Monday, December 30, 2013

Q&A with Nathan


My end of the year blogs will be some questions I asked the kids. Here are their exact responses.

Nathan's Q&A

What's your favorite color?
"Rainbow" 

If you could give Mommy any gift, what would it be?
"Hug and Kiss"

If you could give Daddy any gift, what would it be?
"Tools" 

If you could give Elizabeth any gift, what would it be?
"New princess" 

What's your favorite game?
"Star Wars in PE." 

What's your favorite dinner?
"Homemade burritos" 

What's your favorite dessert?
"Skittles." 

What do you want to be when you grow up?
"Vet" 

What is Daddy's job?
"Police." 

What is Mommy's job?
"Home." 

Where is your favorite place to go?
"School." 

What does Mommy always say to you?
"I love you." 

What does Daddy always say to you?
"I like it when you help." 

What does Elizabeth always say to you?
"Let's play!" 

Who's your favorite person to play with?
"Playing by myself." 

What does Mommy do very well?
"Cooking dinner." 

What does Daddy do very well?
 "Works with me." 

What does Elizabeth do very well?
"Distracts me." 

Sunday, December 29, 2013

Q&A with Elizabeth


My end of the year blogs will be some questions I asked the kids. Here are their exact responses.

Elizabeth's Q&A

What's your favorite color?
"Pink." 

If you could give Mommy any gift, what would it be?
"A castle full of princesses." 

If you could give Daddy any gift, what would it be?
"A "J" Family." 

If you could give Nathan any gift, what would it be?
"Puppies" 

What's your favorite game?
"Princess games." 

What's your favorite dinner?
"Rice and chicken." 

What's your favorite dessert?
"Candy canes." 

What do you want to be when you grow up?
"A ballerina, artist and gymnast." 

What is Daddy's job?
"Work." 

What is Mommy's job?
"Cleaning." 

Where is your favorite place to go?
"Gram's" 

What does Mommy always say to you?
"No." 

What does Daddy always say to you?
"Don't eat rice chex before dinner." 

What does Nathan always say to you?
"Nothing." 

Who's your favorite person to play with?
"Gram and Pippa." 

What does Mommy do very well?
"Clean dishes." 

What does Daddy do very well?
 "His training." 

What does Nathan do very well?
"Plays with his cranes." 

Saturday, December 28, 2013

Christmas in Naches


We headed down to Naches for Christmas to visit Papa Ray and Kim!

Hugs with Papa Ray



Standing on Papa Ray's feet and dancing. 


Opening up stockings!


See all those cute little bears lined up? The kids got those in their stockings. 


Elizabeth is the same size as this snowman!


Papa Ray and Kim eating dinner. 


Uncle Brian, Karen, and Nathan. Nathan is a big fan of Karen. 


Nathan and Jeremy



Helping Uncle Brian open his present. 



Kim got Elizabeth this adorable kitty in a purse. Plus, a princess matching game!


An Ariel doll. 


Nathan with his puppy puzzle!


Uncle Brian got a broken ornament. A certain 6 year old Santa dropped the bag when passing out the gifts...


All of Elizabeth's new toys. 


Nathan and Papa Ray are done opening presents!

Green frosting makes a good Christmas decoration for a little girl!

Hot tub fun




Some guy in a hat with attached beard showed up. He says the attached beard keeps his face nice and warm! 


Elizabeth was not impressed. 


Friday, December 27, 2013

Christmas Eve in Royal City


We went to Royal to visit for Christmas Eve. 

Elizabeth loves decorating!


Nathan helped too. 


These kids just love Pippa!



Decorating

Lots of snuggling


Reading with Auntie Laura. Pippa wanted to hear the story too. 


Christmas dinner!






Elizabeth helped Papa open his presents. Nathan painted this farm diorama for him. 


Pippa got a stocking full of pink dog toys. Elizabeth picked it out! Pippa also got that alligator toy. She loved that thing! 


Auntie Laura checking out Pippa's new toys. 


Nathan loves to pass out the presents. 


Elizabeth made Auntie Laura a paper filled with stickers. 


Nathan received some new roller skates from Auntie Laura. He's been skating all over the house in them!! 


Elizabeth also got some new roller skates!! 


Gram got Nathan this new Vet playset. He's been playing vet a lot!


Pippa sewed this new  dog blanket for Nathan. Nathan was confused because he didn't know dogs could sew...


Here is his vet costume!


Pippa checking things out. 



Rapunzel!

Looking cute opening her presents. 


A US map that talks. Nathan is learning his states and capitals!


Some new stuffed animals. 


Nathan loves his new stuffed puppies. 










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