Monday, December 14, 2009

Thrift Store Clothes + A Cows Tongue + Yummy Food=Small Group Christmas Party

Preparing Ryan's white elephant gift!


Lori even dressed up poor Braddox :)

We had GREAT food :)

Victor (and Kathryn) won!

Me passing out #'s for the gift exchange (don't be jealous of my vest!)

Opening gifts...

"What is this???"



I had a crush on the nerdy Rock Band drummer

The guys played Rock Band til almost midnight!

Baby Dedication and Christmas Program

Tis the season for Christmas lights!!!

The boys were thrilled!!!

The morning of Samuel's dedication

Liberty and mommy before dedication

Milton praying over Samuel

Milton praying over Liberty

Program time!!!! (the evening after baby dedication)
Brahm singing "Go Tell it On the Mountain"

Trusten :)

Trusten in action...

More of Trusten being adorable!

Friday, December 4, 2009

My favorite birthday so far!

This year I turned 29 years old and it is my BEST birthday yet!!!

I woke up to my husband and kids at my bedside with cards and presents in hand. Then we went to the kitchen for donuts...

and my husband told me he was going into work late :)

Plus, I got lots of birthday hugs and kisses from my oldest son...

and the sweetest of smiles from my youngest son...

and a song from my middle son...they are the sweetest boys I know!

The song my middle son sang for me, he made up all by himself! He's only 3 years old, but he is a true musician at heart! He's always making up songs and I was the lucky recipient today!

Here are the words to this song...
“Happy birthday to momma…in the morning…giving her a momma birthday song..she had donuts…and a song about oh, waking up too jah...and the dark clouds will go away from my momma momma…Singing yes Lord, yes Lord, yes, yes Lord. Yes Lord, yes Lord, yes, yes Lord. Yes Lord, yes Lord, yes, yes Lord…" (talking now) "momma now I’ma gonna do a different one…"

It's a little hard to hear with Ryan and Trusten building our fire in the background and Samuel yelling "What doing Momma..where'd you go?"! but it's ALL precious to me...background noise and all!!!

Wednesday, November 11, 2009


October is always one of my favorite months!

I love the weather, I love the festivity of fall, I love watching the leaves change, I love the fall sports, and it's Trusten's birthday month!

At the soccer tourney...

Bundle of Joy!

She liked the taste of her coat!

**Trusten's Birthday Party with small group friends...

The crew...


Trusten, Olivia and Grace

Samuel, Eli and Eva enjoying their cake

Trusten, Olivia, Brinly and Blake "swinging"
(this one is before Blake pushes his sister off...)

And after he pushes her off...

Sarah and I

Brahm showing off his toys

Braddox and Liberty (Braddox is bigger, but 1 month younger!)

My May flower!

**Celebrating Trusten's birthday at El Pueblito!

**Now to MooMaw and Papa's...
Liberty and Jack--sweet cousins!

Grandma and Liberty

Trusten opening gifts!

Cake time!

I think he's hungry!

Samuel's enjoying it!

Brahm too!

Trusten spending his birthday money!

**Carnival time!


Trusten's first Ferris Wheel ride!
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