Tuesday, December 31, 2019

2019 Recap

It's time for our last post of 2019. The Bates family had many good moments this year that we would love to share with you all.

January-The Bates family celebrated three birthdays along with Mama Jane's birthday. They also celebrated the returned of Bringing Up Bates. They rang in the New Year.

February- The family celebrated Five birthdays along with Valentine's Day. The Balkas announced that they were expecting.

March- The family celebrated Zoey and Everly's first birthdays. Kelton and Josie announced that they are having a baby girl.

April- The family celebrated four birthdays. They also celebrated Easter. Bringing Up Bates aired it mid-season finale.

May- They family celebrated three birthdays and one anniversary. They also watched Carlin married Evan. Zach and Whitney announced that they were expecting their third child. The family celebrated Mother's Day

June- The family celebrated Khloe's third birthday and Father's Day.

July- Lawson celebrated his birthday as the family welcomed Willow Kristy into the world. They celebrated Fourth of July. Chad and Erin announced that they are expecting their fourth child.

August- The family celebrated five birthdays and one anniversary. Whitney and Erin announced their babies names. UP TV announced that Bringing Up Bates is scheduled to return in the fall.

September- The family celebrated four birthdays. Bringing Up Bates returned from their season break and will air until November 2019. Evan and Carlin announced that they were expecting their first child. Trace made a very special announcement.

October- The family celebrated four birthdays and one anniversary. Bobby and Tori announced that they were expecting their second child. Carlin and Evan announced that they were having a little girl while Bobby and Tori announced that they were having a little boy.

November- The family celebrated three birthdays as they welcomed Holland and Everly into the world. They also celebrated Thanksgiving.

December- The family celebrated two birthdays and three wedding anniversaries this month. They also celebrated Christmas.

2019 Favorite photos

We thought that we would gather our five favorite photos of 2019 as the West coast is awaiting 2020 to arrive!

Our first favorite photo is the Balka family! The couple recently shared that their daughter's birth was not filmed by UP TV.
 Our second favorite photo is the Bates children.
 Our third favorite photo is the gender reveal that Evan and Carlin had for their baby which is due in February 2020!
 Our fourth favorite photo is of the Paine family.
Our last favorite photo is of Erin and Whitney with their baby girls Holland and Khloe Bates.
We hope that you enjoyed our 2019 favorite photos and be sure to stay tune for our 2020 favorite photos.

December Recap

The Bates family celebrated two birthdays this month. They also celebrated three wedding anniversaries.

Willow turned five months old while Khloe and Holland turned one month old. 

The family also celebrated their first Christmas.

Be sure to stay tune for our 2019 recap which will be up later tonight.

Sunday, December 29, 2019

Three babies first Christmas

The Bates family had three grandchildren celebrating their first Christmas
Willow had celebrated her first Christmas at five months old.
 Khloe had celebrated her first Christmas at one month old
Holland celebrated her first Christmas at four weeks old.

Saturday, December 28, 2019

Best friends for life

These two girls are less than a month apart and have been spending a lot of time together at their mothers shop.
Both Erin and Whitney hope their girls will be best-friends for the rest of their lives like their siblings are with their cousins.

Friday, December 27, 2019

All about Holland: One month old

Holland is one month and one day old today! We have shared many new photos of Holland on Monday and they are the cutest little photos of the baby girl. We do have a new photo of her and her siblings that we can't wait to share with you all.
She recently celebrated her first Christmas with her family just a day before her first month of life.


Thursday, December 26, 2019

Seven months of marriage

Evan and Carlin have been married for the past seven months and they have three more months until they welcomed their baby girl Layla into the world. They just celebrated their first Christmas

Wednesday, December 25, 2019

Monday, December 23, 2019

New picture of Holland Grace

Happy Monday everyone! We have a new photo of Holland Grace Paine who will turn one month old just one day after Christmas!
We will be sharing new photos of her with her older siblings very soon.

Sunday, December 22, 2019

All about Holland: Introduction

Chad and Erin's little girl is almost a month old and we are just now remembering to introduce her into our All about Grandbabies series that we do.

January birthdays cover

As we are about to ring in the New Year, The Bates family has three birthdays! We are so excited to share our newest birthday cover with you all!

Saturday, December 21, 2019

31 weeks pregnant

Evan and Carlin have 9 more weeks until their due date and today we are sharing a new photo of the sweet baby girl and her mama.
Carlin shared this picture last week on Friday.

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Gil and Kelly: 32 years and counting

Happy 32nd wedding anniversary!
 For the past five days, we have shared three wedding anniversaries. Zach and Whitney celebrated six years while Bobby and Tori celebrated two years of marriage.

Wednesday, December 18, 2019

Tuesday, December 17, 2019

Monday, December 16, 2019

Smith: 2 years of marriage

Happy anniversary to Bobby and Tori Smith! 

 Bobby and Tori are the second out of three couples to celebrate their wedding anniversary this month. Zach and Whitney celebrated their wedding anniversary on Saturday while Gil and Kelly will celebrate theirs in a few days. 

Be sure to check out the wedding post and their first year of marriage.

Sunday, December 15, 2019

Remembering the Paine's family

We have decided to remember through all the years since Chad and Erin welcomed their children Carson, Brooklyn, Everly and Holland into the world.
family of three
family of four

family of five

family of six

Saturday, December 14, 2019

John and Alyssa embark on a cruise

John and Alyssa are enjoying a cruise to the Bahamas this week for John's 30th birthday. The couple left yesterday on their trip.

New photo of the Paine family

Now that the Paine family has grown to a family of six. We have a new photo of the Paine family.
Did you know that Chad and Erin's little ones are all the age of four and under?

Zach and Whitney celebrate 6 years

Happy anniversary to Zach and Whitney! 

Friday, December 13, 2019

Holland's newborn photography

Yesterday, I shared a sneak peek of Holland's newborn photo and today we have five photos of the little girl to share with you all.


Thursday, December 12, 2019

Baby Holland's newborn photography coming soon!

Last week, Chad and Erin took their baby girl to Taryn Yager to get her newborn photography done. We thought that it would be nice to share some of our favorites from Carson, Brooklyn, and Everly's newborn photos while we wait for Holland's newborn photos to come in. Be sure to stay tune for hers. 


We can't wait to baby Holland's newborn photography and we will be sharing it on here once they are up.

Updated grandbabies tab photos

With a readers request, we have a collage of with all of the grandchildren. 

Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Three wedding anniversaries

From December 14th to 19th, the Bates family will celebrate three wedding anniversaries! 

Up first is Zach and Whitney whom will celebrate their 6th wedding anniversary! 

Up second is Bobby and Tori whom will celebrate their second wedding anniversary! 
 Last to come is Gil and Kelly whom will celebrate their 32nd wedding anniversary! 


Tuesday, December 10, 2019

Baking Cookies

The family has been getting ready for Christmas and today we are sharing a new photo of Zach with his three children.
As many of you know Bradley just celebrated his 5th birthday while his sister, Kaci, turned 3 in June while Khloe was born last month. Zach is preparing to celebrate his 31st birthday in a little under three weeks.

Monday, December 9, 2019

Katie and Travis: New photo

Travis recently took Katie on a trip to NYC and the couple had a wonderful time. We have a new photo of the newest couple to share with you.

Sunday, December 8, 2019

Updating the Grandchildren tab!

We are so excited to share that we have added something new on the grandchildren tab! 

We had decided to add the miscarriage announcements, the pregnancy announcements and the birth announcements on each grandbabies.