Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Wacky Weather

You know, it is hard to prepare for Christmas when our temps have been in the upper 70s and the ice cream man is still in business!!! The kids were thrilled to see that Daddy made it home just in time to buy ice cream!
The kids keep asking if it is going to snow for Christmas and something is telling me there isn't much of a possibility!

In other news, we experienced a minor earthquake today. It registered as a 3.6 which isn't huge, but was definitely noticeable. We don't have any damage, just a crazy story to tell.
Let me just go on record saying that I could use a day (or even a week) of good old fashioned snow for the winter time!

Monday, December 15, 2008

Cheerleading update

Isabelle wanted to make sure that her pictures of cheerleading made it on the blog...so here we go!

Isabelle is working hard on her liberty,
and on transitioning to an arabesque.

She has mastered the 1/2!
And is making a very good base!

She hangs upside down,
And got to play on the high bar!
I think it is pretty clear that she is having a lot of fun!

Sunday, December 14, 2008

Rain Boots

It has been pretty rainy around here lately, so Isabelle decided to make the most of it! She put on her rain jacket and rain boots and found all the puddles she could!
She didn't hesitate to jump right in!

Rain has never been so much fun!

Saturday, December 13, 2008

Holiday Fun

This past weekend, Daddy worked on a gingerbread house with the kiddos. They had a lot of fun together!
They each designed their own side of the house and Daddy worked on the front.
Ian was the quality control inspector...or at least that is what it looks like!
The finished product is beautiful!

Friday, December 12, 2008

A Thanksgiving Visitor

Grandpa was able to come out and spend a week with us over Thanksgiving. We didn't do too much besides eat and shop while he was here, which might explain why this is the only real picture I have from while he was here. But it is a good one!
Thanks for coming out, Dad! I am glad you enjoyed it!

Pinewood Derby Champion!!!

Ian recently participated in his very first Pinewood derby race with Cub Scouts! He had a blast! He worked very hard with David to design, sand, paint and weight his Spiderman skateboard car.
Here is Ian and his buddy KC telling the officials that they are ready to race!
Ian's car is the one on the left.

I didn't get a good picture of the end of the races, but Ian's car won EVERY race!!!
He received a medal for first place! What a way to start out in scouts!
We are proud of you buddy!

A Fun Day Out

Last month David surprised us with tickets to go see Disney on Ice. This year's show was Mickey and Minnie's Magical Adventure. It took us through Africa (The Lion King), Hawaii (Lilo and Stitch), Under the Sea (The Little Mermaid) and to London (Peter Pan). Isabelle enjoyed seeing Tinkerbell skate around.
Daddy gave in to purchasing the insanely expensive bag of cotton candy! Good thing is came with a "FREE" hat!

Isabelle was proud to wear it during the show!
Peter Pan was the final part of the show. It was actually pretty good!

But during the show I looked over at David and found this:
A complete sugar crash!
What a good Daddy though! Thanks for taking us all out!

Saturday, December 6, 2008

Belly Pic

Okay...I must love you all to even think about putting this picture up for the world to see. The truth is that I have been reprimanded for my lack of posting lately so I am trying to avoid getting in any more trouble! It is far from my most flattering picture, but it will do for now. At this point I am 21 weeks along and growing quickly. The little man is very active and doing exactly what he is supposed to be doing. My energy level has been up a bit and I am thankful for that!!! When the little people heard that we needed to snap a picture, they were eager to be involved. They are both getting pretty excited about this new addition to the family! We are more than half way there! Hooray!!!

I will be back this week with updates from the last several weeks since I am so behind!

Have a great weekend!