Tuesday, January 27, 2015

Ice Skating Fun...

My kids have gone ice skating a few times over the years, but this was my first time on the ice in years!
It was a lot of fun!!


 I love this cute family of mine!!

Wednesday, January 21, 2015

Random Photos...

I haven't blogged in so long!  Here are a few random photos to document some memories...

Zack got glasses back in November!
 My two favorite hobbies Painting and talking on the phone.
I've painted so much the last few months it's crazy...My living room, hallway and a bunch of trim work, my mom's: kitchen, basement, toy room, office, my dad's office, her mantle.
I think I'm done for a while!

Sophie is always taking pictures with my phone.  She took my picture while we were waiting for Tyler to get out of school...

So I had to get one of her...

She is so adorable!
 Libby had another great season of volleyball!  They are all such great girls!
 Sophie loves the snow!
 I love that these two are such good friends...
 It makes me happy!
 These two were wired from all of the Halloween candy the night before, so they were up bright and early the next day to rake the leaves...
 Tyler and Sophie love their Hot Chocolate...
 They always make my morning good!

 Tyler went on a field trip to the Clark Planetarium...
I got a picture of him walking on the moon!

 Andersen Christmas Party...Those Frozen sisters were strong!

We drag our kids everywhere... 
 They always find a way to make it fun!
 Tyler doesn't fit too well in the RC Willey cart!
 We do let them rest when we finally find some furniture that actually works!
We were getting haircuts from Sherry and Sophie yelled, "Mom, take our picture!"
 Yes, she is my child that seems to get her picture taken a lot!
 Sophie is picking up on her decorating skills!  A lady from Steve's work gave this doormat to Sophie and it has made her so happy!!  I find it in a different place everyday!
 This is one of our favorite activities in the Fall.
This particular night didn't end too well...
Lets just say, the smell of the fire couldn't even kill that one!
 We had a hot air balloon almost land on our porch!
 I was getting ready and could her the sound of the flame and I looked out the window and it was literally right outside the front of the window!
 We visited Santa John!
 These are the Norwegian sweaters my grandma Steen made when I was a kid!  Sophie and Tyler look good in them!
This particular rock band always seems to come out when the weather gets cold!
Love those sweet faces!

Tuesday, January 20, 2015


I LOVE this age!
This little girl is such a joy to have in our family!
She makes me smile everyday.
I always find random pictures on my phone that she has taken.

Sophie's selfie...

She LOVES dance!  Her ballet shoes are already worn out!
She loves to dress up...
She is always in something different.
Then again, the simplest things makes her happy...
She got new mittens and would not take them off.  
When I came down one morning and she was eating her cereal with them I had to get a picture. 
 A little while later she took them off and said, "My hands are hot!"  Then she said, "Look Mom, I can pick up my spoon now!"  She definitely brightens my day!
Sophie and Tyler love their Hot Chocolate!  
She is so social...
She has the cutest little friends who we do a play group with.

It's her favorite day of the week!

She loves these cute kids!

I love this girl's smile!  It brightens a whole room!
Libby has a friend that has a little sister & she plays with Sophie. Libby's friend said that her sister told their family that she loves the Sophie that smiles like this and she scrunched up her face and smiled big!  Her smile is contagious!

Sophie loves:
Frozen, Doc Mcstuffins, playing games on the IPad, reading books, singing, playing American Dolls with Libby, shopping, playing with Shelly and riding her bike! 
She also loves shoes:
These are actually her doll Elsa's shoes!

Her favorite foods right now:
Fruit of any kind
Fruit Snacks
Mac and Cheese
Chic-Fil-A (because it comes with fruit)

We sure adore this sweet little girl and are so blessed to have her in our family!

Wednesday, December 31, 2014

New Years Eve 2014...

We had been sick and Steve still wasn't feeling well.  We figured he'd be in bed for the night, so the kids and I decided to have pizza and invited my parents, Alayna & Shelly over.  
 We had pizza, played games and watched a movie.
 Steve came down for a little while at the end!
 Alayna and Grandma
 Me & My Libster!

Sophie's guests of honor...Anna & Elsa!

10, 9, 8, 7, 6, 5, 4, 3, 2 ,1....
 Happy New Year!!!
 Sparklers and poppers are our tradition...

 It was freezing, but my kids kept tradition and went sledding down the hill a few times...
Wishing you a Happy 2015!!!