Monday, October 6, 2014

finishing 2012

We met Grammy and Grandpa down in Tri-Cities at Tommy and Ranie's for some family time.  

Our annual visit from Santa and the Hauser Lake Fire Department.

James was chosen to play Joseph in his preschool Nativity.

Some of my personal holiday traditions...  Tolkein, clementines, and seven layer magic bars.

I sewed my first bag!  I used some of my fabric I bought in France and made this for Joette for Christmas.

Such an adorable snowman.  We have had some pretty creative ones in the past.

2012  Family Nativity

From Baby Jesus to a shepherd in just one year!

Each Christmas Eve, the kids open a present from one of their cousins.

Christmas Morning!! (This was the Christmas of Legos, pillow pets and the Zombie Apocalypse)

Justin and Jared and their families came to bring in the New Year with us.  We had such a great time together, as always!

We even got to celebrate Henry's birthday together!  None of the pictures of our dance party or our guns at midnight turned out.  It all really did happen though.  :)  What a fantastic way to end our 2012!!

Monday, April 22, 2013

junior is 1

Our baby turned 1 October 18.  It seems impossible that a year has gone by.  I'm learning to truly embrace and appreciate this time with my kids, no matter what each day brings!  Junior is sporting his first black eye.  He got roughed up at volleyball, poor guy.  I made him a pumpkin cake with cream cheese frosting.  It took him a while to dig in but he got the hang of it with his siblings' help.  This is definitely the most indulged Borg child ever.  He has 6 people at his beck and call and he knows it.  We are all in love with Junior!

Sunday, April 21, 2013

happy thanksgiving

 We had a great turn out this year for our turkey bowl.  There were some great plays made and no injuries!  First though, we had to manage the pies and the bird...

 It was sunny but there was definitely a chill in the air.  Must have hot chocolate!
 The little quarterback gets a 6 foot 5 inch boost.
 James really got into it this year.  Watch out Taylor, he's going to get you!

 In the next frame Jacob gets creamed by Shelece.  It wasn't flattering so I posted this pic instead.

 Anticipating the sack.
 The whole crew.
 We also had some serious ninja moves happening on the tramp.
   We had a true feast with wonderful friends and family. We are so blessed!!

We are so happy Tommy and Ranie came for the festivities but we missed Dave, Trish, Britt and Brad on our crazy date night (and every night).  Nothing like bowling to work that Thanksgiving dinner off.


I saw this mama and baby on the side of the road and had to stop for a photo.  They were much closer than they appear.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013


Another birthday (in September) means that Daddy-O is 37 now.  We love him, we do.


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