Our family has a lot of fun family holiday traditions. One of which i posted earlier about decorating the tree on Thanksgiving,another is we decorate the outside of our house with lights ( I will have to post a picture of that later), we also drive around and look at others lights; Haslems and Stoddards house always is a favorite in the neighborhood. This weeks family activity was to decorate a gingerbread house; only we decided to do a train.
we headed down to the festival of trees today for the girls dance performance. They did such a great job and i as usual took too many pictures. Sadly this is only a few of them. We didn't end up staying too long because Scott was running on only two hours sleep from his night job. we did roam a little bit and saw some beautifully decorated trees among other things.
The girls were VERY dissapointed there was not a Michael Jackson tribute tree, they had all intentions of buying it if there was one. With what money i do not know.
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I am hosting a free digital scrapbooking focus group for my ward this saturday from 3-5. If you have ever wanted to learn how to digital scrapbook or techniques etc. than you can come. i do need a rsvp by comments because i will be handing out papers,cd,s with free scrapbooking kits etc. So you must leet me know first.
I cannot believe it has already been a year. This little guy has brought so much love and happiness into our home. i cannot imagine our lives without him. happy Birthday our sweet little Crew! We are having cake and icecream with a few little things tonight to celebrate his big day!
We are having kids get their picture taken with Mickey Mouse.
Here is what the pictures will look like for kids that come to the party. Adults can get there pic with mickey too Scott don't worry.
What a nightmare photoshoot this was. Usually Crew is great for pictures but he was absolutely terrified of his cake, crying and wouldn't get near it. Finally after an hour and a half of trying to get something. I got mad and threw a spoon at the cake. Suprisingly that is all it took he loved it then. Started waking at it. I ended up getting a few shots but it definately was not what I had pictured in my head. I dont think he even liked the taste of it. His birthday isn't until September 23rd but I wanted to display his picture at his little party.
A birthday at our house always starts with breakfast in bed. the girls request...Cinnamon rolls, eggs and strawberry milk.
These were their presents. they received them early though for our Vegas trip.
first we took them to Chuck- e cheese to use their free birthday token coupon. (We do not eat there). Then we went to Mcdonalds. The girls love their cheesburger & fries ( we should not eat there either). And they played on their play place even though they were too big ( surprising I know considering how small they are for their age. They love the American Fork playland so that is where we went on the way to my moms.
Since it was Labor day, the whole family joined together to celebrate the girls birthday at my moms house. Where we swam, had the girls birthday request dinner and cake.
They relax in the hot tub with Grandpa Gough
The girls enjoy their Birthday cake grandma gough made them.
It seems like just yesterday I got the news that I was having twins, that I had that 3 month long hospital stay to get them here on earth. It seems like just yesterday They were toddlers. Smiling & laughing at each other in their cribs. It seems like just yesterday I was giving them baths, kissing their boo boos and doing their hair. It seems like just yesterday I was dropping them off to Kindergarten swearing I wouldn't ever cry ..that is dumb...but bawling the whole way home. It seems like just yesterday they were getting baptized and seeming so grown up. Yet here it is today. September 7th 10 years later, and I can't believe I am the mother of 10 year olds. Double digits! They bring us so much joy and happiness. I cannot imagine my life without them. Happy Birthday girls Mom and Dad and little Crew love you very much!
What a sweet girl. If anyone where to pick a perfect friend, it would be her. She is so sweet and worries about others and their feelings. She is loving and kind. She is really smart at the top of her class. McKenzie has such creativity. She designs her own digital scrapbooking kits. It amazes me how much she knows. She is an incredible dancer since she was 2 years old. I love to watch her perform.
We love you McKenzie and our family would not be complete without you in it. Happy Birthday sweertheart!
McKenzie age 2 &1
What can I say..she is quite the character, Such spunk, such personality. She always keeps us and others laughing with her crazy personality. She is smart and so creative, As well as an amazing artist. She designs her own digital scrapbook kits which is amazing for a 10 year old. We are so thankful to have her as part of our family. Happy Birthday sweetheart! We love you . You are growing into a beautiful young lady. And an amazing dancer. WOW! I am amazed every time I watch her.
I just wanted to throw a quick note to the girls and congratulate them on making the Junior company at dance. They were so estatic! they worked so hard all week and are glad to finally be moving up. We are proud of you and all your hard work girls!
WE WENT UP SQUAW PEAK LOOKING FOR DEER SINCE THE BOW HUNT HAS STARTED. i WILL POST PICS OF THAT LATER. I AM WAY BEHIND ON MY BLOG PICTURES. IT WAS FUN AND VERY PRETTY. MCKENZIE WAS NOT BEING COOPERATIVE SO NO PICS OF HER THIS TIME EXCEPT THE ONE OF HER KISSING CREW
MaKayla & CREW
saw this rainbow on the way home I could not believe how bright it was