Archive for December, 2016

Christmas 2016 Recap: Part 2

Friday, December 30th, 2016

It was Christmas Eve! Why are the older boys in Seahawks gear?  Because there was a game on.  It wasn’t a good game.  The Seahawks lost.  (The offensive line has MAJOR issues.) But we enjoyed pizza and a couple of touchdowns at Grandma and Gichan’s house before coming home to prep for Santa!  And the […]

Christmas 2016 Recap: Part 1

Thursday, December 29th, 2016

Our Christmas celebrating actually started with dinner and presents with Nana and Papa on the 23rd.  The kids were excited to finally get started on the present opening! Ane was given a locket that belonged to her late great-grandmother – a real treasure. And Thumper finally decided that he likes opening presents! (It took him […]

Thirteen Cupcakes and Candles

Wednesday, December 28th, 2016

Ane’s party was quite the bash, even if her mother was completely disorganized and barely got the food out on the table.  But the food was quite handily wiped out (having 10 kids at the party will tend to do that), and we got to the important part – opening presents. The pile looks smaller […]

Lucky Thirteen

Tuesday, December 27th, 2016

Dear Ane, As I write this, we have just wrapped up your birthday party with family and friends, which you then followed up by watching the Doctor Who Christmas special.  Due to the timing of the holidays, we had your party a day early.  But today is the actual day.  Today, you will step over […]