Friday, March 28, 2008


Leisure Services Soccer has started. K.C. had so much fun at his first game. He even scored a goal. He loves that Easton is on his team, and that uncle Brax, and uncle Brandon are his coaches.

Monday, March 24, 2008

Candy, & Bunnies, & Eggs OH MY!!


What a fun weekend filled with Easter Egg Hunts, great weather, and family.
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Sunday, March 16, 2008

Happy Birthday Grandma

Toady is my Grandma Elletts Birthday. We had a Surprise Birthday Party for her last night at my Uncles. We had so much fun.

My Grandma is the best. She has always been an example to me. I love you Grandma. Happy Birthday!

Wednesday, March 12, 2008

Sleepy Girl.....sshhhhhhhh!

I walked in the kitchen and found Allee like this.


I love holidays! (any reason to do something out of the norm) I like dressing my kids for the occasion. Red/pink valentine's shirts on Valentines, Patriotic get up of the 4th of July, etc. -And St. Patricks Day is no exception. We will be eating green food, wearing green clothes, and drinkng something green. My friend gave me THE LEGEND OF THE LEPRECHAUNS. I thought it was so cute! My kids will love it! Will the Leprechauns be coming to your house???

This St. Patrick's Day, let your child in on a well-guarded secret and start a new family tradition in the process. The fun begins with the legend of the leprechauns and leads to a treasure box filled with goodies and gifts. Here's what to do. On the day before the holiday, read aloud the following tale:

Full of magic and trickery, the leprechauns remain in their hidden world until the night before St. Patrick's Day. On that one night of the year they appear throughout the world to dance and sing and frolic.

Disguising themselves as leaves and grass, and sounding like the wind and the crickets, they come and go unnoticed.

However, it is said that if a decorated treasure box is left empty under the moon, the leprechauns must fill the box with gold or jewels or gifts. But then they will hide the filled box in the most unlikely of places.

If the box is found on St. Patrick's Day, the treasure remains in our world. If not, the leprechauns may retrieve what is rightfully theirs. And though the leprechauns are very clever, it is not impossible to find the treasure because, unknowingly, leprechauns often leave a trail of greenery behind them.

Now, have your child decorate an empty shoe box or tissue box with paints, glitter glue or stickers. If she tries to bargain for a bigger box, explain that leprechauns are tiny and if they can't reach the top of the box, it will remain empty. Just before bed, she should place the finished box on a windowsill where the moon will shine on it.

Once she's sound asleep, the resident leprechauns can fill the box with small treasures, such as foil-covered chocolate coins, costume jewelry or a bag of marbles, and then hide it in a special place. All that's left to do is lay a trail of green leaves or paper shamrocks from the windowsill to the box. An older child may even enjoy the challenge of several trails to follow, some with dead ends (you know, trickery of the leprechauns!).

Thursday, March 6, 2008

Is this the style?

K.C. loves his hair in a MOHAWK. He thinks he looks so cool! He begs me every morning to comb his hair in a MOHAWK. The higher the better. I think he is cute no matter how his hair is combed, but he seems to disagree. I picked my battles and this is not one of them:)

Tuesday, March 4, 2008

I love, love Mexican Food!!

I made these the other night to go along with our fajitas, and YUM!

(note: insead of flour tortillas I used the fresh uncooked tortillas and grilled them before I put the filling in them. And... instead of the sauce I just topped the cooked enchilada's with sliced strawberries and sugar, oh and I also put some sliced strawberries in the filling. They were really really good-even my brother liked them and he doesn't like anything!!! Love ya Brax:))

Flour tortillas

8 ounces cream cheese
1/4 cup sour cream
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 cup powdered sugar

1 tablespoon butter
1/4 cup fresh orange juice
1/2 to 3/4 cup sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
3/4 cup pureed fresh strawberries
2 cups sliced strawberries

INSTRUCTIONS: To prepare the filling: Combine the cream cheese, sour cream, vanilla and powdered sugar in the bowl of a mixer; beat until fluffy. Set aside.

To prepare the sauce: Combine the butter, orange juice, sugar, salt and pureed strawberries in a 3-quart saucepan. Add sliced strawberries.

Bake the enchiladas in a preheated 350 degrees oven for 8 to 10 minutes, or until the filling is puffed.