Happy Thanksgiving!

by | Nov 28, 2013 | November, Photography, Thanksgiving | 11 comments

“The life of a family is filled with beautiful moments: rest, meals together, walks in the park or the countryside, visits to grandparents or to a sick person… But if love is missing, joy is missing, nothing is fun. Jesus gives always gives us that love: he is its endless source. In the sacrament he gives us his word and he gives us the bread of life, so that our joy may be complete.”                                                                          –Pope Francis October 2013 

We certainly feel blessed this year.

for snuggly new babies . . . 
and family . . . 
(thanks to Nana, who’s cooking today, and Grandad,
who’s wrangling kids so we’ll have Thanksgiving!
and the two extra little girls in there are
Emma and Skylar, our Iowa cousins.)

and for all of you who make this blogging thing so much fun.
May God bless you and all your celebrations today.
The Tierneys
Jim, Kendra, Jack, Betty, Bobby, Gus, Anita, Frankie, and Lulu


  1. Heather

    Such a precious family! Thank you for sharing your life with us and congratulations on baby Lulu! *hugs*

  2. Kristen Bright

    Congratulations on your beautiful baby girl! And Happy Thanksgiving to your lovely family. Thank you for your witness!

  3. Jenny

    Oh my goodness, look at those girls' outfits! Your whole family is perfectly color coordinated. Very beautiful! Happy Thanksgiving!

  4. Amy

    Matching dresses for all 3 girls–so stinking cute! Also, I never noticed it before, but your family has a great naming style (probably noticed it as I have been a bit preoccupied in trying to come up with possible names for our new baby, expected arrival in January. I identified our preferred "style" long before I figured out a specific name we actually wanted!)
    Happy Thanksgiving!

  5. Erica Saint

    I love the girls dresses! So cute! Thank you for your contribution to the Catholic blogging community. Happy Thanksgiving!

  6. JenniferM

    A family photo complete with coordinated outfits just two days after baby is born! I'm in awe!! Our #5 is nearly a year old and I don't think we have a single photo of all of us together. : /

    Happy Thanksgiving!

  7. Anonymous

    Congratulations and a happy time growing together! 🙂

  8. Cristina

    Nice job on the family portrait….and everyone is looking pleasantly in the same direction and everything–it's like a Thanksgiving miracle, at least it would be for my family 🙂 And the smocked Thanksgiving dresses–precious!

  9. Colleen Duggan

    Congrats on your beautiful new edition, Kendra. November babies are the best babies, I think. 🙂 God bless you and your family and Happy Thanksgiving!

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