Disney Fantasy: October 14

Having crossed into another time zone overnight, it was only 5:40am ship time when we were all awake – so we had to play in the room for a bit.  Everyone was in a good mood though, so no complaints.  Nolan really loved the bunk beds 🙂 We had breakfast at Cabana’s again, then ran into Anthony in Shutters.  He greeted the girls by name and spent several minutes talking to them about the artwork on the walls, favorite characters, {Read More}

October 2013 Recap

See here for why all of a sudden I’m a slacker. In October, obviously the cruise trip was a big deal. I’m still going to continue writing about that, but it wasn’t the only thing that happened. Nolan continued going to Gymboree Play & Music classes.  He most enjoys the bubbles, musical instruments, and the freeze dance song!   Elise got a corneal abrasion when she stabbed herself in the eye with a silly straw.  She was fine once she {Read More}

HallZOOween 2013

This year, we had visitors join us for HallZOOween – Aunt Kelly and Bryce! Grandma Shelly and Grandpa Mike came for a bit, too!  

Pumpkin Carving

This past Halloween, Elise and Avery wanted to carve a jack-o-lantern face instead of anything more elaborate.  Can I just say that we’re going to do this every year until they can choose and carve their own?!  It was so, so nice and quick – and very cute! But first things first, the goop.  If you’ve been around for a while, you know that some years have not fared so well when it comes to pumpkin goop scooping.  You also {Read More}

Halloween 2012

Just before Halloween (last year, now) we took the kids once again to Lakota Hills for their harvest party.  That night, we had a Belle, a Rapunzel, and a sweet little Dinosaur in tow. The bigger kids played games, decorated cookies, went on a hayride and ate s’mores. The littlest one crawled around a bit, and smiled at people.  As he tends to do. Then when Halloween day actually rolled around, the forecast was miserable – temperatures barely out of {Read More}