Thursday, January 1, 2009
Happy New Year
Looking back at what 2008 means to the Martin family:
In January Jamie's grandmother had a stroke and was very sick for several months before she finally passed away on March 18th. We loved her very much and have missed having her around this year for Christmas.
In March Zachary turned 4 years old and Jamie and I celebrated our 9th wedding anniversary. Our nephew Ryan also turned 2 in March.
In April we welcomed our 2nd nephew Jeremiah into our family.
In May Andrew graduated from Kindergarten and Karson finished second grade. I can't believe how big they are all getting.
In June we enjoyed being out of school and doing fun things as a family like going to the aquarium in Georgia and the kids went to several fun camps at the church.
In July we spent a week at the beach with my dad and my brother and sisters. It was the first time in several years that my dad had all of his children together at one time. We had a great time!!
In August we again returned to the happiest place on earth Disney World. My dad went with us and had to come home on the second day but we still managed to have a great time together as a family. I can't wait to go back in March for spring break with to of my good friends and their families. This month Karson started third grade, Andrew first grade and Zachary started his last year at Anderson Mill Rd ELC. I can't believe he will be going to K5 this year.
In September I turned 27 years old. We also started renovating grandma's old room in our house for Karson. Little did we know that 4 months later we would still be working on this project. I hope to finish in the next month and move onto another project! We also welcomed our 3rd nephew into our family Clayton Michael McGraw.
In October Karson turned 9 years old, and we be double digits next year. Wow!!
I also managed to pull off the first surprise of my lifetime on my wonderful husband who turned 30 years old this month. It was the only time I had ever kept a secret from him!!
In November Andrew celebrated his 7th birthday at Chuck E Cheese. We had a wonderful Thanksgiving with all sides of our families.
In December we had a great Christmas and my kids like always got way too much.