Friday, March 4, 2011

Fast-forward a month

Okay, starting today.  Not much to say really, pretty average day.  But yesterday was special for this reason alone.

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This girl brings me crazy amounts of happiness.  I love her to teeny tiny pieces. 

Before that we had some birthday’s to celebrate.  I made a cake for one, (my sweet neighbor turning 16)

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and green eggs for the other, (Dr. Seuss of course)

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Before that, Sage got glitterized and we celebrated Jake’s 33rd birthday!P2280117

Unlike myself, Jake likes to keep his birthdays simple, so the kids and I made up a list of games to play for the birthday party after he got home from work, and then we went to Texas Roadhouse for dinner.  Yum!  He took the next day off so we kept the celebration going throughout the weekend.  Ending with another trip to Tucanos….I’m sick of the place now.  Too much meat!

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And before that, we went to Portland to check out Heidi’s new digs.  And boy are they nice! :)

This kid is crazY!  Just look at that face.  Poor Hazel didn’t stand a chance against his loving rage.  P2200100 P2190091 P2200092

These pictures make me a teeny bit sad.  Can I come back please?  The time was spent eating, and playing games mostly.  Because that’s what we do best!  I also spent a lot of time running up and down stairs.  Heidi has her own gym now.  Oh, and we got to skype our most awesome sister Heather.  That’s her.  She’s in Africa changing the worldP2190087

Before that, we celebrated Valentines day.  I was going to do an cute tutorial post on how to make my fun Valentines, but then I realized that I’m not really a tutorial kind of girl, so I didn’t.  But I got some cute pictures out of the deal.  So here it is, a month late. 
First, you have to get the perfect picture.  That took twice with Sage.P2090051 P2090050

Jaxon, on the other hand, wasn’t quite so cooperative. P2100052 P2100053 P2100054 P2100055 P2100056 P2100057 P2100058 P2100059 P2100060

Then doll the picture up using Photoshop

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Next you cut slits in the picture by the hands so it can hold the suckerP2110066

Then have the kiddos place the sucker through the picture, and tape the back and tada!

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Cute little 3D valentine.  We made these last year too, and they are always a big hit.  

We also had a fantastic little party with some friends to end our Valentines night.  It was wonderful.

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And now I’m caught up!  I wish I could catch the blogging bug again, because I sure miss it. 

6 comments:

Heidi said...

Delightful post. And yes please, please, please come back. You are welcome always.

Sarah said...

Your kids are getting so big. I love the picture of them on the side of the blog laying in the grass, so cute. Also I loved those Valentine cards you made, I'll have to try that next year.

Kari and the Boys said...

So I am going to totally steal your Valentines picture idea someday for my kids. That is the cutest thing I have ever seen!!!! I miss you and all your good ideas. I was thinking about the murder mystery dinner the other night and was sad that your family wasn't closer. We miss you guys!

Katie said...

I'll be copying your valentine cards next year...I haven't seen those yet in Texas. Can't wait to see you guys!

Huszar Family - Idaho said...

Your kiddos are way cute! Love the valentine cards...you are so creative!

Scott and Stacia said...

I love the valentine idea!! Too cute!