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We are a family of 5 that moved from California to Arizona about 8 years ago. We love it here! We love to watch movies, enjoy the great outdoors when it's not blazing hot, play sports, hike, ride bikes and spend time together! Life is awesome and we wish the same to all of you!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

McCoy Family Update 2013

Another year has passed us by and we are grateful to be finishing happy and healthy! We hope you have all had a fantastic year as well! Here is what we have been up to:
 

Bryan

This year Bryan has been focusing on taking his Real Estate business to the next level. In addition to working with his residential clients, he has been focusing on developing a commercial client base as well. Working with several clients in commercial leasing and sales, he continues to focus on his client’s needs and providing the best service he can. In addition, Bryan has begun working with a builder and developer on a residential townhome project. It is in the very beginning stages but Bryan is happy to finally get his feet wet in the development arena. When he is not running all around town doing real estate, he is hanging out with the family (who is running all around town for Conlan’s soccer games). He does understand that they will not stay this young forever and tries to spend as much time with them as he can. Bryan had another good year in Youth and Government this year. His program area, Constitutional Convention, was another success and the kids seemed to have a lot of fun as well. This was his 21st year volunteering for the program, over half his life. Where does the time go? 

Jenna

Still rocking the world of Domestic Goddess and Student! Currently she is in the midst of finals for her fall semester and on track to finish her BA in Interior Architecture and Design at the Academy of Art University in 2 ½ years. At the moment that seems like an eternity, but we all know it will fly by in the blink of an eye. Jenna helps out in Conlan’s class once a week at the school and takes care of little munchkins on the home front. The summer brought a part time job with a local custom home builder where she is able to use her CAD skills and assist the Interior Designer. She is happy to put her knowledge to work in a real world situation. Needless to say there is little rest for this Mommy!

Conlan

This year Conlan turned 9 and has become quite the fashion trend-setting little man. Conlan is in his third year of club soccer. His team has been rocking and rolling at the tournaments taking 1st place in the last two! He is still playing left midfield and has been coming into his own as a player. He is in 4th grade now and has made honor roll the past 2 quarters. He also was awarded “Exceptional Student” in his class for September. Our little man is growing up and we are so proud of him!

Aislinn

She will be turning 5 in January and starting Kindergarten next year. Tear, sniff…where does the time go? Aislinn has been working very hard in learning her letters and numbers, reading beginning reader books and working on her writing skills. She loves to play with her sister and cousins (Kyla and Emmalina).  Aislinn will also be starting dance classes in January. She loves to dance around the house with mommy and her sister and be silly! She has found a creative streak too. Lately she has been drawing and painting and enjoying her creative projects. She is developing into such a sweet, helpful little lady!

Damara

Yes, the terrifying threes have hit the McCoy household in the last few weeks. Our sweet little Damara is now 3 and packed full of fire! Where did that angel go? She is full of giggles and sunshine most days. Damara may be younger than Aislinn, but that doesn’t stop her from keeping up with her big sister. She loves to paint and draw too! She has recently discovered the art of paper cutting (the proof is all over the family room floor most days). Demi girl is also taking an interest in dance, and we are sure that she will be following in her big sisters ballet shoes very soon. No more babies, this charming little one is now a big girl!

Love and hugs from our family to yours. May you enjoy this holiday season!

Love,
The McCoy Family

Bryan, Jenna, Conlan (9), Aislinn (4) and Damara (3)

Happiness is not something you postpone for the future; it is something you design for the present.




 

Friday, September 13, 2013

Doing the Pee Pee Dance

Demi has been potty training...finally we can do the potty dance! Here is her hilarious version: 
 
 
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Friday, June 21, 2013

Making Stone Soup


We read "Stone Soup" last night before bed. It must have made a big impression on Aisy because this morning when she got up, she said "Mommy we should make stone soup today!" And that is exactly what we did. We gathered a bunch of veggies and the story and headed to grandma's house. We hear she has some of the most delicious stones around. The kids picked out a special stone for the soup. The soup turned out Deee-lish-ous!