Monthly Archive: December 2009

Dec 31


The most delicious tradition we have on Christmas Eve is Tamales! They are a must have for dinner. Adam's family has been doing it forever. I have been making tamales for 10 years now! Adam's Mom taught me the first Christmas I was married! This year I started teaching the kids how to make them! …

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Dec 29


Our Christmas was wonderful! I have never felt so loved. Christmas was not extravagant or unusual but it was fantastic! Santa brought Ammon, Nik and Adam remote control cars. They love them and have spent hours playing with them!    They made a track in the garage to race them on!   Santa brought Britain, Kalixta, Ariana …

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Dec 24

Christmas Eve

We have lots of fun traditions on Christmas Eve. One of them is new Christmas jammies. My Mom gets the kids a new set of jammies to wear to bed so they are super cute in the morning. Zoe has been looking forward to opening her pj's all week. All day long the kids wanted …

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Dec 23

Ammon’s Christmas Program

Ammon had his Christmas program yesterday. He has been singing and humming Christmas songs all month! He was so excited to invite me to school to hear all the songs his class learned! His favorite one was I'm Getting Nuttin' For Christmas. Ariana sang along to the song with him since she has heard it …

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Dec 22


We made our snowflakes on Sunday when the family was here. I love the beautiful snowflakes in my window. The kids do such a great job. They are all so creative.   Ariana did one and only one.       Nik, Zoe and Ammon cut out their own snowflakes!   The little girls draw …

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Dec 19

Santa Hat

Tori is ready for Santa to come!!!   A funny from the week. This might be my favorite ever!! Britain and I were at the store and she asks what to do when someone has a headache Me: "Why do you have a headache? Britt: "No a girl in my class does." Me: "Oh, that's …

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Dec 17

Christmas Program

Britain and Kalixta had their Christmas programs today. They have been practicing and waiting for this day to come!! It was so so cute! Each class sang three songs!  Kalixta stood up there smiling the whole time!! So funny!  Her favorite song was Angels We Have Heard On High and We Wish You a Merry …

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Dec 16

Homemade Gifts!

I love the homemade gifts the kids make at school. I love how excited they are to give something they have worked hard on. This year Zoe has been obsessed with what to make Adam that he will love. She made something for me already. Apparently I am very easy to give gifts too since …

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Dec 15

Christmas Tree, Oh Christmas Tree

Saturday we went to get our tree. It was softly snowing huge, wet snow flakes! The kids had more fun playing in the snow than picking out a tree but we got one. Nik carried it to the car all by himself! He was so glad I took a picture for "proof"!   Tori got …

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Dec 14

Gingerbread Houses

Sunday when the fam was over for dinner we made our gingerbread houses. Kenny and Marci started this tradition two years ago. Usually they have everyone come over and make them while Adam and I go out.This year it was really fun for me to be there and watch all the kids make their houses.  …

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