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Saturday, December 31, 2011

Christmas 2011

This first picture is completely random and has nothing to do with Christmas, but I had to post it because it was so cute. I checked on Aubree during her nap the other day and she looked so precious I just had to snap a picture. She's sleeping on a unicorn pillow pet, a bumblebee pillow pet and a Hannah Montana pillow. All these Christmas pictures are in backwards order, but that's ok:) We went to Grandpa Scott and Grandma Sherry's for lunch and opening presents. Here's Syd opening a present (her favorite thing)

Here's the twins opening their presents from Grandma & Grandpa

The girls opening presents at our house Christmas morning


Aubree holding her present from Grandma Marilyn

Syd holding her present from Grandma Marilyn

Our Family Gift....A Wii. We decided to get a Wii for our whole family this year, so each of the girls got just a few presents to open from us.

The girls coming down the stairs Christmas morning at 6 am. Syd and Aubs are all smiles, but Ky looks a little sleepy.

The girls holding Santa's cookies and milk on Christmas Eve.

Sloan & the girls made "Reindeer Food" composed of Rice Krispies, red sprinkles and oatmeal. Here they are Christmas Eve putting the Reindeer food out.

One of our family traditions is to open up new jammies on Christmas Eve. This year Syd got panda jammies, Aubs got Hello Kitty ones and KyKy got Lalaloopsy.

The Sunday before Christmas we went to see the lights at Temple Square as a family.The lights and the Temple were beautiful, but it was VERY crowded. Next year we'll have to go a little earlier in the season.

Saturday, December 17, 2011

Our 3 Beautiful Girls

The Twins are in a pilot program through Alpine School District designed to help with their speech. It's called Talking Time, and it's basically a one hour a week preschool where for the first 30 minutes they focus on one sound and do games and activities as a group focusing on that sound. For the second part of the hour, the kids work on a craft while each one is called over individually for one-on-one speech therapy. They absolutely love it. This past week Mrs. Santa Claus came to visit their class and gave them each a gift.

Syd had a busy week this past week too. She played "O Come All Ye Faithful" at her piano recital. She was a little nervous, but she did a superb job. We were so proud of her. After she played at the recital, we left and went straight to her school where the whole 1st grade put on a program with songs from "How the Grinch Stole Christmas". I took this picture of her right before we left for the recital. I can't believe how grown up she looks.

Saturday, November 5, 2011

Catch up for the past 2 months!!!

It's been entirely too long since I last posted. So much has happened the last two months. All the girls had birthdays, Halloween, family activities and lots more. Here is a glimpse of what we have been up to. Syd turned 6 on August 18. She had a circus birthday party. She and her friends all had a great time. They played pin the nose on the clown, we also had a prize raffle. We finished off by opening presents and having cupcakes and ice cream. Does she look excited for her party or what?

On September 25th the twins turned 3! I can't believe Sloan and I have survived 3 years with these 2! We celebrated by having cake (Lion King) and ice cream at Grandma Sherry and Grandpa Scott's house.

Both girls decided to put on ALL the clothes they were given for their birthday at the SAME time. They each have 4 outfits on. Silly girls!

At the beginning of October we went to Hee Haw Farms as a family. We had a blast! The girls rode ponies, the animal train, and went down this big slide on burlap bags. They also got to pet the animals. Kilee got ran over by a goat trying to attack another goat! We also went on a trick-or-treat hayride. It was a fun night.

On Syd's fall break from school we went up to This Is The Place Heritage Place for "little haunts". It was fun to see all the houses. We rode the train, went to story time with the witch and the girls got to ride ponies again. It was a pretty fun Halloween celebration.

This year for Halloween, the twins really got in to trick-or-treating. Somehow the picture of Sydnee disappeared from my camera, but she was a witch. Aubs was a turtle and KyKy was a butterfly.

Saturday, August 13, 2011

Trip to Logan

Syd was determined to get a close up picture of this roaming peacock. This was about as close as it would let her get.

The cousins: from left to right, Kilee, Aubree, Sydnee, Summer, Kader, & Stockton

This past week we went to visit Jen and her family in Logan for a couple of days. The girls had a blast playing with their cousins. On Wednesday we decided to take the kids to Willow Park Zoo, which is a little zoo in Logan that has lots of small animals. We saw ducks, birds, monkeys, porcupines, bobcats, snakes and even an emu. I think the twins loved the emu because they can actually say emu.

Saturday, July 2, 2011

Broken Arm!

Well, we have had quite an eventful month! On June 16th, Sydnee broke her arm. We took her to American Fork hospital, but because it was such a bad break, she had to be taken by ambulance to Primary Children's for surgery to put pins in. This is her the morning after the surgery. Poor kid! Here she is with the splint still on, looking a little happier.

Her she is posing with the Chipmunks at Shriner's Hospital where she got her cast on.

Saturday, April 9, 2011

Our 3 cuties

I can't believe how fast time flies. The twins are growing like crazy. They are 2 1/2 now. Their language improvement in the last couple of months is amazing. A few weeks ago I made an attempt to cut Kilee's bangs to try and make it easier to tell them apart, but I cut them too short and now she looks a little silly! Sydnee is such a sweet kid (most of the time) She was student of the month in her class for February. We are so proud of her.
Syd is extremely creative and artsy and always likes to make little projects using things she finds around the house. She made this using 2 floss picks, a straw, nail polish, and a scrap of tulle.
For this cute little face, she used a paper plate, yarn, markers, a straw and cupcake papers. love that kid!