This week mommy and daddy wrote down some of the ways that we love you onto hearts…Avett’s were on the purple hearts and Cody’s are on the pink hearts. While you guys were napping I hid the hearts all over the house and we had a scavenger hunt after you woke up! Whenever you found a heart that was “yours” you ran and taped it onto your bedroom door.
We had hearts hidden all over the playroom! We could have filled up every door in our house will all the reasons that we love you two!!!
We are gearing up for Valentine’s Day already and decided to decorate some cookies as one of our projects for today!This may be Avett’s favorite “art” project ever!!! Everyone ate a lot of icing and sprinkles….not sure that anyone actually ate a cookie. : )
We’ve had a nice quiet weekend around the house this week…so we decided to make some pumpkin squares together! Cody helped with gathering ingredients and measuring…Avett, you were quality control on the ingredients. I forgot how much you two liked pumpkin straight from the can! Then, Avett found his glasses again while playing with the play dough. I love these glasses.Love you guys-
We’ve had a lot going on this week! We celebrated our Christmas with Justyce and CeeCee on Tuesday. CeeCee tried to get all of you laughing and smiling while Mommy was taking the picture…I’m not sure what happened to get this response!Santa made a “trial run” this week at Nana and Papa’s house, so we went to see what he left you you guys! Balance Bikes!!! Cody felt like such a big girl in her helmet! Avett, you took to your bike like a fish in water! You were amazing zooming around the cul-de-sac with the big kids! Cody hitched a ride with Dada on one of the big kid scooters…After riding bikes for a while we went into Nana and Papa’s for dinner and Avett was so excited about wearing his helmet that he wouldn’t take it off for dinner…After dinner, Santa came around the neighborhood in a fire truck and gave you guys candy canes! You were SO EXICTED to meet him!!! Cody you ran over to Santa right away and gave him a big hug! A few nights later was Christmas Eve and Nana, Papa, and Uncle Matt came to our house to celebrate!Cody, you really have your “CHEESE” face down for the camera now. : )Then it was time to get to the good stuff!!! Presents!We did some woodworking…And Avett tried on princess shoes while wearing his superhero mask…Firefighter Cody to the rescue!Papa tried to wear the Fire Chief outfit, but it was a little small for him…The next morning we had a quiet Christmas morning with just the four of us! Santa ate all the cookies we left for him and his reindeer ate all of the carrots!!! Here we are opening our gifts and thanking Santa for all his hard work!
This week CeeCee has been trying to fit is as many Christmas projects as possible. Poor Avett…you are so NOT interested in the arts and crafts, but at least it keeps Justyce and Cody out of your hair while you play with your toys! : )
Everyone loved the little glittery sticky ornaments for the tree… Avett actually seemed to enjoy painting his candy cane ornament! Maybe it’s because you love candy canes so much!
During Thanksgiving week we went up to Cashiers to spend some quiet time with the family and it snowed. Yay!!! We decided to head outside to the Christmas tree farm for a few holiday photos! It was chilly, but we all had a blast!
We have so much to be thankful for! We love you guys.