"For I know the plans I have for you," declares the Lord, "plans to prosper you and not to harm you, plans to give you hope and a future." Jeremiah 29:11

Saturday, December 11, 2010

The Rehearsal!

Kelly and her dad Can't believe my little brother is getting married!

Amanda practicing sitting still...good thing we had ring pops for Wedding Day because this didn't last long!
Amanda RUNNING down the aisle.

Anna has done this before and knows exactly what to do
Lauren practicing for the big day

Amanda and her great Aunt Joyce

Me and my two beautiful sisters

The 4 Troyer siblings...all grown up!
So excited to have another incredible "sister" in the family!

Tuesday, December 7, 2010

Gator Land!

Meeting cousin Kelly
And Great Aunt Joyce!

Meeting Ellie
Exploring Kelly's parents backyard where the reception will be in a couple of days

It is SUCH a pretty back yard
Lauren LOVED it!

The Bride arrives!
This was Amanda's first time to meet her new Aunt Kelly! Amanda wore the adorable outfit Kelly made for her!
Kelly picked Amanda right up despite all the mud Amanda had managed to get all over herself.
Drew's Candy Bar...for the reception. Very cute! And those suckers REALLY saved the day on our 24 hour journey back to Tokyo the morning after the wedding.

Our families all went out on a boat on a lake famous for alligators!

Amanda LOVED her first boat ride!

The Bride and Groom...such a sweet couple!
Kitty and Lauren
Anna decided to take over driving

Then Lauren and Anna decided to give it a try

Amanda got us home safe and sound!

Arriving in Florida!!

We arrived in Florida Wednesday before the wedding and Amanda was SO excited to see the Groom!!!
Wearing Uncle Drew's sunglasses at dinner.

Hanging with Aunt Sarah--who did a great job of entertaining Amanda in the back of the car on the 1.5 hour drive from the airport to our hotel.

Sunday, December 5, 2010

The McCurdys!

Amanda and Lucia know where to find the good food!
Two Old Farts! Notice the vintage 1970 shirt on the 40 year old!
Lucia liked her Papa's old fart mug
Out to dinner with the girls
Two little monkeys goofing around

Amanda loved Lucia's piano
Sweet little Lucia!
Two helpers in the kitchen. We had such a good time with the McCurdys. Thanks guys! See you soon!