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Jannette & Tom

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Our Family
Our family is bursting with love that we hope to share with another child!
Our family is bursting with love that we hope to share with another child!
We are looking forward to getting to know you.
We are looking forward to getting to know you.
We love spending time together at a nearby lake.
We love spending time together at a nearby lake.
Katie's birthday celebration at the lake. Note the cake Jannette made!
Katie's birthday celebration at the lake. Note the cake Jannette made!
While visiting Jannette's hometown, she snapped this photo in front of the staircase where she and Tom spent a special moment on their wedding day 14 years ago
While visiting Jannette's hometown, she snapped this photo in front of the staircase where she and Tom spent a special moment on their wedding day 14 years ago
Katie and Tom having fun with unicorn hats. These two love being goofy together.
Katie and Tom having fun with unicorn hats. These two love being goofy together.
Game night with nana and papa is a lot of fun.
Game night with nana and papa is a lot of fun.
Growing up with 2 parents who love baseball has led to Katie enjoying baseball too!
Growing up with 2 parents who love baseball has led to Katie enjoying baseball too!
May the force be with you. Halloween is Jannette's favorite holiday!
May the force be with you. Halloween is Jannette's favorite holiday!
Katie loves to explore outdoor spaces and has plenty of nearby places to do so.
Katie loves to explore outdoor spaces and has plenty of nearby places to do so.
Katie and Jannette think Tom makes a handsome officer
Katie and Jannette think Tom makes a handsome officer
Kayla, Tom's adult daughter, and Katie love spending time together!
Kayla, Tom's adult daughter, and Katie love spending time together!
College football is a fun event for our family.
College football is a fun event for our family.
Katie's first taste of pineapple whip at the Texas State Fair. She loved it!
Katie's first taste of pineapple whip at the Texas State Fair. She loved it!
Katie reading with her best friend, Chase.
Katie reading with her best friend, Chase.
Katie and Jannette celebrating at a local Dia de Lose Muertos festival.
Katie and Jannette celebrating at a local Dia de Lose Muertos festival.
A new Christmas tradition this year is girls weekend at a fancy hotel with room service.
A new Christmas tradition this year is girls weekend at a fancy hotel with room service.
Our dorky Christmas family  tradition is matching jammies.
Our dorky Christmas family tradition is matching jammies.
Handsome Chase wearing PJs that matched the family for Christmas. We're not saying he liked it...
Handsome Chase wearing PJs that matched the family for Christmas. We're not saying he liked it...
Katie and Kayla, Tom's adult daughter, love spending time together.
Katie and Kayla, Tom's adult daughter, love spending time together.
Katie and Jannette at a family photoshoot while visiting California.
Katie and Jannette at a family photoshoot while visiting California.
Mom and Dad always enjoy joining in on school party days.
Mom and Dad always enjoy joining in on school party days.
You can see by our Christmas Day smiles that we love spending holidays together.
You can see by our Christmas Day smiles that we love spending holidays together.
Katie is a nurturing soul, she tends to her dolls with loving care. Every year Santa brings her matching dolly/Katie PJs.
Katie is a nurturing soul, she tends to her dolls with loving care. Every year Santa brings her matching dolly/Katie PJs.
Hugging the dog is a daily comfort for Katie.
Hugging the dog is a daily comfort for Katie.
Tom is an excellent cook, here he is preparing Christmas dinner.
Tom is an excellent cook, here he is preparing Christmas dinner.
On a rare snow day in Texas, we built a TINY snowman.
On a rare snow day in Texas, we built a TINY snowman.
The annual Daddy daughter dance at Katie's school is a chance for Katie to dress up and hang out with her Daddy.
The annual Daddy daughter dance at Katie's school is a chance for Katie to dress up and hang out with her Daddy.
Roller skating at a nearby old school roller rink is a favorite outing.
Roller skating at a nearby old school roller rink is a favorite outing.
Dad isn't the only parent in the family who likes being goofy with Katie!
Dad isn't the only parent in the family who likes being goofy with Katie!
Our face painting experiment, we love expressing our creativity.
Our face painting experiment, we love expressing our creativity.
Tom and Jannette
We've been married for nearly 14 years and still learning about each other all the time.
We've been married for nearly 14 years and still learning about each other all the time.
This is one of our favorite photos in our backyard!
This is one of our favorite photos in our backyard!
Every year, we try to take a weekend away to connect and enjoy ourselves.
Every year, we try to take a weekend away to connect and enjoy ourselves.
Here we are playing tourist at the Forth Worth Stockyards.
Here we are playing tourist at the Forth Worth Stockyards.
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year!
We took this photo while watching the a Cubs post-season game in a sports bar.
We took this photo while watching the a Cubs post-season game in a sports bar.
This photo of our wedding day brings back SO may happy memories.
This photo of our wedding day brings back SO may happy memories.
Date night helps us catch up and reconnect.
Date night helps us catch up and reconnect.
Time at our favorite destination, a nearby lake where we get to unplug and relax.
Time at our favorite destination, a nearby lake where we get to unplug and relax.
Katie is our favorite photograph
Katie is our favorite photograph
While we were living in Chicago, going to see the Cubs at Wrigley Field was our favorite pastime.
While we were living in Chicago, going to see the Cubs at Wrigley Field was our favorite pastime.
Katie
Our beautiful daughter, Katie.
Our beautiful daughter, Katie.
Katie has an amazing imagination and loves to dress up and pretend play.
Katie has an amazing imagination and loves to dress up and pretend play.
Katie in our pool with one of her froggy backyard friends. IF you look closely, he is sitting on her hand.
Katie in our pool with one of her froggy backyard friends. IF you look closely, he is sitting on her hand.
A special birthday cake mommy baked for Katie. She request a 'tea party' theme.
A special birthday cake mommy baked for Katie. She request a 'tea party' theme.
To us, this photos beautifully represents our love each other.
To us, this photos beautifully represents our love each other.
The smile says it all, Katie is always so proud when she catches a fish!
The smile says it all, Katie is always so proud when she catches a fish!
Holiday baking with mommy. Jannette has been making these spritz cookies at Christmas since she was a child.
Holiday baking with mommy. Jannette has been making these spritz cookies at Christmas since she was a child.
This tree swing is a popular spot for Katie to spend time.
This tree swing is a popular spot for Katie to spend time.
This trail is nearby and we love exploring it when the weather permits.
This trail is nearby and we love exploring it when the weather permits.
We like to say Katie is
We like to say Katie is "part fish". She spends ALL SUMMER in the pool!
Katie's best friend is Chase, our dog.
Katie's best friend is Chase, our dog.
Our Home
Our neighborhood and home are warm, friendly and there is plenty of room for another family member!
Our neighborhood and home are warm, friendly and there is plenty of room for another family member!
Our home is located in a quiet neighborhood in a country setting.
Our home is located in a quiet neighborhood in a country setting.
A sweet nursery is waiting for a new family member!
A sweet nursery is waiting for a new family member!
Katie and her cousin enjoying some poolside meditation.
Katie and her cousin enjoying some poolside meditation.
Summer is our favorite season because we get to swim!
Summer is our favorite season because we get to swim!
The backyard is our favorite place to spend time.
The backyard is our favorite place to spend time.
The fire pit in our backyard is a fun hangout place after the sun goes down.
The fire pit in our backyard is a fun hangout place after the sun goes down.
Surrounded by trees, our backyard is our favorite place to spend time!
Surrounded by trees, our backyard is our favorite place to spend time!
Katie has made friends with with our neighbor's horse, Colby.
Katie has made friends with with our neighbor's horse, Colby.
Our beautiful neighborhood.
Our beautiful neighborhood.
Our beautiful neighborhood.
Our beautiful neighborhood.
Our Adventures
These wide smiles happened right after riding the Rockin' Rollercoaster, a SUPER fast ride at Disney World.
These wide smiles happened right after riding the Rockin' Rollercoaster, a SUPER fast ride at Disney World.
Catching fish at the lake we visit as often as possible. We had an amazing dinner of fried fish later that evening!
Catching fish at the lake we visit as often as possible. We had an amazing dinner of fried fish later that evening!
Smiling with the big guy himself, Mickey, in Epcot Center during our first trip to Disney World .
Smiling with the big guy himself, Mickey, in Epcot Center during our first trip to Disney World .
These are not the droids you're looking for.
These are not the droids you're looking for.
We enjoyed a beautiful sunny day on a visit to San Francisco.
We enjoyed a beautiful sunny day on a visit to San Francisco.
Seeing Hamilton on stage in Chicago was a highlight of our year.
Seeing Hamilton on stage in Chicago was a highlight of our year.
This is a rare moment when we sat down during our trip to Disney World.
This is a rare moment when we sat down during our trip to Disney World.
Giving back to our community is important to our family. Here we are, volunteering for Feed My Starving Children where we prepped meals.
Giving back to our community is important to our family. Here we are, volunteering for Feed My Starving Children where we prepped meals.
Go, cubs, GO! Katie's first Major League Baseball game may have been at the Texas Ranger's stadium, but we were rooting for the cubs.
Go, cubs, GO! Katie's first Major League Baseball game may have been at the Texas Ranger's stadium, but we were rooting for the cubs.
Katie was impressed with the view from the Shedd Aquarium on a visit to Chicago.
Katie was impressed with the view from the Shedd Aquarium on a visit to Chicago.
Fishing at the lake makes Katie happy.
Fishing at the lake makes Katie happy.
We loved showing Katie some of our favorite spots from when we lived Chicago.
We loved showing Katie some of our favorite spots from when we lived Chicago.
Going to Hawaii was quite an adventure, this sunset during luau was unforgettable.
Going to Hawaii was quite an adventure, this sunset during luau was unforgettable.
Katie and Jannette hiking a trail near to our neighborhood.
Katie and Jannette hiking a trail near to our neighborhood.
During our trip to Hawaii, we spent a day hiking through a rainforest! It was a tough hike but gorgeous.
During our trip to Hawaii, we spent a day hiking through a rainforest! It was a tough hike but gorgeous.
Our first trip to The Grand Canyon, it was snowing that day.
Our first trip to The Grand Canyon, it was snowing that day.
This was one of Jannette's favorite moments during our trip to Disney World, meeting Chewy!
This was one of Jannette's favorite moments during our trip to Disney World, meeting Chewy!
Katie's first trip to see The Bean in Chicago's Millennium Park. She loved being able to see the reflection of the skyscrapers nearby.
Katie's first trip to see The Bean in Chicago's Millennium Park. She loved being able to see the reflection of the skyscrapers nearby.
Katie is a daredevil for rides and her Daddy will always join in on the fun.
Katie is a daredevil for rides and her Daddy will always join in on the fun.
Katie and Jannette think roller skating is a blast and try to get the local roller rink regularly.
Katie and Jannette think roller skating is a blast and try to get the local roller rink regularly.
This is our favorite photo from Disney World!
This is our favorite photo from Disney World!
Katie and Tom all ready for a fun day in Disney World.
Katie and Tom all ready for a fun day in Disney World.
Our Extended Family
This is Jannette's family including her parents and 3 of her siblings.
This is Jannette's family including her parents and 3 of her siblings.
This is Tom's family including his father, sister and all of the grandchildren.
This is Tom's family including his father, sister and all of the grandchildren.
Nana & Papa (Jannette's Parents) who recently moved to Texas. We're so excited to have them nearby!
Nana & Papa (Jannette's Parents) who recently moved to Texas. We're so excited to have them nearby!
Katie with two of her cousins, looking innocent and happy.
Katie with two of her cousins, looking innocent and happy.
Acting like goofballs is much closer to reality.
Acting like goofballs is much closer to reality.
Our first 4th of July with Nana & Papa living nearby.
Our first 4th of July with Nana & Papa living nearby.
This are Katie's cousins, Emily and Eleanor.
This are Katie's cousins, Emily and Eleanor.
Kayla and Katie love spending time together.
Kayla and Katie love spending time together.
Celebrating Katie's birthday at the lake with Nana & Papa
Celebrating Katie's birthday at the lake with Nana & Papa
Jannette and her sister have committed to getting together regularly although they live in different states.
Jannette and her sister have committed to getting together regularly although they live in different states.
Nana is in heaven surrounded by grandchildren.
Nana is in heaven surrounded by grandchildren.
Jannette and her sister, Felicia, have committed to getting together regularly although they live in different states.
Jannette and her sister, Felicia, have committed to getting together regularly although they live in different states.
Jannette, Katie and Jannette's brother
Jannette, Katie and Jannette's brother
Jannette, Katie & Jannette's Mom (nana)
Jannette, Katie & Jannette's Mom (nana)
Tom's family including his Dad, sister, Kayla and Katie's cousin.
Tom's family including his Dad, sister, Kayla and Katie's cousin.
Roar! Visiting a dinosaur exhibit with Nana.
Roar! Visiting a dinosaur exhibit with Nana.
New Christmas traditions with Nana
New Christmas traditions with Nana
Itty Bitty Cousins
Itty Bitty Cousins
Jannette and her awesome niece who has a radiant smile.
Jannette and her awesome niece who has a radiant smile.
Katie with her cousins.
Katie with her cousins.
Mermaid cousins spotted in our backyard!
Mermaid cousins spotted in our backyard!
Katie loves to cuddle with her cousins.
Katie loves to cuddle with her cousins.
Cousin fun
Cousin fun
Roar! Visiting this giant replica of  a T. Rex.
Roar! Visiting this giant replica of a T. Rex.
What's crackin' cousins?
What's crackin' cousins?
Katie loves her Nana & Papa
Katie loves her Nana & Papa
Tom's sister, Katie and Kayla
Tom's sister, Katie and Kayla
Katie adores her sister Kayla!
Katie adores her sister Kayla!
Kayla, Tom, Tom's sister & Katie
Kayla, Tom, Tom's sister & Katie
Kayla, Jannette, Tom & Katie
Kayla, Jannette, Tom & Katie
Tom's dad with his grandchildren
Tom's dad with his grandchildren
Cousin time
Cousin time
Jannette's brother, Katie and Jannette's nephew
Jannette's brother, Katie and Jannette's nephew
Now that Jannette's parents live nearby, Nana can have lunch with Katie at school anytime she wants!
Now that Jannette's parents live nearby, Nana can have lunch with Katie at school anytime she wants!
Jannette's parents love being involved in Katie's life
Jannette's parents love being involved in Katie's life
Jannette and Katie during a trip to Six Flags with a close friend who we consider family
Jannette and Katie during a trip to Six Flags with a close friend who we consider family
Katie is so lucky to have her grandparents close by!
Katie is so lucky to have her grandparents close by!
Now that Nana lives near by, we're excited she'll be joining the holiday tradition of visiting downtown to enjoy The Nutcracker
Now that Nana lives near by, we're excited she'll be joining the holiday tradition of visiting downtown to enjoy The Nutcracker