Tuesday, December 25, 2018


Christmas was a ton of fun this year. We enjoyed so many fun activities and lots of time together.

We decorated ugly sweater cookies.

Tyler got to go on a special date with Brandon to see Spider Man.

Mckinley put this on one day randomly and asked me to send her school teacher a text that said "Mele Kalikimaka".

We went swimming at the Orem rec one morning and had a blast. We practically had the place to ourselves. Tyler and Mckinley went off the diving board a million times. Kallie is a little more timid. Ava finally wears a puddle jumper and totally just entertains herself. We have gotten to a really easy place with swimming and will enjoy it for at least the next 5 months till baby boy is born.

Christmas Eve we had dinner at my mom's house. The kids got to dress up like the nativity and we read some verses and sang a song. It was really great. We had to leave early after that because I was feeling so sick.

Ava thought she was Mary and she was so excited to be dressed up!

We came home and put cookies out for Santa and then watched Elf.

This is what the kids woke up to.

Ava was very excited about her huge stuffed unicorn and her Doc McStuffins play set.

The kids all had a good time opening presents and were very polite and courteous.

After presents we had an awesome breakfast and then got to enjoy the next couple of hours just hanging out at home, playing with presents.

Mckinley was so excited to get the roller blades she asked for.

Eventually at 1:00 we made our way over to Brandon's parents house and did a cousin gift exchange. We stayed there for a few hours and then went home.

My mom was going to come over to give the kids their presents but we decided to go over there instead so the kids could play on Maverik's new bounce house he got for Christmas that they had brought over there. It was a great Christmas day!!!