Saturday, December 31, 2016

New Year's Eve

Mom & Dad had 2 weddings to attend on New Year's Eve in IA so we had a sitter while they went with Gramma & Papa, Molly & Justin, and Marc & Lorinda. They said it was lots of fun!
A little fun with Snapchat... 
On to the 2nd wedding reception... 

Friday, December 30, 2016

December 2016

Holiday concert at church
I fell was waaay past bedtime!

Making pumpkin pancakes...
into Rudolph!
Christmas tradition...a drive to look at Christmas lights - this year with fresh baked choc chip cookies! Yum!

Making grinch cookies to pass out to the neighbors
Mom went to a painting party with her work friends and made this with watercolors.
Kalia's pretty hair...
Silly Mommy!
My 1st grade winter party
These are our elves, Jingle & Joy. They visited us every day and was fun looking for them every morning. On this morning, they brought us some new Christmas books to read.
Another holiday tradition...Polar Express night! Beckett even made us some golden tickets!
Movie treat: popcorn with M&M's and hot chocolate!

Thursday, December 29, 2016

Christmas in NE & IA

Heading to Nebraska!
Gramma made us each aprons to wear while cooking or painting 
I got a dino discovery where I had to dig to find a glow-in-the-dark dinosaur! I had so much fun with this!! 
We played many games of domino train - and I'm really good! 
We went to see Moana at the theater in Columbus 
Gramma made a yummy angel food cake with sprinkles! 

Next we headed to Le Mars to see everyone on the farm. Grampa got a new basketball hoop for us to play...

Kalia added giant blueberries to the muffins 
Opening presents!
Princess Poppy (from the movie Trolls)
Jurassic Park Legos - I wanted them SO bad!!!
Kalia & Papa love putting puzzles together!
Mom made breakfast for Gramma & Papa!

Sunday, December 25, 2016

Christmas Morning

Santa came!!! 
Royals Blue Crew from Mom & Dad
Mom got princess jammies from Kalia
Kalia got a princess helmet to wear with her bike
I got Dad this awesome dinosaur t-shirt
We both got a set of Legos
Kalia got a scooter
I got Osmo
We both got lots
and lots
of books!
I got a NE sweatshirt and Kalia got a mermaid tail blanket
We started playing with the Legos right away

Snowman pancakes for breakfast!
"Look Mom! Jesus' star like they talked about last night at church!"
It's really a fort-making kit

We had my favorite - a snacky lunch! 
and a special dessert! 
We got to play the rest of the day and we watched the Chiefs that night after packing up for a week to the Gramma's & Grampa's.