Friday, February 27, 2009

My Favorite Picture

Tuesday, February 24, 2009

Ethan, Jesus, & Mary Poppins

For the past few Sundays Ethan has opted to sit with us in church rather than stay in the nursery. He does pretty well keeping quiet. This past Sunday's sermon was based on something that looks ordinary to one person can be turned into something extraordinary in someone elses hands. (Based on Matthew 14:13-21...Where for most people the 5 loaves of bread and 2 fish just look like a fish sandwich, but in Jesus hands fed 5,000 people) The sermon started out with the analogy of an umbrella. How for most people an umbrella shields us from the rain but in Mary Poppins hands it allowed her to fly. Ethan perked right up because we got Mary Poppins for Valentine's Day and has been obsessed with it ever since. All of a sudden in his little voice your heard "Just a spoonful of sugar helps the medicine go down". We couldn't hold in our laughter:) And it was such a priceless moment. We did make it through the service but not without a chorus of "Step in Time".

Sunday, February 22, 2009

Finally Snow for a Snowman

It snowed again today (starting to sound like a broken record) and this time the snow was just right for snowman making. We headed outside to make a winter friend. The weather started out cold but comfortable, then the wind came up. Mia was over the snowman making fun in 5 minutes. Ethan stuck it out till the end. We couldn't get our snowman's eyes to stick because it was so he is missing body parts. Maybe next time our snowman will be complete.

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Friday, February 20, 2009

Winter Tea Party

Our "fine china" came out of retirement

Our lunch spread

An afternoon tea party

Yummy tea

Now we just need to get her pinkie up

The guests get a bath

Baby taking a tea bath....maybe it's a spa treatment

No one could answer how exactly this happened

Our petite fours

Look's a magic rainbow cake that turns colors

Analyzing the petite fours

Yum, yum....Ethan searched for crumbs to clean up

Last week I got SICK of the snow and cold weather we have been having. I had Thursday off and decided that we were going to have a real tea party. I went to the store to get the necessary items such as petite fours. Ethan and Mia helped set up the table for our afternoon tea. I was really brave and even let them us our china we got for our wedding. The kids loved it! Ethan and Mia thought it was so special to be eating off of Momma & Daddy's china. The tea went well until their guests crashed our party. Pa Grape, Mr. Lunt and Larryboy from Veggie Tales were swimming in our teacups. Mia's babies decided that they were going to take baths at the party too. By the end of our party we had a mess. We had so much fun I didn't mind cleaning up.

Wednesday, February 18, 2009

The Snow Diet

Ethan and Mia are OBSESSED with eating snow! It doesn't matter where we are or what the snow looks like it always ends up in their mouths. I have no idea where this fascination comes from. This past weekend we got about 2 inches of snow and we attempted to make a snowman. But again the snow wasn't "snowman" material. Good thing their diet is low calorie, has no points and has no membership fees:)

Wednesday, February 11, 2009

Going for Gold....FINAL RESULTS

Team Canada won today against Jamaica so tomorrow Scott will play for the gold medal against Venezuela. So at the very least team Canada will get the silver medal. Go Scott go! Here are some more pictures and we'll keep you posted.
Team Canada won the silver medal. They ended up playing Jamaica. The final score was 8-7. Once we find out more we'll post it. We are so proud of you Scott!

Tuesday, February 10, 2009

Going for the Gold...Update

(Check out their hotel room!!!)

Just passing on emails that we got this week:

Team Canada is Working Hard and Making Us All Proud!!!

This mornings e-mails have all kinds of neat stuff ...... The Boys are all representing Canada in the OSO way....

A team from Gibraltar (a British territory) that the boys met did not even have full gear for their team and the goaltender had only a pair of shin pads ..... the kindness of the Canadian boys was to give the Gibraltar team some of their spare gear. They suited this team with helmets for them all and a set of Goalie pads .... as word spread everyone wanted to meet these amazing Guys..... lots of pin trading has been going on and everyone there seems to be having the time of their lives...

We just received this email: Team Canada is hanging in there with three ties now and a loss. We also have two guys out on crutches .......