Wednesday, December 23, 2009

away in a manger...

audra and her class put on a wonderful holiday play for us all...

soccer star...

jammin' out...

our good friend mark stopped in for some musical medleys. audra loved dancing and playing the piano while was on the guitar. he just released his first solo album - and it rocks. check it out at: www.markharrodmusic.com

the vine boys...

nfl in his sights...

the vine girls...

turkey day with some fam...

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

mommy time!

daddy time!

goofin'...


while rooting for the bengals, audra put on her fairy outfit and sprinkled some good luck magic fairy-dust right before kickoff. the bengals thank her...

last man standing...

halloween party...

some pics from a halloween party audra and mommy went to; while deigan and daddy watched football...then we all went to kings island's party, too.

Wednesday, September 30, 2009

more pics coming...

hello all, it's been a busy few weeks/month...sorry for the lag in posts. a lot's been going on that we have pics to post for - deigan's crawling, audra's 2nd birthday, and tons others. will get to share soon.

go bengals!

Monday, August 31, 2009

fun with daddy...

video

a short pool party...

while grammie and papa were spoiling deigan for the night; the rest of us headed northeast to visit our short friends...

mamma's boy...

lunch time with daddy...


down on the river...

sib pose...


this was taken a few weeks back, but certainly worthy of a post...

fountain fun...

the kids visited daddy at work in cincy. it was a great day to stroll the riverwalk and play in the fountain. audra didn't bring a swim suit so she improvised...deigan decided it was best to chill in the shade with mommy...

Wednesday, August 26, 2009

in loving memory...


apologies for the delay of postings; last wednesday my brother-in-law passed away unexpectedly. it's been a very difficult week for us all, especially for my sister. it's certainly a reminder of how precious life is...
we love and miss you shawn.

Sunday, August 9, 2009

my crew...

anutha montag...

various photos helping to play 'catch up'...

loving sibs...


wedding bells???


audra and henry got along so great, it was hard to say good-bye...

visit with the fritts...

audra and deigan had a great time meeting the fritts' and their boys...we need to do this more often...

Thursday, August 6, 2009

more pics on their way...

apologies - busy busy busy. continue capturing pics of the vine crew; need to have the spare time to post. definitely look for monday's viewing pleasure...

Monday, August 3, 2009

scare tactics...


this weekend, audra rode her first "haunted" ride at kings island. nothing seemed to faze her, although daddy was on his toes to ward off the ghosts and goblins...

Sunday, July 19, 2009

morning fun with mama...

video

weekly sib pics...


audra's sculpture...

audra's version of a mr. potato head...

mix and match...

general pics from the past few weeks...

extreme close up!!!


new favorite food...

give audra an ear of corn and she's a happy gal...

milk puddle...


audra and deigan discovered that when you pour milk onto the tray and slap your hands in it...it can be fun.

Sunday, July 5, 2009

again...playing catch up

we apologize for the slow posting of pics...we know we are behind, but here is a cluster of mixed events. these include many visits from friends both near and far, just hanging around, and the recent 4th of july weekend. enjoy and we'll do our best to stay on top of the posts...

visit from the maddens...


uncle brian, aunt anne, and cousin sean and resi (their great dog) visited us from baltimore. we had a great time with them - got to hang out, grill out, and make the trip to kings island. we wished you could've stayed longer...but look forward to seeing you soon. thanks for everything...

crazy fam...

Thursday, July 2, 2009

this week's sib shot...

visit with the fam...

both the aunts were in town...having fun with the kids. aunt amy got to meet her nephew for the first time...

tha boys...

adding to the ink...

about 18 months back, dada got "audra" inked...now it's time to do the same for "deigan" and merge it into his sister's...

Sunday, June 14, 2009

silly tent...

video

stella's 6th birthday...

party time at the inflatable world of bounce U...the kids had a blast...

trip to kings island...

eating like a big man...

the little big man has started eating...and loves the help from his sister...

visit with mr. raese...

opa's 60th...

we hosted a surprise 60th birthday party for opa...and some out-of-town giga's showed up - uncle pete, uncle george, cousins ally and joe...

friends with elmo...

while at a friends birthday party, audra got to meet one of her favorite celebrities...