Monday, January 02, 2012

December Happening....

 Wow November flew by fast! We had Thanksgiving dinner this year with the Lundgreens! It was pretty fun! We had some good laughs and good food. so overall it was a good day! sorry, I didnt take my camera,so no pics! December came and we were so ready for Christmas, (I actually decorated my house the weekend before Thanksgiving) I celebrated my birthday on the 20th. the big 3-2! sheesh!! LOL Had a good day overall. We got out of school for the start of Christmas break on the 22nd. we went to my moms on Christmas Eve and had yummy ham, mashed potatoes (my assignment), salads, and rolls (my assignment too, homemade even!) We had a great time, and even had a special visitor come! He brought each kid a present and then left to get ready for his big night of flying around the world! :) Then the kids put on the nativity and after that the kids opened their Christmas pjs. It was time to head home and go to bed so santa could come! I am so terrible with picture taking! I ALWAYS take pics of the kids in their jammies and totally spaced it off! AND I always take a pic of them in their new church clothes! BLAH!!! I forgot again! Probably because we had 9:00 church! anyways, Christmas morning we woke up at 6 and opened presents then got ready and went to church! It really is special to celebrate Christmas on a Sunday! What better way to celebrate Christ's birth than going to church! after church we came home and let the kids play with their toys before it was time to go to Utley Christmas party. We had a great Christmas this year and hope you all did as well!

 Love, Love this pic of MaLeea looking at Santa and Santa looking at MaLeea!! so cute!

 Christmas morning!! seeing what they got!

We had a pretty good 2011, but am exciting to see what 2012 has to offer and may this year be a great one!!!

Sunday, January 01, 2012

October events

 We had our annual Utley Pumkin Days at the end of October. We ate lots of yummy food, bobbed for apples, and painted and carved pumpkins! Then we went on a wagon ride around town. the kids had a blast!!
                                          Brynlee and her cousin Shaylee stirring the witches brew!!
                                                    painting her pumpkin...PINK of course!!
                                                        bobbin' for apples!!
                                                          cousin Eli got an apple!!
                                              cousin Scarlet's turn to bob for apples
                                     Porter's turn.....looks like he is giving that apple a big kiss!! haha
                                            cousin Violet on the wagon ride!!
             This year for Halloween, Brynlee was a bumblebee! she was the cutes bumble bee around!!
 yep! we even dressed up for the event! haha!!
                                            80's chick!! yep....I am THAT cool!! LOL
                                      Porter went as an old man!! and of course when I took pictures, Braxton was already gone with his friends. And when he came back home, he was already out of his costume. bummer! :(