Sunday, December 16, 2007

Christmas through the eyes of a child...

London has enjoyed everything about this Holiday season! Her favorite movie is Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, it is contantly playing over and over throughout the day. When London hears her favorite songs she comes from where ever she is playing and starts singing and dancing. You would think I would be going crazy with the movie playing and her new Rudolph doll singing his song over and over again, but I'm NOT! I am just happy to see her loving this time of year!
She loves our Christmas tree! Londs cracks us up, she gets right up to the tree and puts her whole body against it and giggles saying, "the tree is tickling me!". It has been a great adventure seeing Christmas through a child's mind and eyes. Everything is beautiful, the Ahhhs and Ohhhs, the Christmas songs come alive and the whole meaning of Christmas comes into perspective.
The best piece of decor is our nativity that sits on our table, displaying the birth of our Savior Jesus Christ! This is the overall meaning of Christmas! We don't focus on Santa Claus a whole lot in our home, however London is aware who he is and was excited to take pictures with him! We even found an adorable letter holder at Deseret Book. Seeing that London loves to receive letters and pretends to write and mail off letters, we decided to draw a letter to Santa of the things she loves and is grateful for. Santa Claus was really impressed when she walked up and handed him her letter. I think he was more impressed with her age and lack of an upset episode.

Thursday, December 13, 2007

Second Year Photo!!!!

Wednesday, December 12, 2007

Mary & Joseph....
Yes it is true! Both Robbie and I played Mary & Joseph in our ward Christmas play. Gratefully we just had to act out the part and go along with the narrators Que. We were nominated to be the couple to stand in for Mary & Joseph I think obviously because I have a belly. London was not sure about her baby doll laying in the manger. She was concerned the whole time!
Everyone dressed up in the era of Christ. They had food, games and taxes as if we were living and experiencing that very moment. It was a fun time!
We have a profesional photographer in the ward that takes family pictures every year... here we are in our festive clothing!

This was taken just for fun! We thought it would be a great opportunity to sport the belly! Ha!

Saturday, December 08, 2007

I love the simplicity of white lights!

I love this time of year when lights are all around us. There is something about those little white lights, so warm and inviting.. with a touch of romance. It warms my mood as well as my thoughts. This time of year can be one of the most stressful times; thoughts about money, giving, school finals and the festive events running all around you as you try to keep up with all the things you want to get in before the season has come and gone. However, it is truely a blessed time to really stop and think of our Savior and his birth and life, even so our own lives and the amazing people who play a special place in all our joy!