Monday, November 25, 2013


she got out the electric beaters and took one over to Mike for a sword fight. She kept telling him, "smack, smack." 
 and she's a pain in my rear to take anywhere. She found a more comfortable position last trip to the grocery store and it helped out a ton. We'll see if she does it again next time.

Saturday, November 23, 2013

It's another day

I guess I'll go on a tad more. Tonight we were at Mike's moms and she was eating this ice cream bar. Whenever she spills something she tells me, "spilled." Her ice cream got kinda drippy and so naturally she let us know she spilled. Sharon gave her a napkin, she cleaned up the drippings, ate more ice cream and continued to wipe up as she dripped. 
And lately, while we are driving she'll call out, "mom, hand" and wants me to reach back and hold her hand as we go. Mike was driving tonight and got to do the honors. Then of course when I turned to take a picture of it she gave her smile and said, "cheeeeese."

I'm sure there will be more

In other news.......the other day Jack was at his friends house and said, "when my baby came out of Heaven she was naked. Was yours?" The friends mom told him yes their baby was naked too and then she told him that all babies are, even he was. He looked at her with raised, dubious eyebrows and said, "not me! I had a cape."

Friday, November 22, 2013

This girl

I just barely took this picture of our girl who we cannot get enough of.  I can't even explain what it is, but she is so fun. Bedtime is a pure joy with this girl. I get her tooth brush out and she just opens her mouth right up and makes the "ahhhhh" sound. Tonight I was too lazy to put the toothpaste on, but when I started to brush without it she says, "paste, paste" as she's looking around for the toothpaste. She loves to "urse" so we sit down on the floor in front of her crib and nurse. When she feels ready she says, "in, in." I lay her in the crib and she puckers up her little lips. I lean in and kiss that darling face and then she says, "bye, bye" about 3 or 4 times as I leave the room. Tonight I left and grabbed my phone and went back in and took this picture. She looked at the phone and said, "cheese" with that little thumb in her mouth. She just gets more fun each day. She's starting to get the football, bend over with it on the ground and say, "hut, hut" following right in Ivans little footsteps. 

I could go on an on. Another day.

Sunday, November 10, 2013

Halloween 2014

This blogging is great, however then you don't have any new news to tell people when you see them. I got to visit my Arizona cousins this weekend, but feel a tad repetitive sharing stories about the kids.... I think they already know them all! :) Oh well, we'll continue to blog. So here is Halloween this year.....

Moms house for soup and then walk down the street to this display her neighbor puts up on their roof

Ivan and Jensen

Jensen, Jack and Jared

Mandy always seems to get in the spirit

I'm enjoying the school thing. It makes me miss teaching a bit, so to fill that I'll just try and poke my head in on Ivan every now and again. Got to help out with their Halloween party.

Our neighbor who works at the school

quick visits to trick or treat grandma's

and her neighbor. This is a great picture if you look close. It's kinda depicts each kid...... Maybell's always jumping aroun, Jack is always a step behind and Ivan's usually right on track

 grandma youngs

Annual neighbor pictures. 

It was kinda crazy trying to finish dinner and get out there, I saw pix already started to be taken so I ran out..... we didn't get linkin dang it. Sorry Julie!

 The two girls stayed home and passed out candy. We sat on the porch for a bit and everyone I would hand out a piece of candy to she would yell either, "no" or "mine"
Happy Halloween