Friday, October 30, 2009

Old Navy Loot

If you're familiar with Old Navy and you have one of their cards, you know about their "Stuff and Save" sales. You usually get 30% off whatever you can stuff into one of the totes that they give you. Well today, they had a special bag for the first 50 customers and you could get 50% off whatever you fit into the bag! I was so there, my boys are running out of pants and RJ especially needed some clothes. So I showed up 10 minutes early, and when I encountered the line that was already there, I almost turned around and went home. But, I decided that I could stand in line for 10 minutes "just in case." I'm so glad I did! I think I was number 45. Of course, the special bag was a bit smaller than the regular totes, but I was able to shove so much into it, I'm very proud of my stuffing skills! The checker actually laughed when he realized how much stuff I had in it, and when he was putting it all away for me, he filled my bag plus another large shopping bag! So here's what I got for $138.... 2 winter jackets, 3 pairs of jeans, and 10 long sleeve shirts, woot woot!

Thursday, October 29, 2009

Yummy Halloween Treats

Every year our house gets "Booed" and it is so fun for the kids. If you don't know what this means, someone anonymously leaves treats at your door and you have to do the same for someone else. It's a great FHE activity. Usually when we are Booed, it's a small bag of candy or brownies, or something simple. This year we were Booed good! Someone left this fantastic basket on our door. It had a cute halloween bowl, 3 decorative halloween plates, glow sticks, glow bracelets, glow in the dark stickers, halloween socks, ice cube trays, candy, silly string, and that is not even all! I can't even remember everything, it was so much. We felt great pressure in our Booing adventures. I think we did a good job, but I can't show you what we did, because it might have been you who received it, and it's supposed to be anonymous! And for FHE this week, we made this giant pumpkin cookie. And even with my lacking artistic skills, I think it turned out cute enough, and the kids were SO excited. :o)

Halloween is so fun! Who doesn't love the plethora of treats everywhere!

Tuesday, October 27, 2009

Trunk or Treat!

Our ward has a trunk or treat every year and it is always a big hit! This year did not disappoint. Except for the party-pooper dad in our family, we all dressed up. I didn't take any pictures at the actual event, but here we are looking good and ready to go! Cutest clown ever!

Mommy & Baby Clown
Scary Grim Reaper
Cute Witch
Cammo Ninja, scary!

Friday, October 23, 2009

Cleaning the House is Fun to Do!

Conner dumped a bowl of popcorn all over the floor. We brought out the vacuum, and he shoved his way into doing the vacuuming himself!

While I do laundry, Conner likes to make messes! He climbed into the drawer of my pedestal and pulled out every single dryer sheet.
And then of course, this interesting habit he's picked up. He likes to lick large appliances; refrigerators, ovens, dryers.... It all started when I was cleaning the outside of my refrigerator, so I think he thinks he's helping me clean.

Monday, October 19, 2009

The Secret of Happiness...

80's Music!!! I was feeling a little blue for a couple of days. In preparation for our 80's themed bunco night, I blasted 80's music all day long, and I felt better! It brought me happiness. And even better, if you can convince 10 of your friends to dress up 80's style, it's completely perfect!

The winner for best costume. :o)

Tuesday, October 13, 2009

Big Boy Haircut

Conner was a bit wiggly with his first haircut. It took pretzels, a squirt bottle, and fruit by the foot to keep him still!
Goodbye mullet, and goodbye sweet baby curls.

Monday, October 12, 2009

My Hawaiian Adventure

Views from our balcony

This is the Tidepools restaurant, it was so delicious.
Here are some pictures of the amazing resort we stayed at...
After a yummy dinner on the beach.
Me looking hot after some time at the pool. :o) And by hot, I mean steamy. Pools in Hawaii do NOT cool you off! It was so muggy that day. But the pool is beautiful.
Me & Ryan went on a 3-mile walk to a shopping village and happened upon this trail that Ryan insisted on taking. I was a little hesitant, maybe there would be creatures in there!
Halfway to the shopping village we encountered a restaurant with this nice view. We had a great lunch.
A random chicken. There was a shocking number of random chickens on Kauai, I thought it was funny for some reason.
The beautiful beach
Some posing at the resort
And some more posing in front of a fake waterfall.
Saying goodbye to Kauai in the airplane
Brief layover in Honolulu, this is all we saw. :o)

Tuesday, October 6, 2009

Hawaii or Bust

I'm off to Hawaii in the morning, woo hoo! Here is a picture of what I looked like the last time I visited Hawaii... Can you tell which is me?

Monday, October 5, 2009

Never Too Young To Be Like Dad