Thursday, January 7, 2016

2015 A YEAR IN REVIEW

JANUARY:




  • We moved back home to Arizona from North Carolina! 
  • Michael had his last official day in the army before being medically discharged!
  • Milan got to meet so many of her fox cousins and become best friends!
  • We went to california and had Milan's first real vacation! 


FEBUARY:



  • Milan tried solids for the first time-sweet potatoes and bananas were her favorite!
  • We visited Virginia for my sister to have her baby! My second nephew!
  • Uncle Tyson came to visit us!
  • We enjoyed the nice spring AZ weather with lots of park dates!
  • We celebrated our first valentines with our little love



MARCH:




  • We visited California again! 
  • Milan was really sick for most of this month-hence the sad sickie pictures:(
  • First ponytail happened!!
  • Milan took a bottle for the first time ever!!! Life changing.



APRIL:




  • We celebrated our first easter with a sick mommy and sick baby, daddy stepped in and was an amazing easter bunny!
  • Got over sickness
  • Found my love for breastfeeding again.



MAY:





  • Milan learned how to crawl!
  • Celebrated mother's day-I was totally spoiled!
  • My mom flew out and watched Milan for 8 days!
  • Me and Michael finally got our honeymoon in AMAZING Belize, we miss and talk about it daily! We can't wait to go back some day! 


JUNE:



  • After living with the in-laws we FINALLY got our own place-a little apartment!
  • After having to sadly re-home Mogley while living with the in-laws, I surprised Michael with Franny for fathers day! Turns out he really didn't want another dog, he wanted Mogley back:( So Franny was re-homed to a friend!
  • Lots of Fox cousins were visiting for the summer, we spent a lot of time in the pool!
  • I found out I was pregnant! Shortly after I miscarried:(


JULY:





  • We went to california with a group of friends to celebrate the 4th of july!
  • Milan started walking!
  • I found out I was pregnant! And I stayed pregnant this time!




AUGUST:




  • After 8 long months of it being in the works, we opened The Native Oak! It was a huge leap of faith and we have learned so much!
  • We traveled to Utah for a family reunion!
  • We announced that we were pregnant!



SEPTEMBER:







  • Our precious baby girl turned ONE!! We "sprinkled" her with love! 
  • We found out we were having another sweet GIRL!!!
  • We traveled to virginia for my brothers wedding! I gained a new sister and new nephew!




OCTOBER:





  • We decided we were staying in Virginia for good! 
  • Looked through so many houses while searching for the perfect one!
  • Found the perfect house!! Made an offer and waited!
  • We got the house!
  • Visited some pumpkin patches!
  • Dressed up as Fox's for halloween!! 



NOVEMBER:




  • Waited and waited to move into our new home!
  • Moved in the day before thanksgiving!! 
  • Celebrated thanksgiving with so much to be thankful for!!
  • Milan practiced being a big sister with her babies! 


DECEMBER:




  • Finished moving in and unpacking boxes!
  • Painted ALOT.
  • Started our Kitchen Remodel
  • Decorated for christmas for the first time!
  • Watched Milan open all of her presents!
  • Enjoy every bit of our new home! Our favorite is the backyard!

It has been a year full of transition and change! Lots and lots of change! I'm hoping 2016 is a little bit more relaxed and filled with more growth and blooming! We are so thankful for 2015 and all that happened!! But super excited to see what 2016 brings!! 

4 comments:

  1. Congratulations on the most beautiful year, I'm praying you have an even better 2016! I am so sorry to hear of your miscarriage, you are such a strong woman!

    Love reading your posts, Whitney! Can't wait to see where this year takes you and your beautiful family.

    Sarah-Beth
    www.growingalittlelove.com

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  2. Fun, fun year for you guys (minus the miscarriage). Love how you document everything, it's fun to look back at.

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  3. Such a great year for your growing family. I love all your pictures, they're always so pretty!

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  4. I always see your instagram and finally checked out your blog! You take the cutest pictures.. Your little girl is adorbale

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