Monday, December 15, 2014

Look who just Checked in

Kaitlin was in our church children’s choir and they had 4 performances over the past week. The choir has been such an amazing experience and it was such a blessing this Christmas season!

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It was a country theme and Kaitlin loved she got to wear a cowgirl hat 

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Kaitlin was the youngest in the choir but she was never nervous and had such a fun time! 

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We noticed Kaitlin wore her hat just like Jessie from Toy Story 

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Kaitlin Christmas performance




Saturday, December 13, 2014

Santa Cow

This is our annual Santa Cow picture!!!! Kaitlin use to not be a fan of Santa but she loved Santa Cow!!!! And that is how traditions get started!!!!  Crazy this is our 5th year with Santa Cow!!! 

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2013 

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2012

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2011

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2010

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Friday, December 12, 2014

Breakfast with Santa

Our Chickfila had a special breakfast with Santa!!! They made everything so special with tablecloths and even a band playing Christmas music! It was such a sweet morning and Kaitlin had a great time!! 

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She was so excited!!!! we had a wonderful breakfast 

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Mrs Claus and Santa were so so sweet!!! They talked and talked and talked!!!! 

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I love this face of pure joy 

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Colin is not a fan of Santa 

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This was the cute list for Santa!!! 

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We had a great morning and Kaitlin has not stopped talking about it all week!!! 

Thursday, December 11, 2014

O Christmas Tree

We had a fun Christmas outing when we saw Santa!! Kaitlin got her haircut while the boys waited for a table at Cheesecake Factory!! Colin looks so grown up here!!! 

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We had a wonderful dinner and it was so nice and festive

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They had a huge Christmas tree and Colin was very impressed 

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Such a fun family night 

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And we got Cheesecake to go!!! Really the perfect night! 

Sunday, December 7, 2014

Zoo lights

It was 60 degrees a few weeks back and Kory and I both thought the same thing…. Zoo Lights!! It was a high percentage of rain later in the night but we risked it!!! It was heavy drizzle but at least it was warm!!!! 

This tree is amazing!!! It had all animal print bows! 

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The zoo looked beautiful and it is such a fun tradition! Kaitlin did like a few lights this year but it is still all about the animals! 

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Colin is amazed at the aquarium!!!! 

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He was very happy to be at Zoolights

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We saw the Light show that was set to music!! Just amazing Christmas Magic!

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We ended the night with “ Birthday Elephant” He has the saw exact birthday as Kaitlin! 

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So glad we got to see the Zoolights and enjoy such a fun night! 

Friday, December 5, 2014

Santa Visit

We attempted to visit Santa a few weeks ago!! This was as close as Colin got!! He was crying before we even got to sit with Santa He was not a fan! 

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And he let the entire mall know how upset he was!! Maybe next year!

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Kaitlin was thrilled to meet Santa and was just smitten with him! 

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Look how excited Santa is to have his picture made with Kaitlin! He was so sweet and laughed with a real “hohoho”! It was such a fun magical experience for Kaitlin! 

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This is one of my favorites!!! Santa loved her outfit too!! She was so proud!! 

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Such a fun Christmas memory! 

Monday, December 1, 2014

Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving 

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My little turkeys 

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We made the cutest Thankful tree at Chickfila!!! 

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This turkey use to seem so big and now Colin is taller than him by a lot!!! 

Colin 2012 at 8 months                      Colin 2014  2 and a half 

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2012                                                                                      2014

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Kaitlin first Thanksgiving 

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Thanksgiving Weekend

Didi and Rachel came up on Wednesday to celebrate Thanksgiving with us in Ohio!! We always do a PF Changsgiving on Wednesday! It is so good and easy and everyone is happy! Its tradition !

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Didi and Kaitlin made awesome turkey cookies! 

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Thursday was such a fun day! We started by watching the Macys Parade and playing Parade Bingo!!! It was so cute and had spaces like “ announcer saying all they way from” and “baton twirlers” or  “ marching band”. It was so fun and made the parade a competition

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Dad was crowd control while we cooked 

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He also played some guitar and we sang some Christmas carols

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These two are so much fun 

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All the girls ! It is so much fun cooking with Rachel.

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Didi and the girls

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After we ate the amazing meal we played Disney Headbandz to burn off our dinner! 

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Colin slept while we ate but he had fun after he woke up 

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We did some shopping on Black Friday and got some awesome deals!! So thankful for such an amazing weekend with Didi and Rachel!!! They are so great to travel to us and we are very thankful for them!