Wednesday, December 14, 2011

We had a fun time finding our christmas tree this year and we found it in record time due to the two little girls that started crying because of the cold 5 minutes into our journey :) haha... we are sand babies... not snow bunnies :)

Daddy and his girls.... my favorite sight.

going to get our tree we picked out once the girls are snuggled up in the car again :)

2 minute before this picture there were tears streaming down her face because she was cold...

can you spy a cute little girl in the back window?

we have literally taken a different vehicle every year!! shawn has commitment issues with his cars :)

the final product.... makes me smile.

maddie was being so sweet to mia... she was teaching her how to bake :)

the girls were so excited to go see santa and they both just hopped right up and they held hands the whole time!! i think it was comforting to them :) precious! Maddie asked for a bike and Mia asked for a pink blanket :)

Tuesday, December 13, 2011

We went to Elko this year for thanksgiving and had a fun time with the Fam!! The girls Loved playing with all of Grandma's fun toys :)

Mia slept through thanksgiving dinner....

Mia rocking all of Grandma's jewelry :)

Monday, November 7, 2011

We had a fun Halloween this year.... the girls wanted to be princesses again!!!

My cute little princesses... a "pink" one and a "Tangled" one :) they were very excited to be able to wear makeup and have sparkles EVERYWHERE!!!

Maddie did not want a wig because she was the Rapunzel after her hair got chopped off :) PERFECT!!

Trick or Treating at my door...

Mia was kind of shy at first getting candy... then she got the hang of it... she was collecting as much as she could get her hands on :) and then she found our candy to hand out and she started fist fulling it in.. with this face i have a hard time saying no :) haha

Shawn was Flynn Rider for Halloween ... a request from maddie :)

Cute princess friends!!

Pony Rides at the trunk or treat!

Mia wasted from so much fun and sugar!!! This is not the first time we have found her curled up somewhere all tuckered out :)

Saturday, October 29, 2011

Disneyland !!

we got the chance to go to Disneyland with Shawn's family!! we had so much fun playing one day at california adventure and the another day at the main park :) Maddie and Mia LOVED playing with their cousins and how lucky they are to play with them at the happiest place on earth!!

maddie's glitter tattoo next to her new sparkling ears :) Daddy took her the day before disneyland to get her ears pierced!! Shawn dropped me and my mom off to shop while they were supposed to go to the park... once we were out of the car shawn asked the girls what they wanted to do and maddie answered "go get my ears pierced!!" the deal has been she needed to sleep in her own bed all night all the time... she has been good to consistantly do it so shawn said okay!!! when they picked us up from shopping maddie held her hair back and asked me if she looked different in anyway :) haha... I was SHOCKED!!! and happy that shawn got to take her for that experience :) she didn't flinch a bit and picked out the biggest pair of diamonds offered (that's my girl :)

yummy treats....

another yummy treat :)

taking pictures while stuck on a ride...

shawn took maddie on splash mountain and they both came off wet and shivering.... then we went on again and came of soaking!!! shawn DEFINITELY got the worst of it being in front :) hard to see in this picture, but he is dripping wet with squishy water filled shoes... and it was the 2nd ride of the day :) oops!!

Fun times with the cute kiddos!!

maddie was such a brave girl to try all the scary rides.... she went on tower of terror with me and i was freaking out and then i was feeling guilty that i took her on it!!! she was so excited to go and then on the ride her little face was freaked out and after i asked her if she liked it and she got all quiet and said no.. it lifted me out of my seat!!... the next day she told me she wanted to go on it again but with daddy.. not me! i think she sensed me freaking out!! and then we took her on space mountain for the first time and it was decorated for halloween.. a little scarier than usual and she was a little scared on that one too... but she loved thunder mountaina and matterhorn!! what a dare devil 4 year old!! :) mia on the other hand loved winnie the pooh :)

Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Random few..

Dear Grandmas,
we have NOT been good about taking pictures.... i am putting my camera in my purse right now. Next post should be better :) Love you and i hope these quench your warner girl thirst for a week or so :)

maddie with her bestie Addie :) and Addie's little sister too!!

We went to the st george marathon to cheer on a friend!! we walked the mayors walk before and maddie was proud of finishing her "own" race!

my halloween bats !! i like this new addition to my halloween decor!! they are fabric and i put them on with Liquid starch !! when halloween is over you just peel off and wipe away the residue with a wash cloth :)

Tuesday, September 13, 2011

My Maddie...

i am so PROUD of my little maddie!! she is such a sweet little girl with such a sweet spirit :) each day i get to know her a little better and i feel so lucky that this beautiful little lady was sent to me !!!

a few things about Maddie (age 4)....
- she has a FUN personality and ATTITUDE :)
-she just started preschool and LOVES it!!
-she started dance too and wants to go everyday... (sadly we have to wait a whole week in between classes )
-she is an AWESOME big sister... she really watches over mia and is soooo excited when mia wakes up from her nap so she can have her little friend with her :)
- she has a thing for tucking in her shirt at the moment... {drives me a little crazy sometimes}
- is a fish in the pool... can swim NO problem with no help and has swam to the bottom of the deep end to retrieve her dive toys!!!
- gets embarassed when talking about boys she likes :)
- loves soup... haha... she will honestly finish an entire can of progresso by herself!!
- maddie is a HAM!! she is super theatrical and when she hears music she will interperet accordingly ...
- has been in my stroller on a walk almost everyday for 4 1/2 years!!
- asks to paint her toenails and finger nails daily!!!
- bites her toenails... eeewwww!!
- tells me i look hot when i have gotten dressed up :) thanks mads!
- one day i told maddie that my dad used to pay me a nickel for swiming laps in the pool (an extremely good idea for wearing kids out!!) and maddie asked if she could?... yeah sure!! have at it.. i will pay you 1 nickel for each short lap you swim. she continued to swim 20 LAPS!!!! wow.. she definately earned her 20 nickels :)
- still likes to come sleep in our bed at night but she is currently working on this and getting much better...
- loves to take baths
- says the most amazing prayers... so heartfelt and different each day.
- ...and there is so much more but these are just a few that instantly came to my mind :)

LOVES her daddy!!

they get super silly together :) shawn is the BEST dad ever and i lvoe to see the girls run to him when coming home from work!!

one of maddies more... "colorful" outfits!! she looks like she belongs in florida :) haha...

one of maddie's first days of preschool.... as you can see the tucked in shirt strikes again!

what would i do without this girl in my life?!!! she is soooo much fun and brings so much joy to our house!!

Friday, August 26, 2011

This is what my cutie pie looks like on a daily basis :).. haha!! panties and boots! somehow we always end up here at the end of the day :)

Stealing Brownies!!

{ Fun Facts about Mia right now }

- Mia is 2 1/2
- she LOVES to mimic her older sister
- she loves any stuffed animal
- can do a killer booty shake...
- is still my squishy baby.. so fun to cuddle!!
- loves to talk at all times and has 1 volume.... LOUD! does get shy when strangers talk to her :)
- pees & poops in the potty!! and not many accidents!! yay!
- still sleeps in her crib because i can't bear to mess with her WONDERFUL sleeping habits... she goes to bed easily and still takes 2-3 hr naps :) happy mommy!!
- favorite foods are apple juice, watermelon, cantaloupe, any fruit, peanuts, chicken nuggets, lemonade, PIZZA, popsicles, pez, waffles, and pretty much she is not a picky eater :)
- she is a funny friend... always making us laugh!!
-she loves to play dress up, babies, barbies...
- 99% of the time she wakes up a happy girl... and then there is the 1% when she wakes up and buries her head
because she is MAD and doesn't want ANYTHING :)
- maddie hardly lets her choose the movies but when she does get to pick its often coraline or Tangled
- is a great swimmer and will swim anywhere in the pool with floaties
- is miss independent
-her vocabulary is amazing!
-gives sweet puckered lips kisses
- cannot put into words how cute she really is and the joy she brings to our lives :)

Friday, August 19, 2011

Cali trip 2011!!

Off to Grandmas house again!! and as usual we wore ourselves out!!! we spend 2 weeks using every minute wisely so we can get in the most fun possible :) love love love the time spent with my mama !!

Airplane ride ... first year i had to buy 3 tickets!!!! it was fun to have an entire row to ourselves :) maddie loves the jetblue tvs!!

Disneyland day....

and a chuck-e-cheese night :)

and we visited our friends again... they are like family :)

Grandmas hats :) they LOVE to try on my moms vintage hats!! LOVE mia's eyes in this one !!

Tuesday, July 19, 2011

I have been wanting to do something special with Maddie just the two of us... so i decided i would take her to her 1st play at Tuachan to see The Little Mermaid!! She was super excited to go!! we got dressed up and maddie looks for ANY reason to wear make up and i always say no so tonight i said YES!! i did her eyeshadow.. glitter.. lipstick and a little mascara :) and here are some pix of our date ....

i let maddie choose the restaurant and looks like i have trained her well because she picked MY favorite too!! Pizza Factory! YUM...

then we had an hour to kill since maddie was super anxious to leave on our date so i thought i would let her get her nails done... (really just a polish change :) .. she was beaming she felt so special :)... then she wanted me to get mine done too... it's way more fun when someone does it with you..

the final product!

My little mermaid :)

wating for the show to begin!

maddie with her kids treat! i got one too because i knew that mia would want a special cup when she saw maddie's :)

the play was AMAZING!!! there were tons of special effects and maddie was at the edge of her seat for the first half!! the second half she got a little tired .. she kept pointing to the exit with no words she was so tired!.. i cant blame her though.. it was 11:45 when the play was over!!

and needless to say this is what happened instantly when we got in the car ...

Worn out from all the FUN!!