Monthly Archives: December 2016

Christmas, 2016

Story told by: Lainey It’s here, it’s here, it’s here!! It’s finally here! Once we woke up, we had to wait for the other adults to rouse themselves from their slumber, so we snacked on cereal and listened to Daddy read the story of Jesus’ birth. What a perfect way to start Christmas! It was […]

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Christmas Eve, 2016

Story told by: Henry It’s Christmas Eve! Santa comes tonight, and we can’t wait!! We woke up at Gma and Gpa’s house to find that Elf had found an awesome new jacket. So funny! Gpa took us out for a ride with his tractor. Mommy has memories of doing this as a kid, so it […]

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The Start of Our Adventure

Story told by: Lainey We started our trek to Illinois last week by staying a night in Ellensburg on our way to fly out of Seattle. (We wanted to avoid bad weather that was forecast to arrive, and thank goodness we left early because it hit hard with ice and snow a few hours after […]

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Sledding!!

Story told by: Lainey We have SO. MUCH. SNOW. We’re loving it!! Since Colton is a small town and has all of two cars on the streets at one time (okay, not really, but it’s close), we can sled right down the middle of the street. Brody had a blast with his first time sledding! […]

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A Night on the Polar Express, 2016

Story told by: Lainey It’s time for our Polar Express night! We’ve been counting down to this night all week! Elf surprised us this morning by building a train track. And in his hands were our Polar Express train tickets. We had a yummy Polar Express dinner of a hot dog train, train tracks (celery), […]

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It’s Beginning to Look a Lot Like Christmas

Story told by: Lainey We love this time of year! The snow is falling, and more is on the way! We got out early one morning to “help” Daddy with shoveling. Someone’s gotta keep the sidewalks clear. Henry loves eating the snow. LOVES it. It doesn’t matter whether it’s white snow or brown snow. It […]

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Grinch Night, 2016

Story told by: Henry I was the first one awake this morning, and I came downstairs to find this¬†message from Elf. It’s time for Grinch Night! (Daddy is out of town for work, so this is a fun way to pass the time. Good timing, Elf!) After we got home from playing with friends and […]

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