Monday, December 23, 2013

Getting ready for Christmas

I haven't been blogging much.  I haven't been the best picture-taker either.  But we've still been plenty busy enjoying the most wonderful time of the year.

 Last week we went to a breakfast with Santa event that a little bakery downtown was hosting.  photo IMG_5596_zpsb144f8cb.jpg

Amelia was her usual charming self. She's not the easiest toddler to take out lately.  photo IMG_5591_zps73a459f9.jpg

Will has seen Santa several times now this season, which, while it's fun to have many holiday events to attend, I feel like it takes away from Santa's magic when he basically becomes the buddy you see every few days.

Here's Will talking Santa's ear off about his Superman shoes, brown shoes, and other important shoe stuff.
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Santa kept trying to get him to stop talking and look at the camera.  Not happening, My Friend.

Amelia was not interested in seeing Santa on this day.
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Oh, Will.
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Cookies from Santa!
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Will's preschool had a holiday concert and we were all very excited to watch him sing!
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Except...  Will didn't sing.  During this song he moved his mouth like he was singing, but he was definitely faking.

Finally, he decided to stop faking and just have a seat.
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Then his teacher made him stand up so he decided to show a little girl his tummy.
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Maybe he will sing next year.

Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Thanksgiving 2013

It's hard to believe Thanksgiving has already come and gone. We had a great day and since we went to Grandma's, I didn't have to cook. Yessssssss.  photo IMG_5446_zps3aeb3d68.jpg

Amelia enjoyed helping out in the kitchen.
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According to Will, turkey is his favorite chicken.
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After dinner we went to the Gaylord resort to see the Ice show.  Will hugged Gingy and would NOT let go.
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And Amelia... Eh.  Not a fan.
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Because the show is kept at 9 degrees we had to get all bundled up.
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Cold, but fun.
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Amelia got stuck on the ice slide and just sat there.  They even broke out the long hook to try to get her down, but she refused to grab it.  Finally, they allowed the 'one at a time' rule to be broken so I could slide down and rescue her.
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Will, however, required no assistance.
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We ended with a ride on the train.  Fun times.
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Now we're getting ready for Christmas with two very excited kids (and one extremely excited puppy). Will expects it to start snowing any day now because that's what he always sees on TV.