The year began with V turning 1!
(she STILL loves her kermie)
L turned 5 and graduated preschool, end of an era.
Grandma is able to live & work in LA when she visits, so she comes once a month.
SR & O got engaged
Kids became friends with new neighbors and spent a lot of time hangin with them.
Mike started doing stand-up comedy which he is super psyched about. (plus we celebrated our 11 year anniversary)
Annual family reunion times in Chicagoland & the beach house
Little V started preschool
Papa’s health is improving
Miles spent a lot of time with us
Big kid started kindergarten at our local public school,
I’m now involved in various organizations therein.
This halloween I decided to design a t-shirt for our neighborhood & ended up raising over $1000 for my kids school.
We (with help of Grandma) hosted our first thanksgiving here.
Holiday trip to Chicago, reunions with family and friends, plus V has her very first experience with snow.
The baby became a fiercely independent toddler and a major personality.
The kids have became great friends.