Sunday, December 27, 2009

Pictures

These are out of order but here are some pictures from Christmas Day and Eve

Opening her gift from Nannie


Christmas Eve



Silly Aubrey and Amma



What a good mommy Aubrey is



Mom and sisters


"Smile Mom"


Saturday, December 26, 2009

Christmas

We had a wonderful Christmas this year! ! !

This year was a lot of fun because Aubrey was learning the real meaning of Christmas. She can answer questions about the Jesus and his birth. She knows that we are celebrating His birth. Listening to her just makes me smile.

Aubrey this year also found out who Santa Claus is. She wasn't too sure about the whole reindeer, flying sleigh thing. But she sure knew he brought gifts. Christmas Eve she went to excited about what Santa was going to bring her.

We spent Christmas Eve morning at Candice's house with Papa and Nana, we had a nice breakfast and exchanged gifts. Aubrey had the best time opening gifts. She got a Little Einstein's laptop that she LOVES !!




This Christmas Eve we started a new tradition of opening one gift that evening.

Guess what it was?

New Christmas Jammies!!

Aubrey got a cute little night gown. She looked just adorable!


Christmas morning was full of excitement. She saw the
presents Santa brought her. She opened up her stocking. Opened her gifts. And she had so much doing it. She didn't even need help opening any. (Just with the ribbon) She got lots of fun things. She got a train set, play doh, a water bottle, her first barbie and her favorite a pink digital camera. (It's great cause she can take picturesand the camera is unbreakable!)

We went to Kathy's house and exchanged gifts with her and Cody, and the Yefremenko's. My mom and sisters came over after that and we exchanged gifts again. Aubrey is a pro at unwrapping gifts. She even likes to "help" unwrap other people's gifts. Aubrey did pretty well at waiting while everyone took turns. Not an easy thing for a 2 1/2 year old to do.

Oh man I can't believe Christmas is gone already. I had such fun watching Aubrey learn about the Christmas story. We saw Santa at the mall, from afar... I wasn't going to scare her. We enjoyed watching her get excited for all of the decorations in the store, or in people's yards. She has learned a few Christmas songs... She can sing Jingle Bells. She likes the Feliz Navidad but her favorite song this year, was the Little Drummer Boy.

Well I hope that you all had a wonderful Christmas.

I will upload more pictures later...

Friday, December 25, 2009

Sunday, December 20, 2009

5 more days

Aubrey is just so excited for Christmas this year. There are presents under the tree and she just can not wait to open them. She keeps asking if it is Christmas yet.

I love her dimples in this pic


Love her ♥ ♥

Tuesday, December 15, 2009

Monday, December 14, 2009

Christmas Pictures - 11 days til Christmas

We took our family pictures at home this year.

Aubrey was being a little stinker and didn't want to cooperate, but you can't tell from the adorable pictures we got of her.




Aubrey is so ready for Christmas.



Love this picture of them

Don't you just want to squeeze her?? This is probably one of my favorite.

Thursday, December 10, 2009

15 days til Christmas


Yesterday Aubrey had her first candy cane.



I thought she was going to HATE it turns she loved it.

Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Truths

I was tagged by my friend Heather to do 10 truths about me


1. I have been married for almost 5 years and I am finally starting to feel like a house wife. I can cook (ok well I attempt to cook), clean, keep the house up and running, take care of our daughter, and still have time for my husband. I feel like I am finally filling those shoes.


2. My new hobby is sewing. I have so much fun doing it! It's the best. Just making something from pieces of fabric. But I must admit I feel so old when I do it.


3. I love being a mom!! Aubrey brings so much joy and laughter to our house. I also never realized how tough it can be it's a 24/7 job no sick days but I still LOVE it!!


4. I hate wearing shoes. I would much rather wear flip flops all year long. Since I am forced to wear shoes in the winter I have been wearing those boots that every woman is wearing. It make Conrad mad but I am comfortable!


5. I enjoy reading. I am a sucker for love stories, I don't like reading anything else! Since I started school I haven't read anything other than my political science, psychology, and humanities textbooks. Does reading blogs and emails count?


6. I LOVE the TV show FRIENDS. Makes me laugh even though I know what they are going to say. I never get sick of it.


7. I like taking pictures, they are mostly of Aubrey ...


8. I don't really like ice cream, or chocolate... I know weird.


9. I attempted to read the through the bible in a year and I got more than half way through and stopped. I want to try to do it again sometime. 2010 is coming up ...


10. I am sadly addicted to playing Farmville on Facebook. I can’t help it. I think I even have Conrad some what into it.


I am going to challenge/tag Brittany Thayer to do this.


17 Days til Christmas

Aubrey couldn't be more excited about Christmas this year! It's so much fun to see
her get so excited over everything.

She "helped" me fill these glass jars with ornament. We did good. She only broke one and I some how broke three!




Sunday, December 6, 2009

Christmas Tree



We got our tree!!

Christmas Parade

On Saturday as a family this year we went to the Parade in downtown Modesto.
Freezing cold outside, but lots of fun.

Ready to go to the parade.

Pizza - Check
Warm blankets - Check
Chairs -Check
Adorable girl in her wagon - CHECK !!






She really enjoyed the parade


Bundled up in the wagon on our way to the car

What a fun night! Can't wait for next years parade!


Saturday, November 28, 2009

Reindeers

On Friday my sisters came over and we made reindeer ornaments. It was lots of fun!



Finished!!



Cute little reindeers!

Wednesday, November 25, 2009

Thankful

I have a lot to be thankful for this year


A loving God who always provides for me and my family

I have an amazing husband who loves me all the time

I have a daughter who I can't even begin to describe, she is just the greatest

I am blessed with a wonderful family both mine and my in laws.

I have awesome friends

and this is only the beginning of my list. . .



I can't wait to spend time with family tomorrow.

Saturday, November 21, 2009

Great Night of Pie Making

I am so thankful for my MOPS group!

Last night was our Mom's Night Out Pie making night. It was lots of fun!

I made two pies, a pumpkin and and apple. I can't wait to eat 'em!






I am so thankful for my MOPS group!

Thursday, November 19, 2009

Sewing

We got new curtains for the dining room and I made them =)
My mom taught me how to FINALLY use the sewing machine.
It was so much fun. I can't believe I actually find it fun, but it is.

I also covered the chairs in the dining room too.




A whole new room!


Since I enjoyed it so much the next day Conrad I picked out fabric to make new curtains for
the living room.



The picture is bad, but it looks so GOOD. I'm so excited.

The bedroom curtains are next ...

Friday, November 13, 2009

Park day!

Aubrey and I went to the park today to hopefully get rid of some of the energy she has built up inside her and enjoy the cool weather. We went to the park by Hughes School. Aubrey quickly made friends with a little boy and girl. They had fun running around the park, running in the grass and climbing in and out of the pirate ship. Aubrey would climb up the stairs, then go down them. I kept trying to get her to go down the slide but I couldn't convince her too. It was fun to see Aubrey interact with other kids. I never get the chance to see if first hand. She goes the her class at church, but I never get to see how she is. But thank goodness she was a good little girl.




Hiding


Hi Mom!


The little kid part of the playground is a ship, this is where we
spent most of the time.
Studying the treasure map.

She wasn't too sure about going over the bridge




This was the closest she would come to the slide today. She did not want to go down them for anything!

Her favorite place to be!