Thursday, November 21, 2013

Early Ho! Ho! Ho!

Christmas @ Lowe's
We're refraining from getting much into Christmas until after Thanksgiving, but for fun I took the kids to Lowe's to see the inflatables (that won't make an appearance in our lawn), lawn ornaments (ditto), and other Christmas items. Most impressive to the kids was the dancing Santa.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Henry's Third Birthday

We have another 3-Year-Old in the house! We celebrated Henry's third birthday on Saturday with a little cake & presents with Grandpa Doug, Grandma Paulette & Grandma Gates.
Henry's been having a real good stretch. He's communicating well, he's been super silly, you should hear him count (!), and even when he's being pouty and defiant, he's showing us that he's acting his age.
On Saturday evening Jenn and I went to Fleming's for dinner and had two really, really good meals. (It helped that we had a gift card.) It had been a while since we'd had a date-nite, and we were thankful that the Grandparents were willing to keep the kids for the evening.

Last night the snow started.
This morning, the kids woke up and surprisingly didn't bother Jenn or me much, but instead congregated in Lydia's room. Henry went to the potty without my telling him, and Lincoln got some underpants for him. And then I heard Lincoln excitedly say, "We have to go tell Daddy!!!"

The kids ran into our room and screamed, "Snow!!!" and continued to run to different windows and see the snow outside. This is going to be a fun winter, and an especially fun Christmas time.