Sunday, November 30, 2014

Christmas Prep

We had a wonderful Thanksgiving at my parents new house. The food was delicious and it was nice to relax while the kids were tearing up their house and not ours. Nick and Bailey love going out there and having so much more space to play and get dirty in...they now have 2 acres to play on!

A few days after, we headed out and picked out a Christmas tree. Bailey has been wanting to get the Christmas Tree up so she could help decorate it before school is back in this next week.

Nick and Bailey ran out this morning and turned on the Christmas Tree lights. They then wanted me to get pictures of them in front of the tree before church....Christmas is such a magical time for kids!

And this weekend we bought our first matching outfits for the twins.... Just 8 more weeks and they will be here! I have to admit that as much as I am scared at the thought of two at once, I am also super excited to meet them!

Saturday, November 22, 2014

A bit early for Christmas?

This week is Thanksgiving break, but because it snowed so much last week, it is hard to think of it as still being fall. And I admit, there has been a bit of Christmas music in my car this last week...just something about the snow that gets me into the Christmas spirit. Last night Caldwell lit their community Christmas lights, and since it was warmer today than it has been all week (44 degrees instead of 5 degrees) I thought that maybe we should venture out and see the lights.

The lights were beautiful as usual, the kids had a blast and it really was more enjoyable since it was not as cold as when we had gone in previous years...last year my cousin Brit was visiting and almost died with how cold it was :)


Being silly on the bridge with tongues out...we were just glad that Nick didn't put his tongue on the railings and get it frozen again :)
Trent is almost unrecognizable with his beard...but it is No shave November that his work is supporting for cancer awareness


I finally found my camera that had all my Halloween pictures on it...yeay!!! We had quite a few Halloween festivities this year. I helped put on our subdivision Halloween Party, then we went trunk or treating during the week and finally ended the week with Halloween Day. I helped Bailey's class put on their party, then we went to the Community Halloween party at a local Bran and played games and had some snacks and ended the night trick or treating around the neighborhood. The kids had an absolute blast and were pretty wired that night. It was a very fun October!

Nick's preschool class all dressed up... HE's the shark in the middle

Bailey's 1st grade class (Nick came with to help) making spider hats (her friend Aspen in red)

At the trunk or treat with our friend Lexi- Bailey is pink Jasmine

At the community barn with Nicks friend Bronco- AKA Superman!!!!
And Bailey's friend Bethany

What a wonderful Halloween we had and such great friends to celebrate it with!!!!

Friday, November 14, 2014

Snow Day!!!!

Today we have a snow day and the schools are all out. We got a few inches of snow yesterday, but when we woke up this morning, there was quite a bit more. Bailey was excited that she got to stay home today and relax. I was also excited that I didn't  have to drive in it this morning to drop her off!!!


The pictures aren't very clear because I can't find my camera (with all my Halloween pictures on it) and I'm taking these on my phone.

Babies update*** I went a few weeks ago to my normal monthly appointment with maternal fetal medicine and they saw that the Baby on the bottom (girl) didn't have very much amniotic fluid around her. They immediately sent me to Labor and delivery thinking that my water broke. I was informed that there was a good chance I would be staying at the hospital until I delivered (which would be terrible because I am only 26 weeks). Luckily, my water had not broken, but they did say that she only had a tiny pocket of fluid and to take it easy and come back in a few days. I was a nervous wreck all week. At my next appointment, the news was good. There was another pocket of fluid that they didn't see before so it was not as dire as they previously thought. She still has less fluid than her brother but she actually weighs more and is growing steadily - She was 2 lbs 4 oz and he was only 2 lb) So far they are both doing good and hopefully no more scares!