Tuesday, December 26, 2017

Monday, December 25, 2017


Christmas Eve didnt start out as planned.  Chase woke up with a sore throat and we spent the whole morning trying to find a place, that wasn't and ER, to  get him in.  The sweet Dr. at Walgreens squeezed us in and diagnosed Chase with Strep RIGHT away.  Yup, thats time #3 in 5 1/2 weeks! We finally picked up some meds and tried to get him to take it easy.  Strep was not holding him down.  We changed up our evening plans.  No trip to Nanny and Grandads and no stop at Grammy Phyllis's Chritmas party.  But, we had a nice relaxing Christmas Eve at home with McDonalds, Slurping Noodles, and A Christmas Story.
The boys woke up at 6am Christmas morning feeling better!  We opened Santa gifts and Zak and the boys started putting together the trampoline.  Nanny, Grandad, Baa, Allen and Bob all came to us for breakfast and gifts and then we headed over for MORE gifts and dinner at Gaga and PawPaws.
We are so blessed!

Saturday, December 23, 2017

Sister Sleep Over

Sister Sleep Over at Baa and Allens!

Christmasy Stuff..

T's Annual Chritmas Ornament Exchange Party with my girls!

 CyHope Gift Wrapping for kids in need at a local school

SANTA VISIT with Gaga and PawPaw

 I just love this pic!

 The elves went to dinner with us one night.

 Snowman and Fred left Gingerbread houses

 The boys used their own money to buy gifts for each other.

Silly boys!

Thursday, December 21, 2017

More Christmas Parties...

Today the boys had their school parties while mom and dad had an ugly sweater party! 

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Celebrating Nanny

Tonight was one of my FAVORITE nights!  
We took Nanny out to Taste Of Texas (and Jerry too!) to celebrate their birthdays.  Dave and Jackie are in visiting from England and they thought it was such a fun place.  Although mom was a little quiet, it was such an awesome night.  We waited for a long time for a table but the boys did excellent.  We had such an amazing night! 
Happy Birthday Nanny!!!!!!!

Friday, December 8, 2017

Snow! Wait...In HOUSTON?!?!?!

The boys spent Thursday evening on the iPad face timing Pa who was getting snow, lots of snow, at her house.  They loved it.  I was sad we weren't getting any and had very little hope it would make it it to us but, it was COLD outside! 

The boys went to bed about 9 and at about 10:30 it started to "snow" a tiny tiny bit.  So , I puled them out of bed and they sleepily walked outside to see it.  Colt was all smiles.  Chase was TIRED! Colt wrote his name in the snow on the hood of my car and we went in.  They fell asleep quickly and so did I .  Zak was out of town doing a Toy Drive in Beaumont so at 2 am Sadie woke me up to go out.  I opened the back door to a WINTER WONDERLAND!  It was absolutely BEAUTIFUL. White powdery (not icey) snow covered the entire yard and big snow flurries were falling.  All I kept saying was, "Everyones missing this!"  I was so excited I could hardly stand it. Sadie had potty but didn't know what on earth was going on.  I thought, "do I wake the boys!?!?!?!" I took some pictures and jumped on FaceBook to share my excitement.  A few people were up and I was so excited!!!! After being up about an hour I felt certain the snow would still be there in the morning.  I decided not to wake the boys and go back to sleep.  About 3:30 I set my alarm for 5:45 and fell back asleep.  I jumped out of bed to look out the window at 5:45 and was over the moon to see the snow!  I got up, made a HOT cup of coffee, finished up the boys lunches and woke them at 6.  They were SO EXCITED!  We played in the snow for about 30-40 minutes and all had so much fun.  

 (The top three pics were from the 10 o'clock wake up. Look how sleepy Chase was! 
 The rest of the pics were from our early morning play in the snow!)

 The trip to the bus stop was one we won't soon forget!  

When the boys arrived at school, all the kids went to play (Not k and 1st). 
 They made the local news and then the nightly national news!  
Colt swears this is him!

Everything was ABSOLUTELY beautiful!  Driving into Foundry was amazing!  
Best drive ever! (Mom and dads house on the right!)

Here is our little snow family at about 6am.
At 4:20 when the boys got off the bus, they were the only snow left in our yard! 

Saturday, December 2, 2017

Christmas Party!

 Its become one of our favorite things to do all year!  
Christmas party #3 in the books!!!!!

Year #2
Year #3

Friday, December 1, 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017

A Busy November

Its been a busy month! 

Colt and Daddy at the gun range, mom and Chase tagged along...It was SO loud!

Look at these crazies...found both of them sleeping like this.

While the moms are away...
 ...The kids will play!

 Uh oh!  Two sickies!!!!
Strep can't slow him down.

 A meet up with 4th cousins.

 A morning out with mom.  

Party time for two of our favs!

 This horn...

 One last spin around the cul-de-sac before passing on the jeep!

 My monkies

shopping with Mom
 Crazy hair - Dollars for Scholors

 A little computer time before bed!