Just thoughts and updates on our little family!

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Walking Man

My Baby is walking!

Oh, and he likes Pop Rocks!

Christmas Time

Well we had a great Christmas this year.  Santa was really nice to all of us and spoiled us rotten.

McKay is a big fan of the wagon as long as nobody is touching it while he is playing in it!  Hopefully that will change when we start taking it outside!

The kids love their wagon!  We are storing it in the basement for now and look forward to lots of walks come spring time!

First look at all that Santa brought us.  Kimber loves her kitchen!  I have been wanting to get her one but never got to it so it is perfect!

Ok, I totally understood what I got here after reading a few lines but was so confused as to how it all was coordinated.  Santa is a very sneaky man and made the arrangements of delivery for while we were at church!  Honestly, I started crying just now when I was watching the video because I am so excited for this!  I LOVE IT!

We forgot to bring this present over with everything else so we brought this in after breakfast before opening all the presents.  I am looking forward to going out with the kids and sledding with them.  Benson is getting to a really fun age where he really wants to get out of the house and do stuff like this.

Here is the present that I worked hard on this year.  I got sick of the kids using Cakey's blankets as capes so I made each of them their very own cape.  They look so cute wearing them.  Kimber looks pretty funny with the mask on as it gives her little slits for eyes but she is so cute being 'Batman'!

We are just about ready for our cruise.  I knew I had to post this before we left so that I wouldn't be so behind when we get back.  We drop the kids off tonight and will be listening in on them while they sleep so Brooke and Aric can get out for one last date before being bombarded by kids.  We leave EARLY tomorrow morning and will be soon enjoying the warm Caribbean sun.  So  Excited!!  I am taking my camera unlike almost every other trip lately and will take lots of pictures!

Hope you all have a great New Year's!  Talk to you next year!

Monday, December 19, 2011

Christmas Concert

Today Benson's class gave a Christmas Concert.  They were so cute singing and doing their little actions.  Unfortunately Benson was NOT interested in singing so he stood there the whole time.  I videoed it but blogger is giving me troubles so I can't upload it here but I have a link to Facebook to watch it

Part of the class.  I couldn't get all of the kids in with my camera.

Here are the kids last week.  Benson got sick at school on Wednesday and came home and laid on my chair watching a movie.  He ended up falling asleep there after dinner.  I felt so bad for him.  Kimber wants to most things that Benson does so she snuggled into Daniel's chair.

Things are going well here.  We are getting ready for Christmas and Benson is very diligently keeping our countdown going for us.  I just have to make one last thing for each kid and then we will be done getting our presents ready.

We may be getting excited for after Christmas activities, 12 days until our cruise, if you were wondering.  I have to give a big thank you in advance to Brooke for taking our kids for us.  We hope you all have a great holiday season this year.  I just sent out our email Christmas letter today.  If you didn't get one and would like one please leave me your email either in the comments or message me in Facebook.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

We are alive!

Just wanted to let you know we are still here.

My MIL took us out yesterday to get pictures taken of the kids and we got a copy of one pose on a cd.  This was such a cute pose!  I didn't want anything Christmas in the photo but McKay found some ornament balls and would not let them go but he was content so why should I care?

We also went and saw Santa.  This was my first time taking my kids to see a Mall Santa and with 3 kids in the picture it almost made it worth the money!

Santa asked McKay what he wanted and Auntie Rachel suggested a spoon to chew on.  He then asked Bens what he wanted and Benson replied with 'I don't know'.  Santa told him to think about it and have Mommy  help him write a letter and send it to the North Pole.  Santa forgot to ask Kimber so I asked her if she had told Santa what she wanted and she timidly said 'Des-a'  (Dress-up clothes).  I had been working up Kimber to see Santa so she wouldn't have any tears when the time came.

Merry Christmas everyone!  24 days until Christmas, enjoy!!