Sunday, December 14, 2008

Avery likes to sit like a human!! We say she's sitting on her "haunches!!"

Auntie Amber & Av - they've become good friends : )

Laci and Avery!!

Her her sweat shirt!! It's so hard finding clothes her size..

typical week night attire..

Our big baby!!

Avery today - 7 months!! Avery in October!!

Avery a few weeks later and all healed!! (she had puppy strangles)

Avery the day we got her!!

Friday, December 12, 2008

FBC CHRISTmas pageant!!

This weekend is the First Baptist Church CHRISTmas pageant. I would like to invite you all to come to at least one of the performances!! Ben and I are "tax payers", I assure you it's acting roles.. no speaking or singing from either of us!! The performances are: (one hour long)
Friday - 7:00
Saturday - 6:00
Sunday - 5:00
Please let Ben or I know if you have any questions!!!

Monday, December 8, 2008

I've been tagged!!

I've been tagged!!!
1. Egg Nog or Hot Chocolate?
Hot Chocolate!! I can honeslty say I've never tried egg nog and probably never will..
2. Does Santa wrap presents or just sit them under the tree?
They're beautifully wrapped
3. Colored lights on house/tree or white lights?
4. Do you hang mistletoe?
Can't say that I ever have..
5. When do you put your decorations up?
Usually on Thanksgiving but this year I got a little excited and put the tree up a few weeks before!! My husband wouldn't let me open the curtains until Thanksgiving, he was embarassed!!
6. What is your favorite holiday dish (excluding dessert)?
deviled eggs, yummm
7. Favorite holiday memory as a child?
my brother and sister and I waking up really early & waking our parents to open presents!!
8. When and how did you learn the truth about Santa?
When my dad/mom left the bag they bought milk with on the counter in the kitchen.. it kind of all clicked after that
9. Do you open a gift on Christmas Eve?
We have Christmas w/ my moms side of the family on Christmas Eve, so yes.
10. How do you decorate your tree?
This year it is red and gold..
11. Snow! Love it or dread it?
I love it if I'm @ home but stressing me out if I'm deciding if I can make it to work or not.. I love going to my grandparents farm and riding on all the toys when it snows!!
12. Can you ice skate?
yes, takes me a minute every time to get going though..
13. Do you remember your favorite gift?
That's a hard one, I have a favorite every year!!
14. What is the most important thing about the holidays for you?
Getting together with family and enjoying what the season is all about!!
15. What is your favorite holiday dessert?
I'm not a huge dessert fan.. I like chocolate chip cookies and apple pie
16. What is your favorite holiday tradition?
Getting together with family and playing dirty santa!! Watching Christmas Vacation is a favorite too!!
17. What tops your Christmas tree?
red and gold strands.. it pokes in there and is sticking out everywhere!! Not a traditional tree topper..
18. Which do you prefer-giving or receiving?
Giving!! I hate secrets so it's hard to keep what I get people away from them.. I'm getting better!! I love watching people open their presents, I always want to give them to them right away and not wait til Christmas!!
19. What is your favorite Christmas song?
Mariah Carey, All I Want For Christmas!!!!!!!!!!!!! I-I-I, don't want a lot for Christmas... there is just one thing I need......... I could go on and on and on!!
20. Candy Canes-yum or yuck?
yum.. not something I go out and buy but I do like them.
21. What do you want for Christmas?
gift cards
22. Do you attend an annual Christmas party?
We have one for my work every year.. always a good time!!
23. Do you dress up on Christmas or wear PJs?
PJ's to my parentals on Christmas morn and clean up for all the other get togethers..
24. Do you own a Santa hat?
not me personally, but Ben did come home with one a few days ago.. not sure where that came from??
25. Who do you normally spend Christmas with?
Ben, Avery, and I on Christmas morning.. my parents after that, then Bens fam after that.. we're doing Christmas on my dads side the Saturday before Christmas and Christmas Eve @ my moms side of the family.. FUN TIMES!!

I tag Amber Bohannan and Lisa Trumbo