Sunday, December 30, 2012

2012 in Review


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1) Somehow I wound up pregnant again!

2) Isaac turns 2!!


4) Our last NYC pizza from Franco Metro’s

5) Taking a break from unpacking to enjoy the freakish spring snow!

6) Its (another) BOY!

7) Hoses are Isaac’s best friend throughout the summer

8) Family of Four (Easter)

9) Brothers/Rabble-rousers

10) Baby #3 Makes his blog debut

11) Spring is here!

12) Enjoying being close to cousins! (More days in costume than out)

13) My inlaws have a tractor and it is Isaac’s piece of heaven

14) Sometimes even 2 year olds need to be in the sling

15) Shades.

16) My oldest and my youngest

17) and 18) MANY MANY trips to the coast

19)  Loving his brother

20) Summertime owies

21) Summertime and the living is eaaaasy….

22) Isaac was alone with the Aquaphor

23) The boys help me paint letters for Samuel while Brian is on a business trip to NYC.

24) Joseph learns to ride with no training wheels!!

25) Great with child

26) Summertime lounging with cousins

27) Isaac learns to climb trees

28) More cousin playdates! (And Joseph picks himself out yellow pants)

29) Last pregnant picture

30) Hello Samuel!!

31) and 32) Meeting Samuel for the first time

33) Birth announcement photo

34) My Three Sons (also on the back of the birth announcement)

35) First smile caught on camera

36) Samuel’s first costume, made by my dear friend!

37) The Great Pumpkin Charlie Brown kicks off the month of October

38) He kills me.

39) Round one of Kindergarten shots! (Not a tear was shed, but he did say in a shaky voice, “That hurt a lot more than I thought it was going to!”)

40) Matching noses

41) My little pumpkins

42) “Look, Mama! Samuel’s smiling at me!”…not so much…

43) They moved a bunch of wood in front of the sliding door “so that Dada won’t have to go so far to get wood for a fire!”

44) The piñata crowd at Joseph’s b-day party. We are so blessed with family!

45) Five Years Old!!

46) Samuel is getting plump!

47) Brian found Isaac sitting at his work desk like this.

48) Family of 5! 



What a year!  I am so tired and happy! 

(mostly happy!)

(and tired!)

(and chronically behind on laundry!)




Jenners said...

You had one crazy year … I hope 2013 is a bit more restful (is that even possible?) At least you're back in Oregon and the baby is here and well, We've got to work on Isaac I guess! ; )

Happy New Year! Wishing you the best of everything! You rock!

T Rex Mom said...

You reminded me - I have Samuel's hat, which hopefully still fits. I just need to sew the ears onto it. Thanks for the reminder.

Great year. It sounds like 2012 was great. It is amazing to me how Isaac looks so chubby and babish at the beginning of the year and so grown up and big brother-ish toward the end. Still time to have #4 in 2013!

Here's wishing you lots of rest and less Aquaphor in 2013, too!

ter@waaoms said...

Looks like a good year. <3

I love the pic of Samuel in the costume! (actually I like all the pics but that one is especially cute)