The Year in Review
I joined the Minivan club. I had my reservations, but it's not like I was ever that cool to begin with.
The Dorman Family went to Broken Bow, OK to celebrate Mom/Dodi's birthday!
Lyla loves bathtime
Ice Cream in the Cold
My little Valentines
We played in the rain
and read some books.
March was a rough month for us, but there were some highlights.
Lyla got her stro-jo
Emmet saw Zootopia
Lyla got a playhouse
We went to the Zoo
We went to Natchez
We found some Bluebonnets and pretty quickly discovered that Emmet is allergic to them!
Lyla's Birthday Party!
Lyla turns 2 and Dada turns 33!
The Garritys hosted a crawfish boil for the Future Fullriches
Perot date with these cuties
Allison's Bachelorette Party at Lake Cyprus Springs
The Barnes/Garritys go to Watercolor, Florida
Our Michigan cousins came to town!
June 4th was a big day for us.
Emmet turned 5
and Allison and David got married!
Ben and Emmet at Vacation Bible Camp
We went SWIMMING!
Emmet started his Ice Skating Lessons
We picked blueberries
We shopped at the Dallas Farmer's Market
July 4th party at Alli and David's
Then we took a trip to Glen Rose with the Dowlings!
We stayed off the Brazos and did some fishin'
Ice Cream stop in Downtown Glen Rose
Dinosaur Valley State Park
Lyla started gymnastics!
More Summer Fun and Sillies
We spent a weekend in Tyler where we swam and played
and Emmet made everyone match him
And we went to a Tyler winery
Then Emmet started back to school and a certain little sister missed him big!
We did a lot of playing at home
Emmet, Chad and Bob-O went to a Stars game
We took a Barnescation to Cedar Creek Lake!
Lyla started ballet and Brother was her biggest fan!
We went to the State Fair
Then to Balloon Race
And then we came back and MOVED to our new house!
We fit in the Pumpkin Patch on Halloween!
Daisy Duck and Chip from Rescue Rangers
Much of November was spent working on the new house and playing in our backyard
Here Chad has the kiddos raking!
Emmet and I read his first chapter book together. It was so special
The inscription says, "To Shauna, From Memaw and Papaw Autrey for her 9th Birthday.
February 13, 1994"
We were always styling
Our Thankful tree!
The Paci Fairy came and we said goodbye to Lyla's Pacis - it was hard for everyone!
Then we began getting in to the Christmas spirit!
Chad and I took a trip to New York!
And had a lovely Christmas with our Family
Although 2016 was hard in many ways, we are so thankful for our health, our new home, our loving families and our precious children.