Sunday, December 4, 2011

My little sis is getting married!!!

Introducing the future Mr. and Mrs. Danny Lane!!!

Rejoicing in the Lords goodness as he has brought Bethany a wonderful man to marry! We're so excited for them! Aren't they cute?

(And yes Aunt Brenie, I did steal your pic;)

~A very excited sister

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Exciting times!

Allot has been going on around here so we decided it was high time to update our blog. So the kiddies and I went three doors down to the Morton's to borrow Adeline's camera:)

We found Mom M. and Martha in the kitchen.

And the Morton's front porch is a great place to take pictures:)

It's hard to believe I have a three year old now! Time flies doesn't it?!

Check out that cheesy grin. :)

Then we hopped over to Cleve and Lise's apartment to see the progress.

Don't you love the bricks!

Adeline was downstairs working on bridesmaids outfits.

Lise, working on painting the bedroom. It's been so much fun having her next door all week!

Definitely not a dull bathroom! :)
I think they are going to get a different vanity.

I love the arches!

They are redoing the kitchen cabinets and putting a dishwasher in.

Lise is working so hard on all the painting. It's so exciting to see everything coming together!

Then we went next door to see Kressant. She's always doing something interesting and industrious:)

All the different soaps she's been making for the upcoming farm tour.

Cousin time:)

Some of the paint colors Michael and Kressant are thinking of putting in they're new house.

The little princess.

The Morton's organic farming is doing well!

The kids love their cousins play gym!

The fluffy one.

I think this is the most photogenic kid I have ever taken a picture of! He always looks so suave.

My Joe man.

This picture captures William's personality so well I think.

And we finally made it back to our house. We're so excited about how the color is turning out!

Wesley got the black tile put in, and somewhere on the (somewhat long) list of priorities is to decorate the mantle.

William gabbing with one of his friends on his trusty cell phone. ;)

I was ridiculously pleased with how my piano runner turned out:)

The chair we just got off craigslist. I love that site!

He really thinks that broken cd remote is a cell phone. He loves it!

One of the roses they sent home with us from Cleveland and Lise's wedding shower.

Me and the bebe. I'll be four months along this weekend. I'm feeling great and we are so grateful to the Lord for the many gifts he has given us!

~Rachel Lea

Wednesday, August 17, 2011

The Lord is good...

We are excitedly looking forward to another addition to our little family sometime next March! The Lord has answered our prayers and we are so grateful. I keep thinking about having a baby in the house again and I just can't wait! Joey and William LOVE babies and are definitely in need of their own, instead of having to borrow the neighbors occasionally;)

I'm having such a pleasant evening! I can see the kids out on the front porch running back and forth, and I can see Wesley buffing the paint on his "new" car. We bought a Mercedes from my brother in law Noah, and Wesley is so excited! It's nice to always have my van available when I need it, now that he has his own car:) And Wesley painted the spindles on the front porch the other day, so they are now a pretty white. He is such a diligent man!

We are so excited about Noah and Dorothy's new baby!! I can't wait to go see him. Hopefully we can go this weekend...

Anyways, who wants to read a long post that has no pictures? I'll refrain from drawling on dully until I have some pictures to post. Which will hopefully be soon! I'm dreaming of getting my own little camera...

~Rachel Lea (and the new little mini-Morton;)

Friday, July 15, 2011

Our internet has been down for some time, hence the absence of posts. Ok, maybe I would have been too lazy to post even if it hadn't been down, but it's nice to have an excuse anyways.
I'm supposed to be washing dishes but this is more important. Right? ;)
Life is full and busy around here! We are working on painting our house, and bit by bit it's getting done. The kids tend to have paint on their clothes these days. I'll have to take some pictures when I get a chance. Of the house I mean. Though maybe I should get some pix of them in their painted clothes too. Maybe we'll start a new fad! ;)
Adeline took a few pictures of us down in the woods a few weeks ago, so here are some of my favorites...

I love Joey's smile:)

This is our new favorite photo op spot.
(On the Morton's blog there are some pix of all the grand kids here.)

My little goober buns.

And my hot dude. He 'da man!

Wow, my kids look calm, quiet and laid back. Bahahahaha!

Our lovely photographer. This girl has more charm and poise in her little finger than most people do in their whole body!

Yes, this is the last one actually. Go ahead and laugh at me for putting so many almost identical pictures on my blog. You would too if you had such a handsome hubby and such cute kids. ;)
I'll post pictures of the house soon. Er, umm, yeah, maybe in a few weeks... months..."when I get around to it."

Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Our new van!

We have been looking at buying a van for some time, and after lots of prayer, allot of Craigslist, AutoTrader, and searching, I am very very pleased to present the newest member of our family: T&C!! We had been looking at getting a Honda Odyssey, but some mechanic friends of Wesley's recommended that we get a Town and Country, and we looked into them and just loved the nice looks and smooth ride. And the roomy interior:) We just love it! My husband is soo sweet to me!!

Those eyes just melt my heart!

The kids love the new ride despite William's uninterested stare.

This is SO William! I love his grin!

And because Mikey was over playing with Joey's "new" train set while I had Adeline's camera borrowed, I had to have a picture of his hilarious little self! This kid has so much personality!

The aforementioned train set.

Joey was so pleased to find that he could see himself in the lens.

William can usually be found carting whatever little treasures he has managed to find (rocks, dirt, toys, trash;) around in his truck. Wesley laughs so hard when he sees Williams little legs running just as fast as they'll take him pushing his truck. I love Wesley's laugh:-)

And when I downloaded my pictures off the camera, I found this super cute picture of my little heart throb that Adeline had taken, and I just had to post it! Sorry Adeline:-)

And I stole this one too while I was at it.

Well that's all. I am having a lovely day getting my house just perfect so I'll be ready when Kressant's baby is born, hopefully very soon:-) I love the excitement that comes with a new baby!! All the family comes, there's junk food and card games and late night visiting with all the family from out of town, cooing over and waiting your turn to hold the sweet new little one!! I've been missing Dorothy so much lately, and can't wait to see her when she and Noah come to see the new little one! And the Smith's too! I love my family:-)

The Lord has been so good to us lately! We are so grateful that Wesley has had steady work for the last few months. And I just can't thank the Lord enough for my new van!!!
We miss our little Timothy. It will be so wonderful to see him when we move on to our next life.
We are learning to trust the Lord, and praying for another baby when He sees fit to give us one. Wesley's Mom was encouraging me yesterday to be persistent in prayer. The Lord wants us to seek Him. I love reading about Hannah, Sarah, Rachel and all the other ladies who asked God to give them children, and how He heard their prayers! God gives good gifts to His children!!!

We are taking a break from working on the house, and are hoping to get the yard looking nice and build Wesley a shop for all his tools and things. Every guy needs a shop don't they?! Other than that we are just enjoying life, cherishing the time we have with Wesley as he is working allot these days, and trying to train our children in accordance with The Word. I love being with my kids all day! I would be so lonely without them.

Signing out,