Tuesday, March 16, 2010

Where has the time gone?

I can't believe that 18 years ago, this sweet girl was a premie at St. Lukes. She weighed 4 lbs 12 oz. She got really sick and developed a deadly diseases called NEC. She dropped to 3 1/2 pounds and then I was told I couldn't hold her anymore because she was losing calories. She had surgery to fix her intestines and came out stronger than ever. Fast forward 18 years. Tears stream down my face as I look back on all that she has become...even in the face of adversity. She is compassionate....loving....caring....giving.....and beautiful. What more could a mother ask for? I love you

Hannah Rachael Gropp. I couldn't be more proud. Love Mom.

Monday, December 14, 2009

Love the snow! But.....

I did not put a picture of my girls learning how to change their first flat tire. You see, Hannah slid into a curb pretty hard last week and "popped" her front tire. Our first "incident" on the slick road this year. Not bad considering this is Hannah and Haileys first winter driving experiance. Then on Saturday, Hailey needed to go to a dance party and she got down the street and started sliding pretty bad. She pulled over, started crying, and then called me to come and get her. Better safe than sorry. I felt pretty bad for her. Brian...not so much. He laughed! I can't wait for Payton to start driving......hmmm I wonder how that will be...he he he he.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

I love December

Outside our front door this morning. So peaceful.
Our pool is covered...I am a bit worried that a squirrel might try and scurry across and we may have a little body to un-ice. YUCKY

Our favorite family ornament
Of course...Brians fav.

A little blurry but we have lights!!!

Thursday, December 3, 2009


I think that I have been in a deep sleep for the last 6 months. Summer....crazy. Buying a house....crazier. Moving....well...lets say looney bin for me. Now that I am out of the fog for the time being...I am not sure what happened to Halloween and Thanksgiving. I have a few pictures to prove that I lived through them but wow....I can't remember much. So that is my attempt at an excuse as to why I haven't been on my blog. This is catch up....enjoy my last 6 months of pictures!!! Whew!!

Monday, June 1, 2009

Happy sweet 16 Hailey!!

My little track star!
My little musician
My little "headstrong" cutie.
She's not so little anymore. I love you Hailey.

Too Busy!!!

Brian, Lisa and Korey Hall at the BSU auction
Parker, Payton and TJ trying to get out of cleaning. Because they wouldn't help...they had to follow me around while I cleaned. As you can see it wasn't much fun. After the bathroom...they pitched in.
TJ is done with baseball this season.

Hannah went to Prom...Wow...17 and grown up!

TJ at the temple for primary

Tuesday, May 26, 2009

In Memory

This picture is of my dear friend Cristy with her grandson Parker. Cristy called me this past sunday to let me know that Parker had fallen from a two story window on Saturday and died. Parkers mom Ashley was having a house warming party at her new home when the accident occured. Parker was 4 years old. Please pray for them.