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Tara & Fred

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Photo Albums

Life experiences

  • Quick selfie during our coastal hike in Kauai.
  • Tara and her surf instructor Marlo while in Hawaii.
  • Hiking the Taum Sauk Mountain.
  • Fred leading a song at church.
  • Hiking the Sleeping Giant in Kauai.
  • Tara catching some waves!
  • Us diving in the Grand Cayman Islands.
  • Visited the suspension bridge while in Vancouver, Canada.
  • Tara doing some yoga on a beach in California.
  • Us hiking at Elephant Rock State Park.
  • We took the tour of Busch Stadium in STL for Fred's birthday!
  • Fred diving in the Cayman Islands.
  • We love to watch baseball. Watching a game in STL.
  • Posing on a beach in Los Angeles.
  • Tara posing on the Poipu beach in Kauai.
  • Watching a surfing competition in Huntington Beach, California.
  • Fred loves to take pictures! Getting ready to get some shots while in Florida.
  • Tara and friends during the Color Run 5k.
  • The best place on earth: Disney World.
  • Tara diving a ship wreck in Grand Cayman.
  • Meeting Aladdin and Jasmine at Disney World.
  • Tara taking a swing at golf.
  • We were enjoying sushi in the city for Fred's birthday. It was dynamite!
  • Tara relaxing on the beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
  • Tara's first powerlifting competition. She placed 2nd.
  • Beautiful view from one of our hikes in Vancouver, Canada.
  • Us posing on the suspension bridge in Vancouver, Canada.
  • Tara was honored with the Alumna of the Year Gold Award.
  • Watching the Dallas Cowboys in Dallas!
  • Fred flying with his dad. Fred's dad is a pilot.
  • Tara finishing up her surfing lesson in Hawaii.
  • Fun at Fort Walton Beach Florida.
  • Fred is always making me laugh.
  • Fun 5k run with my friend Lindsey.
  • Standing at the top of the Memphis Pyramid - Bass Pro Shops in Tennessee.
  • Enjoying our first Chuckie Cheese experience together with the niece and nephew in Kansas City.
  • The BEST shaved ice in Kauai.
  • The beautiful Hideaway Beach located in Kauai.
  • Looking at the boats during an art walk in West Palm Beach, Florida.
  • Getting ready to enjoying Yo Yo Ma at our local theatre.
  • We took our niece and nephew to the movies to watch The Beauty and the Beast.
  • On our dinner sunset cruise in Kauai.
  • Visiting a local mushroom farm in Missouri.
  • Enjoying another hike in Hawaii.
  • Tara and her new friend during an art walk.
  • Tara and her friend, Kayla in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
  • Stopping to enjoy some homemade icecream on a hot summers day.
  • Hanging with our little friend Surber!
  • Quick selfie before the Ed Sheeran concert.
  • A weekend getaway with our friends to Eureka Springs.
  • Tara after finishing her 5k run.
  • Ed Sheeran concert.
  • Quick selfie before seeing Justin Timberlake in concert in Memphis, TN.
  • Beautiful views at the Waimea Canyon lookout.
  • At our favorite resort in West Palm Beach, FL.
  • Being goofy at the park with our niece and nephew.
  • Fred and his mom before a game of golf.
  • Fred working on his golf swing.
  • Playing around at the park.
  • Tara's first time to Disney World. Fred surprised her with this trip.
  • Us posing in front of the castle at Disney World.
  • Fred singing at church.
  • Tara's first Tough Mudder.
  • Visiting on of our favorite places to eat: BB Kings in Memphis.
  • Fred playing around with his drone.
  • Tara at the Coffee Plantation in Kauai.
  • Road trippign to Florida with our friends.
  • The Justin Timberlake concert!
  • Meeting our friend's twin girls for the first time!
  • Halloween with Tara's co-workers. She was a brain storm - made the costume the night before.
  • Waterfall views from our hike in Kauai.
  • Game night with friends.
  • On the top floor of the John Hancock Building in Chicago.
  • Fred leading music during our Christmas service at church.
  • Summer time boat fun.
  • Learning how wine was made on a tour with friends.

Family and friends

  • Tara with her grandparents.
  • Hiking at Johnston Shut-ins with Fred's Mom and Step dad.
  • Fred and his mom.
  • Noah, our nephew and Haley, our niece, first Easter at our house.
  • Fred's brother, nephew, Dad and grandma.
  • With our friends for a weekend trip in Eureka Springs.
  • Celebrating Tara's birthday with a group of our friends.
  • Deep sea fishing with friends in Virginia Beach.
  • Tara's best friend and her laughing before seeing the Celtic trio at local theatrel
  • My sister ran and crashed into us at the park.
  • Celebrating our nephew, Noah's birthday at local park.
  • Tara with her niece and nephew outside our house.
  • Tara and her grandpa.
  • Fred and his mom and brother enjoying a game of golf on Mother's Day.
  • With a group of friends enjoying the city with some shopping.
  • A weekend trip to Eureka Springs with our friends Kayla and Cole. It's a tradition to try escape rooms on our adventures.
  • Tara and her sisters on our wedding day.
  • Vacationing with friends in Florida.
  • Tara with her dad and older sister and brother.
  • With a group of work friends for a fun trivia night. Winners!
  • Tara and her friend Julia attending a christian women's conference. We go every year together.
  • Fun friend vacation to Florida.
  • Tara and her best friend after a weekend run.
  • Our nephew and niece at the local carnival in July.
  • Our niece making sugar cookies. It's our Christmas tradition and she loves to bake!
  • Last year at the Design for Life conference.
  • Fred and his dad.
  • Fred and his friend Bobby on their weekend float/camp trip.
  • Tara and her Tough Mudder team.
  • Celebrating with our friend, Chris, the day she rung the bell for completing her last chemo treatment.
  • Tara's grandma and grandpa. He was elected Grand Marshal for a local parade.
  • Our niece and nephew getting ready to head on our next adventure.
  • Tara's friend Matteo and his wife visiting from Italy.
  • Celebrating St. Pat's during our yearly St. Pat's Ball at the university.
  • Tara and her sister, Julia.
  • Tara and her friend Kayla.
  • Celebrating with our friends after the new arrival on baby Forbes!
  • Hanging with friends in Nashville, TN.
  • Celebrating Tara's birthday at our favorite restaurant.
  • Tara and her friend's daughter Emma riding the scrambler at the carnival.
  • Hanging with our friend's son Surber.

Our home and community

  • Our home.
  • Fred taking pictures at Maramec Spring Park.
  • Inner tubing on the lake.
  • Kayaking camp trip on the river.
  • A turkey Fred caught on camera in our backyard.
  • More turkeys caught in our backyard on a snowy, winter's day.
  • A beautiful sunset in our skies.
  • Our Christmas tree. We put it up the day after Thanksgiving!
  • A deer we caught on camera in our backyard.
  • More turkeys in our yard.
  • Kayaking on our favorite river in the summer.
  • Our niece and nephew trying out their new hover board and scooter after Christmas.
  • The Christmas tradition continues! Making sugar cookies with my nephew and niece.
  • Christmas time at our house with family!
  • Celebrating cultures from around the world during our yearly Celebration of Nations event.
  • More outdoor time with our nephew and niece at our favorite park.
  • Our famous Fourth of July carnival that happens every year!

Life experiences

Quick selfie during our coastal hike in Kauai.
Tara and her surf instructor Marlo while in Hawaii.
Hiking the Taum Sauk Mountain.
Fred leading a song at church.
Hiking the Sleeping Giant in Kauai.
Tara catching some waves!
Us diving in the Grand Cayman Islands.
Visited the suspension bridge while in Vancouver, Canada.
Tara doing some yoga on a beach in California.
Us hiking at Elephant Rock State Park.
We took the tour of Busch Stadium in STL for Fred's birthday!
Fred diving in the Cayman Islands.
We love to watch baseball. Watching a game in STL.
Posing on a beach in Los Angeles.
Tara posing on the Poipu beach in Kauai.
Watching a surfing competition in Huntington Beach, California.
Fred loves to take pictures! Getting ready to get some shots while in Florida.
Tara and friends during the Color Run 5k.
The best place on earth: Disney World.
Tara diving a ship wreck in Grand Cayman.
Meeting Aladdin and Jasmine at Disney World.
Tara taking a swing at golf.
We were enjoying sushi in the city for Fred's birthday. It was dynamite!
Tara relaxing on the beach in Gulf Shores, Alabama.
Tara's first powerlifting competition. She placed 2nd.
Beautiful view from one of our hikes in Vancouver, Canada.
Us posing on the suspension bridge in Vancouver, Canada.
Tara was honored with the Alumna of the Year Gold Award.
Watching the Dallas Cowboys in Dallas!
Fred flying with his dad. Fred's dad is a pilot.

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Sincerely,

Tara & Fred

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