Tuesday, December 28, 2010

December update

November and December flew by.  How did that happen? Maybe because we moved to a new house just in time to get Christmas decorations up. I don't know. But anyhow, the holidays have come and gone. Austin celebrated his 7th birthday on Dec. 12th.What? He's 7? I swear I was just in the hospital holding a 9lb baby with crazy hair! Now he's growing up! Every year I give my kids a choice. They can either have a friend party, and not recieve any gifts from mom and dad, or they can choose to just have a family party and get a good gift from us. He chose the gift from us instead. Austin had his birthday planned for a week. All he wanted to do was go to dinner with mom and dad ALONE, then go to Wal Mart and pick out a gift. Easy enough! We took him to his favorite place in Mesquite Samauri 21. After that we went and picked out a few gifts. He got a Wrestle Mania Wii game, and some wrestling figurines. Not sure where all this WWF wrestling interest is coming from, but whatever! On our way home, he was very quiet. I think the whole night was a little anti climatic for him. He had been planning and preparing all week for our big night out, and I don't think it was all he expected. I'm not sure what was supposed to happen, but Kyle and I must be pretty dang boring! We had a little family party the next day for him. Kyle smashed Austin's face into his cake and made him pretty mad! He's the type that can dish it out but can't take it! Happy Birthday little buddy! We love you tons!!

Not sure why the shirts off. If you look real close, you might be able to see lightning and thunder. That's what he calls his biceps!

We didn't seem too overloaded with Christmas programs and parties this year. Thank goodness! The only program we had was a gymnastics performance in Mesquite.

We didn't get any awesome action pics of Hailee. I was too busy trying to control my class

                                This is my beginning class. They're so cute. I love coaching them!

I guess the next exciting event would be Christmas. For Christmas Eve, we went up to Panaca for a few hours for the program at the church. Kyle has such great memories of this growing up, and wanted our kids to experience it. 

Apparently Hailee and Carson were too cool to sit on Santa's lap!

After the program, we went back to Grandma's got in jammies, and headed home.

Friday, December 3, 2010


Change has never been my favorite thing. I like to get to a comfortable place in my life, and stay there awhile. Lot's has been changing in our family lately. Not just in our family, but it seems to be the case with everyone lately. Sometimes life just takes unexpected twists and turns and even though it isn't what we had planned, we just have to learn to go with the flow.
My dear friend