Monday, February 20, 2012

Kids in the Kitchen

Kids in the Kitchen from Barefeet In The KitchenThis afternoon we had a full house. With a dozen kids and almost that many adults, there was just a bit of chaos in my kitchen. I had four of my siblings here visiting and would have loved to have the rest of them here as well. My sister and her husband were in town with their twin daughters. So, my family that lives in the area all came over to visit as much as possible.

It has been a fabulous weekend of children racing through the house. The youngest three are not yet two years old. My sister's girls were born just six weeks after my own youngest son. The three of them never stopped moving if they were awake. We were determined to get a photo of them all in the same place, so we sat them on the counter with my older boys. They were so excited to be in a new area, they actually sat still long enough for us to get a picture for my mom.

Kids in the Kitchen from Barefeet In The Kitchen


My awesome husband insisted that I take the time out of the kitchen and actually relax. So, I did. We ordered sandwiches enough for everyone, other families brought food to share and we ate potluck style whenever we were hungry. Sometimes, it is not all about the food. It is so much more important to enjoy the time together.

Kids in the Kitchen from Barefeet In The KitchenNo recipe today, but I'll be back in the kitchen tomorrow! Have a blessed week!

19 comments:

  1. Love those kids! You got some good pictures :-)

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  2. The kids are so cute! I am sure you had a great time with your family.

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  3. all kids are adorable! so fun to gather with family members.

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  4. So cute - there is nothing more fun that the cousins all being together. My youngest is a month apart from two of her cousins as well and it's the same thing. They never stop moving the whole time they are together. Love all of the blonde hair! They definitely look like cousins. Enjoy!

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  5. They're all so adorable! It must be so fun when you all get together.

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  6. Your had 4 sibling visiting and there's more? wow big family

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  7. Adorable pictures, Mary! They look like they are having so much fun!

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  8. Yeah ! I love these pictures o much! and they all look aodrable!! ahh!

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  9. Soooo cute! It is so wonderful that you have such a close family and that your children all get to grow up together, or at least visit often :-)

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  10. Beautiful, beautiful children. So glad you got to have this meaningful time together Mary. Take care.

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  11. Those are such adorable photos! There's something really special about kids having time with their cousins. Some of my happiest childhood memories are the times I spent with my various sets of cousins. I'm so glad you had a great weekend!

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  12. How absolutely precious! Love these pictures... I wish my Aimee had little cousins her age to play with! All the kids & little ones in these pictures are are so beautiful! Thank you for sharing!

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  13. This is how it should be! Love these photos so much. They are all beautiful children! I know you had a great time.

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  14. Aww very cute. You always mention your sons and I didn't realize they were so young. You are right, sometimes the food just has to take the back seat. Family is where it's at.

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  15. Too adorable! Forget oil, solar, and wind, find a way to create the kind of energy a kid has and our problems are over!

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  16. How did I miss this post?! I am so jealous, now!

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    1. Awe! I'm glad you saw it now. We would have loved to have you here!! I am counting down until June now. Can hardly wait to see you guys again.

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