Friday, November 27, 2009

Thanksgiving Events

lily's mohawk...styled by Hannah

the kiddos...enjoying turkey!

this was the food line and beautiful table!

my aunt lisa and cousin ana were fighting over the christmas name drawing family is intense!

aaron, angie, and steve

mimi with her babies!

the quinns

the swans

i don't know who has more fun...lily or papaw!

aunt lynn and her family

aunt nancy and her family

uncle jack and his family

our family

uncle joe (his family left early!)

my dad and some of his siblings (3 sisters missing)

grandma helen with some of her grandchildren (can you believe many of missing from this pic!)

grandma with her some of her GREAT grandchildren!

tyler and lillian

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving! As you can see from the pictures, I have a HUGE family! My mom is one of six and my dad is one of eight, so family gatherings are loud and crazy (but fun!). We enjoyed our wonderful meals. Lily and Ty loved running around with all the other kids. Thanks to everyone who helped with both dinners!

Thursday, November 26, 2009

Happy Thanksgiving and Happy Birthday Aunt Holly!

Happy Turkey Day everyone! We hope you enjoy your day and have much to be thankful for. I know that I wouldn't make it without my friends and family. I am grateful to be surrounded by loving, supportive people. I am also very blessed to have a great husband and happy, healthy child.

We want to send a special message to Holly because she celebrates her birthday today! We love you Holly, and we hope you have a wonderful day!

Saturday, November 21, 2009


lily LOVES little einstein' can see she has to have EVERY coloring page surrounding her

jeff spent much of the day mowing and picking up leaves...what a trooper!

blocks always keep lily amused. Today I walked in and she had made a huge fence around her toys...I was impressed by her creativity.

playdough...lily loves to play with it and sneak in bites!

...Just a few shots from around the house!

Wednesday, November 18, 2009

Wednesday Hello!

Here are a few pics...we saw the Heisman trophy a couple weeks ago at Applebees. Jeff was pretty excited (Lily, not so much!). Lily also got a hold of a permanent marker last night and now she looks like a linebacker! Luckily, it is fading :) We are excited for a short week next week for Turkey Day!! MMMMM!!

Friday, November 13, 2009


Hello and happy Friday! Sorry we haven't posted pictures in a while. Jeff has been on an extended hunting trip and confiscated the camera to take pictures in Vevay. Everything is going well on our end. Lily and I have been managing without Jeff, even though it is so much better when he is here! Last week, I was in Indianapolis for a school conference, so I am happy to have had a more "normal" classroom week. I am looking forward to going out to dinner and seeing Stephen's play tomorrow. He is in "Fiddler on the Roof." I will let you know how that goes!! Have a great weekend!

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Doyle Fall Party

making a mess of toys

sarah and baby eli

look how eli wants to be in the pic!

sorry elizabeth, she will never sit still!

ready to go for a ride

lily liked piling the hay up around her like a blanket

ty had a great time

jeff was the dd

jonathon provided entertainment

nice warm fire

lily crashed in the car-holding her june and annie shirt from lucia and her einstein's toothpaste!

Tonight, we all went to Nana's (my grandma's) to continue fall togetherness! My aunt Bev made two delicious soups and we had hot dogs, desserts, and other goodies. We also got to go on a hayride and sit by a nice, warm fire! Nothing beats a big family :) I love getting to see everyone and am happy that Lily is surrounded by so many loving, fun people!! A great end to a great weekend!