Tuesday, January 13, 2015

June 2014

June was a great month in our house.  The first weekend, we had our annual mommy/daughter beach trip to OKI.

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I was in the middle of a creative photography class, and I edited this photo.  It's one of my favorites of Emma.

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Brendan was inducted into the National Junior Honor Society...

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Brendan also joined an elite travel baseball team, and he played in his first tourney in June.

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More photos of Emma...

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Emma celebrated her last day of Kindergarten:

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And Jackson graduated from the 5th grade (elementary school):

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The 2014 Southwest Forsyth Little League All Stars were announced by the coaches (including JC) by surprising them late the Friday night before the list hit the website.

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Then the intensive practice started every single day.

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Jackson let me snap a few photos of him for his Graduation.

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And Emma continued to let me play with my camera...

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In between practice for the All Stars, Brendan's travel team won the state championship tournament...

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Jackson and his best friends who also happen to live on our street played in a summer soccer tournament.  They all wore their USA replica jerseys.

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Before the first District All Star game, the boys dressed out in their new uniforms and let me take photos of them.

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These photos ended up being priceless.

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We had an enormous outdoor banner made for the dugout with this photo:

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It turned out great!

This All Star team was phenomenal.  They breezed through District!

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Thursday, January 8, 2015

May 2014

May is a BIG month for our family.

Our anniversary is May 2nd.  Brendan turned 13 on May 6th!  A TEENAGER!!!  JC's birthday is May 9th, and his dad's is May 10th.  There's always Mother's Day somewhere in that week as well!!!

We spent our anniversary weekend in Spartanburg, SC for Jackson's soccer tournament.  The boys played really well and came together as a team more than ever.


I can't believe Brendan is 13!  I begged him to let me take a few photos of him this year on his birthday!

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This year we hosted a Mother's Day lunch at our house for both grandmothers.

The middle weekend in May, I took a trip to Cape Cod with a few other photography enthusiasts for a workshop.  We went to Nantucket one day as well.  Going to Nantucket was on my bucket list so I am so happy that we were able to go.  We rented a house on Mayflower Beach, and it was absolutely gorgeous!!!


Emma finished up her spring season of soccer.  She was very happy to receive a medal.


For Memorial Day we got to go down to Oak Island for a long weekend.  The weather was beautiful!

Brendan stayed home so that he could play baseball.  He loves it.

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May was a very busy but blessed month.

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

2014 in Review

I am still hoping to complete a summary for each month of 2014 (from May to t).

But since this is the last day of the year, I wanted to post at least one (or two) significant photo(s) from each month of 2014.

          Both Jackson and Emma celebrate birthdays in January.  Jackson turned 11 years old this year.

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And Emma turned 6 years old!

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          JC to Emma to her Daddy ~ Daughter Dance.  They were beautiful!

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           JC and the kids ran the Carolinas Spartan Sprint Race.  Brendan came in first in his age group!!!

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           I turned 40 in April!  YIKES!  JC planned the most amazing trip to Las Vegas with best friends.  It could not have been any more perfect!

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           Brendan turned 13 in May...he's now a teenager!!!  JC also had a birthday in May!

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         June was full of baseball, summer and photos.

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Brendan joined a new travel baseball team.

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2014 Little League All Stars

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Jackson graduates from the 5th grade:

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        An amazing month of baseball...


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North Carolina District 2 Champions
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North Carolina Little League State Champions

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            Our boys playing in the Southeast Regional Little League Baseball Tournament:

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Jackson in his first soccer tournament of the season:

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We have had the best year!!!!!  Here's to 2015!
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