Monday, December 31, 2012

The Smiths' 2012

Mostly in pictures, I offer you our year in review.

We hosted our annual, fun Super Bowl gathering with the Mitas-Boohers.

pizza picnic

We enjoyed great spring time visits from Mimi and Ashley and Caleb.

lala w/her mimi

ash, tobin & evan

lauren & caleb

Tobin went to his first Tar Heels basketball game--a NCAA tournament game, no less. (Not pictured: we celebrated Kentucky's national title!)

carolina boys

We spent a lovely Easter break in Louisville.

the smiths, easter 2012

Tobin graduated from Kindergarten.

kindergarten graduation

The kids and I had an amazing week with Mimi and Granpa (and Ashley too!) in Florida.

3 babies on a slide

We celebrated Tobin's sixth birthday with our first trip to the North Carolina zoo and cake.

zoo! birthday! giraffes! zebras!

he was pleased.

Tobin lost his training wheels.

big big brother biker

Evan learned to use the potty.

meanwhile, in other family news...

Lauren turned one!

swinging in her birthday dress

Evan turned three!

it's a bird! it's a plane!

This summer, we took an Epic Road Trip, visiting family and friends in Georgia, Louisiana, Kentucky, Missouri and Wisconsin.

the cottage crew

Tobin started first grade.

big boy, big school

Lauren started walking.

sunday walk

Tobin lost his first and second teeth.

welcome, tooth fairy!

tooth fairy affidavit

We were lucky to host Mimi and Granpa as well as Ashley this fall.

mimi & granpa w/grandkids (sept. 2012)

leaves are funny!

We had a fabulous Halloween.

punkins with pumpkins

Thanksgiving was cozy in Kentucky.

grandma & lauren

Our very merry Christmases were spent with family in Georgia and Kentucky.

impromptu family photo: merry christmas!

We are grateful for all that we have, especially sweet memories of Nana and Grandmother, who we bid farewell this year.

four generations


Sending you and yours love and light in 2013.

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