Monday, April 23, 2018

Duggars Spring into Spring

We've been a little absent on the blog for the past several days, as we have been on a blogging break (or semi-break). Rest assured, we're back in full swing now. You can read more about what I (Ellie) have been up to during the break in upcoming posts on (Hint: palm trees, island breeze, and lots of aloha.)

The Duggars had some beautiful spring weather today. When we posted photos from Jason's 18th birthday party, readers were shocked at how old the "little" Duggars are looking, especially Johannah. Here is a new photo of Jennifer.

On our Bates blog, we also posted photos of the Bates enjoying the recent spring weather.

Jennifer Duggar
 Jennifer Duggar

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Saturday, April 21, 2018

Jason's 18th Birthday Party

Jason Duggar celebrated his 18th birthday early, with a party attended by family and friends. Guests chowed down on homemade ice cream cake. For the next several days, the Duggars will be in  Big Sandy, Texas, for the annual homeschool conference.

Click here to view the Duggars' layered ice cream cake recipe.

For those who are wondering why our comment moderation has been spotty, we were on a blogging break for the past week. Even bloggers need some rest once in a while. :)

Jason Duggar 18th birthday party
 Jason Duggar

Johannah Duggar
 Johannah Duggar

Joy (Duggar) Forsyth, James Duggar, Ben Seewald, Josie Duggar, Jana Duggar
Joy (Duggar) Forsyth, James Duggar, Ben Seewald, Josie Duggar, Jana Duggar

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Duggar #12 Enters Adulthood

Wishing Jason Duggar a very happy 18th birthday!

Jason Duggar birthday

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Grandma Duggar, Ready for Battle

We just love this photo of Grandma Mary Duggar. With 20 grandchildren and 10 (soon to be 12) great-grandchildren, she loves spending time with her ever-growing family.

Grandma Duggar

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Thursday, April 19, 2018

40 Duggars and Counting

Jim Bob and Michelle Duggar

The Duggar family is growing in leaps and bounds! After Joseph and Kendra Duggar welcome their son, Jinger and Jeremy Vuolo give birth to their daughter, and Josiah Duggar marries Lauren Swanson, there will be 40 Duggars...and counting! When do you think they will hit 50 members?

For fun, let's look back at how quickly the family has grown...

2007: 19 Duggars (2 parents, 17 kids)
2008: 21 Duggars
2009: 23 Duggars
2010: 23 Duggars
2011: 24 Duggars
2012: 24 Duggars
2013: 25 Duggars
2014: 27 Duggars
2015: 30 Duggars
2016: 31 Duggars
2017: 36 Duggars
2018: 40 Duggars (or more?)

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