Monday, February 20, 2017

Mark and Grace Cox's 1st anniversary!

Today was Mark and Grace's first anniversary! Time sure has flown!

What a wonderful blessing this year has been! We love you, Grace and Mark! (and Sierra :D)

Saturday, February 18, 2017

OCMS Orchestra Concert this Friday, February 24!

Friday, February 24th, 2017   7:00 p.m.
Cornerstone Baptist Church
17017 E. Twelve Mile Rd.
Roseville, MI 48066

John Rutter's Requiem will be featured by the Cornerstone Community Choir 
and the Orion Chamber Music Society Orchestra.

This will be Mary's first OCMS concert in the orchestra!

Also, this concert will be repeated on March 24th in Sterling Heights,
 but I will remind you again then ;)

Tuesday, February 7, 2017

Oakland University Chamber Orchestra concert this Thursday!

Please join us for a wonderful evening of music this Thursday at 7:30 p.m.,
featuring Anna and our dear friend Lucy Alessio!

Tickets are available at the Varner Box Office and the
Center for Student Activities Service Window in the Oakland Center.
You can also purchase tickets by phone at (800) 585-3737 or at with no service fee.

We would love to see you there!

Monday, February 6, 2017

Happy Birthday, Joe!

Today is Joseph's 21st birthday!

We are grateful to the Lord for placing
Joseph in our family!

Tuesday, January 31, 2017

A wedding of dear friends!

Some of you may know the Palazzolo family - we have been friends for nearly 20 years! 
Their oldest son Joshua got married December 30 to a wonderful young lady,
Kimberly Mueller, whom we know from Sforzando String Camp.

Catching up

The beautiful auditorium

This fine fellow!

Mr. and Mrs. Palazzolo

David and Lisa

David and Olivia

Jared and Becca

Matthew and HollyBeth

The ring-bearer :D

And the pretty flower girls too ;)

She's coming!

Mr. Mueller and Kimberly

I do <3

Worth waiting for!

Introducing Mr. and Mrs. Joshua Palazzolo!!

Here they are!

Audrey and Lydia

A gaggle of girls

Julianne with Lydia

Bethany, Anna, and Lydia

Lisa and Lydia

Adelina, Melody, and Lydia (notice the Lydia theme!)

A thorn between two roses?? Nah :)
Great friends!

And they're off!

It was a lovely wedding! We thank God for this new Christian family!

Thursday, January 26, 2017

Our 3-day Christmas - Part 2

On Monday, we had our family Christmas at home!

The full tree

"How did you know?!?!?"

I love this!

I've always wanted dried cherries!

Rebecca's gift to the boys

Great photobomb Jon :D

Dot-to-dot thanks to ThredUp

Uh-oh, the phones are out...

She was flabbergasted! Jubilate Deo!

Starting on the first book...

We are good at making a mess :D

Lydia and I made this blanket secretly for the girls!

Dad wrote a special note to Mom

Their gift was hidden under the bed!

Caleb's gift to the family ;) We went nuts!

Some of us girls got the game Clue for the fam

Looking for clues...outside?

Whatcha' won't do for a good pic...

Poor Grace :D:D:D:D

Some of us were excited :)

We hope that y'all had a blessed CHRISTmas and New Years'!