Thursday, November 26, 2015

Polar Express

Kingston loved the "Polar Express" at Houston Street, I think more so he just loved having an outing with friends. It is fun to be able to go places without having to worry about tantrums, diapers, naps when your "baby" is 5!
 storytime with Santa, a little hard to hear
 These dancing girls with hot chocolate were the most entertaining, they really got into it!

The conductor was awesome as well, he had "All Aboard" down as well as his own dance moves.

 I felt bad the kids thought they were getting on a train, no just a box with cut out windows:)

Sunday, November 15, 2015

Thanksgiving Feast & American's We Program

This was a week of programs for my littles including the popular Thanksgiving Feast at UCC Preschool. I had to miss the feast since I work Thursdays, Grandma Pam stepped in as his date and I think he couldn't be happier. Had my hub record and recorded my own version of Albuquerque Turkey Kingston style.

 We also checked kindergarten shots off the list and Kingston screamed louder than any of my other children, or maybe I have blocked it out. He limped out of the office and said he wanted to go home and go to bed, poor guy. At 5 years old 37 pounds, 25% and 43 inches, 75%. His favorite food is corn on the cob and burritos, think he could use a few more of those he is also skinnier than any of my other babes I remember.
Jude had his 3rd grade "American's We" program at school. He did not give a hint of a smile the entire time and told us after our teacher told us to "Look at her the whole time", yep that's what he did, never took his eyes off of her. 

Sunday, November 8, 2015

I want candy

I love Halloween!! I don't love the candy part... Xander found an old costume of Trav's and went as Waldo for UCC youth group and won best costume, not sure there was a lot of dressing up that went on...

 Kingston and his buddy Gavin at the preschool party.
 Maybe this is the sanitary bobbing for apples?
Jake and I walked the kids, 20 of them, to the Haunted Walk at MATC, it was plenty scary and this bloody bride along with several other clowns and crazies invaded your personal bubble along the walk, the kids went twice and I went once holding onto Wesley. It was worth the can of soup entrance fee to say the least.
 6th grade girls are growing up!
 5th through 8th grade crowd Zekas graciously hosted for hot chocolate and treats after getting spooked.

 Part of the state streets tricker treaters, love Wesley as Marilyn Monroe.
 seriously superhero girls and villains

 Miss Smith did some awesome make up for the girls

A meltdown and an attempt to get the awesome red makeup off, vaseline, hydrogen peroxide and make up remover was a failed combo attempt
 My only themed kids, Tin man and Scarecrow, Kingston has been Wizard of Oz obsessed so was thankful Shannon had 2 costumes on hand to fit.
 the fun kid party crowd
the bigs who also trick or treated
 The kids had fun with spirit week, decade day at Marlatat #peaceout

Saturday, November 7, 2015

Bios, Choral Festival & Monster Splash

 Of all the people Jude could have chose to research for his 3rd grade bio he picked George Washington, we were not buying anymore costumes so we had to handmade out of paper, paint and duct tape (box wasn't big enough for 13 stripes)
 He is having a great year in 3rd grade and even sits next to one of his best friends Tanner, the two are rule followers so I guess that works ok. I hated and still hate talking in front of a group of people, he along with all of their class did a great job! Wish I had a pic from their class.
 6th grade had their all school choral festival, so fun to see this group come together, future class of 2022!! Travis attended the choral festival 30 years ago with Chad Pape who is now the MHS Choir Director. Sad thing is I don't even remember the choral festival in 6th grade:(
 Xander improved lots of his times during the Monster Splash, getting excited for the upcoming Columbia meet.
 my attempt to take a picture and I got his butt in the air
 feedback and tips from Coach Justin
his least favorite and one my favorites to watch, the fly

Saturday, October 24, 2015

Munchkin Party

We have skipped Little Munchkins the last couple years and Kingston decided he wanted to have his birthday party here, it turned out great, we had the place to ourselves.
the whole party gang

As close as we will get to having a cat...
With one of his besties, Beckham:)

 zipline, Kingston's speed
 they upgraded the train since last time we had been

 Smores b-day treat