Saturday, December 25, 2010

Here is the other part of our exciting weekend last week...

Last Saturday night we had our family birthday party for Jayla and Amerah. Justin was gone all day, they thought he was helping his brother in Des Moines and would be back right in time for the party. Really he drove 5 hours to get this little puppy by Sioux City and 5 hours home. We had our family here and I lined the kids up and told them daddy really wasn't in Des Moines, that he was building something for them for Christmas and was gonna bring it in. They were so giddy with excitement. Justin had her in his coat and brought her in. I videotaped their reaction and hope to figure out how to download it on utube or something. It was great and so worth all the effort and work. They have had the best weekend and keep thanking us for this little dog. I think we have come to a conclusion on a name ~ NALA. (like the lion on Lion King) ME ~ I am not so excited, but she sure is growing on me. I think it will be ok after we get this potty training thing down. How fun! Enjoy the pictures! Hope you all have a wonderful Christmas!

Here Justin is walking in the house with the puppy in his coat.
The kids seeing it for the 1st time.
Here they are when I told them to line up. The are whispering and guessing what it could possibly be.

The happy little puppy Nala!

Monday, December 20, 2010

Birthdays Galore

Lots of excitement going on at our house, as I am sure everyone is busy and has fun activities happening. Last Friday night we had a skating party for all 3 girls for their birthdays. All 3 of them have birthday's in December. Jayla turned 11 on the 14th, Amerah turned 9 on the 21st and Cana will turn 7 on the 29th. We usually have 3 separate parties with their friends, but this year I decided to rent the skating rink and do one party with ALL their friends. We invited all their classmates and had a great turnout. Think we had 75 little friends and parents skating. Was a blast and the girls had a great and memorable time. Here are some pictures of their cakes and tables.

We also had another fun surprise and I will post about that in a bit.

Friday, December 10, 2010

I'm still here!

Oh boy, what a last couple weeks. So sorry for the lack of blogging. I am just pressing through all these beads orders. I am down to 4 left!!!! Yippee!!!! Thank you all so much for being patient with me. I had to order some new glass as I ran out. My website is looking pretty sad with now. I don't remember it looking so bare before, which is a great thing for me (probably not you, sorry ;) I am looking forward to getting some time to play and stocking the website up with some great new sets!

Planning the girls bday parties. Those of you who have followed me for awhile know what a busy month Decemeber is at our house. We have all 3 girls' bdays in December. This year I am doing something a little different. We are combining all 3 bday's this year and having a BIG skating party next Friday night. Should be a fun time. We invited lots of friends and family's and all 3 girls classes at school. Have lots to do to get ready for all those kids ;) AND we got the kids a special Christmas gift this year that I can't wait to share with you, but that will have to wait a little.

Well, have a great weekend! Would love to see some pictures of all those designs you make with your new beads!