Our townhouse complex is across the street from a yard with the best Christmas lights in town. We walked there the other night and the kids loved it! It's impossible to get it all in one picture, so here's a few:
On Saturday, Erik and my dad went to get our very first Christmas tree. We got a Home Depot special and it's a beautiful tree! After spending $5 at IKEA to stock up on ornaments, the tree was complete:
On Saturday, the kids helped me bake their birthday cakes for their joint birthday party...
We had the birthday party yesterday (Sunday) with family. The kids were spoiled with gifts. (I'm really loving the new collage options on Picasa 3).
Time for birthday cake! A rare picture with me in it and I feel huge. Erik even thinks I'm bigger than normal - and he's honest enough to tell me so. Good thing I'm forgiving enough to let it slide :)
I used 2 of our favourite recipes for the cakes. Our family favourite Banana Cake recipe for Keziah with crushed oreos on the side and Auntie Elissa's yummy Texas Brownie recipe for Micah, complete with sprinkles and smarties.