Year 1: You buy a dog. A Chihuahua named Batman
Year 2: You are a guest star on a talk show!
Year 3: You buy five fish
Year 4: You open a clothing store with your two best friends
Year 5: DD: Stella Claire
Year 6: DD: Julie Soleil
Year 7: DS/DS: Alexander Owen and Evan Thomas
Year 8: You buy a cat named Holly J
Year 9: You family relocates to America – Boston
Year 10: You open a bookstore
Year 11: DD/DD: Heather Ava and Bridget Jeanne
Year 12: DS/DS: Daniel Jack and Mark Vincent
Year 13: You buy a horse named Polka
Year 14: You win the lottery! 500,000
Year 15: You and DH go on holiday together. Paris
Stella, (10) Julie (9), Alex (8), Evan (8), Heather (4), Bridget (4), Danny (3), and Mark (3)
DW: Josephine Lily
DH: Rupert Dominic
Y1: Rupert and Josephine adopt a pair of tortoises. They name them Aloysius and Fenella
Y2: Rupert and Josephine decide to start their family! They adopt a baby girl from China and name her Mei Katherine
Y3: The couple buys a dog! Leopold the German Shepherd
Y4: Twin girls! Greta Matilda & Lily Caroline
Y5: The family goes on holiday to New Zealand
Y6: The family purchases a new house, with plenty of room to grow: http://media-cache-ec4.pinterest.com...2bbed9fdd0.jpg
Y7: The family add 5 fish to their koi pond: Homer, Marge, Maggie, Lisa, and Bart
Y8: More twin girls! Clara Vivian & Ruby Minerva
Y9: The family adopts twin girls from America named Alice Shoshana & Anna Severine, age 4
Y10: Rupert and Josephine buy Mei a horse: An Appaloosa named Sebastian
Y11: Happy with their recent addition to the family, Rupert and Josephine decide to adopt a second horse, a female Appaloosa named Penelope
Y12: Josephine gives birth to another healthy baby girl named Vera Clementine
Y13: Still trying for that illusive son, Josephine gives birth to Elizabeth Hazel
Y14: Another pregnancy, another girl: Nora Linnea
Y15: TWIN BOYS! Alphonse Frederick & Charles Eldridge
The Hughes Family:
Josephine (40) & Rupert (40)
Greta & Lily (11)
Alice & Anna (10)
Clara & Ruby (7)
Alphonse & Charles (nb)
Aloysius and Fenella the tortoises
Sebastian and Penelope the Appaloosas
Homer, Marge, Bart, Lisa & Maggie the Koi
Leopold the German Shepherd
DH: Robert George Tripp "Robbie"
DW: Harmony Joy Tripp
Y1: We adopt a one year old girl from China. We name her Mika Rose.
Y2: My friend's daughter gets put into care. She is only three months old, and her name is Daniella Brooke.
Y3: We open a bookstore. We call it Mika and Dani's Reads.
Y4: We adopt a boy beagle puppy named Gizmo.
Y5: Our family moves to Michigan, into a very large condo with four bedrooms and three and a half baths.
Y6: We move again to Ohio. This house has five bedrooms and four full baths!
Y7: We adopt another puppy. This one is a female Rottweiler named Stella.
Y8: Since Mika and Dani's Reads have been so successful in our hometown in Mimnesota (Robbie's parents have been keeping it running), we open another one in Ohio!
Y9: We buy five goldfish for the girls: Squirt, Comet, Skittles, Jaws, and Bubbles.
Y10: Robbie's niece, Whitney, falls pregnant, so we take her and her daughter, Neriah, in.
Y11: My sister dies and leaves her son, Evan, alone. Since Evan is only fourteen, we take him in.
Y12: All of us visit Ireland for three weeks over the summer, and we find adorable twin orphan boys. They are two years old. We adopt them, and name them Brendan Peter and Blaine Presley.
Y13: I take Whitney to get a tattoo for her birthday since she always wanted one, and I end up getting one too! I get a small black cross with a two birds flying around it for my two late sisters. It is on my back, right under my neck.
Y14: I get another tattoo, this time on my ankle. It is a quote: "Never stop dreaming."
Y15: I get a cat for Dani. She is all white, with long fur. Her name is Bailey.
DH: August Nathaniel Winters
DW: Serena Lily Winters
Year #1: On our honeymoon in China, we adopt a three-month old baby girl, whom we name Melodia Katherine Winters. We sometimes call her Mel, Lodie, Melody, or Melody-Kate. Many of our friends joked that most people don't come home from their honeymoon with a child, but they all love her nonetheless.
Year #2: We win the lottery! We are now millionaires, but we put most of the money away in a savings account.
Year #3: August and I leave Mel with August's parents, and we take a trip to Italy.
Year #4: We buy two tortoises. We named them Dale & Penelope.
Year #5: All three of us take a vacation to England.
Year #6: Mel is five, so we decide to try for a baby. We have twin boys! We name them Lorcan Augustus & Ignatius Jude Winters.
Year #7: I open a bookstore and name it The Orange Corner.
Year #8: I open a children's boutique with my best friend, Tuesday, and we name it Elodie Lou's Closet, named after our daughters (Melodia and Luna)
Year #9: I'm a guest star (with my best friend) on a famous talk show, talking about our newly famous bookstore,and boutique.
Year #10: The boys are four, so we decide to try for a girl for Melodia. We have a girl, and name her Astrid Lily Winters.
Year #11: We take a vacation to Disney World in Florida. We drive up the east coast and road trip for most of the summer. All three of the older kids loved it, and Astrid is just there for the ride.
Year #12: Elodie Lou's Closet is thriving! We open a few around the country, and are, amazed by its progress .
Year #13: While vacationing in Ireland for the summer, we adopt 4 year old boys. They are Blaine P'Adraic & Brody Phinean Winters.
Year #14: We adopt newborn fraternal twins and name them Cassius Falcon and Fleur Cordelia Winters.
Year #15: We get a cat and name her Lea.
August Nathaniel Winters, 40
Serena Lily Winters, 40
Melodia Katherine Winters, 14
Lorcan Augustus Winters, 9
Ignatius Jude Winters, 9
Blaine P'Adraic Winters, 6
Brody Phinean Winters, 6
Astrid Lily Winters, 5
Cassius Falcon Winters, 1
Fleur Cordelia Winters, 1
+ two tortoises, Dale and Penelope, and a kitten, Lea.
Me: Yasmine Grace. Him: Gregory Charles. Yr1: We have a beautiful baby boy and name him Tobias Henry. Yr2: We adopt twin girls from America, they are 14months old and called: Alexandra Skye and Arianna Scout. Yr3: My two best friend, Evelyn and Eleanor, and I open a clothing store selling vintage pre-WWII clothes and accesories, we call the store Lucky Locket. Yr4: With Greg working away more often I buy a second car for myself and the children, it's a five-door seven-seater. Yr5: With the kids starting school I start to miss having a baby round the house and get pregnant with a little boy: Sebastian James. Yr6: We buy a big aquarium and stock it with five fish, we let the children name them: Nemo, Squishy, Dory, Finn, and Shark. Yr7: I get a tatoo on my back of a stork carrying all of my children's initials. Yr8: We adopt a little girl from China who is 3 years old, her name is Mei Kimiko but we decide to call her Kimi. Yr9: Greg's niece Megan-Elise who is only 17 falls accidently pregnant and we agree to take her in when her parents kick her out, she has a baby girl and names her Lucia Eva. Yr10: With Lucia todling around the house I start to get broody, the pregnancy leads to twin girls! Matilda Ruby and Georgina Rachel. Yr11: Oh my Gosh! We win the lottery, a £7.2million jackpot, we put it into savings account until we decide what to do with it. Yr12: We adopt 18month old twins from England (country we live in), we keep their original names which are: Fallon Cassidy (b) and Frankie Caroline (g). Yr13: Greg and I go on holiday for a week without the kids, we leave them in the several hands of our parents and Megan-Elise, we go to Ireland. Yr14: Our trip to Ireland last year resulted in a pregnancy but sadly I miscarried early on. Yr15: After the successful adoption of Kimi we decide to adopt again from China, a girl again who is 2 years old, we keep her name: Min Kun but call her Mink for short. ~~~ Yasmine and Greg with: Tobias (15), Ally and Annie (15), Seb (11), Kimi (11), Meg (24) with Lucia (7), Matti and Georgie (6), Fallon and Frankie (5), and Mink (3). (RIP: Nemo, Squishy, Dory, Finn, and Shark)
Year 1: Hubby & I go on vacation to Rome, Italy.
Year 2: I adopt Miranda Kathleen from China. She is 6 months old.
Year 3: I give birth to a baby boy named Dillon Harvey.
Year 4: My friend's child gets put into care, and I adopt her. Her name is Shiloh Maxine.
Year 5: I adopt Margo Katarina from China. She is 3 years old.
Year 6: I buy a Dachshund. His name is Rudy.
Year 7: I give birth to B/G twins - Shane Kennedy / Fiona Darcy
Year 8: I buy 5 fish - Rainbow, Sparkle, Goldie, Sharky, and Juju.
Year 9: I give birth to B/G twins - Simon Andrew / Danica Elyse
Year 10: I give birth to G/G twins - Julia Reva / Laura Theresa
Year 11: I have a miscarriage.
Year 12: I give birth to B/G twins - Gerard Stuart / Josiane Renee
Year 13: I buy a brand new black Jeep Grand Cherokee.
Year 14: I adopt twin girls from America - Ariel Susanna / Amber Sydney. They are 1 year old.
Year 15: I win the lottery - $100 million!!!! And I live happily ever after with my amazing family. :)
DW: Alyssa Kelly Green
DH: Henry Stephen Green
Year 1: This year my childhood friend, Danielle, had to put her daughter into foster care. I adopted her. Her name is Lauren Pearl Mason. She is 2 years old and has brown hair and green eyes. She lit up our whole world!
Year 2: This year we went on a family vacation to Germany. Henry has a cousin that lives on a military base there. We visited & enjoyed the culture!
Year 3: This year I miscarried a baby boy. It was a very depressing experience. However, we are hopeful for the future. Lauren started school this year! She loves it and is a very good writer!
Year 4: This year Henry & I welcomed a baby boy! We named him Camden Henry Green. He has his father's brown-black hair and my blue eyes. Lauren is a great older sister as well!
Year 5: This year the family was a featured on Ellen! I put a video of Cam and Lauren blowing bubbles together and it went viral. Our family is as happy as could be!
Year 6: This year we miscarried a baby boy. It was very devastating again. Cam was so excited to be a big brother! Lauren is now 8 and is still writing! She loves writing poems and little stories.
Year 7: This year Henry & I left Lauren and Cam with his parents so we could vacation in Hawaii. It was a magical experience! We scuba dived and swam with dolphins. We had an amazing time, but missed the kids!!
Year 8: This year Henry and I adopted a baby girl from China. We named her Marina Kylie. She is so adorable and Lauren and Cam love her!
Year 9: This year we welcomed a baby girl! We named her Ansley Monica. She has my blonde hair and my blue eyes! She is such a mini-me.
Year 10: This year we adopted a 13 year old boy from Africa. His name is Gregory David. He gets along really well with the family! Greg and Lauren are in the same classes at school and are best friends!
Year 11: This year the whole family went on a trip to Florida to take a Disney vacation. It was a great time! I can't believe my kids are getting so old! Greg is 14, Lauren is 13, Cam is 7, Marina is 3, and Ansley is 2.
Year 12: This year I stepped outside of my comfort zone. I got a tattoo! I got "Family is forever" with an infinity symbol above it on my wrist. I love it but I think Lauren was really embarrassed!
Year 13: This year I got another tattoo! I put all the initials of my kids on my left shoulder. The kids are all doing fantastic!
Year 14: This year Henry & I welcomed fraternal twins named Vivian Joy & Kenneth Oliver.
Year 15: This year we adopted another baby girl from China! Her name is Mallory Kristen.
Alyssa & Henry with:
Gregory "Greg" (18): http://www.istockphoto.com/stock-pho...php?st=54c708f
Lauren (17) http://www.istockphoto.com/stock-pho...php?st=b334f41
Camden "Cam" (11) http://www.istockphoto.com/stock-pho...php?st=e5ad3c4
Marina "Nina" (7) http://www.istockphoto.com/stock-pho...php?st=92a8e9d
Ansley "Annie" (6) http://www.istockphoto.com/stock-pho...php?st=bd92c75
Vivian (1) http://www.istockphoto.com/stock-pho...php?st=6dc3713
Kenneth "Ken" (1) http://www.istockphoto.com/stock-pho...php?st=6dc3713
Mallory "Mal" (newborn) http://www.istockphoto.com/stock-pho...php?st=ca0db0f
You are 24, and married, husband is 25.
NAMES FROM VARIOUS NAMEBANKS
1. B/G twins- Promise Josephine and Callum Joseph
2. You and your family move to a bigger and better house. 5 bedrooms, Newfoundland, Canada
3. Your friend's child gets put into a adoption system. You adopt her. Her name is Caia Violet Anouk. She is currently 7 years old.
4. You open a clothing store/boutique with your two best friends, Ashley Elizabeth and Sophia June. You call it Fabulous, and you sell women's clothing.
5. You get a tattoo. It is a rose, and on your hip.
6. You buy a dog, the kids really wanted one. It's a mixed breed, and you name her Belle.
7. You want more children, when you hear about some children a few towns over who have been put in an adoption care system after their grandmother passed of cancer. She took care of them. How old are they, what are there names? The twins are 13, boy and a girl. Ceaira Felecity and Felix Cairan.
8. You adopt twin girl's from America, they are 16 years old. There names are Anastasia Sophia, and Alyssa Sonya.
9. You buy a cat, a mixed kitty. You name her Misty. She is grey.
10. You and DH have a child, a little girl. You name her Lily Xiomara Ingrid.
11. Your twin daughters, Annie and Alyssa get matching tattoos. A heart on their hips, to represent love and their family.
12. You win the lottery! 2 million!
13. You and your family go on a holiday, to Florida and Disneyworld. You stay in the Nicklodeon hotel. Everyone has so much fun and you stay for 2 weeks.
14. You learn you are expecting.. But to find it is a miscarriage.
15. You try again for one last child, and end up with another miscarriage.
Year 1) Life experience - We buy a dog. A female jackapoo named Sadie!
Year 2) Life experience - We go on holiday together. You go on a relaxing vacation to Cancun.
Year 3) Baby - We have a boy! And name him Maxwell Emerson.
Year 4) Baby - We have a girl! And name her Willow Juliet
Year 5) Life experience - You get a tattoo! It's a cross on your back to reflect your religion.
Year 6) Life experience - We on another holiday together. This time to Disney World in Orlando, Fl!
Year 7) Baby - We have twin boys! And name them Greyson Xavier & Oliver Jude
Year 8) Life experience - We buy another dog. A shihtzu named Cosmo!
Year 9) Life experience - We adopt twin girls from America. Their names are Amara Summer & Audrey Sage. They are new borns.
Year 10) Baby - You miscarriage. :( But continue to try again.
Year 11) Baby - We have a boy! And name him Milo Sebastian.
Year 12) Baby - We have another boy! And name him Declan Levi.
Year 13) Life experience - You and the family move houses. It is a mansion with 10 bedrooms in Seattle, Washington!
Year 14) Life experience - You open a bookstore.
Year 15) Baby - We have our last babies, they are twin girls. We name them Everly Iris & Jasmine Malia.
DH: Calvin Phillip (37)
DW: Victoria Elise (35)
DS: Maxwell Emerson (12)
DD: Willow Juliet (11)
DS/DS: Greyson Xavier & Oliver Jude (8)
DD/DD: Amara Summer & Audrey Sage (6)
DS: Milo Sebastian (4)
DS: Declan Levi (3)
DD/DD: Everly Iris & Jasmine Malia (NB)
2 dogs: Sadie & Cosmo
DH: Edwin Andrew Franklin (23)
DW: Caroline Marie Franklin (22)
Year 1: We buy a male Cardigan Welsh Corgi named Bertie.
Year 2: We buy a female Siamese cat named Socks.
Year 3: We buy a male Beta fish named Caspian.
Year 4: We have twin boys named Beckett Edwin and Theodore Austin.
Year 5: We adopt our friend's child after she is put into care. She is two years old and her name is Reagan Eliza.
Year 6: We adopt a girl from China. Her name is Mei Karolina.
Year 7: We leave the kids and our pets with a friend and the two of us go on vacation together to the Galapagos Islands.
Year 8: I open a swimwear store with my two best friends. We call it Beachy Bikinis.
Year 9: We buy a male Arabian horse named Omar.
Year 10: We have a baby boy named Griffith Irwin.
Year 11: We adopt twin boys from Ireland. Their names are Brogan Ivo and Callister Evin.
Year 12: I get a tattoo of a flower on my foot.
Year 13: We adopt a girl from China named Madeline Keisha.
Year 14: We have a baby boy named Virgil Morton.
Year 15: We relocate to Newport, RI in the United States.
Edwin Andrew Franklin (38)
Caroline Marie Franklin (37)
Reagan Eliza (12)
Beckett Edwin (11)
Theodore Austin (11)
Mei Karolina (9)
Griffith Irwin (5)
Brogan Ivo (4)
Callister Evin (4)
Madeline Keisha (2)
Dog: Bertie (14)
Cat: Socks (13)
Horse: Omar (6)
Rest in Peace Caspian the fish, who lived for five years.