kids have started noticing that I am missing from most of them. Because I am ALWAYS the one behind the camera, there are very few photos of me with the kids. 
I have decided to try to make an effort to get some pictures of me with the kids!

Edi and Mommy

Henry and Mommy...Edi sneeking in behind! 

Sean, Henry, Mommy, Edi and Sophia.

I am so blessed to have these amazing kiddos! 
God is so GOOD!

Sunday, June 16, 2013

Happy Father's Day!

Best Dad EVER!

What an amazing Dad he is! I knew when I married him that he would be a great Father to our Children. He surprises and amazes me every single day. I have never experienced a father love his children the way Chris loves ours. He shows them more love, compassion, and understanding than I ever thought possible. There is no doubt in my mind that he was created by God to be a husband and a father!

Happy Father's Day to the MOST amazing Dad! Thank you for being a Loving Godly example to our children each and every day! I  love you!

Tuesday, June 11, 2013

Camp-Out Party

This year for the kids Birthday we decided to have a Camp-out Party. They had so much fun. They still keep asking if we can do it again! I love doing their parties every year. I really like getting all the details ready. 

I bought bags and we let the kids decorate them. My kids are very artistic. They love to do crafts and drawing.

Tents and a campfire. Chris cut up a tree to make seats around the fire.

Party Favors. Hats visors shirts canteens compasses binoculars tattoos water  bottles flashlights everything a kid could want for a camp-out. Tent favor boxes to take it home.
The Birthday Bunch



The kids had a great time. They want to have a Camp-Out for their Birthday 
Every year! I have to say this was the best party we have had for them so far. It was great for kids and adults! Oh and we made glow jars when it got dark I do not have any pictures but
it was pretty cool! I am not sure how I can top this one next year but I am always up for the challenge!

Monday, June 10, 2013

Beautifully Baked by Jen

Since we are getting ready to send the kids off to Kindergarten, I am preparing for LOTS of spare time while they are at school. I really do not want to go back to work outside of the home right now. I want to be home when they get home from School and able to see them off to school in mornings. So I am starting a business. Back in the day...before kids I use to do wedding cakes. I really do not want to do wedding cakes so I am working on some new recipes to get me started in the Baking Business! Check these out!

Chocolate chip cookie cupcakes

Chocolate carmel cookie cake cup
Vanilla Cupcake with Vanilla Frosting

White Chocolate Cupcake with Cocoa Almond Filling topped with White Chocolate and  Cocoa Almonds

White Chocolate Cakecup with Chocolate and Raspberry Filling

White Chocolate Cakecup with Chocolate Filling
 These are a few of my FAVORITES! 
I am pretty sure no one in our house is getting tired of taste testing!

Monday, May 27, 2013

Happy 5th Birthday Sophia, Sean, Henry, and Edith!

I can not believe my beautiful Miracle Babies are 5 years old. It seems like only months ago we were up to our eye balls in dirty diapers and bottles. Time has gone by so very quickly! They had a great Birthday Week. We had a party on Saturday went to the Indianapolis Motor Speedway Wednesday for Family Day and opened their presents on Thursday and played all day!

This has been the most difficult amazing rewarding exhausting and unpredictable 5 years of my life but I would not change any of it for anything.

Happy Birthday to my Amazing Kiddos! I love you more than life itself and am forever blessed by your miraculous birth!