Saturday, November 30, 2013

Gobble Till ya Wobble

We were all so excited when Melissa and Klade called to see if they could come for Thanksgiving!   The came on Wednesday and left Saturday.  We had the best time with them, (although if my house had a basement for the boys to be boys in it would have been even better.)  We had the big dinner at Stratton's with the Strattons, our Bosnian neighbors, the Elders assigned to our ward, and another family in the ward.  It was a delicious spread of food and nice that it was split up so we didn't have much to take.  We played games after dinner and the kids all had a good time playing too. 

 Friday morning the boys were going to go shooting, but it was frosty cold and foggy so they didn't end up going and we went bowling instead.

 That afternoon we played the candy bar game and some crazy Uno Roboto.
 It was so fun to play with cousins and hang out and get to know them better!  We are so blessed to have such good family!

Monday, November 25, 2013

Kate's Kreations

I love crafting, and I have been doing a lot of it lately.  I am "co-founder" in a group called TLC Ladies night, and on November 15th we had a HUGE ladies night out.  We ended up with about 120 ladies coming for dinner and crafts.  We had planned on doing it at the library, but as our numbers climbed we decided to move it to the church. Good thing we did.  We used all the space we could.  We had 12 or 13 crafts offered for ladies to make and it was AWESOME!!!  Ashley and I went to local businesses and got door prizes for the evening and ended up with over 30 door prizes to give away.  I decided that event planning is something I really really love and maybe I will be able to make money doing it someday.  Everything was super organized and though out and we really rocked it!

 I donated this nativity as a door prize, and made the burlap wreath that night as one of the crafts. (Although I didn't get it done that night)

 I then decided that there was so much interest in my nativity that I offered it for sale and sold 10 sets in a few days and then said I was sold out.  I love how they turned out.

Saturday, November 2, 2013

I won!!

Our awesome Dentist's office, Dentistry for Kids, held a costume contest on Facebook and the winner would get 5 tickets to Disney on Ice.  I had a dream a week ago that I won these tickets, so I had to enter our cute family.  And guess what....

 We had such a fun time!!  They acted out Little Mermaid, Tangled, Brave, Beauty and the Beast (which Tanner said reminded him of Playmill but we both agreed that Playmill was better and funnier) and Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, and Donald danced around, and we saw Pinocchio.  We all had a really great time, even though Dave wasn't quite as into it as some of us.  Great show!  Thanks Dentistry for Kids!