Monday, February 29, 2016

All about Bradley: 16 months old

Bradley is now sixteen months old. He is going to have a little sister. Whitney revealed that Bradley loves to give his sister hugs and kisses on her stomach.

Sunday, February 28, 2016

What happen to our trivia questions?

We have been asked about what happen to our trivia questions. We had been doing trivia questions up to the point "Headed to the altar". We were attempting to bring them back but it did not happen.

Saturday, February 27, 2016

Recap: Windy City Newlyweds

*** We are so sorry that this recap is late but we did not want to overshadow Zach and Whitney's announcement on their daughter ***

Kelly packs up Carlin, Josie, Josie, Judson, and Jeb to visit Brandon and Michaella in Chicago. When they got to her apartment, they were surprised on how small it was. Kelly says that it's fine because that is how she and Gil started.
Kelly is surprised on how much stuff there is and therefore making the place feel crowded. The girls get start on reorganizing the room. Brandon comes home right as Carlin wants the chair gone but neither Brandon or Michaella agree with getting rid of the chair.
Brandon and Michaella are pleased with the new arrangement in the apartment.
The next morning, Michaella meets up with her mom and some of her siblings to take a boat tour through downtown Chicago.
Gil and Kelly agree that they love to visit but not live. After the tour is done, Kelly loads up the kids and head home.
Chad and Erin are restoring an old hutch that they got from Zach and Whitney. Chad reveals that he hopes to start a business as he enjoys woodworking and restoring dilapidated furniture. Erin loves to spend time with her husband as he works on restoring the hutch. The outcome is amazing.
Zach's graduation is here from the academy. The family gathers to celebrate however when Zach shows up late it puts the ceremony on a delayed. Whitney knows that her husband will do great on his new job. Nathan reveals that they are all proud of Zach. The family worries about Zach since he will put himself in danger.

23 weeks pregnant

 It's time for our 23 week update!

Zach and Whitney announced that they are expecting a little girl name Kaci Lynn. They are super excited that God has blessed them with a daughter. They have also said that they love seeing Bradley give Whitney's belly kisses and hugs.

The baby is a mango. The baby is 11 inches long and weighs over a pound!

Thursday, February 25, 2016

Second granddaughter is on the way!

Zach and Whitney are expecting their first daughter, Kaci Lynn!

Change of plans

UP TV just announced that Chad and Erin are not going to announce the gender of their second child just yet. We are not sure when the gender will be so we will keep you updated. 

Zach and Whitney will be announcing tonight what they are going to have so we will keep you updated on that.

Journey to parenthood: Baby #2 four months to go!

Today is the day that we finally learn if the baby is a boy or a girl. We are also going to learn the name of this baby! We are super excited for the new baby!
On Valentine's day, the family learned that Erin is pregnant with her second child giving this baby a little cousin just a few weeks after the baby is born.

Wednesday, February 24, 2016

The five youngest Bates

the five youngest Bates are beyond cuties!

One week later

Just one week ago today, Chad and Erin made a surprising pregnancy reveal. UP TV revealed that Erin was due in late July/Early August.
Chad and Erin
Erin is only around 16-18 pregnant with her second child.
Erin and Carson
Tomorrow is a big day for Chad and Erin as they announce the gender of their second child. We aren't sure if they are going to announce when they are due in July/August but we will keep you update.
We will be posting the gender reveal on our blog!

Tuesday, February 23, 2016

Our New Cover!

We are super excited to share our new cover photo! It will only be a few days until the Gender Reveal will be released by UP TV. 

You can leave your comments on Grandbaby #4: Boy or Girl and on Grandbaby #5: Boy or girl


Preview: Windy City Newly Weds

Kelly Jo and the kids travel to Chicago to visit newlyweds Michaella and Brandon and help them get settled in their new apartment, and see the sites in the Windy City. Back in Tennessee, Zach graduates from the police academy and the whole family is there to celebrate this big achievement.

The girls will be revealing if they are going to have a boy or girl!

Monday, February 22, 2016

Most asked questions!

Ever since the Bates family announced that there is a new grandbaby on the way. 
 Whitney had announced her second pregnancy on January 7, 2016. Then news broke that there was another Bates grandbaby on the way.
This time it was Erin announcing that she was expecting baby #2 due this summer. Now many fans are expecting another baby announcement. Well we asked the network if there would be anymore pregnancy announcements coming up and we have the answers right now for you!
 As of right now, UP TV confirmed that neither Michaella or Alyssa are expecting right now.

We will be keep you updated and make sure that you follow our blog for new pregnancy updates for Erin and Whitney

Sunday, February 21, 2016

Grandbaby #5: Boy or girl?

Which do you think it is? A boy or a girl!

Journey to parenthood: Baby 2 introduction!

We just announced that Chad and Erin are expecting baby #2, earlier this week! We are super excited for them. They did not reveal when they are due but have said that they are due in the summer!
 We will be doing pregnancy updates as soon as we learn the due date!
Chad and Erin revealed the pregnancy to the family on February 13, 2016. Their family was hosting their annual "I love you" day!
Be sure to keep Chad and Erin in your prayers!

Saturday, February 20, 2016

22 weeks pregnant!

Whitney is currently 22 weeks pregnant with their second child. We still one more week until we find out the gender and name reveal of baby #2! 

This week, the family learned that Chad and Erin are expecting their second child and are due right around the same time. 

 This upcoming Thursday, we will have a new journey to parenthood update for the second baby so it might be able to reveal the name and gender then.

The baby is a size of spaghetti squash

Friday, February 19, 2016

Honeymoon photos!

We posted a ton of Honeymoon photos that Brandon and Michaella posted on their website! We were going to post them on our blog but some of them did not download right!
Brandon and Michaella have been married since August 2015.

Thursday, February 18, 2016

Fun fact about Chad and Erin

We hope that you had a great Valentine's day but did you know that six years ago, on Valentine's day, Chad and Erin met for the first time!
Erin reveals that their first meet was love at first sight!

Recap: Training Wheels and Trick Saddles

Since Judson is turning five, Gil and Kelly decide to surprise their son with a new bike. Judson has been on training wheels so his older brother, Warden, convinces him to try without it. Judson is not sure about it at first.
The Paine family and Tori is headed to Nashville to record Erin's Christmas CD with their friend Any Leftwich. Chad and Erin have been saving money for a CD before Carson was born however they ended up changing the plan due to Carson's early arrival.
Erin loves music and loves to encourages others. During the recording, Kelly brings Lawson and Callie to cheer Erin on. Both Chad and Kelly praise Erin on the talent that the Lord had given her.
On the second season finale, the family met with Dixie Stampede and they promised to stop by the house to teach the boys some skills. The day is finally here and bring Ashley and Shadow to teach them at the ranch that the family owns.
After the boys learn the tricks they hit the town with horse. Shadow is surprise that the boys run that town and are full force.

Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Preview: Training Wheels and Trick Saddles

Judson turns five and gets a brand new bike for his birthday. He’s getting bigger but still needs some encouragement to take off the training wheels and hit the road. Erin heads to Nashville to record a Christmas album, but it takes time getting into a rhythm in the studio. Back at home Lawson, Nathan, and Trace get a visit from a couple of The Dixie Stampede trick riders and learn some tricks of their own.

Monday, February 15, 2016

New photos of Brandon and Michaella

Brandon and Michaella are celebrating their six months of marriage. We have two new photos of Brandon and Michaella.

Sneak peak at cousins photo shoot

Allie Jane got to meet Taryn for a photo shoot with her cousins Carson and Bradley.

We'll have some more photos in a few days

Six months of marriage!

Can you believe that Brandon and Michaella have been married for the past six months? 
Brandon and Michaella with Jeb and Judson
 They just celebrated their first Valentine's day as husband and wife! 
Brandon and Michaella enjoying their first moments as husband and wife
In the past month, Michaella had celebrated her first birthday as Brandon's wife. The wedding just aired on February 4, 2016.
Addallee, Ellie, Callie, and Bradley with Brandon and Michaella

Saturday, February 13, 2016

21 weeks pregnant and a new sign!

Zach and Whitney are now 21 weeks pregnant with their second child. The baby is a size of a carrot! 

Do you like our new sign? 

Friday, February 12, 2016

Photoshoot with the cousins!

We are super excited about all the grandbabies getting together and get their photos done! 
Taryn has been featured on our blog before with photos of Carson, Bradley, Lawson, and Grandbaby #4
Be sure to check out her facebook page Photography by Taryn Yager 
Be sure to check out her website: Taryn Yager Photography

Thursday, February 11, 2016

Recap: Fly Fishin' Zip Linin' Honeymoon

Shorty after the wedding, Brandon and Michaella head for their honeymoon. They are traveling to Flathead county, Montana.
They decide to do fly fishing at the lake. Michaella ended up catching more fish than her husband. Brandon did not like the fact that they were separated in the boat since he had to be up front and she had to be in the back. He wanted to do something together.
The next activity, they head to go Zip lining. Michaella wears a dress and has leggings right as they do the zip lining. They enjoy the breathtaking view.
Brandon and Michaella head to Alpine Slide and head down the track in a sled.
Gil and the little girls head to Rickard Ridge BBQ. Gil knows that after the wedding he wants to spend time with the kids for fun.
Kelly revealed that the little girls miss their sister very much. She hopes that with the girls  spending time with their dad that it will make everything okay.
Gil orders sweet tea but the little girls take it since he is supposed to be on a diet. The girls said that he can have one glass on it. The girls headed to the bathroom and Gil gets another glass.
Zach is about to start a 11 week training course at the police academy. He really did not like being away from Whitney and Bradley during the first few weeks and now is able to be home. Zach revealed that he called home crying and Whitney said that it was every night. He really missed his family.
Whitney revealed that she got support from her family. Josie came over to help make dinner for Zach. Josie used to be a chaperoned for Zach and Whitney while they were in their courtship.

In two weeks!

We are super excited to share with you all that Zach and Whitney are planning to announce that they are planning to reveal the gender and the name of their second one! 

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All about Allie: Ten months old!

Allie is now 10 months old! 

John and Alyssa are all over the moon with their daughter.

We are planning to do a special birthday cover photo for Allie like we did with Bradley.

Tuesday, February 9, 2016

Our anniversary!

We are super excited about our blog anniversary! It has been four years since we have started this blog! 

Preview: Fly Fishin' Zip Linin' Honeymoon

Michaella and Brandon begin their life together as they travel to Montana for a romantic honeymoon exploring the great outdoors. Back at home, Gil treats his youngest daughters to a dinner date. They’re growing up fast but they’re still daddy’s little girls! And Zach comes home from the police academy for a home cooked meal with Whitney and Josie.

Chicago weekend!

Gil and Kelly loaded up their two youngest children, Jeb and Judson, to head to see Michaella and Brandon.

Did you know that Judson and Brandon share the same birthday? 

Monday, February 8, 2016

Sunday, February 7, 2016

Valentine's day cover!

We hope that you guys will like our Valentine's day covers
The Webster family

The Keilen family

The little Bates family

The Paine family

Saturday, February 6, 2016