Wednesday, June 9, 2010

cousins by the dozens (well, not quite)

My family has been blessed with children.
7 in 4 years is pretty amazing.
Especially when 6 of their birthdays are all within 2 weeks' time!

We recently got all the cousins together for a little Memorial Day celebration.

And here's the starting line-up:

Clara!  Coming in first on 8/21/05.

Then comes Kaiden just 5 days later on 8/26/05!

Next is my sweet Adeline, born just 8 days later on 9/03/05.

Two years later my Emilia was born!  And she shares a birthday with cousin Kaiden - 8/26/07.

And no one could forget about beautiful little Ruby, although her birthday is the odd one... not until 10/08/07.  Maybe that's why she doesn't look too happy here... ;)

A year later, sweet little Taryn came along on 8/29/08.

And last, but certainly not least, is our handsome little Tate (who refuses to look at the camera), coming in on 8/24/09.

Oops.  I forgot about this little guy.  Odie was born on March 23, 2010.  Although he doesn't really resemble any of the other cousins.

Here's Nana with the 2 littlest ones.

What do we do when it comes time to feed all these little mouths?
Well, there's the big kids' table.

And the little kids' table.

And when we just can't take it anymore, there's always this option:

hee hee  :)


Katie@The Baby Factory said...

Awesome.....but seriously, you couldn't have had a baby on like 9/1/05 or like 9/5/ had to have 9/3/05, huh? lol :)

ps. you can TOTALLY steal my idea--it was not original :)

Jenny said...

SO funny - I have a picture of me and Chad and his brothers at the "kid table" when we were all the ages of those kids!!!!

Deborah said...

How fun to have so many cousins close in age! They will have the BEST time together growing up.

BTW - Love Tate's hat! c.u.t.e

Amy@My Front Porch said...

WOW -- that's a lot of birthdays in a short span of time! Your family has been busy the past few years ;)

P.S. Loving your long hair :)

Elizabeth said...

What a bunch of cute babies! You're one lucky girl, Auntie Katie. I love the "prison" picture. Wow - millie and ruby have turned into little girls...where has the time gone?

peter marie said...

Cute kids!!

Harper and Odie share a birthday. We'll have to celebrate!

The Sneaky Mommy said...

They are all growing so quickly! What cute cousins! I'm a little jealous--I only have two cousins! One is in jail (lovely) and one lives on the east side ('nuff said!). :) They will have so much fun not only growing up together but having each other as adult friends, too!

Wendi@Every Day Miracles said...

Wow!! What a population boom. :) Love this. Reminds me of my family. I am the youngest of five - so, yeah, lots of cousins. 7 boys and two girls. ;)
You are so stinkin' pretty by the way.