Tuesday, December 11, 2012

He's back...

 Punkin that is. This is how we found him the other morning. Apparently he had been roasting and eating mini marshmallows (note the bit of marshmallow on his mouth).
He changed back into a toy before he got a chance to eat the one on the end of the toothpick.
LG wanted to sit and pretend to roast a marshmallow with Punkin.
He's a mischievous little elf. Santa doesn't let him do a lot at the North Pole so he gets into all kinds of trouble when he comes to our house, i.e. writing on the counter top in icing, eating Hershey kisses, hanging upside down from the light fixtures, etc. It's fun to get up in the morning and see what he's been up to in the night. ;)

Friday, December 7, 2012

LG's Christmas program & frowny faces

LG's Christmas program at her school was this past Tuesday night. She and her class sang Jesus Loves Me and Jingle Bells. They were so cute. Our cousins came to watch. Our little cousin, Harrison, LOVES LG. He wants to sit by her, walk with her, play with her, pretty much do everything with her, which is what she gets because she is like that with our older cousin, Kennedy. :) 
 This is them after the program in the snack area.
Here they are during the program sitting practically on top of each other.
On another note~LG has been getting a lot of frowny faces lately on her daily report. We have tried all the typical punishments and rewards to get her to listen and obey at school but nothing has worked. I was truly getting to the end of my rope with it because I didn't know what else to do. Finally, on Wednesday she got a smiley face and asked me to take a picture of it with my phone.
I was so happy to see the smiley face that I was pretty much willing to do whatever to celebrate it and taking a picture did not seem like that big of a request. She proceeded to get another yesterday. We are just taking it one day at a time...hopefully, she'll get another today.

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Whoa~what a weekend!!

This past weekend was super busy! Busy weekends used to be me going out on a Friday night, sleeping half the day on Saturday, bartending Saturday night, bartending Sunday morning, and then doing grad homework Sunday night. Wow~things have changed. :)
 Saturday morning we went to have breakfast with Santa at Cedar Hill Farm. The kids were so good. We ate, visited with Santa, played on their playground, and fed the animals in the petting zoo.
We left there and LG and I went and had pedicures. After nap time, we got ready and went to zoo lights with our cousins.
We rode the Ferris wheel~I will never ever ever do that again. I was terrified. You can see the fear in my face in this picture. I just wanted to get safely on the ground.
Andy and LG, however, loved it!
We went to church Sunday morning, went home and while the kids were asleep, Andy and I did some shopping. We went back to church Sunday night for the "Hanging of the Green." LG sang a song with her Jr. Cherub choir. They were so cute and sweet and she did such a great job. She watched the choir director's mouth the whole time and did her mouth in big O's like Mrs. Terri~precious!
She loves Mrs. Terri
We had a fun family event filled weekend~sure beats the old days! ;)