Thursday, January 31, 2013

A January Post

 Since it is the last day of January (and my family has been putting pressure on me), I thought it was time to update what has been going on around here.  Last year I wrote this post about January. This January has been similar, except I've been enjoying it so much I couldn't be bothered to blog.  There is a pattern I've been noticing to life.  The slowness that comes at the beginning of each new semester and the activity that builds increasingly until the craziness that is December and May.  Knowing it is coming makes the slow months all the sweeter.  This January has been full of lazy Saturday mornings, evenings around the dinner table, afternoons playing in the backyard, and dinners with friends.
 Of course there has been lots of playtime.
This little boy has been having nighttime adventures in which he wanders the house and finds interesting places to pee.  It has been a fun game for all!
This little girl participated in an Invention Convention.  After trying and failing to make a portable desalinator for hiking, we went to less scientific route of School Jools and Tools.
Never lose your school supplies again if you have them on you.

So there is our entire month summed up in a blog post.  I dedicate it all to my Aunt Edie.

Saturday, January 5, 2013

Snow Day and Cotton Bowl

Thursday night the snow started falling.  It was so beautiful!  The next morning we woke up to a winter wonderland.

 Warming up

 Snow Ice Cream
 Maroon Food to take to the Cotton Bowl party
 We're ready!
Fun at the Blanton's
It was a GREAT day!

Friday, January 4, 2013

Christmas at the Gaylord

A few days after Christmas we drove to the Gaylord in Grapevine to meet Taylor's parents and brother for some more Christmas celebrating.

 More presents!


 Dinner in downtown Grapevine


Thanks G-Momma and Poppa! We had a great time!

Wednesday, January 2, 2013

Christmas Day 2012

It was great waking up in Weatherford on Christmas morning and not having to get in the car and drive, especially since we were all awakened by a Christmas morning storm way before the kids got up!
 Just what I wanted!

 This boy has it made!

 New ballet shoes!

We were all surprised when the beautiful snow began to fall!
 We didn't get much but JC was proud of his itty bitty snowman.

It was the perfect day to stay in our jammies and play with all our new games and toys.
That evening Taylor, Lindsey, Brian and I all went to see Les Mis.  It was a great Christmas Day!