Monday, January 26, 2015

January 26, 2015

Now they're both sick... with different illnesses. But this happened today. Such a rare moment!

January 25, 2015

Little sister taking care of big sister. :)

January 24, 2015

Despite feeling miserable, this brave girl managed a smile when she was being discharged from the ER in the middle of the night.

January 23, 2015

This blooming amaryllis is truly a joy in this mid-winter season!

January 22, 2015

Some quality mom & daughters/sisters bonding time this afternoon. :)

January 21, 2015

A cookie making kind of morning!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015

January 20, 2015

God didn't have to make such a beautiful, intricate, candy-like fruit like the pomegranate, but he did and I'm thankful for it!

January 19, 2015

Someone woke up a bit early today, but laid on top of the heating vent in our room to warm herself up while I got ready for work. :)

January 18, 2015

In honor of the dreaded Camping Reservation Day, we had a fun family evening pretending we were camping. Roasting marshmallows over the grill just may have been the girls' favorite part!

January 17, 2015

The conditions made for a pretty wimpy snowman, but we had fun anyway!

January 16, 2015

Despite throwing up at school today, Alena created another masterpiece. :)

Friday, January 16, 2015

January 15, 2015

We had such a nice visit with Grandpa & Grandma and are excited that Grandpa has been home for a week and they are heading to Florida soon!

January 14, 2015

First day of benefiting from the new preschool carpool arrangement. Ahhh...

January 13, 2015

Fun time with friends!

January 12, 2015


January 11, 2015

Celebrating Reuben's birthday and my mom's birthday of course turned into playing games. :)

January 10, 2015

Reuben's birthday date night- woot woot!

January 9, 2015

So much sweetness in this face.

January 8, 2015

It's fun to peer into Alena's preschool world. :)

January 7, 2015

Excited and humbled to follow God's leading and start this new chapter in the life of our family.

January 6, 2015

Kinetic sand is so cool!

January 5, 2015

It's well after Christmas.... but these lovely photos will probably be up awhile yet.

January 4, 2015

I love coming across sweet moments like these. :)

January 3, 2015

We are thrilled to see Grandpa making so much improvement at rehab after many days in the hospital!

Friday, January 2, 2015

January 2, 2015

Pre-bedtime cuddles with my girlies. :)

January 1, 2015

Starting the new year right by learning an awesome new game. #dominionisaddicting

December 31, 2014

NYE party with friends and all our kiddos turned out to be an especially fun night!
Happy New Year!

December 30, 2014

The carousal at the museum is always such a treat with Grammie!

December 29, 2014

I can't get enough of Alena's drawings. #love

December 28, 2014

And Gunnink Christmas day of fun! Sweet cousins. :)

December 27, 2014

Sportel family Christmas day of fun. These kiddos just keep growing!

December 26, 2014

Grandpas are the best!

December 25, 2014

Ah, our family Christmas morning was truly wonderful.

December 24, 2014

What a fun family day we had, the Meijer Gardens being one of the best parts!

December 23, 2014

I couldn't resist because I knew how excited they would be. #earlychristmaspresent

December 22, 2014

My grandpa gave this piano to my grandma for her 30th birthday. 
We are thrilled to have it in our house now! :)

December 21, 2014

So much joy in watching my girls dancing and worshiping at church!

December 20, 2014

 Great night with friends!