I have been talking to the boys about visiting Santa for the past week. I showed them the picture from last year so they could understand that they would actually sit with him and that it was a real person. A few days later I asked Wyatt if we were going to see Santa . . . → Read More: Santa and the Weasels
When I take the kids to Santa each year, I am always disappointed. Not by the pictures of my screaming children, but the whole atmosphere never seems festive enough for me. I have these amazing memories of going to see Santa when I was little. Santa wasn’t sitting on a silly stage, there was . . . → Read More: Memories of Santa and Magic Mountain
That is what Juliana calls our “Elf on the Shelf”, technically she named him Bello but she calls him Elfie or that silly little elf. I have my own names for the elf (creepy!). I bought the book and elf on a whim and expected Juliana to be sceptical of it. We sat down . . . → Read More: The Silly Little Elf
Thank you so much for the comments on yesterday’s blog post. I don’t talk about that time period with anyone so it was not easy to put it out there for the whole world to see. Throughout the day today I heard from people I went to high school and college with, people who . . . → Read More: Thank You and a Few More Pictures from Saturday
We had a good, almost relaxing long weekend. Thanksgiving with my parents and a few family friends was filled with tons of yummy food. My morning with the boys was spent watching the parade and snuggling on the couch – a relaxing way to spend the morning together.
Juliana kept busy while the turkey . . . → Read More: The Long Weekend Wrap-up
I was so excited for Christmas morning this year! At 5 Juliana knows what to expect and I love the look on her face when she walks into the living room each year. This year was more dramatic then previous years. We usually have presents piled under the tree, but we had everything hidden . . . → Read More: Christmas Morning
I have been collecting penguin ornaments for close to a decade now. I find a few new ones each year and add to my collection. I have one very old penguin that my Grandmother gave to me from her ornament collection – it is too fragile to be on the tree this year with . . . → Read More: Christmas Penguins
Ruslan and Wyatt both really like this new toy…it certainly won’t be the last time they fight over a . . . → Read More: Toy Fight
We have had a great Christmas Holiday, I hope that your family did as well! Here’s Juliana, Ruslan and Wyatt in their Christmas pjs this morning.
And here are the pictures we included on our Christmas card this year.
Merry . . . → Read More: Merry Christmas