Tuesday, January 15, 2013

New Year, New Adventures

Happy New Year! This past year for us has been a full one with fun times, hard times and many blessings in between. This upcoming year I am sure will be as full as the last with new adventures!

Elisha is doing so good! He is sitting up all by himself and eating solids. Right now his favorite food is apple and bananas. He loves playing, jumping in his jumper and listening to music. We love him so much, he is such a blessing and its so fun watching him grow!

I (Becca) started cosmetology school at Regency Beauty Institute. I love it! I am learning so much. I have a wonderful experienced Instructor and my classmates are awesome. I attend classes in the evenings and on Saturdays. I should be able to complete my schooling in a year and a half and then take the State board to become a licensed stylist.

Paul has had a few opportunities now to teach on Sunday mornings at CBC, which has been such a great experience for him. His last teaching was on the vision for the youth group and the upcoming year. They have chosen to name the youth group "ABIDE", from John 15. They meet every Tuesday evening and on Sunday mornings. Currently they are studying through the book of Hebrews, which is very exciting. The "Hang out" this month was ice skating in old town Manassas. It was super fun and you can never go wrong with ending the night with chocolate milkshakes!

Well, thats all for now! Thank you all for prayers! Hope your new year is filled with many new adventures!



Here are some pictures from our Slovok Dinner called Valija. It was a sweet night of friends and tradition!


This past month has flown by, as it always does this time of year. We have had a fun month though! In early December our youthgroup served at a Christmas Dance for ARC. An organization for people with both physical and mental disabilities. It was so much fun and the people were so sweet. We also took a little tour downtown to DC to see the Christmas trees...and this past we all went to see the Hobbit together.

At the ARC Dance

National Christmas Tree

At home my mom and I have been working on Christmas decorations, since in past years everyone has been away from home for Christmas and stuff. Tomorrow is our traditional Slovak dinner called Valija. This year we will have 14 guests to share the experience with, and all of them have Eastern European backgrounds which is kinda cool.

And then there is Elisha...who is gets bigger and more active everyday! He loves jumping in his jumper, trying to talk and has started eating solid foods this past month. He is such a sweet boy, always smiling and laughing at his peeps!  

Merry Christmas!

Thursday, November 1, 2012

Time to catch up...

Hey Everyone,
Wow, we have not written in such a long time! Lots of things have happened, I guess here is a run down of the past months (in pictures mostly, to make it easy):

Moved to WV for the summer, worked at Camp Sandy Cove (Paul- Unit Director, Me- Office assistant), awesome staff, awesome counselors, crazy kids and great memories!

The drive into Camp

Camp staff

Then our lives changed with the birth of our son Elisha Lee! Born August 6, 2012 at 4:37pm at Fair Oaks Hospital in VA. 8lbs. 10 oz. He was beautiful and we were so thankful he got here healthy and strong!

We went on a family vacation to South Carolina, Elisha's first big trip and beach experiecne!

Paul is now the Youth Pastor of Community Bible Church in Fair Oaks Virginia, there is a handful of youth and we just had our first meeting this week! Looking forward to seeing what the Lord is going to do in and through these kids lives!

Fall is here...
Elisha is growing fast, he has gone from 
One week

One Month

Two months

Almost three months

And....we currently just survived hurricane Sandy, there was a lot of wind and rain but no damage in our area. My Dad is out on deployment with the VA-Task Force 1 in New Jersey rescuing people from the flood waters. Please be praying for their team and the East Coast!

Well, thats about it! You're all caught up now! We will try to keep our blog more up to date!