The Snow Came Over

October 31, 2010 in Blakeisms, Winter Activities - 4 Comments

We were greeted home from our vacation with a whole slew of snow. I forgot how exciting it is in a child’s eyes to receive the first snowfall of the year. When I saw that cold white stuff on the ground, all I wanted to do was curl up by the fireplace…

This is LA

October 28, 2010 in Friends, Tanner Family, Temples, Vacations - 2 Comments

We filled our days (as much as possible around naps) with other activities besides Disneyland while we were in California. Our sister Tricia and her husband Jacob have just gotten settled into their apartment in LA. We spent a few days visiting with them before our friends came into town….

Disneyland

Well folks, in about three days… …we had just about as much fun and excitement as we could take! We walked and walked and covered every square inch of Disneyland Resort. The characters were so sweet and playful with the children. Even Nashy was enthralled by their fluffiness and huge…

Highlight

October 25, 2010 in Blake, Swimming - 2 Comments

We survived enjoyed our trip to California! Before I sort through hundreds of pictures from our vacation, I had to tell about my favorite Blake moment from our week long stay.  Blake spotted the pool immediately upon arrival at our hotel. He begged to go swimming every time we stepped outside,…

It’s Beginning to Look Like Halloween

October 21, 2010 in Crafts, Halloween - 1 Comment

I don’t know why Halloween decorations elicit more squeals of glee from kids than any other holiday, but man, our boys are pretty darn excited about ours. Even Nashy scoots around hoping to gnaw on the bright orange additions. And the sad thing is that I feel pretty skimpy when…

Costumes

October 18, 2010 in Halloween, Tanner Family, Traditions - 2 Comments

By the time this posts, I will be far away soaking up my favorite people on the planet at the happiest place on earth. But I figured since I have a few post drafts just waiting idly to be posted, I thought I’d schedule them in while we’re gone. I would…

Monogrammed Pumpkins

October 15, 2010 in Crafts, Halloween, Tutorials - 7 Comments

I love anything monogrammed. These pumpkins worked out perfectly for us this year because I love to paint, Troy does not love to carve, and Blake and Nash are a little too young to be trusted with sharp carving knives. These were really simple. I cut out a circle template…

Blakeisms

October 8, 2010 in Blake, Blakeisms - 5 Comments

I love this boy. He says the funniest things. I want to remember these moments of innocence and curiosity when he is talking back to me someday. Troy’s mom compiled a book of Troyisms throughout his childhood and we have so much fun going back and reading the things he…

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