Monday, December 31, 2018

Our Favorite 2018 Photo!

We are so excited to share our favorite 2018 photo! 

Be sure to let me know what your favorite one was?  

Be sure to check out our 2018 recap!

2018 Recap!


2018 turned to be a very big year for the Bates family with preganices, birthdays, anniversaries, births, courtships and engagements. We have so much to write but we encourage you to read our monthly recaps!

January- Gil, Michaella, and Lexi celebrated their birthdays. Bringing Up Bates returned for their seventh season. Nine of the Bates children updated what was going on with their lives along with Kelly Jo’s eye surgery. The family announced the courtships for Josie and Carlin Bates.

To read more about what happen in January 2018 be sure to check out our recap: https://batesfamblog.blogspot.com/2018/01/january-recap.html

February 2018- The family celebrated five birthdays along with Valentine’s day

To read more about what happen in February 2018 be sure to check out our recap:

March 2018- The family welcomed two grandbabies and Bringing Up Bates gave viewers an hour-long episode for the entire month.

To read more about what happen in March 2018 be sure to check out our recap:

April 2018- The family celebrated four birthdays and Bringing Up Bates aired Bobby and Tori’s special day!

To read more about what happen in April 2018 be sure to check out our recap:

May 2018- The Bates family announced a pregnancy as they celebrated their May birthdays and anniversary.

To read more about what happen in May 2018 be sure to check out our recap:

June 2018- Kaci turned two and Bobby and Tori announced what they were having! The Bates family announced an engagement for Josie and Kelton!

To read more about what happen in June be sure to check out our recap:

July 2018- Bobby and Tori announced that Grandbaby #9 is due in November 2018 as the family celebrated three birthdays this month!

To read more about what happen in July be sure to check out our recap:

August 2018- Josie and Kelton announced that they are getting married in October as Brandon and Michaella celebrated four years as husband and wife. The family also celebrated their August birthdays.

To read more about what happen in August be sure to check out our recap:

September 2018- Bringing Up Bates aired season 7 finale and announced season 8! The family also celebrated three birthdays.

To read more about what happen in September be sure to check out our recap:
October 2018- The Bates celebrated Kelton and Josie’s wedding as Carlin and Evan got engaged! The family celebrated four birthdays!

To read more about what happen in October be sure to check out our recap:

November 2018- The Bates family welcomed their 9th grandchild into the world as they celebrated John and Alyssa’s birthdays! They also celebrated Chad and Erin’s 5th wedding anniversary!

To read more about what happen in November be sure to check out our recap:

December 2018- The family celebrated three wedding anniversaries and two birthdays!

To read more about what happen in December be sure to check out our recap:

December Recap!

This month, the family celebrated Tori's 23rd birthday and Zach's 30th birthday! They also celebrated Gil and Kelly's 31st wedding anniversary, Zach and Whitney's 5th wedding anniversary and Bobby and Tori's 1st wedding anniversary! 

The family hosted Christmas a few days before the 25th so everyone can be there. We shared a new grandbabies photo on Christmas day! 

We released our January birthday cover on December 23rd! 

Kade, Everly and Zoey celebrated their first Christmas at one month (Kade) and eight months old (Everly and Zoey).

Carlin and Evan announced that they are getting married one day after John and Alyssa's 5th Wedding anniversary! 

Be sure to stay tune for our 2018 recap which is coming soon!

Sunday, December 30, 2018

Zach turns 30!

Happy 30th Birthday Zach! 

Today also marks Jeremiah and Jedidiah's birthday on our Duggar family blog and also Everly's nine month birthday! 

All about Everly: Nine Months Old

Can you believe that Everly is nine months old?

Everly recently celebrated her first Christmas and is about to celebrate her first New Years!

Saturday, December 29, 2018

New photos of Balka Wedding

October 5th marked the wedding of Josie and Kelton! We have a new sectional of photos to share with you all.


Be sure to stay tune for more photos of the newly married couple along with new photos of Kade Smith coming out soon.

Friday, December 28, 2018

All about Zoey: Nine Months Old

Can you believe that Zoey is now nine months old?
 She celebrated her first Christmas and is about to celebrate her first New Years in a few days!

Thursday, December 27, 2018

January episode preview

As of December 22, 2018; the network has only released the first episode preview of the new season. Be sure to stay tune to find out the rest of the episodes since we will be updating them.
 
Ultrasounds, Wedding Vows & a Bride to Be?
January 3, 2019
Newly engaged Josie plans her fall wedding; Tori and Bobby are expecting their first child; happily married couple Zach and Whitney renew their vows; Carlin's still head over heels for Evan.

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January 10, 2019
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January 24, 2019
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January 31, 2019
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Wednesday, December 26, 2018

All about Lexi: 23 months old!

We can't believe that we have one more month until Lexi's second birthday! Be sure to stay tune for her second birthday cover coming out next month!


New photos of the Paine family

It's the day after Christmas and the Paine family posted new photos.




Tuesday, December 25, 2018

First Christmas as Balka!

Josie is currently celebrating her first Christmas as a married woman!

More Christmas photos

We are so excited to share more new photos of the Websters, Balkas, Trace, Carlin and Evan to share with you all! 









Be sure to stay tune for more Christmas photos on our facebook page! 

Countdown to wedding: Five months to go!

Evan and Carlin have five months to go until their May wedding. We have decided to bring back our countdown to wedding to hopefully past the time away.
Today marks their second Christmas together!

We will see you next month for their four months to go countdown!

Michaella with the babies!

As many of you know that Michaella loves holding the babies in the family and this past weekend was no different. She had Kade, Everly and Zoey in her arms.




Keilen Christmas photos 2018

We want to wish you all a very Merry Christmas!
 Brandon and Michaella took a small trip to Tennessee to spend it with the Bates family.
 Brandon and Michaella were able to meet the youngest member of the Bates family who was born on November 9th!
Brandon got to enjoy some time with his nieces and nephews.
 The whole family enjoyed their time together!
 Now we are excited to share that UP TV did filmed a Christmas special during the weekend which is expected to air during the new season of Bringing Up Bates which is starting in a week and two days.
 Be sure to check out our facebook page for more photos of their Christmas adventures!

Merry Christmas 2018

We want to wish you all a Merry Christmas! 

Today marks Kade, Zoey and Everly's first Christmas! 

Monday, December 24, 2018

Zoey Joy with her parents

Zoey is celebrating her first Christmas with her parents and sisters! Earlier we shared a family picture and the girls pictures.

Check out our other Christmas photos posts by clicking here.

Christmas Eve with Bates and Webster Grandbabies

We hope that you all are having a wonderful Christmas Eve and Day with your family and friends. Both Whitney and Alyssa shared new photos of their little ones.
Bradley and Kaci
Allie Jane
Zoey Joy


Lexi Webster
Our Other Christmas photos posts: * New family photos
* Christmas Eve with Websters and Balka
* Christmas Eve with Bates and Webster grandbabies
* Christmas Eve with Keilens

Christmas Eve with Websters and Balkas

The photos keep coming to celebrate Christmas Eve with you all.



Our Other Christmas photos posts: * New family photos
* Christmas Eve with Websters and Balka
* Christmas Eve with Bates and Webster grandbabies
* Christmas Eve with Keilens

Christmas Eve with Keilens

We have two new photos of Brandon and Michaella as they are celebrating their fourth Christmas as a married couple



Our Other Christmas photos posts: * New family photos
* Christmas Eve with Websters and Balka
* Christmas Eve with Bates and Webster grandbabies
* Christmas Eve with Keilens

New family photo

We have three new photos to share with you all! We hope that you enjoy them and stay tune for more photos that will be released very soon.
As many of you know that the Bates family has nine grandchildren all under the age of five.
Gil and Kelly started their family just thirty-one years ago on December 19th!

Our Other Christmas photos posts: * New family photos
* Christmas Eve with Websters and Balka
* Christmas Eve with Bates and Webster grandbabies
* Christmas Eve with Keilens

New photo of the Smith family

Fresh off of Tori's birthday,  Gil and Kelly shared a new family photo of the Smith family.

Sunday, December 23, 2018

Twins?

Many have said that Katie and Erin look like twins. Katie was born in 2000 while Erin was born in 1991.
Do you think the girls look like twins?

January Birthdays Cover

We are so excited to share our first birthday cover for 2019! The Bates have three birthdays this upcoming month. 
 

Saturday, December 22, 2018

Baking Memories!

Erin loves spending time with her three adorable kiddos! Today we have a new photo for you that she posted a few days ago on her Instagram account that we were unable to share until now.