Thursday, January 29, 2015

Jump for Fun!

 Hudson and Lily Tate had their birthday parties at Jump for Fun last Saturday night.  It was a PJ Party, but Abigail wore a 'Party Dress'.  Again, I have completely given up.  She wears what she wears.  I have bigger fish to fry with that one. 

 They had a great time.  The big slide is their favorite which is just fine with me.  Bounce houses give me the willies. 

 Kelli made the cakes!

 In other news, Abigail built a slide in the playroom and eventually figured out to not place it where she would slide into heavy pieces of furniture. 
 She did get ice cream again last Friday.  It was PJ day at school and we went straight from school, so...

Alas, she will not be getting ice cream tomorrow.  Two 100% weeks in a row clearly did her in. 

Friday, January 23, 2015

A Few More Pictures



 The kids did great at their dental check up this week.  Aaron has been nervous in the past but did great this time. 

Oh the umbrella.  And Elsa.  This is our life.



It rained so she got to take the umbrella to school!






Monday, January 19, 2015


Here's a little peek into our last week and a half.  Abigail dressed herself to go to the doctor.  Bless it. 
Before school

Waiting for Dee and Papa
Fun with raspberries
Abigail's first lego man
I had a reason for this picture
The start of a fabulous week

My last update on the OSU game until the morning when I got the news!

The cardigan Dee got her for Christmas

A treat for a great day
More good week
MORE good week

A flower or grass or a stick
A treat for the first week of 100% FIVE days in a row.  This was one proud girl, folks.


Passed out, booty in the air



Mavs game!
Kid to kid

Saturday at the library

Our next round
Sunday School lunch
Sunday School lunch in the hat she wore all through Sunday School




Snack in the hat
Dinner in the hat
Bed time in the hat


Thursday, January 8, 2015


 Abigail loves this owl dress she got in Florida
 She wanted me to take a picture of the owl eyes
 Ready for school
 She loves the Minnie lunch box she got for Christmas

Tuesday, January 6, 2015

The End of the Break

I was going to make some attempt to organize these pictures, but that didn't win out, so here is the last few days in a big of a jumble.
We had a wonderful break with the kids.  We had so much quality time and did so may fun things.  It was sad to see it ending, but I know getting back to the routine will be good for everyone.  This picture is Abigail on Saturday night doing a Search and Find book that Grandma Sheri bought Aaron in Florida.  Both kids love it.  They also got activity books in Florida that they wee eaten up with so they got several more for Christmas.  They keep very busy with them!

This was a Facebook testimonial from someone who bought the Crock Pot Planner Julie and I made.  It generated a lot of response and we are about to publish 100 more (we've already sold and delivered 100 and have 20 on a waiting list).  We just look at each other and laugh some crazy laugh and Julie sends me a few texts a day that say, "I can't believe it!".


On Saturday we went to Bass Pro to use a gift card that Jory got for Christmas





Then we went to the Galleria before they took down Christmas and we took the kids to the Lego Exhibit.
The tallest indoor Christmas Tree in America

We ate at Ghengis Grill and it was so fun.  Aaron surprised us with what he made and he ate every bite.  (He put pineapple in his noodles).


On Sunday we had Worship Care in Abigail's Class
And then I worked on pictures for her birthday party invitation


I still swoon when she wears this coat.  She wore it to school today.



On Monday we met Laura and the boys at Chuck E Cheese.  We were sad that the toddler play area was gone, but the big kids loved the new Speed Way.





Kensley and Ryleigh ended up there with their Grammy because Mandi had in-service day and they were so excited to see Aaron and Abigail!


That evening we got ice cream in Southlake Town Square as our last Hurrah of vacation






Abigail spent most of the Chuck E Cheese time riding this horse.



We also ran into the Alfords!  It was Aubrey's last hurrah as an only child!
Back to school today!

And Julie came over for our monthly ritual.  Which I posted on facebook.  Which also generated more interest in our book!  Hilarious!