The Lord is our Portion

The Lord is our Portion

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Tis the Season...what we have been up to

Just wanting to recap some of the things we have been up to lately...
One of our family traditions is to take our kids to the Christmas store usually at the end of Oct. or in Nov. when it is not so busy (note to self- do not go in Dec. AGAIN)  each of our kids pick out a new ornament to hang on our tree and someday we will give them a box full of ornaments when they have their own homes. It is always fun to see what they choose.  When we pulled up to the store lil guy shouted out "look at the man with the big clothes" we all laughed at that one...too cute.
Had to get a pic with "the man with the big clothes"
So the new ornaments we ended up coming home with were a pirate, a lion, three different cats on jingle bells and a fortune cookie...when we came home we decorated our tree. 
We got this for our new lil one
We celebrated hubby's birthday...(his 29th AGAIN!!!??)
He was off that day so he went to the movies with blessing #1 to see Skyf*ll (such a guy thing)
later we all made him a special dinner and he had his favorite banana splits with homemade ice cream instead of cake. The next day the kids all went to stay the night at Grandma and Poppas for the annual tradition of going to "grandma's lighted parade" and homemade waffles for breakfast. We did our traditional Christmas shopping outing.
We love you!
We have been busy playing...
having a blast in rice pool...
fun playing restaurant
playing with our nativity...
We have also been making cookies, preparing for Christmas orchestra and choir concerts, watching favorite Christmas movies and crafting.  Blessing #1 has been working on completing his applications to colleges.  
Blessing #2 and I...well mostly blessing #2 have been usy sewing our Christmas pj's. I just love her for so many reasons...but I just love the joy in her face as she is blessing us with her talents and sewing abilities...I love her giving servants heart. 
love her smile-she is so beautiful


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