Well my promise from New Years Eve of returning with a recap of 2010 didn't happen. Let me explain. Little Tucker bear has been a sick little guy and on Thursday before New Years Eve we were back in the doctors office debating if we would be spending hours in the E.R. getting fluids. Long story short, we were still pushing fluids on New Years Eve, he was cranky and clingy hence the delayed blog post.
Anywho, I'm here and we're going to look back at a few of my favorite pics from 2010.
I adore his crystal blue eyes!!!
Carter working hard. Watching him I know he's going to grow up to be a helpful, handy man!
B.R.O.T.H.E.R.S. Tucker looking up at Carter, already best friends!!
Our little food lover!!
First attempt at the fireplace...
Grandparents make the world go round, and we're so very thankful for my Big Granny & Big Papa.
2010 brought lots of heavy equipment, dump trucks, and two extremely large holes in our front yard. I'm glad to say 2011 we're bidding the noise, the trucks, and the impassible road farewell!
First birthday celebration for our sweet Tuck!!
His first haircut.
Learning the ropes of gardening.....
Only to have his crop eaten by the gals from the pasture.
My purpose each and every day that I wake.
He'd be such a beautiful little girl. :)
North Carolina has one of the sweetest people ever, so we like to visit!! :)
We went to visit Mickey, oh the sweet memories that this picture brings back.
Our favorite Florida State University Graduate!!! So proud of you Jess, Congratulations!!!
When I say get cleaned up, this is NOT what I had in mind. We do have a tub, I promise! This picture will forever make me smile!
He's taught me it's okay to be dirty, it's what little boys do and regardless of how hard I try... they will get dirty!
My baby graduates from Pre-K. I gleam with pride and joy over this precious little dude.
Fireplace attempt number 2.... he conquered it this time! Twice in one day!
Full speed ahead, 90 miles per hour, never slows down and this picture shows that!
First pony ride.
Country boy for sure!! This was the first time he bottle fed a calf!
End of the year party, kindergarten here we come!!!
Beach lover I'm not. For my family, I will. Family vacation=sweet, hot memories!!
The dirt finds my children, I swear they share a secret language!!
He makes my every dream come true!! I love you T-rav!
The place we call home...
Come on baby, get to movin'!
Five years ago, my life changed forever... each day he warms my soul, reminds that it's the simplicity of life that matters. I LOVE YOU MY SWEET CARTER BUG!!
North Carolina called us again....
Our new addition, Dusty.
Houdini Tucker is d.o.n.e with his crib. Time to move on.
Bubbles, bubbles, and more bubbles!!
We have an apple bandit!
The future of Sunshine Cattle...
He's oh so very cute, but oh so very mischievous!!! From this sweet face to powdering the kitchen!!
Kindergarten be kind to my baby!! I miss him when he's at school but it's a blessing to see him learning and growing!!
Momma don't let your babies grow up to be cowboys....
This picture is too funny!!
I spent a lot of money on apples in 2010!!
Best buds... Carter & Cody, 2010!
It's fair time!!!
We always welcome Fall and all the fun it brings!!
Lighting the night in memory of sweet Emilee!!
He strikes again... look close. See the brown all over him? Yep, craft paint all over him and our living room floor and recliner. Thanks Tuck.
A few of my attempts at Christmas photos with my boys.
I had the pleasure of spending six days with some of the closest friends a girl can ask for, sisters!! I love you girls more then you'll ever know. Each of you has a special place in my heart and I thank God for your place in my life.
The smiles and giggles that make the holidays that much more special.
MERRY CHRISTMAS TO ALL!!!
Florida had snow flurries the day after Christmas. I attempted to see them with the boys, we were out less then five minutes and our warm Floridian blood couldn't handle it we scurried back inside as quickly as we could!!!!
***FREEZING, sorry for the snot!***
Happy 86th Birthday to the greatest man I've ever known. I love you Papa.
As I look back through these pictures God speaks ever so softly in my ear, your blessed. I am. It's plain and simple. I have a wonderful, caring, compassionate family. I have healthy, full of life, unbelievable, precious children. I have the warmth and comfort of a home. I have the things I need, things I don't need, but enjoy :). I have peace, I have love, and I have meaning and purpose. I could go on and on about how blessed I am but as you can tell by the pictures, God is good.
I wish each of you a prosperous New Year. It is my prayer that we all show more love and compassion, and that we make certain that the people in our lives that we hold dear to our hearts know how truly special and appreciated they are. Make each day of 2011 a memory. Each day will not be perfect but it is what we allow it to be. May we live our lives without regret but with gratefulness regardless of the trials we face. Look for the good in each and every circumstance. If you allow, God will bless you.
Happy New Year my dear friend!!
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