Sunday, November 21, 2010

Creative Spelling

Emily, holding one of Jonathan's old toys with to his name written in Sharpie on the bottom, said to Carson: "It says E-M-I-L-Y...Jonny!"

Monday, November 1, 2010

Emily's 3rd Birthday....

I can hardly believe she is three now. Time just goes by much too quickly. Emily has really caught on to the idea of birthdays and all that goes with it. She had so much opening presents and blowing out candles too. She even sang the birthday songs to herself with the rest of us. She has brought such a ray of sunshine to our family, we all just love her to pieces! She has been so much fun these last three years. She will be my only child in Primary when she moves into Sunbeams in January!

Halloween 2010

The ward has a Trunk-Or-Treat each year at the neighborhood park, just a block or two from our house. It is great to get all the stops done in one place! This year was Katie's last year as a trick-or-treater since she turns 12 in November. Our family rule is you are done trick-or-treating when you are 12. Emily, however has another 9 years of this fun stuff. I still get candy for all the big kids so no one misses out on getting some sweet treats!

Trick or Treating never smelled so good....

Tami's works for Scentsy and they moved into new offices recently so they had an Open House/Trick or Treat last Friday. We went to check out the new offices and do some trick or treating with Aunt Tami. It was fun to see all the kids dressed up and to check out where Tami works. The huge stuffed animals were fun too. There is a new product at Scentsy with stuffed animals that have Scentsy packets inside of them! Katie loved the giant sized flip flop. Emily loves to color and will sit for quite a while at the table coloring. However, she spent only a few minutes, very seriously working on her paper at the party. She wanted to go find more candy. She has caught on to the trick or treat deal. Any siblings that tried to get into her candy were put into their place!

A Scout is....

The Court of Honor held in August was payoff time for my three Boy Scouts. After Scout Camp and Saturday workshops Logan and Carson both had earned 12 or 13 merit badges a piece. Jonny earned his Life Scout Rank and is ready to move on to getting his Eagle Scout project started. Logan will be a Life Scout at the next Court of Honor and will start his Eagle project soon too.
A Scout is........very busy!

Pumpkin Patch 2010

Last week we had a great time picking out pumpkins at a nearby pumpkin patch. The kids each found something they were happy with. We all got a hayride around the farm before going home too. Steve always loves a great setting for a photo shoot too! It has been a tradition to photograph the pumpkin patch excursion each year since the big kids were quite little. We gotta keep up the tradition for little Emily too!