Saturday, December 26, 2009

Christmas Day

What a wonderful Christmas we had! I was so surprised that two families (Which we had no idea who they were) would give us so much stuff. I was so shocked at the things they got me when I opened them up! I thought I was going to cry. Because earlier this year my mom was without a job and I new that there wouldn't be as much presents as before. I'm seriously not joking. It's like Jesus went shopping for us. He must really love us very much! I thought earlier this year that God just absolutely hated me. I'm serious. So I just kept hatred in my heart for months. My family would try and try to help me not be so worried. But I just wouldn't believe it. Did that solve the problem? NO, of course not! But later this week I decided to let it go. I feel so much better now. So anyways I'm so thankful that God gave me a wonderful Christmas this year! Kayli got a ton of horse stuff she always wanted from one of the first families. Like cowgirl boots, Horse watch, Horse puzzle........I can't even name them all down. I loved seeing the look on her face when she opened every single present. I can't believe that Zoe got a camera from a total stranger!!! WOW!!! She was seriously shocked.
I got two pairs of doll clothes from total strangers! They were adorable...absolutely adorable! I got everything I was hoping for and wanted for Christmas. Thank you God for loving and taking care of us this Christmas!
We all were so anxious what other people would get. We'd lean and squeeze in between each other just to see what they got. We are peeking Chipmunks.
At the end we all took a QUICK group picture with my moms camera. What a wonderful Christmas I had. I hope you all did too. Merry Christmas!!!!


Friday, December 25, 2009

Opening stockings on Christmas Eve

Every year on Christmas Eve we open up our stockings. So my mom tortured all of us and said," You will have to wait''. Oh she is so stubborn. So when it's time to open our stockings my mom said to pick one at a time. We got a lot of special treats. Gum, toys, and candy. Sugary things which are always the best! Don't you think?
My sisters and I made a thing called a Mystery Box. It is kind of like making coupons that have things you can do at home. For an example, Give you one foot massage, or clean your room. It might not be fun for one but it will be fun for the other.

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Spending Time with our Adopted Grandparents

Last week we went to our adopted grandparents house to spend an early Christmas with them. We ate dinner with them. We all had Papa Murphy's pizza. Canadian Bacon and Pineapple, and also Chicago style pizza. YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY!!! Then after we ate dinner we opened up presents. We each got a card with a picture of a butterfly. Mr Rick is a photographer and he took close up pictures of beautiful butterflies. My butterfly is called a Juliet. Then inside the card was a $20 bill!
When My mom opened up hers she got fuzzy socks. Then we all got hot cocoa with different flavors. Toffee, Raspberry, Mint, and Chocolate. Yum! Also a huge big tin of popcorn. There was cheese, caramel, and butter popcorn.
We gave Mrs. Barb and Mr. Rick coffee coasters. I liked seeing her facial expression.
Then after we enjoyed a wonderful hot fudge and caramel sundae. It was the best I had ever had! Thank you for reading!


The Nutcracker

Last week we went to the Nutcracker. The dancers were beautiful! But I have to say that the men's tights were absolutely way to tight! I mean you could tell that they had big muscles, but you don't have to show so much detail! You couldn't even tell if they had any underwear or not! But the girls were absolutely gorgeous. I couldn't even believe that the little kids were dancing like....professionals! Anyways it was great! Here is my friend Clarissa and I waiting for the play to start.
Kayli's friend Katie and her waiting (Talking very loudly....conversations to each other) very patiently.
Zoe and her friend Kirsten waiting and being very silly at the same time.
We all had a very fun time. The nutcracker was very fun. Watching the dancers gliding in the air, their hair swishing from side to side. Thanks for reading!


Thursday, December 10, 2009

Gingerbread Houses

On Monday we went to our library. My mother signed us all up to make Gingerbread houses. We also went last year with our friends, the Olson's. We all had so much fun. In this picture I was really tempted to taste that sweet, flavorful candy in my mouth, soaking in it's flavor. Just writing about it makes me hungry. And I did NOT nibble on any candy.......well.......sort least I.......OH I admit it. I did eat a couple! We had fun and my house is now already half eaten.
It's pretty simple to make one. All you need is to tape two little milk cartons together on a small piece of cardboard. You use frosting to glue the graham crackers on the milk cartons. Then you use frosting to glue on the candy to the graham crackers. Joyfully,