Monday, December 22, 2008

2008 Elf Dance

Merry Christmas to all!!! (P.S. The cartwheel my elf does at the end is the only one I've ever done in my whole life!)

Thursday, December 18, 2008

All the Ladies...

Today was the annual Christmas luncheon for my group of girlfriends, and it was lots of fun. Christine brought fun drinks for us to try, and they were delicious AND festive looking! This is a special group, and I'm proud to know them all! (Sheryl, Sharon, Christine, Tina Sue, Me & Stephanie, L-R) Merry Christmas to all my girls this season. Wish we could do this together, too!

Thursday, December 11, 2008

6 Random Things....

Ok, I haven't done this yet because I can't do that link thing. I am not very good with the computer. But here are 6 random things about me.....

1. I love Spongebob Squarepants. All the time I'll say to random kids, "Hey, remember that time on Spongebob...." I think some parents are frightened.

2. I have my own batting song (in my head), and it changes from time to time. (Batting song=what you hear when a batter comes to the plate) My current batting song is "Super Hero" by Jane's Addiction. I'll play it and announce myself at bat.

3. I'm obviously weird. (Should I have even listed #1 & #2?)

4. l have never been a big fan of feet; however, I LOVE little kids' feet in flip flops. So cute!

5. Sleeping is my favorite thing to do.

6. I would rather clean than cook.

Sorry this list is boring. Love you all!!!

Wednesday, December 10, 2008

More Christmas Trees..

So I've posted a few more pics....two pics of the kids' trees in their rooms, my mantle (can't compare to Neagle's, I know), and a Gator Santa. (Extra Festive this year!) And then my 3 kiddos ready for the season....ENJOY!

Palmer J and his School Program Debut

Palmer getting ready for the show!

Parading around the sanctuary didn't seem like a problem...he gave me a HUGE high-five when he saw me!

Right before the program started, he found me and smiled and posed for a picture. After that.... stopped. He went totally stoic the rest of the program, not singing or performing the moves. He did sing Happy Birthday to Jesus at the very end, but that was it. I asked him why he didn't sing in his program, and he said, "Because, it's totally boring." I'm wondering who he picked that up from.....BROOKS, CAMDEN!!!!!!!!!

Trimming the Tree 2008

Palmer had to put up one of the more popular ornaments...SPONGEBOB!

He got way excited to see the Cars ornament I bought him last year!

Brooks took this one with one hand! I thought it turned out pretty nice.

Dada hung the most important ornament on the tree, our special nativity scene with Baby Jesus.

All finished!

We decorated the tree a bit later than the kids wanted to...we've just been so busy. And I hate that Christmas was only 4 weeks from Thanksgiving. I don't feel as into the spirit this year, and lots of others feel the same. But it's so important to share with the kids the true meaning of Christmas, and after the tree was decorated we had a story and a prayer. But no hot chocolate this year. It was 75 degrees this day!

Friday, December 5, 2008

Look-a-like Santa

This pic was all Camden's idea!

Atlanta Bound!

Tim and his buddy James are headed to Atlanta as I'm writing this for the SEC Championship Game between Florida and Alabama.
It's sooo exciting, because the winner is headed to the national championship game in Miami, and will probably meet Oklahoma in that game. Tim is beside himself at that possiblity. He's a Sooner alum and a coach at Florida---how will he ever choose who to root for? Anyhoo....the Gators and Sooners have to win tomorrow for that dream to come true!

Monday, December 1, 2008

A Few Thanksgiving Pics

I am so thankful for my family!! We saw nearly every member of Tim's family while in California, and on Thanksgiving Day, we got to iChat with my parents and sister. We're so blessed! And I'm also thankful for all my friends! And most of all, I'm thankful for my Saviour. "I can do all things through Christ who strengthens me." Yea!!!

Knott's Berry Farm

I wish I could explain everything that went on at Knott's Berry Farm---we had a blast, and spent some quality time with Grandma & Grandpa, Tim's sister, husband and two boys, and Tim's best childhood friend, his wife and two little ones. But the Ghostrider (a wooden rollar coaster) was the big deal of the day. Uncle Tony decided to take Brooks on the coaster, and when Camden saw she was big enough to ride, she went through the gate, so I followed. Long story short---it was no "cute coaster" as I thought it might be. It was FIVE MINUTES of living hell! The best part about it--Uncle Tony bought the VIDEO of him and Brooks' ride. It's the funniest thing I've ever seen. Brooks' face the entire time had me laughing so hard I cried! He said he may try to download it onto, so if it gets there, I'll let everyone know!!