Sunday, December 30, 2007

For Those of You Who Don't Know...

Our family is growing!! We are excited to let you know baby #3 (and THE FINAL BABY) is scheduled to arrive in June. Malia is hoping for a baby sister, but said a baby brother would be "okay". Whew!
Happy New Year to you all!!

Friday, December 14, 2007

My Elf Name

I hope everyone is enjoying the holiday season. I am feeling like things are more under control then in past years.....Yippee!
Here is a fun thing to try...........

Until Christmas you can call me by:

My Elf Name ...
Giggles Slave O' Santa

Give it a try~
:) Linda

Saturday, December 01, 2007

Catching Up on Pics~ October


Here I am after being MIA for over a month. Where does the time go? Well, October was fairly busy with birthdays, Halloween and then a round of sickness that seemed to last forever once we passed it around. Alex spent a night in the hospital in November with a bad case of croup.....which was scary. I was busy getting ready for 3 craft bazaars, the last one of which was today. I was less productive than I had hoped, but oh well!

Here are some pictures from October.

~Alex Helping Rourke hang pictures after he (Rourke) painted our entry way & upstairs.

~Malia's class trip to the Apple Orchard

~Halloween Night (Malia was a "Sock Hop Girl" and Alex was a puppy)

~Malia's 4th Birthday

That's all for now~
Happy December~~~~~~~~~~

:) Linda

Wednesday, October 17, 2007

Pumpkin Patch Pics

We took our 4th annual trip to the Plumper Pumpkin Patch on Sunday October 14th (HAPPY BIRTHDAY DAD!) with Peggy and Mary. The weather was perfect for a fall, dry and foggy! The kids rode ponies, saw the animals, went down the huge slide (and little slide), did the 2 hay mazes, picked out pumpkins, did the "pumpkin shoot" with a big sling shot, and ate KETTLE KORN! After all that fun we stopped at Rock Creek Tavern (McMenamin's) for a great lunch.

enjoy the pictures!


Wednesday, September 26, 2007

I'm playing catch up on pictures. here are a **ton** from Labor Day weekend. We went to Pacific City, then down to Newport to visit the Aquarium. The pictures got a little out of order when I posted.....but you can probably tell which are from the aquarium. ;)

Stephanie & little Olivia were down for the weekend too and Malia was so excited to have a new friend there. Olivia is just 3 months younger than Malia. The weather was beautiful and we enjoyed the beach and the big sand dune.
The Derrahs were down too and we met up on the beach.

Enjoy the pictures.

Thursday, September 20, 2007

September in the Back Yard

When we are not out running around (or it's not too hot)the kids and I like to have a long lunch in the back yard, look for bugs, try to catch butterflies, and watch for planes & helicopters. :) Exciting I know!
Here are a few pictures from an afternoon earlier this month. Alex now likes to do what his "big sister" does.
Happy Fall.....almost!

Our Squirrel Friend

Here is a picture of one of the neighborhood squirrels. We tossed out a few nuts and sunflower seeds and today we had not 1 but 2 squirrels visit us. I caught this one running away with a nut in his(?) mouth.


Monday, September 17, 2007

Crafty Things

I just thought I'd share a few "crafty what-nots" I've been working on lately. :)

Some is Close to My Heart (scrapbooking/stamping), some gifts, and some for my ETSY shop the Posh Paisley. :) (

Happpy Monday!

Sunday, September 16, 2007

Little Ballerinas

Malia had her last day of ballet/tap class in August. Here are some pictures of Malia, her "best friend" Mia Coats, and Miss Laura. Mia & Malia cannot keep their hands off each other in class. Parents were allowed to come in and watch on this last class. :)

Notice in one of the pictures all the girls have tap shoes on, except Malia & Mia.......somehow we missed that we needed BOTH pairs of shoes for the last class. Oops!!