Friday, June 8, 2012

Favorite Photo Friday - first and last day

{School's out!} 


Last day 2012 Jumping blog

"School's out forever
 School's out for Summer 
School's out with fever 
School's out completely." 

~ Alice Cooper 


First - Last day of school 2011 - 2012 diptych

(The top image was taken the first day of school and the lower one, this morning.
 They're growing up aren't they?
Miss Grace is growing her bangs out and looks like she's 12 here to me instead of nearly 10).


I can't believe how quickly this school year has flown by.
There have been challenges for our family and we've come through them, things are looking up
and that feels great.
When they arrive home today at 12:10 pm Grace will officially be a 4th grader and mr. Will a First grader.
Bittersweet. 
I couldn't be more proud of these two!

Welcome Summer!

the long road

18 kind words:

debbie said...

wow, you really can see how much they have grown this year. it's amazing. Grace does look so grown up with her bangs to the side. They are both adorable.

Life with Kaishon said...

Awwwww! I can't believe how much they grew. Doesn't tiime fly?!? : ) wishing you the happiest summer.

Kim said...

OMW... Grace looks soooo grown up... watch out Mama... she is absolutely STUNNING.. but I have said that from day one...
Love ya..
Happy Summer Days..

MG Atwood said...

I love the vibrant colors, and the excitement in their faces. Great shots!!

Wanda said...

Oh my goodness...can't get over how Grace grew up this year. That's crazy!!

Ah...summer...we still have a few weeks left of school here. Enjoy your free days with your adorable kids Gail!

Hugs (and thanks for your support this week. Meant a lot to me!)

Courtney said...

Wow, time flies. It is amazing how much they change in one school year. Enjoy your first official summer weekend!

Gina @ Gigi Marie Photography said...

It is amazing how much they grow up in a school year. I love that you put these together to really show that.

BTW- LOVE that purple door. It's fantastic!

Love Letters To China said...

Wow have they grown over one school year. It's amazing! These pictures definitely show they are more than ready for the summer festivities to begin.

I agree with you, Grace does look way older with her bangs growing out. :-)

Looking forward to the summer. So many fun times ahead. Yay!!!

Sharon Ankerich said...

Happy summer and YES~ they have grown but only more beautiful!!! :) LOVE the jumping photo~ JOY!!! Blessings and love! XOXOXO

Eva said...

So grown up and gorgeous!

Stefanie said...

Love these, Gail! They have grown, haven't they? I am going to do a before and after too... I can't believe the school year is already over!
P.S. That Grace is absolutely stunning. Wow.

Cropped Stories said...

These are such great shots; how excited are they? It's so cute!

Shannon said...

Love the bright colors! Do you use actions or presets? Cute kiddos... and time does fly. We blink, and they're getting their drivers license. Mine oldest just turned 15 :-/

Sophi Belle said...

Wonderful captures of your little ones and omg I adore your purple door!!

ashley said...

YAY! It's summertime! wow, Grace looks so grown up! I know you all are going to have a wonderful summer :)
xoxo

Half Gaelic, Half Garlic! said...

What a fun day for the kids!! I remember the excitement I felt on the last day when I was young!!

Hope you all have a wonderful summer ahead!! And wow, have they changed and grown a lot during the school year.

xo,

Lisa

Ivy Shaffer said...

Oh how big they are getting! Grace is so beautiful Gail and look at that Will, he's as handsome as ever. Great images of your babies!!!

Number 6 and no more counting! said...

how did I miss this post?! super cute!

And, can I just say I LOVE the colour of your front door!

lea
xo

 
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