Sunday, February 24, 2013

Family Reunion and other things...

Family Reunion
Saturday, the 23rd, we had a Family Reunion on my dad's side of the family. We went to Niagara WI where my Grandma and Grandpa live. It was probably the last time we are going to have one there because as soon as they can, they are going to move to Green Bay. Here are some pictures of when we were down there :)

Uncle Dan and Lindsey

Carrie and Michael...they have the weirdest faces!!! lol

me and Michael eating Cheetos!! :)

Cowboy Brady!!!

we put some Cowboy boots and a Cowboy hat on Beckett and he loved them!!  And he looked adorable too!

Beckett and Grandpa <3

Here are a couple pictures of Lindsey when she came over to our house a few days ago :)
She's adorable!!!
love her! :)


A few days ago, me and my sister Carrie went Cross-Country Skiing in a field behind our house.  It was pretty fun!!

me and Carrie

me and our puppy (who isn't such a puppy anymore ;)) Casey

me and Carrie again...

me and Casey again!

me and Carrie eating snow :) :) :)

Well, that's all for now!!!
p.s. see that headband that I am wearing in the pictures of me and Carrie?  I made it!!! :) I also made a brown and pink one and I am making a pink camo hat :).  And Carrie made the hat that she is wearing too. :D

Monday, February 18, 2013

2 exciting things!!!!!!!!

Hi everybody!!  I have 2 very exciting things that I'm very happy to tell you about...

1. my brother Joel and his wife Lydia are expecting!!!!!!!!!!!!!  We are all VERY excited about that!!  I think it'll be a boy :).  The names they like are Thomas or Evan for a boy (both of their dad's names are Thomas) and Janae for a girl.  I am so happy!!!!!!!

2. my sister is engaged!!!!  Her fiance, Andy Anderson proposed to her last Thursday on Valentines Day!!  We are all SOO happy for them!!!  We are going to go dress shopping this week to find her a Wedding Dress!!  :D :D :D

So happy for them all!!

Monday, February 11, 2013

I made a hat!!

Hi everybody! Guess what? I made a hat!!!! It was my first one so it has A LOT of flaws, but it's pretty cool!  Here are some pictures :)



All these pictures were taken by a phone so they're not the best quality :/

I also made some pajama pants!!  (with the help of my sister-in-law Jessie :)).  Sorry the picture is sideways though! :/.  They are SUPER easy to make!!  Click here to see Jessie's blog where the pattern is. :)  I think that I'm going to make another hat this afternoon...hopefully it will be a little bit better!!!

Saturday, February 2, 2013

my WONDERFUL family :) ♥ ♥ ♥

So, I thought that you might want to see some pictures of me and my family.  I have 8 siblings and 3 of the are married.  I have 3 nephews and 1 niece.  Anyway, here are the pictures!!  Enjoy!

These wonderful people are my parents :) ♥ 

My brother Tyler and his wife Jessie ♥
My brother Brennan and his wife Amanda ♥ 
 My sister Kelly and her boyfriend Andy ♥
 My brother Joel and his new wife Lydia ♥
My brother Nathan ♥ (19)
My sister Anna ♥ (17) 
My sister Carrie ♥ (15) 
Me!!  And I'm 13 of course :)
My sister Shannon ♥ (10)
My little brown hair brown eyed man Brady!! ♥ (2, almost 3)
My adorable buddy boy Michael ♥ (2)
(I love his dimples! :))
This is my handsome blonde hair blue eyed kiddo, Beckett ♥ (1) 
And this is my sweet little girlie, Lindsey ♥ (2 months)
aw!  Love them to death!! ♥ ♥
Our whole entire family at Thanksgiving 2012!!
So there you have it...all of my family!!  ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥
p.s. please comment!! :) :)
p.p.s. if you haven't noticed, a lot of the pictures were from Joel and Lydia's wedding in January! :)


Bonjour!  Je m'appelle Lauren Duke!  In other words, hello!  My name is Lauren Duke!  The language is French.  Ma Belle Vie means My Lovely Life.  I am 13 years old and this is my 2nd blog.  My 1st one is Lauren's Journal.  Hope you enjoy this blog!!!