Friday, April 13, 2012

It's Party Time!

When the month of August rolls around....The Cranney family gets into Party mode! Danny's birthday is in August, Davis' in September, Gloria's in October, Leah's in November, and we top the year off with Kristen's December birthday! Here are some fun pix of each of the birthday Celebrations in 2011...It's Party Time!

Leah opening one of her birthday gifts at our family birthday party over Thanksgiving Break! Thank You Grandma and Grandpa Gluth for always making us feel so special!

Happy 32nd Birthday to was a great year! Just loving the Gingerbread Theme Mom :)

Got to Celebrate with JoAnn and Peyton!

Me and my girls at the party! I Couldn't ask for a better Birthday!

So Glad that my brother Alan and family were able to spend Thanksgiving with us!
Family Birthday Party....Happy 1st Birthday Sweet Leah Marie!

We are so blessed to be surrounded by such a wonderful family!

Leah dug right into her cake!!!

It made a Texas Size mess....this is her reaction when I started cleaning up the cake!

Elizabeth and Gloria....what amazing girls they are!

Aunt Alaine, Kristen, and Mom!

What a cute Cake for Leah's 1st Birthday....Thank You Margo!

Happy 7th Birthday to Gloria!!

Gloria wanted to have her Birthday at Sweet and they went full Glitz! We love you Gloria!

I got Davis a Spiderman costume so he could dress up too :)

After the "Night on the Red Carpet" the girls and some of us moms took a stroll around town in the hot pink Limo!

All of the girls got their own awards for being AWESOME!!

Yes, those are hair extensions!

All of the girls getting make-overs!

Love you Grandma and Grandpa!

This Hot Wheels track is really fun....Danny loves it too!

Gloria and Libby....swim buddies!

New Red Schwinn for Davis' 4th Birthday!!

Leah had fun too!

So Cute! He loves running around the house in his Batman cape!

Davis loves opening his presents!

Davis blowing out the batman cupcakes I made! Best wishes for another awesome year!!

We had a swim party for Davis 4th Birthday! It was a real Splash, ha ha!

One of Davis' best buds, Neal, brought him a birthday cookie!

Super Heroes+Davis=Happy Birthday Boy!

Grandma made his favorite cupcakes....strawberry! Make a wish!

Davis Taking a Whack at his T-Rex pinata! Happy 4th Birthday!

Oh, there's that precious Leah celebrating! She is SO SWEET!!!

Danny's 35th Birthday Bash with the fam and the Elders! I made a dee-lish Brisket, and this cake!

Gloria's First Day of 1st Grade!! She road her scooter, but then quickly switched to riding her bike everyday! She LOVES school!

Davis' First Day of Pre-K at C.C.S! Gonna be a GREAT Year!

Happy 35th Birthday to "Big D" and Happy 4th Birthday for "Little D" Enjoying another family Celebration at G&G Gluth's House!

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Super Summer Adventures 2011

I took a two hour trip to visit the place where many of my ancestors lived. This marker and the cemetery are the only things left of Port Sullivan. The marker stands in the place where the men and woman's college used to be.
This is what was known as Port Sullivan, TX! Many of my ancestors lived here in the late 1800' I am back to my REAL southern roots looking over the cotton fields. This port is set along the Brazos River. They used to transport cotton up and down the river by boat before the rail came through the neighboring town of Hearne.

A tradition at Grandma's Camp is to make s'mores! Yummy...

Grandma's Camp 2011, Houston TX! Nine of the twelve grandchildren were able to come this year! A week PACKED with nothing but FUN for the kids :) Thanks G&G Gluth!

Grandpa, cousin Ryan, and Captain Davis :)

Lake Conroe on Grandpa's boat! Gloria and Preston Ripping it up on the tube!

Me and Erin in the Shark Cage...ha ha

That's our Texas Girl!

Grandma Gluth and Leah at the Moody Gardens Aquarium!

Super stud, Cousin Grady and cute Leah!

Davis chowing lunch at Splash always make us smile!

Gloria went down the 22 story "Texas Free Fall" at age 6...just tall enough! Way to go've got guts!

House games fun by cousin Cameron! You're a super scout :)

A fun adventure at Moody Gardens in Galveston TX!

not a dull moment with 7 little boys at Grandma's camp!

Lunch at Grandma's camp...look at all those awesome Gluth cousins!

Leah's first spin on a bike at 9 mo. old...she loves it :)

Davis wishes he could live at Splash Town!!

We love to stop for a visit with our cousins in Anthony New Mexico (near El Paso)! What a nice way to break up the long drive!

My bro, "Uncle Alan" with Leah :)

I love this smile on Leah...what beautiful trees :)
We love to stop at "Hole the the Rock" on our long journey back to Texas!

Cousin Preston and Gloria making some yummy brownies!

Gloria with her toothless grin :)

Adorable little Leah with grass in her mouth...loved that snuggly outfit!

Playing at South Fork Park in Provo Canyon...our FAV!

Hillary and me with our sweet babies! Love my mission companion!

This is the best tree house in the world!! We'll miss you...thanks for all the cherished memories!

Playing with Grandma Cranney in the you Grandma :)

"Ice-eez" everyday are a must on summer days in Provo!

Two of my college girlfriends, Amy and Michele! Here we are with our new babies!

Big smiles from Leah on the three-seat swing with cousins!

Mom and Leah taking a little dip...Leah, you're such fun company!

Look at all these future BYU cougar cousins...on BYU campus!

These three cousins are best friends: Diana, Paige, and Gloria!

Going back to our roots in Nephi, Utah! We love our ancestors :)

Danny once again takes on draining and cleaning the POOL!! Thank you pool for all the great memories!

Lila, Jane, and Leah...with Grandma C! Welcome newest additions!

Duck Duck Goose in Grandma Cranney's yard with!

Danny and Gloria hiked "the Y" there's our future Cougar!

Davis favorite food...Noodles!!

July 4th Fireworks in Provo with cousins!

Davis and Danny...our two die hard Cougar fans!! Go BYU

Gloria's note to the Tooth Fairy....ha ha

Our Gloria (age 6) lost her third tooth in Provo! Got a Dollar :)

We love Grandpa! All those grand babies love you!

Oh, there's that sweet smile again from our Leah!

Me and Erin Bust'in some of our BYU dance moves...ha ha!

Last night "at camp" Fun Family Reunion...hope to go back some day

Our boys were in the Championship game 3 on 3 at Aspen Grove!

Looks like the "Sound of Music"....Utah is so pretty!

Gloria was a big fan of the Limbo at the dance!

What a beautiful sight! Never saw the falls with so much water!

My brother Michael, April, and Cameron...fellow hikers :)

On the gorgeous trail to Stewart Falls! So green due to all the rain..

Danny after our ropes course...that was really high!

Way to go Champ! That was quite a hike to Stewart Falls!

Gloria Represents!

Mom with her twins!

Grandma and Grandpa Gluth were great sports at Aspen Grove!

putting our game on during the "family Follies!"

Danny tells stories in the loft of our "rustic cabin"our idea of camping

Made it...way keep in there Dad! Erin, you were a great coach :)

Proud of y'all....the trail was actually pretty slick from the rain!

Cousin Christian, Gloria, and Davis on the trail up to Bridal Veil Falls!

Family pic at Bridal Veil Falls....staying warm in our hoods :)

Gloria had a Blast at Aspen Grove!! It's so pretty there.

Chill'in again with you Dad!

Beautiful, but cold day at Aspen Grove!

Gloria and me we walking down Center Street in Provo...when we spotted a little treasure! She thought this was so cool...

Bundle up...not used to the frosty Utah weather in June!!

We love story time with Grandma Cranney!

This picture makes me happy....Families are forever!

We found a really cool spider that lives over the Provo River!

Trying to get a good one...

Die-hard Red Sox fan! Birthday picnic with the fam in Orem

Bridal Veil Falls, Provo Utah!

Gloria- age throwing those rocks!

Davis- age 3, we feel so "out-doorzy" in Utah! Daddy and our Leah-Loo....heart warming!

"mountain climbing" at Bridal Veil Falls in Utah...we love this place!

We love our summers in Utah with the Cranney cousins. This is Davis and his best cous. Steven!

Starting our summer out with a swim. Davis is a super swimmer!

Isn't this the picture darling? Gloria and her dear friend Eleanor! Little girls are awesome!

These three have so much fun together, makes a mom happy!

This is our adorable Leah Marie, 9 mo. old!

Kristen with cousins Kimberly and Stacey!!! Love you gals!

Great swim season with the Barracudas! Grandma and Grandpa came to the awards presentation!

Last day of school at CCS....Davis had a great year in the Parrot class!

Sissies in the morning! The first thing Leah does in the morning is look for her Sissy and Bubba...smiles all around!

Gloria's Kindergarten row! Y'all did Great...Go Panthers. It's been a great year, we're so proud!