Sunday, January 10, 2010

Disneyland 2010

All Loryn wanted to do the whole day was see Ariel. We had no luck. Loryn kept asking if she was swimming in the water. She was happy to see Minnie and wouldn't let go of her when she was giving her a hug.


I know why they call it the happiest place on earth. Our family had such a great time playing at DL. My parents are the best for taking us for Christmas. It was great having my parents, my Sisiter and her hubby and my uncle and his kids with us.My dad drove us up in a bus, which the kids loved. I liked having a bathroom right there for Loryn. Loryn wants to drive a bus around everywhere now. It was a fast and furious day but way worth it. Thr kids were such troopers. We never had one melt down and we walked out of the park at midnight. There were so many fun times and it was so sweet to see Loryn's face looking at all the new things there. We are planning to do the give and day get a day, and go back and spend some more time there soon. Thanks for all the great memories mom and dad. We had a blast!

Thursday, January 7, 2010

I snuck down early to take pictures of what Santa left under the tree. The kids must have been very good this year!

Well this has been a wonderful holiday season. I have so much to be grateful for and have been very blessed during this Christmas season. We have had a wonderful secret santa who has been so generous and has brought a smile to our faces. We had a great time with family and are thankful for all the love they showed us. The kids were spoiled as always. I love seeing the look on their faces when they run down the stairs to see what Santa left for them. My favorite was when Mason got excited about his new church shoes.It doesn't take much to make my kids happy. The girls were excited to got new bedding for their room. Which I am so excited to start decorating. Loryn was all about Ariel and her new doll house.All the kids were happy to get a new ds. My parents surprised us with a trip tp Disneyland, which topped it all off. I have to say this has been a Christmas I will never forget. I am extrememly humbled by the love of my Savior and how he watches over us, in ways that I never imagined and how he works miracles through others. I want to let my family and friends know how much I love them and am thankful they are in my life.

Sunday, January 3, 2010

Christmas festivities

Holiday baking is always a must at our house this time of year. I haven't decided if it is fun or stressful yet. I must be leaning more toward fun though because here I am doing it again. The kids love it and I because of them, I will get over my issues with the mess it makes,lol!

Pictures on Santa's lap

Opportunity Village was alot of fun. We haven't been for a couple of years. The kids had fun riding the train and all the other activities that were their. The fuuny thing was that it got to be so late and it was a school night that after we finished with all the rides we left and realized we didn't even walk through the magical forrest. I guess we will have to try and go back next year and see the main reason to go there.

This year we went to look at Christmas lights in style. My sister's friend took us out in her limo to ride around town. Our kids had so much fun and think that is how we should always look at lights now. They sipped their apple cider and sang carols very loudly! The only thing that was missing was Marc, and the kids were sad he wasn't their to have in the fun.

Morgan's 10

So my baby girl has hit the double digit's and it is so sad. She is closer to becoming a preteen and I am not ready for that at all. It is so weird that when she is asking for presents now it is never toys anymore. Her wish list's are getting more expensive. She had a fun jacuzzi birthday party this year with a bunch of her girlfriends. Only in Vegas can you have a swim party in December. Morgan would live in water if she could. There are so many ways Morgan has blessed my life and reason's that I love her but I thought I would share 10 of them:

1 I love her sweet testimony of the church
2 I love her desire to always choose the right
3 I love her giggle. It still is as infectious as it was when she was a baby.
4 I love how she always tries to be the peacemaker and keep everybody happy at home.
5 I love to hear her sing and play piano
6 I love her tender heart.
7 I love that she is always the first to help and serve others
8 I love her hugs and that it is still cool to do it in public
9 I love how she takes care and looks out for her younger siblings. She is the second mommy around here.
10 I love that she is ours! She is truly one of my biggest blessings here on earth and I love her.