Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Merry Christmas

Every Christmas Eve that I can remember was spent at Aunt Raylene's house eating soup and opening white elephant presents. Its my favorite Christmas tradition. My oldest kids are starting to enjoy it too. Here is Kaden with his army recruiting kit. Carli got a natural bubble bath aka (bag of beans) and I actually got a white elephant.

We also enjoyed spending time with GREAT Grandma Glover

Spent some time with Tanna and Tayton, cousins from Nevada

We then went to bed and woke up at 6:30 AM to open presents. "Santa did come" Carli said!

She brought the girls lots of Barbie dolls, barbies, bratz, moxi girls and their favorite 3 story barbie home!

Kaden got his touch screen phone and Azzie got more babies, babies, and babies

Merry Christmas and looking forward to a great new year!

Thursday, December 24, 2009

December Highlights

This month has been great! I got most of my shopping done on Black Friday so I was able to spend most of my time just enjoying the Holiday season. Some of my favorites were: going to see the Mormon Tabernacle Choir and Natalie Cole and seeing the Temple Square lights with my mom, dad and sister, the ward Christmas dinner, 2 company holiday parties, and 4 family Christmas parties, and going to the kids school watching them sing.
Carli's gingerbread house she made at school
Usually we go to the winder dairy country store to get scones but this year I decided to make my own. Yum eggnog and scones!
Another family Christmas party
People that know that I have a real tree ask me if I love the smell. This year I have to laugh due to a funny story. Every year my dearest dad always goes into the mountains and cuts me a tree. I tell him how tall and narrow I want it and he delivers it to my house for free! I love him. When he got here we threw it in the backyard and about two weeks later I went to go put it inside the house but my dog decided to mark his territory and urinate all over it.
So after a few ideas we hosed it down, let it dry, brought it in the house and I sprayed urinating deodorizer and fabreze all over it. Needless to say it does smell nice but not like a real tree. Note to self: DO NOT place tree in backyard with dog next year!
Merry Christmas to All!