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Weekly Weekend Update

This weekend I got to spend my time relaxing with my favorite peeps in the world. My family.

Well I say relaxing. I come from a family of girls + a dad. In a solid 24 hours there is a lot of drama/screaming/laughing/eating/and just plain fun to be had.

Now take that same scenario and put 6 people + a 5 month baby trying to get ready for family pictures, well that just equals pure chaos.

Luke and I ventured back to my hometown on Friday to stay with my family and then take our annual family picture for our Christmas card. We are super excited because we have added two new boys to the mix: Luke and Maxton. We all dressed in black and red and spent some time walking around the park hopefully getting some good shots. Only time will tell!

Here are some pics from our fun weekend:

Of Course we kicked off Friday night with my personal favorite Chicken Foot!!! (or is it chicken feet? I really don't know) Luke is helping Haley count her dominos, clearly we baby her.
While we played our game Kati did my mom's hair to prepare for the big Christmas pics the next day! Remember my post about having sensitive smell? Well my family made fun of me for it. Please, feel sorry for me now. While we played our games and Kati did mom's hair dad hung out in the living room, while Misha watched longingly into the kitchen wishing she could join us.

By the time we got home on Friday night Maxton was already in bed asleep :-(
But I made sure to spend lots of time with him on Saturday, here are some cute pics of him in his jumperoo! He loves it so much:

Hanging out after taking our Christmas pics: I love weekends with my family, they are crazy weekends, but I love them so much!!

I hope everyone had a great weekend!


  1. What a great weekend! I can't wait to see more of your pics. You have such a beautiful family. I think, your sister Kati looks SO much like Elisabeth Hasselbeck! And, I really like Luke's black sweater...very cool.

    Hope you have a great week!

  2. What a beautiful family you have..
    I can't wait to see the end results..

    It looks like you guys had a great time..

    Maxton is just to stinkin' cute..
    Your Mom's hair turned out fabulous.. I am never that lucky doing it at home..

  3. Looks like y'all had a great time together. I love spending time with all of my family too. I think it's neat that you all have a family Christmas picture made. It definitely is an effort, but so worth it.

    Maxton is adorable!!!

    I say "chicken foot" and I love playing it!
    I think it's because it's easy for me to play. ;)

    I'm glad you had such a great weekend.

  4. Sounds like a great weekend and Maxton is TOO cute!! I need a weekend with my family!

  5. Beautiful family! Glad you had a fun weekend!

  6. Glad you had such a fantastic weekend. Hanging out with family really is the best! Your pictures are so cute! I love the ones with Maxton - the baby I nanny for has a jumperoo, and he loves his too. He goes crazy jumping in that thing. I also love the pic of the little yorkie - so cute!!

  7. Your nephew is such a cutie! I love playing chicken foot. Its such a fun game.

  8. Fun pics.. We did red and black for our family pic last year! Love it!

  9. Ya'll are SO ADORABLE!!! I am so glad ya'll had a great time. I can't wait to see the Christmas picture! And knowing you, it is no wonder your fam is so gorgeous and fun!

  10. Ur nephew is adorable:) What a cute name too maxton! I love it:) I sure do love family weekends too. U and your family are adorable! Looks like you guys have a great time together.. that is what family is all about!! Cant wait to see your christmas pics! We are using one from our wedding for ours and then for my parents we are using a wedding one too:) But I am going to add a non wedding one on ours too:) Christmas time is the BEST!

  11. You have a gorgeous family! I can't wait to see the final pictures, I am sure they turned out great!

  12. Maxton is getting so big, he is adorable!! I miss your family!

  13. AWWW LOVE the Yorkies!!! So freakin cute - I love me some Yorkie! :)

  14. What great pics of your family! I am currently in the process of figuring out what we are going to wear for our Christmas picture this week. It is a little stressful....
    Love ya Megan!

  15. That sounds like such a fun weekend! And that is soo cool that your family takes a pic every year, we so want to start that as a new tradition for our fam! All your pictures are so cute!

  16. That baby Maxton is so cute! Those cheeks!

    Your whole family is gorgeous!

  17. beautiful fam Megan!

    and I have GOT to try Chicken Foot!!

  18. Great pics, girl! I LOVE Maxton's argyle sweater in the last picture and your family is too gorgeous!

  19. Yes I am most definitly going to see Twilight on the 21st. I am bummed that I am not getting to go to the Midnight Showing though.. I will have til wait until Friday are you going?

  20. Your family is gorgeous! I come from a family of all girls and a dad too. Poor guy :) Can't wait to see your Christmas pics. I'm sure they are great! We need to get ours taken too so I can get our cards out....times a tickin'

  21. Love the pics! Maxton is a doll!


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