Friday, June 30, 2017

June Recap

* Marcus turned 4
* Michael turned 6
* Anna turned 29

* Derick and Jill celebrated three years of marriage

Other Notes:
* Derick and Jill announced their son's name (Samuel Scott)
* Counting On returned on June 12th
* Derick, Jim Bob, Josh and Ben celebrated Father's Day

Thursday, June 29, 2017

Joe & Kendra: One Month Engaged

On May 26th, Joseph surprised Kendra by popping the question. Joe and Kendra have been engaged for one month. They are currently planning their wedding. There has not been any updates on their wedding.
 Many have asked if the couple is planning to wed on September 8th or October 7th, our answer is that we are just going to have to wait and see when their wedding will be.

Dillard family- June Update

Derick and Jill shared an new update as they have arrived back home. They are currently days away from welcoming their second child in early July.

Derick and Jill recently celebrated their third year of marriage.

"We are looking forward to the arrival of little Samuel Scott very soon. Jill and baby have continued to check out well, and we appreciate your prayers for a great delivery." Derick says in the new blog post.

To read the full blog post by clicking the link here and you can check out their website by clicking here.

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Grandbaby #9 update

Josh and Anna are getting closer to the arrival to their son. The baby will mark the third son for the couple but the 5th child for them. The baby will mark the 9th grandbaby for the family as well.

Be sure that you check out our poll to vote for when you think the baby will be born. Many people are thinking that it's between July and September.

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Recap: A New Baby

Jill and Jana arrive at Ben and Jessa's house. Jessa says that this pregnancy has gone a lot faster than the last one. She is only three weeks away from her due date.  Jill and Jessa both get to listen to their heart beats. Jill is only 13 weeks along and could feel her baby kicks.

Jessa is a little worried from the last experience with Spurgeon. She had a long and difficult labor and ended up going to the hospital after the baby was born.

Jill and Jessa end up going house hunting. Ben and Jessa are outgrowing the home. Derick and Jill need to find a place where they can come back home for visits.

Jessa reveals that she loves having a small house but they need more room. The girls head to the Bennett house that their father just brought. Jessa claims that the house looks like it's ready for Halloween. The house used to be owned by a family friend and has a huge indoor pool but needs a lot of work. Neither one of the girls are eager to own it.

Austin and Joy are still working on Austin's fifth house. Austin's father is their chaperone. Austin gives Joy so many praises as they have revealed what they have learned.

A few days later, Austin is finishing up at the house alone when Jim Bob arrives to get a tour. Austin wants to asked if he can propose to Joy. Jim Bob takes a few moments and says words about their relationship and how the family feels about it. He reveals that he has their blessing. Austin reveals that he wants to sell the house before popping the question.

The girls are up in the girls room for a video chat. Jill asked if she is pregnant yet and Jinger looks with a blank stare. She reveals that they are currently not pregnant. Jessa reveals that she told them not to asked.

Jana heads over to the house to get the newborn stuff out of storage and get ready for the birth. Jana feels that there could be some jealousy issues with Spurgeon when the baby arrives since he needs to learn how to share.

At the family home, Sierra arrives to help with Jessa's baby shower. They know that there will be more than 100 guests but since they did not asked for RSVP, they are unsure of the amount of guests.
Jessa reveals that she requested for the guests to bring donations for Loving Choices pregnancy center. Friends arrive to the house to make food and set up decorations. The boys help with the items as well.

Everyone shows up and the party starts. Joy says that it could be very likely that the three older sisters and her could be pregnant at the same time in the near future.

They plan to put the gift bags together for the moms instead of playing games. Ben and Jessa know that the baby is a boy along with Jana and Joy. Joy says that she told Austin along with Jana told someone but won't say who it was.

Some of the siblings decide to fill two plastic bags with blue or pink balloons. They plan to reveal the gender to the other siblings from releasing the balloons from the ceiling.

Jessa and Spurgeon have a video chat with Jinger. She reveals that she is helping Jeremy start a Spanish ministry at their church. Jinger reveals that she doesn't think that she will be video chatting while Jessa is in labor since it's not her thing.

The Seewalds head to Tacos 4 life for a family date night. They reveal that they will head to the hospital if the labor goes for as long as Spurgeon's.

At 11pm on February 5th, Jessa's water breaks. After a little bit, Ben calls Jill, Michelle and Jana over to the house to help with the birth along with another midwife.

Jessa's delivery with baby #2 is a lot quicker than Spurgeon. Henry was born after about five hours of labor. Both parents starts to cry and emotions continue as Jessa is in the after-birth stage. Ben is praying that they won't have to transport to the hospital. The birth went very well and Spurgeon slept through the entire birth.

The next morning, Ben shares the gender with Justin after everyone makes their guesses. Justin pulls the cord and reveals that it's a boy. He admits that he was having fun keeping it to himself for a second. The balloon drop didn't go as planned as the whole bag drops however the moment is still a very happy one.

Later that morning, Spurgeon meets his baby brother and introduction doesn't go well. Spurgeon is a little upset that his mother is holding another baby. Ben and Jessa are sure that the boys will be good friends.

Jessa reveals that the home birth experience is an ultimate experience even through she wail and scream a lot but there was no complications this time.

Later the day, Jessa's family arrives to meet the baby boy. The couple reveals his name to be Henry Wilberforce about three days after the baby boy was born.

Grandbaby #8: Last Update

Derick and Jill only have a few more weeks until Baby #2 arrives. They have released their son's name on June 6th.

Be sure to check out our birth announcement ideas and what the blog post will be called.

Monday, June 26, 2017

Forsyth celebrates One month of marriage

It's been one month since Joy and Austin said I do!

They recently revealed where their honeymoon was at and their wedding special aired on TLC.

Sunday, June 25, 2017

July Episode Preview

Welcome for the newest previews for the month of July! TLC has not revealed for the last three Mondays so be sure to check out our preview Saturdays.

A Boy or Girl for Jill?
July 3, 2017
The Seewalds are adjusting to being a family of four; in Laredo, Jinger and Jeremy learn Spanish and test their skills at a local restaurant; Joy enjoys dinner with Austin's family; the Dillards reveal the gender of baby number two.

Joy Gets Engaged
July 10, 2017
The Dillards prepare for their return to Central America; Jinger puts together a care package for her family back in Arkansas; Austin asks Joy a very important question; Joe asks for permission to enter courtship with Kendra Caldwell.

July 17, 2017

July 24, 2017

July 31, 2017

Saturday, June 24, 2017

July Birthday/anniversary cover!

We are so excited to be sharing our July Birthday and anniversary cover with you all! This month, the family is celebrating three birthdays almost four. They are also celebrating Jim Bob and Michelle's anniversary.

Preview: A New Baby

As Jessa's due date inches closer, family and friends help the Seewalds prepare for the new baby; Joy and Austin continue working on their house flipping project; Austin asks Jim Bob an important question; Jessa and Ben welcome their second child.

Thursday, June 22, 2017

The adorable Spurgeon and Meredith!

Happy Thursday everyone! 

We just shared this adorable photo of Spurgeon and Meredith on our facebook page and thought that it would be so adorable to share it on our blog.

Spurgeon and Meredith are only three months (almost four) apart.

Three Grandsons photos

We have a handful of photos of the youngest grandchildren.


Wednesday, June 21, 2017

Samuel's 1st Cover!

It's hard to believe that Samuel will be here within the next few weeks. We are so excited to meet this little man.

Dillards celebrate three years!

Happy 3rd wedding anniversary!

Derick and Jill are celebrating their third wedding anniversary. We hope that they have a wonderful day! 

Tuesday, June 20, 2017

Recap: Amy and Dillon: Married one Year

Dillon and Amy have been married for a year. They were friends for six years before entering a relationship. The couple was engaged for less than three months before tying the knot.

Amy reveals that Marriage is fun but not for the faint of the heart. Amy's parents divorced part of the year and was really tough on her. Dillon and Amy ended up going on Marriage Boot Camp in hopes that they can work on their marriage. Their marriage is still a work in progress.

The couple is working on their house. They start working on their fireplace and wants to replace the tile with stained wood.

Amy's birthday is right around the corner. Amy heads out her friend while Dillon works on the surprise party. He ends up bringing home a new cat even through he was happy with one cat. At the party, the men are making the food while the girls are chatting. Dillon brings out the cat and Amy is happy about the new cat.

Dillon and Amy head back to Cancun where they spent their honeymoon. They went zip lining tour and enjoy their time together.

Amy and Dillon talk about starting their family while eating on the beach. They both want to start a family as soon as they can. They want to do some traveling before settling down. Amy reveals that they are not using birth control. She says that she is hoping to have a new cat if they don't have a child within the year. Dillon is not happy about having three cats but we will see what happens.

Recap: Spurgeon's 1st Birthday

Jeremy and Jinger are talking about their plans for the day. They are about to head to the store where Jeremy gets a big thing of cheese. They head back to the house and as Jinger cooks dinner, Jeremy works out. Jinger calls her husband into the kitchen to cut the cheese and he brings out a cheese peeler so Jinger just take a knife to it. The couple also hopes to learn Spanish.

Anna brings the kids to Ben and Jessa's house along with Jill and Israel to get clothes measuring. Jill and Jessa lay the boys down for a nap. Jessa is seven months pregnant at the time and says that it's getting hard to carry Spurgeon. Jill says that she is having a lot more morning sickness.
Austin and Joy are working on house number #5. Terry talks about the courtship and marriage progress for Austin. Terry teases his son asked Jim Bob to court Joy about a day of or after. Austin teaches Joy about the power tools. Joy quickly learns that she cut a piece of wood wrong but Austin assures her that she did it right. Austin is starting to think about the next steps into the next relationship journey.
A few day later, Jill and Jessa load up Spurgeon and Israel to meet Anna and the kids at the shopping center.  They start out looking at strollers for Jessa. They look at clothing and Israel gets a little upset. Spurgeon starts to get upset.
Anna says that it's hard to shop with children as Meredith gets her hair. Jessa describes Anna as a calm person like Michelle. She hopes that it wears on her. As they were shopping, Marcus fell and Anna rushes him to the doctor's office. Anna and Jill quickly head to the doctors leaving Jessa with the other five children.  Mackynzie explains to Israel that his mother went to the hospital. Michael helps Spurgeon as Mackynze helps with Israel and Meredith. Jessa says that they are used to a lot of kids but head to the big house.
The doctor checks on Marcus and he is okay and just ended up with stitches. Anna is very thankful for Jessa's help. Jill hopes that she has the same grace like Anna does.
Joy calls the little kids over to help with the birthday party. Joy says that her sister put her in charge of Spurgeon's 1st birthday. They had a later birthday party since it landed on Jeremy and Jinger's wedding day. Joy says that they need to go to the store for the birthday decoration.
Jana says that they are still trying to fill up on the roles that Jinger left when she got married. Jana also says that Joy is the organizer right now.  The family describe Joy. Jessa says that she is the nicer Jessa.
It's the day of the party and the kids are setting up for the birthday party. Joy and Tyler work on the streamers for the party. Joy says that the kids are a little hard to keep focus but are a big help. It doesn't look like that Josie wanted Jordyn's help.
The networks asked how many birthdays did the family have over the years and they can't pick a name. Joy ends up making Ice Cream for the birthday party. Joy starts freaking out about the birthday party.
At Ben and Jessa's house, Ben's family is in town. Ben's mom reveals that they moved to Little Rock. Ben is the oldest child of the Seewald family. Sprugeon is the first grandchild for the Seewald Family. His mother asked about the first year of Spurgeon's 1st year of life. Jessa recaps his journey to one year old. Jessa says that her son still loves to crawl. Ben says that his son was lay back until he has found his voice. They get ready for the birthday party. They head up to the main Duggar home.
They head to the birthday party. They put him a ball pit since it's his favorite right now. It's time for the cake and his reaction is funny. He was into the balloon. He doesn't want to take a bite of the cake. Ben and Jessa says that he might have gotten his lack of cake from them. The family describes Spurgeon which is all cute.
The Seewalds sit down to video chat with Jeremy and Jinger. They talk about the birthday party. The family misses them. Jessa says that she hopes to go down after the baby is born to visit them.
Jessa has great-grandma Duggar, Grandma Seewald, Grandma Duggar, Jessa and Spurgeon get  together to get a photo. The family enjoys time together.

Grandbaby #8 Birth announcement results

We are so excited to share the results of our poll that we did last week. Derick and Jill are due with baby #2 in a few weeks and we wanted to see what you all like.

Per many votes: We have a new blog title for the birth announcement for baby Samuel and it is  Welcome Samuel Scott! 

We will be using Paging Dillard family, party of four for the first family photo! 

We would love to thank you all for voting on our poll. 

Monday, June 19, 2017

Spurgeon's first birthday & Amy and Dillon Married One Year

Tonight, TLC is giving us two special episodes. The first one being Spurgeon's first birthday and the second one being Cousin Amy's first year of marriage of being married to Dillon King.

We will have two recaps up tonight hopefully if not tomorrow morning.

Please make sure to vote on our "Grandbaby #8 birth announcement ideas". The voting ends tonight around 11:59 PM (PST).

Saturday, June 17, 2017

Preview: Spurgeon's First Birthday

Joy and Austin work together on a house flipping project; the family celebrates Spurgeon's first birthday; in Laredo, things heat up in the kitchen with Jinger and Jeremy.

Friday, June 16, 2017

Three weeks of marriage

Austin and Joy have been married for three weeks. This week, their wedding aired on TLC. 

All about Meredith: 23 months old

Josh and Anna's youngest daughter is now 23 months old. In just one month, she will celebrate her second birthday. This past month the family has shared many photos of this sweet little girl.


Wednesday, June 14, 2017

Being Thankful!

Michelle update her facebook page saying that she is thankful for the people that is in her life. She started with her mother-in-law, Mary Duggar. For those that did not know, she actually met the Duggar family when she went to work for Mary. 

Michelle posted on the family's facebook page that she was super thankful for her mother-in-law.

Joseph and Kendra's engagement photos!

Joe and Kendra have been engaged for almost three weeks. Many of you have been asking to see her ring.TLC has posted new photos of their engagement.

We are currently able to share a few photos that were posted but kindly asked that you go check out the link to view the rest.

Joy's Wedding dress fitting

TLC ended up posting more photos of Joy getting ready for her big day. Joy ended up trying on many dresses before setting on her wedding dress.

We are currently able to share a few photos that were posted but kindly asked that you go check out the link to view the rest.

Marcus's 4th Birthday party photos

Marcus turned 4 about two weeks ago and we have birthday pictures of the little boy. Josh and Anna had a birthday party for the little boy.


Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Behind the scenes with Renee!

Back on Joy's wedding day to Austin, Renee took many snapshots of the couple's special day. This was not her first time doing a dress for the Duggar family, she did one for Jinger Vuolo back in November 2015. She was finally able to share them with all of you. We hope that you enjoy them.