Saturday, November 27, 2021

Prayers for Whitney's Dad

Zach and Whitney Bates with Whitney's parents
Vow renewal

Due to complications from a procedure he had last week, Whitney Bates' dad is in the ICU suffering from septic shock. His body is not responding well to treatment. Zach and Whitney have said that they would appreciate prayer, as Whitney's father needs a miracle at this point. 

Photo courtesy of UPtv

Friday, November 26, 2021

Holland Turns 2

We hope our American readers had a very happy Thanksgiving!

Happy 2nd birthday to Holland Paine! Holland is Erin and Chad Paine's fourth child, and she will soon be a big sister. Little sister Finley Marie Paine is due in January 2022. 

Erin Paine and Holland Paine

Holland Paine

Photos courtesy of; @chad_erinpaine

Wednesday, November 24, 2021

Erin Leaves the Boutique

Chad Paine, Erin Paine, Zach Bates, Whitney Bates, Carlin Stewart

The Bates Sisters Boutique website, which opened for business in April 2019, was founded by Erin Paine, Whitney Bates, and Carlin Stewart. Now, two-and-a-half years later, Erin and Chad Paine have just announced that God is leading them to focus on other business and ministry ventures, so Erin is leaving the boutique. Kelly Bates will be jumping into some of the roles that Erin once filled. 

Photo courtesy of UPtv

Sunday, November 21, 2021

Baby Stewart #2 Gender Reveal

Carlin Stewart, Layla Stewart, Evan Stewart

Carlin Stewart is 20 weeks pregnant with her second child, due April 9th, 2022. Members of the Bates and Stewart families gathered at the Bates Sisters Boutique yesterday for the gender reveal party. Carlin and Evan threw darts at black balloons until they hit the one filled with colored powder, and they just uploaded a video. Post your guess as a comment, and then head over to their YouTube channel to watch the clip (link below). 

Gender Reveal for Carlin and Evan Stewart's 2nd Baby

Photo courtesy of @carlinbates98

Friday, November 19, 2021

Bates Cook-Off Throwback

"What's the eye test? He calls Mom over and says, 'Mom, put your eye on this, see if it's ready."

-Zach Bates

In this throwback Bates web exclusive video, which was released almost three years ago, the family gathers for a cooking competition. Zach Bates, Erin Paine, and Lawson Bates are the contestants, and the other members of the clan are the judges (video below).

Photo/video courtesy of UPtv