Tuesday, December 29, 2009

Tessa 7 months old

Video to die for!

We went to the Doctor on Dec. 17th and she had her 6 month check up.

Weight: 18lbs 1oz (76 %)
Height: 28 3/4 inches (99 %) DAD COULDN'T BE MORE THRILLED ABOUT THIS!!!
Head: Didn't write it down but was 70th %

This is on the 17th. She handled her shots great this time!

Other Tessa news....she has 2 bottom teeth!! They cut through on the 3rd of December

More Tessa News:
She's a sitter. She topples over now and then, but has mastered it this past week. You go Tess!

silly, silly boys!


Tessa the Shepherd's little sheep

Ellie (Mary), Carson (Joseph), James (The Wise Man) Bailee (The Shepherd), Tessa (The little lamb)

The video. It's a little chaotic! Don't forget to turn my music off

Opening ONE present Christmas Eve

Tessa really concentrating on this new and exciting thing!

PJ's of course! Carson looks so excited (and he really was)!

Tessa's Pj's

Ellie's and JD's Pj's

Tessa and the paper

All the kids and their pajamas (they were kind of wild by this point)

And another. Love the matching girl Pj's Bowmans!!! Nice work!!

Friday, December 25, 2009

Merry Christmas '09

Have a Holly Jolly Christams!

It's the BEST time of the year!

Merry Christmas from our family to yours!

Monday, December 21, 2009

Misson to Catch up

I'm on a mission to catch up on my blog before Christmas. That's a WHOLE lot of pictures and posts to come.
So here we go! Tessa started rolling over September 6. That was just a little over a week after she turned 3 months. You go girl! Although to be completely honest I was hoping she'd take a LONG time to catch on. I want her to grow up as SLOWLY as possible. Anyway, here are some pictures from that day and some footage of it too!


*** If you want to read ALL the new posts, just keep scrolling until you've reached the "elf yourself" video! Enjoy.

The Many Faces of Tessa Jo...

...within just a few minutes. She is girl through and through! Emotions FLYING!

The Way She Sleeps

This is Tessa's typical way of sleeping (don't mind the CRAZY bed head!!!) Blanket in hand, thumb in mouth, blanket over the face. She likes to be all snuggled up!

It's a bird, it's a plane...oh, it looks like an...


Arby\'s Pictures, Images and Photos

One day I was at church and Tessa was sleeping and my friend Stephanie referred to Tessa's mouth as "the Arby's hat!" It really does share some resemblance!

The Cutest Kids EVER!!

Well, at least I think so anyway!

Zucchini Mash Up

Dorian wanted to be destructive....
Here are the results!

He has no consideration for the starving children around the world! :)
A perfectly good zucchini destroyed for his manly pleasures of destruction. *sigh* Boys!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

First snow of the year


not too much, but the first snow nonetheless.

S'mores & Snacks at the Wilder's

We spent an evening during the summer nights over at the Wilder's making s'mores and these other YUMMY snacks. It was fun. They are always a fun couple to be around. Thanks for having us you guys!

James with his yummy snack

Mike, Crew and Jaxon

Jenny, Crew and the Stuckis


Dorian, Carson and James

James enjoying the food! (just like his mama!)

the Ducker girls

Carson eating his food!