Saturday, December 27, 2008

Taylor got almost everything Princess. She is a TOTAL girl. When we asked her what she wanted she said princess toys:) Yeah I am glad that I have a girly girl!

Zack had bad luck this Christmas with his presents. We got him an electric drum set and it wouldn't work. He wanted Kid Pix game and his cd drive on his computer didn't work. Lastly I got him Tag from leap frog and there were so many people on the site that morning downloading the books that it didn't work. Thank goodness I was smart and he got balloons for Christmas so he played with those. Finally by 3pm they made a new website for Tag and Rob was able to download the books. He hasn't put them down hardly!
Jess loves cars the Movie so he got MORE of them!

Chase finally got his white train he had been asking for! He picked it out first. I think if that was his only present he would have been happy with that.


The kids opening up their stockings. This year we had to wake up the 3 younger kids at 8am. Zack had been up for about 45 minutes and couldn't stand it any longer. It took me 2 times to wake up Chase and Jesse. When I told Chase that Santa had come he forced his eyes open and got straight up. He was so happy to finally have Santa come.

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

A Surprise Visitor

On Sunday night my brother called me. His son Jeremy was at the Greyhound station in Denver. He was on his way to Salt Lake City, but his bus was late getting in. He had a 6 hr layover to wait for the next bus. So I went and got him. It was so great to see him. The kids loved it as well. Zack especially. He followed Jeremy around the WHOLE time! He would not leave his side. Zack talks about Jeremy all the time even though we haven't seen him in over 2 years. Taylor took right to him. She jumped into his arms right at the front door. So it was a great surprise to have Jeremy with us for a few hours. We hope he has another layover on his way back :)

Notice the number 8 in Zack's hand. He has liked that number for so many years! Im not sure why. So at the begging of the school year when 2008 was on the board he wanted the number. His teacher told him he had to wait until Christmas break. When his teacher was taking down the board he asked if he could have it. He has been carrying it around for a week now!

Saturday, December 20, 2008

Christmas Video

Just gets me in the Christmas spirit even more!

Thursday, December 18, 2008

Keeping Warm

Chase and Taylor have been trying to keep warm in our house, since it has been so cold! It reminds me of Nebraska when we lived there. We have been in the teens and single digits for far to long!You can't see it but he is laying on the heater as well.Who knows what my kids have stuck under the heater:)

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Seeing Santa

Chase's pre-school class went and saw Santa today. It was during school so Zack didn't get to go, but we will take him later.

Waiting to go and see Santa

Chase brought a Geo Track poster of the train that he wants and showed santa. He wants a white train. I can't find it in any of the stores around here!
Showing one of his teacher what he wants.

Christmas Fun

We decorated a gingerbread house for family home evening this week. The kids loved it. To bad they ate most of the candy that goes on top. Today is Wednesday and it almost has no candy on it.
I am sure you are wondering why Jesse has no pants on. Well he still isn't potty trained!!!!!!!!!!! I am losing my mind over this kid. If he only has undies on then I catch it quicker and I don't run out of pants either.

Sunday, November 30, 2008

Thanksgiving day fun!

We had a great Thanksgiving with family and friends. We invited a family who just moved here from France. We were there introduction to an American Thanksgiving. SO in true fashion our turkey wasn't done on time. After waiting for more than 2 hours after it was supposed to be done we finally were ready to eat. The food was great! During the day we had the kids made turkeys. Zack didn't want to do it so he was a blank page:)

Chase was the fastest, but his was the best one. He let us know that as well.

After a long day they just couldn't last!

Friday we decorated for Christmas. The kids helped me put the ornaments on. They didn't care that I had to move most of them higher on the tree!

Friday, November 28, 2008

Zack's favorite song

Oh Lord, My Redeemer - Jeff Goodrich

This is Zack's favorite song at the moment! Rob will sing this to him at night to get him to go to sleep. Lately he has been singing it over and over again. On Sunday when they were going to start singing a song. Zack asked me if they were going to sing this song. Then as loud as Zack could he started to sing the song:) I had to find the song for Zack on the internet so I wanted to share it with you all! I love that Zack loves songs! What I am so happy about it that he LOVES church songs:) Hope you enjoy!

Wednesday, November 26, 2008

Thanksgiving Feast

The special ed room at Zack's school throws a Thanksgiving feast every year. The kids make the food in the morning and the family comes and enjoys it in the afternoon. Zack woke up so excited about it. Here we are before we ate.

Thursday, November 20, 2008

Fall Pictures

I forgot to post these pictures of the kids. We just found this driving by one day. Not even close to being as good as the one in Oregon that we go to, but the kids had a lot of fun and we spent a lot of time there. Zack isn't doing a lot of what the other kids did. He just wanted to jump the whole time!