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Monday, November 30, 2015

First Thanksgiving ;)

The kids have been so excited about the holiday!
they did another bake 'em and take 'em class
teepee, fried dough, apple tart, cupcake, acorns and gingerbread pop

Reilly LOVES to take pics of Browny - here she is in her room :)
 we introduced Reilly to writing letters to Santa :)
 she jumped right in :)
don't tell Danny, but this is ot :)

 victoria had her first violin recital! :)

Reilly did my nails for the holiday!

 Reilly did my hair! :)

 Reilly and Danny did Turkey's for the table!

Reilly LOVES to hear about the holidays, what are we doing, who will be here, what do we eat.
She asks for days over and over. 
She loves to have everyone over :)

we had 18 for thanksgiving!

one turkey in the oven!

one turkey in the fryer!

Reilly gave us a card!

how amazing is this!! 5 months home!

Reilly has been just an amazing daughter!
She KNOWS what she has now :)

time to do crafts with cousins!

kids table :)

after dinner, Auntie Denise made the kids all go for a walk before dessert :)

Desserts! :) best part of the meal!

Victoria and Browny were the first ones back! :)

day after we had a huge pack of wild turkeys cross the road!
they were SO happy thanksgiving was over :)

Monday, November 23, 2015

more birthdays! and stuff :)

baby sister's birthday!


same day as dad's!
we hired a pizza baker for the combo birthday!

so cute!

Danny and Reilly finishing up their archery classes before the cold!!
they both did so well!

latest nails!

boy time :)
lots of machines
lots of noise!

my sweetie!
reading and working on her book report
wanting to be near me :)

Monday, November 2, 2015

October catchup! :)

 we have been so busy! Birthday!IEP meetings! Testings! homework! Surgery! Halloween! :)
Ms V's birthday cake done by nana! :)

getting ready for the family party :)

happy bday ms v!!

a little excited!

all dressed up in a new outfit from auntie!

Reilly helping me make victoria's bday cake for our dinner

danny made a happy birthday sign for her!
(and spelled it correctly!)

we had dinner at wegman's :) she picked this balloon!

the cake I made :)

lots of candles! )

reilly loves to do our nails! :)

victoria loving on browny! :) 

nope, not spoiled at all! 

Dan ready for his total knee replacement

Browny missing her daddy - I told her to smile :)

his get well cards made by the kids!

looking really good!

up and walking after  a day!

Danny and Reilly had archery!

Victoria wanting to stay and sleep with Dan
She missed him so much!

nana helped make lots of dinners and desserts :)
thank heavens for family!!

silly silly kids!

I told danny I was saving this video for when he has a girlfriend! )
they were being silly
we were all a bit stressed that Dan was still in the hospital and needed some comic relief

finally on his way home!!!!
(he ended up staying in the hospital almost a week as his blood counts dropped and they would not release him home)

so happy to be home!!

we had to add this to get approval to bring him home

the kids had a bake em and take em class with the town rec center
they did all sorts of halloween goodies!

my halloween nails!

Reilly loves Browny! :)

Mummy dogs! :)

got the staples out! looks good! :)

so happy to be back in her daddy's lap!

practicing their halloween makeup!

we had a halloween party at Wegman's
(we LOVE this store!!)

the kids got to trick or treat through out the whole store!

what a crack up!

gotta love the ukrainian in her, she HAS to sweep :)

made him go out in the sunshine!

real halloween night!
They all loved it!
Reilly thought it was amazing!
holding hands as they trick or treat
we all decided this was our favorite house!




 we will have halloween candy for a long time!

our halloween cake - thanks nana!