Sunday, November 23, 2008

Crashed out




The other day Harrison wanted a sucker like his sisters so I put him in the high chair and let him go to town. After a bit I realized I wasn't hearing anything from him so I went to check on him and he had crashed out with the sucker still in hand. He was covered in sticky sucker but I tried to clean him the best I could without waking him up then put him in his comfy bed. He look so sweet sleeping.

Friday, November 14, 2008

the silly bird returns

The cardinal has been flying into our window for 3 mornings in a row. Now I need to figure out how to stop it because the little continual hitting is driving me nuts!!! Why would a bird fly into a window over and over and over again????

Wednesday, November 12, 2008

Silly bird

video

Wednesday morning Harrison woke up early so I brought him into bed with me to hang out for half a hour until it was time to wake the girls. As I laid there dozing I kept hearing this noise that sounded like something hitting our shed close to our bedroom window. When John went to get food for Harrison in the kitchen he said a red bird kept flying into the kitchen window. I went out to see and sure enough this cardinal kept flying into the window. I went on with my morning getting the kids ready for school and then driving carpool. When I got home at 8:00 the bird was still flying into the window. It finally stopped about 9:00. I still have no clue what the bird saw or wanted in the house that would make it fly over and over into a window. I do love seeing the bright red cardinals around here. I bought a bird feeder the fall so we could get some neat birds to watch in the yard. It has finally attracted some birds. I just need to keep the kids from eating the sunflower seeds in the food.

Trick Rider
















John brought this purple rocking dino back from Idaho with him. He said Harrison was kind of afraid of it at first but finally rode it their last day in Idaho. It has been fought over by the sisters since coming home. Yesterday afternoon Harrison climbed on and starting doing all these "tricks" on it. It was making me laugh so I had to take some pictures. He got his hair cut that day too so I think he is looking really big. I was surprised when he stood up on the dino but he really thought he was cool doing that. He little feet up in the air make me laugh. I couldn't ask for a sweeter boy!

Monday, November 3, 2008

Girl Scout Rededication

Emily's awards


Abby's awards

The whole troop doing the pledge.

Emily in her new green vest.




Abby getting pinned.




Claire sneaking in.





The brownie group






The Junior Group






On Oct. 27th Emily and Abby were rededicated to Girl Scouts. They had a nice ceremony and dinner for the families. Abby is now in her second year of Brownies and Emily in a Junior Girl Scout. As you can see from the one picture of Claire squeezing in on her knees, she wants to be a part of it too. The girls are really enjoying it and making lots of friends. Our troop has grown to 21 girls with Daisy's, Brownies and Junior Girl Scouts. They have earned quite a few patches and badges they received that night too. I need to add a skirt to Abby's vest to make room for all her patches.

Halloween adventures
























































We had an eventful halloween "week". It started with the ward party on the 24th. They had lots of fun activities and the girls ran around having fun. Some of our friends from playgroup came making it even more fun. Saturday the 25th was the big city party called Scare on the square. We trick or treated around to the various businesses then went and handed out candy at the LDS booth. The girls really enjoyed it. We carved pumpkins on Tuesday the 28th. It was fun to have Harrison participate this year. He made me laugh when he would try to clean out the pumpkin then later tried eating the lid of the pumpkins. Claire kept calling the inside "gook" which I thought was pretty cute. We ended the week trick or treating with our friends in the neighborhood on the 31st. Needless to say we have TONS of candy that is teasing me but so far I have done good and only had two pieces. As you will notice from the pictures each time we dressed up Claire had to wear a different costume. I really liked the fairy one on her and thought the purple spray made it fun. It wasn't worth the fight to make her wear one thing. The taiwan dress was pretty cute on her too, she wore black leggings and her "dorothy" shoes with it. I made Harrison's scarecrow overalls and Emily's poodle skirt. It was fun and felt good to make it myself.