“We will open the book. Its pages are blank. We are going to put words on them ourselves. The book is called Opportunity and its first chapter is New Year's Day.”
Edith Lovejoy Pierce
What a Wonderful Year!
I can’t think of anything particularly bad or sad that happened this year
(except for the scare we had with Jades bicycle accident).
Other than feeling a little overwhelmed with life from time to time, which is completely normal, it was a year of Lots of Fun and great memories for our family!
For those family and friends new to my Blog, I thought I would share some of the highlights of our year.
Just click on the description below the photos
to read about and see the Fun OR things that inspired me and my family this year!
Ethan Kip turns 7
Beautiful Spring Time
Life is for Living!
Tracy and Kimberly
celebrate 19 years of marriage
Family fun in May
Jade Marshall turns 15
Mother's Day 2009
Jade Runs Track
and "Grateful for Jade"
Awesome Trip to Yosemite
Keep on Dreaming!
It's the little things that make life BIG!
Tracy and Kimmie’s hike in Yosemite
Find the Wonderful in Today!
Jades Bike Accident
Our Journey towards Voluntary Simplicity
Do things to be in your child's memories!
Sunshine for the Soul Sunday’s
Birthday Cake Tradition
Our yearly backpacking trip
Gorgeous Summertime beauty
Summertime Family Fun
Labor Day Fun 2009
Our favorite breakfasts
Christmas beauty at our house
And it was the year I FINALLY
started getting all of my recipes in one spot.
LOTS of yummy meals for our family were cooked this year.
to filling up the pages of the New Year
with many more wonderful & happy memories,
LOTS of yummy meals and also
making more progress in 2010!
"Happy New Year"!
“Ring out the old; ring in the new.
Ring happy bells, across the snow
The year is going, let him go;
Ring out the false, ring in the true".