Tuesday, December 30, 2008

Acting Goofy

For some reason Reagan decided to turn the stool over. My kids are pretty goofy. I think they get that from their Daddy.Reagan loves jackets. She found my Santa sweater and whined and cried until I put it on her. She loved it. Here she is in front of the kitchen tree.



The Stallings Family Christmas

The Saturday before Christmas we always celebrate Christmas with the Stallings side of the family. Here are a few pics.
Hanging out around the leftovers.
Aunt Polly taking pictures
Uncle Steve enjoying his new hat. Notice his shirt, I don't think his hat and shirt matches. Of course I think the hat looks better! :-)
The kids opening their presents.
Nick, Addie, Natalie, Reagan, Eli, Jacob, Jordain...Grayson is behind Reagan

This year I brought sugar cookies for the kids to decorate. Here are Natalie and Addie. Reagan enjoying her cookie.
Eli and Grayson decorating their cookies. Grayson kept grabbing HANDFULS of sprinkles to put on his cookie.


Here's a video of the kids singing Jingle bells. We had them sing before they could open their presents. Make sure you watch it all the way through. Grayson ended up a "little" off beat.

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Friday, December 26, 2008

Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Merry Christmas to all!

I have lots of pictures to share from the last week, but that will have to wait until after Christmas. For now enjoy the kids Santa pictures.
Merry Christmas!
Love,
The Stallings' Clan





Wednesday, December 17, 2008

Grayson's Christmas Program

This post may be a little long with pictures and video from Grayson's Christmas program at the hospital Chrismas party. Grayson didn't know all of the songs...he hadn't been to school a lot before hand, but it was cute anyway. Just remember these are the 3 & 4 year olds at his school.



Checking out the decorations




Jingle Bells



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Visiting with Santa

Meet Max

Meet our elf Max. Santa sent Max to our house because the kids had been so good, so far. Max reports back to Santa periodically to let him know how Grayson and Reagan have been behaving. The one thing about Max is he likes to get into mischief. Santa even warned us about this in his letter. Below you will see a picture of Max. For some reason he decided to try flying with Grayson's balloon. Fortunately, he landed on one of the beams in the living room. Unfortunately, he couldn't get himself down so Grayson had to stand on Daddy's shoulders to get him. Let's hope Max doesn't get into much more trouble before he goes back home on Christmas eve.


Monday, December 8, 2008

Grayson's Christmas tree

I will try to post pictures of all of the Christmas trees as they are completed. Here are a few pics of Grayson's tree. In the past we have always decorated it with dog ornaments, but now he's in the new house he has a big boy room complete with trains. It is hard to find train ornaments, so I decided to use his trains from his train table. I still need to put something at the top of his tree and we haven't put out his train that goes around his tree, but it's a good start.




Elf yourself

Enjoy this Christmas video. Just make sure you have your volume turned on.

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Saturday, December 6, 2008

Oh my!

Ok, I have to give you some back story before you view these pictures. A few weeks ago Grayson has a thanksgiving program at school. His teacher painted his cheeks to look like Indian war paint. He LOVED it. On Thanksgiving two of his cousins used play makeup to paint his face again. He would get mad when they took it off. So today I was in the bathroom getting ready when I noticed it was quiet....TOO quiet. I went to find the kids and found a shut door. Not a good sign. I opened the door and this is what I found.....

What's even worse is that while I was posting this they found the yellow paint and started doing the same thing. Now I have to find a better hiding place for the paint. Thankfully both times it was the kids fingerpaints.

Christmas Lights

Mark and Samson hung up our lights outside. Here are a few pics of them working on the lights. I will post some of the finished product later.






Snow

Here are a couple of pics from the snow we had earlier this week. I almosted waited too late to take the pics. The snow was already melting.