31 December 2012

12.31.12

Hot tea, Vernors, a box of Kleenex and Sleeping Queens is
how we rang in the New Year.

30 December 2012

12.30.12

Late night snuggles from a sick boy.

29 December 2012

12.29.12

This thermometer has seen more action in the past two weeks than it has since the year 2010.

28 December 2012

12.28.12

Small group white elephant fun.

27 December 2012

12.27.12

Legos have invaded our home.

26 December 2012

12.26.12

Break out the nebulizer.

25 December 2012

12.25.12

Merry Christmas!

24 December 2012

12.24.12

Happy Bouncy Birthday, Gibson Jack!
We love you to the moon and back.

23 December 2012

12.23.12

The Lillibridge cousins.

22 December 2012

12.22.12

I am not one for baking, but this is one of my favorite traditions
of Christmas. Mess and all.

21 December 2012

12.21.12

Celebrating Gibson!
Happy 8th birthday, Gibby.

20 December 2012

12.20.12

All smiles {plus some bonus doughnut pieces} at his Christmas Par-ty!

19 December 2012

12.19.12

All smiles at his Christmas Par-ty!

18 December 2012

12.18.12

Gertie has been earning her keep the past few weeks.

17 December 2012

12.17.12

Pax sure is a busy fella that seems to get around.

16 December 2012

12.16.12

Christmas ornaments of 2012 have been purchased.
An electric bass guitar for Gibson, and a hockey player for Elliott.

15 December 2012

12.15.12

Community is a soulsista showing up at your door with 
Target bags and helping you do something that would have 
otherwise made you sad.

14 December 2012

13 December 2012

12.13.12

#368 Snuggles from a sick boy.

12 December 2012

12.12.12

Coconut milk, Pax? Really?

11 December 2012

10 December 2012

12.10.12

Just as we were reading bedtime stories, this little fellow 
rang our doorbell promising to remind us that the holidays
are meant for family fun and laughter.

09 December 2012

12.9.12

The perfect way to celebrate a December birthday.
Happy Birthday, Yia Yia!

08 December 2012

12.8.12

Not your ordinary Christmas Party.

07 December 2012

12.7.12

The quickest Christmas tree hunt in Hothouse history!

06 December 2012

12.6.12

Continuing our advent-ing with lots of tissue paper and glue.

05 December 2012

12.5.12

Kick starting our advent with good friends.

04 December 2012

12.4.12

It was a joy to have a toddler in the house today.

03 December 2012

12.3.12

Gingerbread houses in the light of day.

02 December 2012

12.2.12

Tonight, my heart was full as I realized just how blessed we are to have an amazing community filled to the brim with creative kids big and small.

01 December 2012

12.1.12

Apparently our special guest loves to vacuum.

30 November 2012

11.30.12

Putting the Shop in the Hop.

29 November 2012

11.29.12

More mattress shenanigans!

28 November 2012

11.28.12

Why are my boys obsessed with pillows?

27 November 2012

11.27.12

Two excited boys just finished their
Christmas shopping at Santa's Secret Shop.

26 November 2012

11.26.12

Three days later, the digging began and left Gibson second guessing
his future career choice.

25 November 2012

11.25.12

A right hook from a turkey??? Who knew?

24 November 2012

11.24.12

Game night and by the looks of it the boys are struggling a bit,
and I seem to be finding it entertaining.

23 November 2012

11.23.12

With a gift card to spend, Gibson 
brought home his very own fossil kit.

22 November 2012

11.22.12

While Steve was setting up the timer for our Thanksgiving shot,
he caught this, and I am thankful.

21 November 2012

11.21.12

Gibson's assignment: To write a report about something you are an expert in.
Gibson chose asthma on his own and asked if we could
take pictures for his report.

20 November 2012

11.20.12

We have been blessed with yet another trip around the sun.
As our trips continue, I realize just how thankful I am for each and every one.

19 November 2012

11.19.12

Unloading the dishwasher suddenly turned into an
impromptu concert.

18 November 2012

11.18.12

Blessed beyond measure.

17 November 2012

11.17.12

We turned the corner to see the three oldest boys standing
in line for body boarding. No bribing. No coercing. Free will. 
When did they grow up?

16 November 2012

11.16.12

Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday to you,
Happy Birthday dear Steve, Matt, Dylan, Lauren, Ella & Ma-dy,
Happy Birthday to you!

15 November 2012

11.15.12

Happy Half Birthday Elliott Drew!
Just one week ago, your teacher described you in one word...
JOYOUS!
And, this picture shows exactly that.
You are one joyous boy!

14 November 2012

11.14.12

Happy Birthday to the man who stole my heart.

13 November 2012

11.13.12

Happy Birthday, Dylan!

12 November 2012

11.12.12

Happy Birthday, Ella!