Friday, July 31, 2009

Happy 2nd Birthday Kassidy, Rustin, Kyndall, Kaydence and Ryder!!!



Wow, I can't believe it has already been two years since the babies were born! What a miracle! Everyone is happy, healthy and developing right on schedule. Not a day goes by that I don't think about how blessed I am.
Last year we threw a big party for the first birthday. We had lots of visitors and the event was covered by several news stations. This year we are keeping things pretty low-key (not a single news camera in sight), but it should still be a lot of fun! I am sure I will have lots of pictures to post when it is all done!

In the mean time, in honor of their birthday, I thought I would post some of my favorite pictures of the quints from the past year!

July 31, 2008---The quints first birthday!



Our first trip to the Waco Zoo--August 2008




Group shot with my sister, Tiare, who came to help for 7 weeks last summer




Diapers, yeah!




"June" Calendar Photo---I love all their individual expressions.



"January" Calendar photo---this is one of my favorites




"August" Calendar photo



Pumpkin Patch--October 2008




Halloween 2008



Grandma and Grandpa Wilkinson Visit--November 2008




Thanksgiving 2008



Colby (my brother) and Neeha visit--December 2008



"December" Calender Photo taken by Kristen Duke



The boys at Christmas



The girls at Christmas



Typical attempt at a group shot--January 2009




"Book Club"--January 2008



18 Months Old!



Valentines Day--February 2009




Hugs! Kaydence and Kassidy



Kaydence and Rustin



Kassidy and Ryder



Kyndall and Rustin



Playing with boxes--March 2009



We love GG!!



Watching for Riley and Kaiya to get on the bus.



Grandpa with the quints--April 2009




Easter Egg hunt--April 2009




Group Shot (or at least my best attempt at one)




Easter Sunday Clothes




May 2009





Memorial Day with Mimi and Papa




Riley and Kaiya's last day of school--June 2009




Waiting to appear on Fox and Friends Morning Show--June 2009




Splash Park



Flag Tee's on the 4th of July 2009



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27 comments:

The Queen Vee said...

Happy Birthday indeed! I wonder what you will do today to celebrate 5 times 2? Whatever it is I know it will equal a lot of work and a lot of fun. As always loved all the pictures but the book club one really caught my eye.

Selene said...

Congratulations Rachelle. I can't believe it has been 2 years. All the kids are so cute. You have done such a great job. You are such an inspiration to me.

Hilary said...

Happy 2nd birthday guys!!!

Amanda said...

Happy Birthday to Kassidy, Rustin, Kyndall, Kaydence and Ryder! And happy 2 years of survival to you and Jayson! They have gotten so big since I was out there. I still think about them a lot. Maybe some day when they are older, I can see you all again! Enjoy the 2's x 5!

The Carlsons said...

Happy Birthday! The big TWO!! Wow! Praise God on how well the babies have been doing these past two years and praying they continue to do well. Praise Him from whom all blessings flow!
-quad mom of 16mo GGGG and a 5yo boy

Anonymous said...

Happy 2nd Birthday Kassidy, Kaydence, Rustin, Kyndall and Ryder. :)♥

Tracey's Life said...

Happy Birthday Kassidy, Rustin, Kyndall, Kaydence and Ryder! They have grown and changed so much in the last 12 months. You are doing such a wonderful job with all your children! Thank you for sharing a glimpse into your world.

Apis Melliflora said...

I will raise my milk glass to the Quints at lunch today.

Love the Book Club shot...Dr. Seuss today, Harry Potter tomorrow.

The Quints share Harry's birthday: proof positive that they were born on a magical, auspicious day!

Happy Birthday kids!

Mother of the Wild Boys said...

It's been so fun to watch them grow, thanks for sharing your adorable family with us all. Happy Birthday Quints!

Anonymous said...

WOW! they are SO grown up! 3 MORE YEARS UNTIL they start school! ahh! They are getting CUTER and CUTER!

awesome person said...

omg i cant believe there 2 i remember on there first birthday. i went to ihop with my friend christian his mom, Hannah, and her boyfriends Tomas. there get cuter every year


p.s. i would like 2 meet you

p.p.s i am only 10

awesome person said...

happy birthday to Kassidy,Kaydence, Rustin, Kyndall, and Ryder

Gislaine Trindade said...

Olá! Conheci essa maravilhosa família ontem e confesso ...FIQUEI APAIXONADA! São todos muito lindos!Realmente sua família é uma benção!!Sou do Brasil, e daqui mesmo acompanharei o crescimento desses bebês abençoados!Que DEUS abençoe sempre a vida de todos!!!

Kernal Ken said...

Happy birthdays to youse,
Don't be terrible twos.
Just keep being special,
You've nothing to lose.

There's five of youse guys
And you all have great eyes.
So keep being special
What a quint-like surprise.

Mommy to those Special Ks said...

Happy birthday!!!! I can't wait to see what the 5 of you get into this year! :)

Lauren said...

Rachelle, What beautiful children you have! (I'm sure you know that!) I hope they have had a wonderful birthday! Today was also my son's 2nd birthday!

Stephanie said...

Happy 2nd Birthday x5!!
I loved looking at all the old pics...so sweet!
They have grown so much!!

Following HIM said...

HAPPY BIRTHDAY to Kassidy, Rustin, Kyndall, Kaydence, and Ryder! Looking foward to what the new year brings to you all!
~Elyse

Dorinda said...

Happy 2nd Birthday! Congratulations on making it this far! I'm sure you can hardly believe how fast it's gone. Beautiful picture, beautiful children :)

Kelly said...

Happy birthday to Kassidy, Rustin, Kyndall, Kaydence and Ryder! Darling pictures.

twin2trip said...

A miracle indeed. Happy birthday to the little ones. It really is hard to believe.

Yes let's get together...I'm planning on it. Just let me know what works best for you.

Are you driving? Either which way I wish you the best in your travels.

Kristen Joy said...

I LOVE them all! Especially the kids looking out the window watching for the bus.

My Boaz's Ruth said...

Yay! You're back up! Happy 2nd birthday boys and girls!

They have grown up SO much in the past year.

natesarah2@msn.com said...

Just one question? How do you do it? You are so amazing! My name is Sarah Thorstrom. I had triplet girls in December of 2008, two of them are identical, and it's a struggle! Worth every moment though. I couldn't imagine adding two more to the baby mold right now. So congratulations to you on surviving the first two years.

MDtripmom said...

Happy 2nd birthday QUINTS! They are such cuties! I love ALL of the photos and I'm super impressed with the shots you get. I have a hard enough time with my triplets!

Cathy said...

These cute little quints are very cute and healthy. I love having parties for kids.. They would really love it even how simple it is.. For them, that moment will be unforgettable..

Happy Birthday QUINTS!!!

ajj1996 said...

aaaaawwwwwww HAPPY BIRTHDAY i love the pictures there beautiful