Saturday, December 27, 2008
Posted by Arin Lords at 4:02 PM
Chirstmas was fantastic. Joe's brother and his family came over and shared it with us. We dipped pretzels and frosted cookies for Santa, and left out some snacks for his reindeer too-don't you just love Whitney's handwriting on the note???? Hopefully there weren't any flying DUI's on Christmas eve.
Posted by Arin Lords at 3:47 PM
Sunday, December 21, 2008
This last week we have had a few knocks/doorbells ring with no visitors-but surprises left on our doorstep. We have been very blessed this year with more than one family playing secret Santa to us and because I can't thank them in person-because everything has been given anonymously, I just wanted to say a BIG THANK YOU to all that have made our Christmas this year special!! It has really helped us to feel less stressed this Christmas season, as Joe still hasn't found a F/T job yet. We have been truly blessed by a member in our ward that offered Joe temporary employment the last few weeks, which has really helped us out financially. The Lord is really taking care of us-and I know your prayers have helped.
Posted by Arin Lords at 9:25 PM
Sunday, December 14, 2008
And ofcourse as many of you are enjoying it as well-we got hit with about two inches of snow yesterday and today it just kept on coming down and the forecast shows more on it's way. Here are the girls playing in our backyard wonderland of snow:
Hey mom-look you can see my teeth!! I just had to add this picture of Brooke I found-she is looking so grown up-and pretty!
Posted by Arin Lords at 9:26 PM
Tuesday, December 09, 2008
First, because my neighbor's child was sick-I took Whitney to school this morning-ofcourse i found this out five minutes before school started when whitney came running home from their house to explain this to me. So I threw on more decent clothes on the children and strapped them in the van in record timing. After dropping her off with a note explaining her tardiness, I started my quest. Joe needs a scout shirt for his pack meeting on thursday night-because he is presenting the arrow of light award to one of his scouts and everyone should be in uniform. Okay-so I scoured three thrift stores-then continued on to D.I. -the most likely place to have one and found they were closed due to computer issues. I then went to the dollar store and spent $4 total on decorations. Came home-made lunch, put Brooke down for a nap, and started fixing up my house. By two o'clock my house was clean and decorated more in christmas cheer and I had a roast cooking away. I have to say that i was pretty impressed with myself-did i mention that i also did some laundry too?
Posted by Arin Lords at 4:05 PM
Monday, December 08, 2008
Yesterday Brooke turned 1 year old and my Dad ...well lets leave that up to him to tell you what age he is now. Anyway we woke up and as Joe's tradition is-he can't wait to have the kids open their presents so yes-even before Breakfast Brooke opened hers:
Posted by Arin Lords at 5:55 PM
Wednesday, December 03, 2008
Posted by Arin Lords at 11:37 AM