Saturday, December 27, 2008

Christmas week:)

We have had a wonderful Christmas week with Joshua's parents visiting us(see post below this one to see pics of them) and an amazing Christmas.

First off Melissa came and visited with her girls from Thatcher. Emily, me and Melissa and our girls(how fun that we all have girls) went to lunch at Chick fila so that the kids could play and we could chat:). It was so much fun chatting and brought back great memories when we were roommates.

On Monday night we had a Christmas at our neighbors and exchanged gifts with their daughter Briana. The girls had so much fun opening up gifts.

On Christmas eve we went to Macayos for dinner with my grandparents and my siblings and parents. It was so much fun and that's a tradition we started about 5 years ago. Then we went to my parents and opened up gifts from my grandparents and the girls opened up their pajamas. Did you get pj's for Christmas eve:). I always did and that way when you wake up on Christmas Day you have new jammies for Christmas and for the pictures. So Brooklyn woke up Christmas morning and her new Yo Gabba Gabba jammies were wet. I was like oh no...of course her diapers never leak and some mornings she is dry but oh no since it was Chrismas morning her diaper leaked and so we had to put on another pair of Pajamas.

Our Christmas was amazing! It consisted of lots of fun Yo Gabba Gabba toys and Hannah Montana. Santa sure knew what the girls wanted this year:). Mariyah also got roller skates which she loves and Brooklyn got a bike.

We hope each of you have a wonderful Christmas and for those of you who sent us Christmas cards thank you. We loved receiving the fun pictures of your family and we hope you have a Happy New Year!!!!!!!

After writing my "Novel" I decided to do a slide show:)

Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Santa came to our house:)
Joshua's dad and Teresa(Grandpa & Grandma) have been here for a week from Utah. The girls have had tons of fun while they have been here and we have enjoyed them coming. Well tonight Joshua's dad dressed up as Santa. He came to the door shaking the bells and saying hohoho and then Mariyah opened the door and their was santa. Santa had lots of gifts for the girls and for the Parents:). The experience was priceless and so sweet. Brooklyn cracked us up because she kept on starring at Santa like wait a minute what are you doing here. It was really cute.
While they were here we went to see the Temple lights, went to the Museum, out to lunch and dinner, played at the hotel and also went swimming in the pool that was outdoors. Only in Arizona can you go swimming outside in the winter in December:).

Santa letting Ry ring the bells

Group picture of all of us with Santa...Brooklyn is keeping an eye on Santa

Girls with Grandma & Grandpa

Mariyah LOVED santa

Brooklyn wasn't too sure about Santa and yes she has a chapstick in her mouth.

Santa brought Mariyah adorable jeans

Our Family with Santa

This picture cracks me up because at 1st this is as close as she would get to Santa.

Mariyah at the museum

Ry & Grandpa in the hut at the museum

Grandma & Brooklyn

His parents rented a van and it had stow and go and the girls were obsessed and loved playing in the stow and go

Beautiful Temple with the lights

Grandma Teresa with the girls

Are you ever lucky enough to win a stuffed animal where you put in 50 cents and hope to win a toy out of the claw machine. Well we NEVER do but we went out for breakfast and played and won the bee stuffed animal:)

Being Cute!!!

Wednesday, December 3, 2008

Darren & Tami's Wedding

My brother Darren and Tami were married on Saturday and it was such a wonderful day. I love my brother so much and I am so happy that Tami is a part of our family. She is so sweet and I am so grateful that the weather was so nice on their wedding day because the day was so perfect.

All of our extended family from California came and it was so neat to have all of us together. It was so neat to have my grandparents from Utah come and also my cousins and their adorable little girl.

The whole weekend was incredible and the reception was a blast. I can't even begin to express what an incredible weekend it was. I didn't want it to end because it was so wonderful.

Me being the crazy girl that I am with pictures ended up taking 300 pictures between the Temple, Luncheon and reception....hmmm I wonder if I took more that the
Enjoy the pictures and don't worry I didn't post all of them:).