All Rowelled Up

All Rowelled Up
All Rowelled Up

Saturday, November 30, 2013

Bye Bye November

Holy cow!! I can't believe tomorrow is the first day of December.  I wait for the kick off of the Christmas season every year starting on December 26th and I know it's going to take forever to get here and I think of all the other seasons and holidays we have to get through before I get to welcome this wonderful time of year again.  I can't help it.  I LOVE this time of year.  It just makes me happy.

I'm very excited to jump full on in to watching Christmas movies and attending Christmas events.  We are going to the Christmas Train for the first time next weekend and I'm so excited for it.  I've never been and I think Evelyn will love all the lights and people.  She likes to be in public.  She's good at it.  No crazy fits so far.  She really hasn't had any crazy fits at home either but she definitely lets us know when she's not happy with us :)

I know I've said it before but this little girl amazes us every day.  I am constantly impressed with what she knows.  She's the best!  

Here's a little November wrap up of this busy little girls life.....

A little photo shoot in the backyard.
(Yes, it's her Halloween costume turned around.)

Lazy Saturday mornings watching cartoons.

Being fashionable.

Rocking out at her friends birthday party.

Waking up with crazy hair every morning.

Hanging out with her friends at Papa and Gigi's every day.

Oh, yeah, momma got her haircut.

Hanging out in the evenings in jammies.

Ruling the living room.

Falling asleep in the car.

Pretending to be asleep on the floor.

Christmas shopping!

Again, ruling the living room.

I really want to see this movie.

Looking super sweet on Thanksgiving.

NOT wanting to hear what daddy has to say at the table.

Checking out the Christmas tree.

And experiencing one of momma's favorite things to do this time of year.....hit the mall!

So thankful for this little girl and all the joy she brings to our family.

Christmas card pictures tomorrow.  Pray that everyone smiles and Phoebe stays still.

Happy Saturday!!!


Tuesday, November 12, 2013

When the husband buys you.....

.....a Christmas tree, you decorate it and don't hesitate. 

Yes, there is already a Christmas tree up in our living room.  I was totally going to wait until after Thanksgiving to put up our tiny black, 5 foot, have to put it on a table to make an impact Christmas tree BUT I came home last week to a beautiful 7 foot, skinny, realistic green, pre-lit gift that almost brought me to tears.  If I recall correctly I did do some sort of scream.

So what do you do when there is a Christmas tree standing in your living room?  You start getting all your Christmas out before the husband realizes it's about to take over the house for the next two months.  I must say I haven't gone too overboard with my decorations around the house.  I actually have a lot I need to just get rid of because year after year I never use it.  I even told him I might be able to get all my Christmas stored away in two boxes.  Hope he doesn't hold me to that.

I will try to hold myself back from watching Christmas movies until Dece.....Okay, I can't even get through that sentence.  We all know that's not going to happen :)

Makes me happy :)

And so does this :)

Now I've got to start thinking of Christmas card ideas.

And possibly thinking about cutting my hair.....


Thanks for stopping by and have a great day!


Monday, November 4, 2013

Evelyn's 1st Official Halloween Costume

This little pumpkin pretty much makes my day! We were so excited to dress Evelyn up this year and be a part of the Halloween festivities.  I just love that hat! :)

Not sure yet how to carry the bucket.  But if this is the way she wants to carry it then that's what we will go with.

Daddy and his pumpkin.

Momma and her girl!

This is an action shot.  She was dancing away to some Mickey Mouse music.
This girl will dance to anything.  Really.  The washing machine, dishwasher, toilet flushing, daddy cooking eggs.....It's the best!

Our first stop for candy.....Papa and Gigi's!

That face!!!!

Another action shot.  She did so good going up to the houses.  Don't worry, we only went to like  four. We weren't going to be those parents that fill the whole bucket knowing that she really isn't going to eat any of it.  But I wish she would've at least grabbed some chocolate and not the suckers!  I'll teach her about the good stuff next year ;)

So proud of this little girl.  She impresses me every day with what she learns from us teaching her and what she just picks up on her own.  We are truly truly blessed!

Happy Monday!