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Friday, October 31, 2008

Pumpkin Patch


Wednesday, October 29, 2008

Brionna put her new tutu on immediately!!!

I took Brionna one of her new tutu's over to her house and she put it on immediately, I think they are soooooooo cute and fun! She had just gotten out of the bathtub, she has her robe on under her tutu!

Sunday, October 26, 2008

More tutu-------OK, I'm hooked on something else!

The finished product
Work in progress, it's easier to loop the elastic around a chair, then loop the tulle around the elastic.
The cut tulle, Brayden and I figured out a way to cut it much faster than one piece at a time---he's really good at teamwork.

Saturday, October 25, 2008

Brionna's TuTu



Yes----she really is a Super Hero at night----saving the world!



Emily's sister Poppi taught us how to make tutus today, it was fun and Brionna LOVES hers. I went back to JoAnn and bought the tulle to make some more, I think I'll make matching tutus for Marygrace and Brionna--------------and have their picture taken! I love them, Brionna loved hers, everyone loved them!

Friday, October 24, 2008

We both think this one is better, she's practicing!

This post is for Elston, Vaughn and Linden, Brionna wants you to take her to a real ball game, She also wants Jake and Mikala to go. Here's another song for you boys.
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Calling Santa

videoBrionna has the biggest imagination! She has invisible friends, invisible monsters (nice ones) and she now has an invisible Santa. Emily and Randy gave her this phone to play with and she decided she wanted to tell Santa what she wants for Christmas. I love her imagination! (ignore the boxes in the background, I'm reorganizing stuff)

Thursday, October 23, 2008

Take me out to the Ballpark!

This song is for the Miller boys! Brionna is learning to sing this song, she'll have it down by in the morning but she wanted to sing for her cousins!
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Wednesday, October 22, 2008

Joe the Dog and Precious Brionna

My friend Mother Goose has a large dog -------like Joe, here. Joe belongs to our good friend, La, (yes that is our dogs name, we named him after our friend La) La (friend La, not dog La) was looking at my car because my oil light was coming on, right after getting my oil changed. Brionna and I waited in his waiting room and Joe kept us entertained. I'm a little frightened of dogs, especially large dogs, well, some small dogs frighten me also but Joe feel in love with Brionna and Brionna fell in love with Joe. Mother Goose told us the funniest story about her dog taking off after a "Victoria's Secret" pink tongued puppy dog----check out her website, it's the greatest!!!
(Mother Goose blog)

Sunday, October 19, 2008

Brayden in the Hospital


Brayden was sick and in a lot of pain the last part of this week, he had to be admitted to the hospital on Saturday morning. I took several pictures but most of them make me sad but the one picture I'm going to post is a picture I took while he was sleeping, when he woke up he thought he was dreaming about clowns!

Friday, October 10, 2008

Happy Birthday Precious Marygrace! One year old!!

Happy Birthday to my youngest little granddaughter! She's such a sweet little girl and I can't wait to see her and hold her and snuggle with her when she comes to Amarillo in December!
Special things about Marygrace!
She is beautiful
She is sweet
She is smart
She kisses her baby dolls
She smiles when I talk to her on the phone
She loves her mommy and daddy
She says Daddy
She loves her brothers
She is a good eater
She is a good baby
She is a sweet sleeper
She is a good traveler
She plays with toys her brothers give her
She loves her family
She is a good crawler
She is a good walker holding onto other people
She is well dressed baby
She has nice shoes
She wears cute hair clips
She wears cute hair bows
She looks pretty without clips or bows
She likes to play tricks with her mommy about her hair clips and bows
She likes to watch her brothers
She likes to watch her mommy and daddy
I love Marygrace!


Tuesday, October 7, 2008

Happy 7th Birthday Elston!!!!

Oct. 8, 2008
Happy Birthday to our sweet Elston!!!!
Last year we were lucky enough to be in Belgium for Elston's birthday! I am so excited to see him in December. I can't believe he is 7 years old!!!! I mean I REALLY can't believe he is 7, I remember the day he was born, the United States was still reeling from the attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon and he was such a wonderful bright spot in the DC area! He was such a beautiful baby, so precious!!!
I am going to tell you all the wonderful things about Elston and I know that after I am through, I will think of another thousand things that are so special about him!
#1. He is a wonderful grandson----he was my 2nd grandchild and he is setting a good example for his little brothers, his little sister and his cousins.
#2. He loves Primary.
#3. He says sweet prayers.
#4. He gave a good talk in Primary.
#5. He can speak French.
#6. He can interpret for his mom and I when we go to the grocery store and someone talks to him in french.
#7. He loves to learn.
#8. He is a wonderful traveler.
#9. He is an absolutely awesome athlete.
#10. He is the best basketball player--ever, ever, ever, (he can draw a crowd!} he did too.
#11. He is an awesome baseball player!
#12. He is an awesome soccer player!
#13. He is a fast runner!
#14. He can name off the players on the Seattle Mariners team.
#15. He is a good artist.
#16.He puts his toys away.
#17. He is a healthy eater.
#18. He is a good tennis player.
#19. He is a good friend.
#20. He is helpful.
#21. He is a good sport.
#22. He plays a good game of golf.
#23. He loves his family.
#24. He shares his toys.
#25. He is funny---soooo funny!
#26. He is handsome.
#27. He has awesome red hair!
#28. He is a great swimmer!
#29. He always wears cute clothes!
#30. He helps me cook when he is in Texas.
#31. He helps me pick up toys.
#32. He helps his mom pick up toys.
#33. He likes to watch sports.
There are so many wonderful things about this wonderful sweet little boy! I love him so much and I'm so excited to see him when he comes to the US in December.

Monday, October 6, 2008

Have you had your sunshine fix for the day???

Brionna and I had to walk a very long way today today in Lubbock at the soccer fields, the weather was just crummy---wet, wet and more wet and gray skies. (did I say wet?) We were soaked to the bone before they blew the "weather" horn and went around in little golf carts ordering everyone off the fields due to lightening. While we were walking around the soccer fields she started singing her famous Sunshine song.
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Saturday, October 4, 2008

Birthday Dinner---where else but Texas Roadhouse!

Happy Birthday Brayden!!! We Love You!

Happy Birthday to our favorite little 12 year old!!!! Brayden is 12 today!
12 things we love about Brayden (more than 12 because after all---we can't just stop at 12---it's our Brayden!
#1. He plays tag with me. (by Brionna)
#2. He lets me play with his magnets. (by Brionna)
#3. Plays with me. (by Brionna)
#4. Everything
#5. He's an excellent writer
#6. He's an excellent goalie.
#7. He's kind
#8. He's an awesome gamer
#9. He's a great student
#10. He's a very loving person
#11. He's considerate of all people
#12. He's my 1st grandchild and he's setting a good example for the rest of them.
#13. He knows the power of prayer and he prays.
#14. He's athletic.
#15. He eats healthy food a lot of the time! (he'll choose yogurt over candy)
#16. He's a good swimmer.
#17. He's so kind and considerate of others.
#18. He takes good care of his animals.
#19. He holds the door open for everyone entering a room (even strangers)
#20. He chooses water over Coke.
#21. He's a good reader and loves to read books.
#22. He always does his homework.
#23. He's charming.
#24. He takes good care of his little sister and his mom.
#25. He loves to practice the trumpet.
#26. He loves to practice the guitar.
#27. He loves to play soccer.
#28. He can figure technical things out.
#29. He's considerate.
#30. He makes good decisions.
#31. He chooses his friends wisely.
#32. He saves money.
#33. He's talented in so many ways and he shares his talents.
I can go on and on and on----we love you Brayden and we're excited to see you grow up into a wonderful young man and we hope you had a wonderful birthday! Have fun at your party next week.