Before the New Year...

Wow, is it really almost 2011?!?! Where did 2010 go?!?!

We've had a lot going on the month of December, I know I shared some. But I'll update on the last half (everything that happened after my last post....well not everything just the things I can remember)! :)

Donovan turned 18 months old on December 26th. Hard to believe he's almost 2! He is such a delight. He rarely ever cries (unless sister is picking on him). He loves to read books! He is also talking a TON. I'm not sure if it is because he has an older sister or what but he does talk really well for his age. We went for his 18 month check up and were surprised to learn that he had a double ear infection (he's so sweet and never complains we never knew). He's still just a little guy (well in height, in weight not so much)! :) He is in the 10% for height (pretty short) and just below the 50% for weight. He's just now moving into 12 month pants (although 9 months still fit just a tad bit to short).

Annika...hmmm....what can I say about her? We started doing preschool this year (which she LOVES), although we havne't done it in a long time due to just being plain busy. I'm hoping to pick it up after the New Year (wait that's tomorrow...maybe we'll wait a week or two)! :) She always asks to do school and would do WAY more than what is assigned for the day.

We are still working on the house, it is coming slowly, but we're hoping to be in by the end of February (or at least have close to completed). I haven't posted pictures in awhile, there is not much change in what it looks like. We're mostly now working on the rough in plumbing and heating.

David finished up his semester (Central Seminary) at the beginning of December. We were thankful for this since he's had a full plate with working at the church full-time, going to class part-time, working on the house, trying to be a father, and husband, needless to say life has been absolutely CRAZY! But with the ending of classes came more time to spend working on the house and a bit more time to spend with family! He plans on taking one class this spring semester where he will have to travel to Central one day a week (about a 1 hour commute one way), he also plans to take a modular course (meets for one week) later in the spring semester.

For me, not much has been going on. Taking care of the kidlets and helping with the house a bit (I now know how to side)! I also have been teaching 2-4 year old Sunday School at church which I LOVE. My class is cute and they are very good listeners. Other than that my days consist of cleaning, laundry, cleaning, playing with kids, cleaning, organizing, and cleaning (did I mention that?!?). :)

We had a great Christmas which started off down at my mom's house on Friday-Sunday, than we headed to Hudson, Monday-Wednesday (where we met w/ David's mom's side of the family all 31 of us, however we were sad that Geoff and Jenny and Justin couldn't join us, but we will see them later in January! Here is an album of pictures from my facebook account.

I hope you all have enjoyed a wonderful Christmas and hope you have a wonderful new years! We are so thankful for the Lord's leading in our life and that His mercies are new every morning of each day of ever year!

May the Lord Bless you in the New Year!


Over a Month...

...that's the last time I posted. I'm sorry!!! :( I have pictures (but am going to link you to them that way I don't have to download them yet again)

Here are the Thanksgiving Pictures from this year! We had a great time!!!

In this over a month we've also gotten snow...LOTS of snow!!!
Here's pictures of the first snow fall and the larger snow fall we got last week.

At the beginning of December our church had it's 9th Annual Christmas Tea (which yours truly was in charge of). Everything went great! We had a total of about 169 ladies that attended. The speaker was great, the special music was fantastic, and the food delicious! I however got no pictures since I was busy seating ladies.

That about sums it up for now. I hope you enjoy the pictures and I'll try and not make it another month before I post again.