Meaghan & David

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We are Disney people, hitting the parks at least once a year. Christmas is our favorite time to visit because of the all the decorations and special celebrations happening around.
We are Disney people, hitting the parks at least once a year. Christma...
We celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary in 2020.
We celebrated our 5th wedding anniversary in 2020.
Best day of our lives back in 2015. Perfect weather, and so much fun with family and friends.
Best day of our lives back in 2015. Perfect weather, and so much fun w...
Baseball is our favorite sport. Meaghan is a St. Louis Cardinals fan while David roots for the Twins. It's nice that we can pull for each other's team unless they meet in the World Series.
Baseball is our favorite sport. Meaghan is a St. Louis Cardinals fan w...
It's almost always sunny in Texas! And while the summers may be very hot, we love getting to take advantage of the cooler days.
It's almost always sunny in Texas! And while the summers may be very h...
Honeymoon photo with our favorite mouse.
Honeymoon photo with our favorite mouse.
The smiles before one of the worst mini-golf rounds Meaghan has ever played. David, the golfer, fared much better.
The smiles before one of the worst mini-golf rounds Meaghan has ever p...
Another wedding shot.
Another wedding shot.
In 2017 we dressed up as Mary Poppins and Bert for Halloween and attended Mickey's Not-So-Scary Halloween Party at Disney World.
In 2017 we dressed up as Mary Poppins and Bert for Halloween and atten...
David is a goofball, clearly. It's never dull with him!
David is a goofball, clearly. It's never dull with him!
Sometimes Meaghan will be a goofball with him.
Sometimes Meaghan will be a goofball with him.
Daisy saw our buttons  that said,
Daisy saw our buttons that said, "We're ADOPTING!" during a trip to D...
And she had a big hug for Meaghan after.
And she had a big hug for Meaghan after.
We have been blessed that our community of family and friends is as excited about our parent potential as we are! Many people supported us by purchasing a shirt.
We have been blessed that our community of family and friends is as ex...
Family
With David's parents on their 50th wedding anniversary.
With David's parents on their 50th wedding anniversary.
David's side of the family (brother, sister, and each of their families).
David's side of the family (brother, sister, and each of their familie...
We're entertaining, to say the least!
We're entertaining, to say the least!
We love baseball! As part of the 50th anniversary celebration, we hit up a minor league game.
We love baseball! As part of the 50th anniversary celebration, we hit...
Meaghan and her Dad.
Meaghan and her Dad.
Meaghan's younger, yet bigger, brother.
Meaghan's younger, yet bigger, brother.
The four of us hiked up to an overlook of the lake; it was beautiful!
The four of us hiked up to an overlook of the lake; it was beautiful!
Us with David's parents in Nov. 2017.
Us with David's parents in Nov. 2017.
Meaghan at her parents' Florida home.
Meaghan at her parents' Florida home.
Meaghan's side of the family is smaller than Davids, but don't underestimate our ability to be loud!
Meaghan's side of the family is smaller than Davids, but don't underes...
Taking in an Elton John concert with David's sister and brother-in-law.
Taking in an Elton John concert with David's sister and brother-in-law...
Visiting Disney with Meaghan's brother and sister-in-law.
Visiting Disney with Meaghan's brother and sister-in-law.
Holidays
It was a treat for us to eat AT a restaurant after doing takeout for most of the year.
It was a treat for us to eat AT a restaurant after doing takeout for m...
Meaghan's parents visiting a local BBQ staple while visiting in early December 2020. We're always hitting up a new place when they visit!
Meaghan's parents visiting a local BBQ staple while visiting in early...
Meaghan picked up these ears for the 2021 family trip to Disney World. Naturally, there had to be a picture taken! Look for an updated pic of them wearing the ears at Disney - coming soon!
Meaghan picked up these ears for the 2021 family trip to Disney World....
Mother-daughter facemasks were fun!
Mother-daughter facemasks were fun!
PJ's are a traditional gift on Meaghan's side of the family, and both sides always wear PJs while opening gifts, after church, on Christmas Eve.
PJ's are a traditional gift on Meaghan's side of the family, and both...
David's specialty: baking and building the krunsekake, a traditional Norwegian celebration cake. We had one at our wedding and now David makes one each Christmas.
David's specialty: baking and building the krunsekake, a traditional N...
Meaghan has cross-stitched stockings for everyone on her side of the family - including one for the next addition.
Meaghan has cross-stitched stockings for everyone on her side of the f...
Having fun at a local Christmas event.
Having fun at a local Christmas event.
Games are a big part of all family get togethers - for both families. And, boy, can it get loud with laughter and (fake) accusals of cheating!
Games are a big part of all family get togethers - for both families....
It wouldn't be the holidays without baking!
It wouldn't be the holidays without baking!
All the food! We all love to eat!
All the food! We all love to eat!
Meaghan's brother and sister-in-law bought a stork for us during their trip to Europe. The stork is awaiting the littlest family member, whenever he or she arrives.
Meaghan's brother and sister-in-law bought a stork for us during their...
At Meaghan's parents' house for Christmas 2017.
At Meaghan's parents' house for Christmas 2017.
This is MacGregor; Meaghan's parents' dog. He loves Christmas, especially the stockings!
This is MacGregor; Meaghan's parents' dog. He loves Christmas, especia...
Mary is the last living grandparent on either side of the family. She will be 90 in the summer of 2020.
Mary is the last living grandparent on either side of the family. She...
Meaghan's mom takes photos of ALL the gifts!
Meaghan's mom takes photos of ALL the gifts!
In front of the tree at David's parents' house in 2018.
In front of the tree at David's parents' house in 2018.
Meaghan's brother is a bit of a ham (or, penguin, as the case may be).
Meaghan's brother is a bit of a ham (or, penguin, as the case may be).
There is not end of laughter with our families. It's why we love spending so much time with them.
There is not end of laughter with our families. It's why we love spend...
Matching totes for the girls!
Matching totes for the girls!
David is a Texas Tech grad and, now that he no longer works for other schools, his family can load him up with Tech gear to wear in public!
David is a Texas Tech grad and, now that he no longer works for other...
Honestly, no idea what's going on here.
Honestly, no idea what's going on here.
Meaghan's sister-in-law wearing her crown from the Christmas cracker while posing with the krunsekake.
Meaghan's sister-in-law wearing her crown from the Christmas cracker w...
Happy Thanksgiving!
Happy Thanksgiving!
It's not a holiday with David's family without some Norwegian baking. Mom is making dough for Lefse. It's like giant tortillas made with potatoes.
It's not a holiday with David's family without some Norwegian baking....
And Krumkake (kroom kah kah). These  are like ice cream cones with intricate designs and they are so good!
And Krumkake (kroom kah kah). These are like ice cream cones with int...
Time to roll out the lefse!
Time to roll out the lefse!
Meaghan learned to roll the dough this year. It's not like other doughs. It's tricky.
Meaghan learned to roll the dough this year. It's not like other dough...
We had to take a photo of David in this apron. LOL!
We had to take a photo of David in this apron. LOL!
David and his brother with their mom. Their sister's family couldn't make it this year for Thanksgiving.
David and his brother with their mom. Their sister's family couldn't m...
Almost the whole family.
Almost the whole family.
And this is how we take photos with the Wiechmann clan - lighting!
And this is how we take photos with the Wiechmann clan - lighting!
Another great holiday at David's childhood home.
Another great holiday at David's childhood home.
We helped David's mom put her tree up before we headed home. And David put presents under. He likes brown paper and string just like the song says.
We helped David's mom put her tree up before we headed home. And David...
PJs and ugly sweaters while we baked this year with David's family.
PJs and ugly sweaters while we baked this year with David's family.
The whole family gets in on baking Krumkakes.
The whole family gets in on baking Krumkakes.
David and his brother took their turn working one of the Krumkake irons.
David and his brother took their turn working one of the Krumkake iron...
Delicious Krumkake. They're a Norwegian treat similar to a waffle cone. Fill them with strawberries and whipped or just eat them plain because they're too good.
Delicious Krumkake. They're a Norwegian treat similar to a waffle cone...
Meaghan learned how to make Spritz cookies this year. She's lucky. The new dough guns are so much easier than the old hand crank one David's mom had for years.
Meaghan learned how to make Spritz cookies this year. She's lucky. The...
Travel
Meaghan surprised David with a birthday trip to Atlanta in 2019.
Meaghan surprised David with a birthday trip to Atlanta in 2019.
First night in Atlanta, eating at The Porter Bar.
First night in Atlanta, eating at The Porter Bar.
We visited the National Center for Civil and Human Rights while in Atlanta.
We visited the National Center for Civil and Human Rights while in Atl...
David is a big craft beer fan. He brews his own at home and is always on the lookout for local spots when we travel.
David is a big craft beer fan. He brews his own at home and is always...
Ice cream stop in Atlanta.
Ice cream stop in Atlanta.
Amazingly enough, this was in an Atlanta neighborhood. We always find Disney, wherever we go!
Amazingly enough, this was in an Atlanta neighborhood. We always find...
Meaghan visited Disney World in the summer of 2019 on a training trip for her vacation planning business.
Meaghan visited Disney World in the summer of 2019 on a training trip...
The Florida sun is bright in the summer!
The Florida sun is bright in the summer!
The carrot cake cookie at Disney World is a favorite of Meaghan and David's.
The carrot cake cookie at Disney World is a favorite of Meaghan and Da...
Meaghan and her friend Sarah on their way to Disneyland (ears and all)!
Meaghan and her friend Sarah on their way to Disneyland (ears and all)...
Meaghan and  her friend Sarah on a girls' trip to Disneyland.
Meaghan and her friend Sarah on a girls' trip to Disneyland.
Family Disney Trip 2021
Meaghan with her parents. This was our day at Disney and one of the few warm days this time around!
Meaghan with her parents. This was our day at Disney and one of the fe...
When we stayed at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, and there were giraffes outside our room each morning and night. They are our marriage mascot!
When we stayed at Disney's Animal Kingdom Lodge, and there were giraff...
We helped paint-by-number the EPCOT mural for the park's Festival of the Arts.
We helped paint-by-number the EPCOT mural for the park's Festival of t...
EPCOT was beautiful as always. We cannot wait to return - hopefully with a baby - in the near future!
EPCOT was beautiful as always. We cannot wait to return - hopefully wi...
David's tradition on all our Disney trips: a selfie with Goofy. And Goofy waved this time!
David's tradition on all our Disney trips: a selfie with Goofy. And Go...
Food is a BIG part of our Disney trips! Sleepy Hollow at Magic Kingdom has these amazing Nutella and fruit waffles that we usually split for breakfast
Food is a BIG part of our Disney trips! Sleepy Hollow at Magic Kingdom...
Meaghan's favorite sight during every trip - the view of Cinderella Castle as we walk down Main Street. Her happy place!
Meaghan's favorite sight during every trip - the view of Cinderella Ca...
The parks closed early due to Covid so we would head back to the hotel, put on pj's and play cards each night. We love spending time with family!
The parks closed early due to Covid so we would head back to the hotel...
Sitting in Oga's Cantina in the Star Wars section of Hollywood Studios. We are HUGE Star Wars fans and love getting immersed in the world of the Jedi!
Sitting in Oga's Cantina in the Star Wars section of Hollywood Studios...
Meaghan's brother and sister-in-law also were at Oga's with us. We had a BLAST and are all looking forward to bringing our kids back to Disney one day
Meaghan's brother and sister-in-law also were at Oga's with us. We had...
The Millennium Falcon! It's incredible to see live and up close.
The Millennium Falcon! It's incredible to see live and up close.
Meaghan's brother has the longest arms (he's 6'4
Meaghan's brother has the longest arms (he's 6'4") so he snapped an ea...
Meaghan and her brother. This is the goofy look he has in most photos. No doubt Baby will have a fun uncle to play with!
Meaghan and her brother. This is the goofy look he has in most photos....
Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios houses two of our favorite rides: Slinky Dog Dash and Midway Mania. Also, the tart treats at Woody's Lunch Box.
Toy Story Land at Hollywood Studios houses two of our favorite rides:...
Meaghan wears Minnie ears on most days of our trips. We always make sure to grab lots of photos to remember all the great moments we have each trip.
Meaghan wears Minnie ears on most days of our trips. We always make su...
An early morning outside our resort at Disney. It was beautiful!
An early morning outside our resort at Disney. It was beautiful!
Meaghan's mom was usually the photographer when we played in the water as kids so she's still learning the ropes of playing with it herself.
Meaghan's mom was usually the photographer when we played in the water...
Meaghan here - I DEFINITELY got ganged up on by David and my brother, here!
Meaghan here - I DEFINITELY got ganged up on by David and my brother,...
The original three - Meaghan's dad taught her and her brother how to catch and slap the jumping water at EPCOT when they were kids. The game continues
The original three - Meaghan's dad taught her and her brother how to c...
So glad it was warm on this day. Someone in this family will have a lot of fun teaching our kids how to play with EPCOT's jumping water.
So glad it was warm on this day. Someone in this family will have a lo...
Due to some colder weather during the week, we didn't get as many full-family photos as we usually do. Fortunately, we have this one!
Due to some colder weather during the week, we didn't get as many full...
Disney is our favorite place to be, but it's exhausting! Napping on the bus between parks or the park and the resort is a must!
Disney is our favorite place to be, but it's exhausting! Napping on th...
The outside of our resort, The Yacht Club, at night. We don't usually stay at a deluxe resort, but they are our favorites!
The outside of our resort, The Yacht Club, at night. We don't usually...
Baby Shower
Meaghan is a planner by nature. To help her feel as prepared as possible for a new baby, a shower was thrown for her.
Meaghan is a planner by nature. To help her feel as prepared as possib...
Meaghan and her mom.
Meaghan and her mom.
Meaghan's mom, Meaghan, David's mom, and David's sister.
Meaghan's mom, Meaghan, David's mom, and David's sister.
Meaghan's friend, Sarah, hosted the British tea-themed event.
Meaghan's friend, Sarah, hosted the British tea-themed event.
Meaghan with friends at the shower.
Meaghan with friends at the shower.
You can't have a British tea without hats! Guests created their own hats upon arrival.
You can't have a British tea without hats! Guests created their own ha...
The theme originated with the baby nursery, which will be Peter Pan-themed.
The theme originated with the baby nursery, which will be Peter Pan-th...
It was a small and casual lunch - right up Meaghan's aisle.
It was a small and casual lunch - right up Meaghan's aisle.
Some of the drinks at the lunch.
Some of the drinks at the lunch.
Petit fours are one of Meaghan's favorite desserts and perfect for a tea.
Petit fours are one of Meaghan's favorite desserts and perfect for a t...
David even got in on the action after-the-fact because Sarah's youngest son requested David try on a hat he had created.
David even got in on the action after-the-fact because Sarah's younges...
Lots More Photos
David loves chocolate and mint. He found a great recipe and we made these wonderful cookies for Christmas.
David loves chocolate and mint. He found a great recipe and we made th...
Holiday pjs and ugly sweaters while making Krumkakes with David's family.
Holiday pjs and ugly sweaters while making Krumkakes with David's fami...
Disneyland trip in 2019.
Disneyland trip in 2019.
Disneyland 2019
Disneyland 2019
David earned his masters degree but couldn't make it to Lubbock for the ceremony due to work, so he found his old cap and gown and wore them to work! LOL.
David earned his masters degree but couldn't make it to Lubbock for th...
David caught in action on Thanksgiving with his family.
David caught in action on Thanksgiving with his family.
Quarantine couldn't stop us from having a good time on our anniversary. We got dressed up to get our dinner to-go. We got compliments on our look and free dessert.
Quarantine couldn't stop us from having a good time on our anniversary...
We had a Bless This House ceremony with our church group. We prayed over the house and wrote Bible verses and prayers on the framework.
We had a Bless This House ceremony with our church group. We prayed ov...
We had a Bless This House ceremony with our church group. We prayed over the house and wrote Bible verses and prayers on the framework.
We had a Bless This House ceremony with our church group. We prayed ov...
Meaghan learned how to work the dough gun for making Spritz cookies. These new dough guns are a lot easier than the old hand crank ones!
Meaghan learned how to work the dough gun for making Spritz cookies. T...
Time to make Krumkake.
Time to make Krumkake.
The whole family gets in on making Krumkake every year.
The whole family gets in on making Krumkake every year.
Krumkakes!
Krumkakes!
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