Monthly Archives: January 2016

Christmas Parties and Programs

December 18 began the season of Christmas parties and programs. Lilli had her little Christmas Party around lunch and I (Brent) was happy to take the day off of work so that I could attend. They had a fun lunch … Continue reading

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December Randoms

From December 13-17…. Mild afternoons call for Super feats of strength at the park… The never ending battle against lice began.  Our first experience with these buggers and I wouldn’t wish it on my worst enemy. We found one of … Continue reading

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Birthday Ideas

Here’s a few birthday ideas for the girls: Abbi – doesn’t really need anything.  She loves anything Minnie Mouse, and is always wanting to wear Minnie clothes but we don’t have that many outfits.  She’s a size 3T. She loves … Continue reading

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Polar Express and Nutcracker

From Dec 6 – 12…. Another one of Lilli’s stories.  It’s so fun to get inside her head through her writing.  She works it hard asking for a chinchilla. I took her shopping so she could pick out gifts for … Continue reading

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Santa Time!

From December 5 On the 5th it was time for our annual trip to the Library to see Santa.  With Lilli we’ve done nice ones at Bass Pro, neighborhood ones and everything in-between.  The Santa at the library isn’t exactly … Continue reading

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Getting Ready for Christmas!

From November 29 – Dec 4….. Christmas Season! As soon as the guests were cleared out from Thanksgiving it was time to get decorated for Christmas.  Lilli loves having a big tree in her room, and picking through my hundreds … Continue reading

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Thanksgiving 2015

From November 26 – 28…… Thanksgiving morning we got our brined bird ready for the oven.  This year I tried a new brine, the Pioneer Woman’s brine, and it really was our best bird ever. I think it was a … Continue reading

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Olli turns ONE!

From Nov 21-25….. Another day, another typical Abbi scene….. Two girls, one bucket. A slow run for me, getting used to the chillier temps and getting some training miles back in post-race.  If you don’t keep training you for sure … Continue reading

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Fall Randoms

From November 16 – 20…. Snug as a bedbug, squared.  Abbi can be found sleeping in the most unusual spots in her sister’s bed! Our bus stop entertainment is always ourselves…. Doing her Gospel of John reading plan.  You don’t … Continue reading

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Goodbyes and Birthdays

From November 12 – 15…. Brent’s Granny passed away at 101 years old. The kids had  good time running around and playing with each other afterwards. Friday was the only day of school Lilli went to that week, between being … Continue reading

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