Saturday, December 04, 2010

Winter Pics

Two pics from December, so far. :) This first one is of the girls in front of our Christmas tree. They've been really good this year and are so looking forward to Christmas morning.
We took the girls to the Bass Pro Shop today and they made a snowman sun catcher and got their picture taken with Santa. The Santa was amazing and so sweet. Both girls were a little uncomfortable but luckily we got Jo to take a picture (with promises of a candy cane afterward). The only downside...she told Santa a totally different toy that she wanted. Different than the one she's been telling me she was going to ask him for these past few weeks.Oh well. We'll figure something out. Rye didn't really want her picture taken and asked if this could be her last year. *sniff sniff* She's been questioning Santa's validity as well this year. My girl is growing up. Can't she stay a kid just a little bit longer? That's my Christmas wish!

Family Pics

Just took a few pics on Thanksgiving before going over to a friend's for dinner. It was a good night over all and we really are blessed with all the friends we've made through the military over the years.

Stepping Stones

I know it's been a while since I've posted on here. So I have a bit of catching up to do. We made some stepping stones last weekend. It was a two day process but it was really fun. I've had these kits for a couple of years now. Ha! I'm such a procrastinator. But here's how they turned out.
Rye making her hand print.
Jo wasn't too sure about the what was left on her hand.
The Family Stone
Rye's Stone
Joey's Stone
We have one more small turtle left. We'll probably use it for Jasper after we get his hair cut and nails trimmed.

Sunday, October 31, 2010

Halloween 2010

Putting Rye's makeup onJoey was Steve from Cloudy with a Chance of Meatballs
Rye was a Rocker Devil Child
Just before they went Trick-or-Treating
Me handing out candy in my Gryffindor shirt while Joey ate her candy. She didn't last very long with the trick-or-treating.

Jo is 3!!

We aren't doing a party until next weekend but we decided, last minute, to do a small cake for Jo on her birthday. Rye was at a sleep over so Jo helped me frost her cake and she opened a couple of presents (we're saving the rest for the party). It was nice, quiet and small. She is becoming quite the little lady and she is cracking me up constantly.
Gotta try the icing to make sure it tastes good.

Frosting the cake.
Licking her thumb and frosting, that's mulit-tasking.
Her little cake.
Making a wish. She said, "I wish for a Phinney & Ferb cake."
With her Bloo pillow from Aunt Shari & Uncle Ben.
Playing with her compuric
She's THREE now!

Monday, October 25, 2010

Brookdale Farm=Pumpkin Patch

Last weekend went to Brookdale Farms and picked out some pumpkins to carve. We took some cute posed pictures first thing.

Then we head into the field to find our pumpkins. Everyone got one.

Then it was on to face painting. Here's Jo waiting during Rye's turn.
Rye had to be different. couldn't choose off the sheet the girl had but chose a red nose and white whiskers instead. Luckily we talked her out of the full black cat face.
I love her eyes.
Jo sat so still during her turn. It's like she was totally afraid to move.
She got a candy corn, cuz she's sweet like candy...and it's her favorite food!
Hit the Soybean Maze next.

Threw in a little Cornhole. Can't wait until we get our set. Yay!

Waiting in line for the hayride.

Our hayride, pulled by Belgian Draft horses. We learned all about them during the ride. Rye loved it.
Both girls were excited to pet Bill & Jake after the ride.

We had a fun time and can't wait to do it again next year.

Pumpkin Carving

Eric and I helped clean out the girls pumpkins. Rye was pretty grossed out but she did her part. When we got to carving, Eric had to use the BIG KNIFE, because he's very manly. ;) I carved my Jack Skellington and Joey's Perry face. Rye carved out her cat (with a little help from Eric) and Eric did a cute face. They turned out pretty good, if I do say so myself. I had to figure out Perry all by myself, no stencil available. Coincidently, that face is going on Jo's birthday cake. This is something we'll definitely do again next year.

I had to add in this cute one of Jo while she watched us light the pumpkins.

Random Shots

Some random shots I found when I plugged in my memory card. Not sure if I've shared them or not before. The girls are so cute and my hubby is wicked hot on his bike.