Thursday, February 4, 2016

New Pics of Spurgeon Seewald

Jessa and Ben Seewald are gearing up to celebrate Spurgeon Seewald's three-month milestone tomorrow! Here are a handful of pictures that we just have to share with you. (The cuteness factor is through the roof.)

 Spurgeon Elliot Seewald

 Spurgeon Seewald

 Jessa Seewald and Spurgeon Seewald

And here's a video of Ben singing to his son. (Most readers find that these types of videos work best on a laptop or desktop computer, rather than on a smartphone or tablet.)


Photos and video courtesy of

Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Watch Jana Duggar on TV

Jana Duggar and Michael Bates

Who gives this woman to be married to this man? "Her mother and I and her 18 siblings." (Gil Bates)

Michael and Brandon's wedding episode premieres tomorrow on UP TV! (Visit our Bates Family Blog to watch the promo video.) Jana Duggar, the only bridesmaid who is not a family member, will make multiple appearances on the show, as will other members of the Duggar family. (Click here to view wedding party photos.)

Bringing Up Bates "Wedding Bliss and a First Kiss" starts tomorrow at 9pm ET/8pm CT on UP. If you can't tune in, visit our Bates Family Blog after the show for a recap.

Jana Duggar touches up Michael's makeup before the wedding ceremony

Photos courtesy of UP

Tuesday, February 2, 2016

New Photo of Israel

Israel Dillard is just four days away from turning 10 months old! Here is a new picture of little (or should we say big?) Izzy making a new friend in Central America. Jill and Derick Dillard are now serving with S.O.S. Ministries. (Click here for details.)

Israel Dillard makes a new friend in Central America

Photo courtesy

Sunday, January 31, 2016

New Hairdos for the Duggar Girls

Last week, Jessa (Duggar) Seewald and Jinger Duggar headed to Freshair Salon in Fayetteville, Arkansas. Check out their new hairdos, courtesy of Catelyn Hooser (photos used with permission).

If you live in the area and like what you see, visit Freshair's Facebook page for contact information.

"Today Jinger and I decided to change things up..we trimmed her length, added some layers and framed it around her face! She is such a sweet girl." (Catelyn Hooser)

 Jinger Duggar

"Got the pleasure of doing this sweet girls hair today..we trimmed up her layers, as well as shaped it around her face." (Catelyn Hooser)

Jessa Seewald

Photos courtesy of Freshair Salon, used with permission

Friday, January 29, 2016

Family Resemblances

We think this photo of Josie is absolutely hilarious. She sure has spunk! Looking at the snapshots of the other Duggars, which family member(s) do you think Jim Bob and Michelle's youngest child most closely resembles?

Photos courtesy Enlow/