Aiming for progress, not perfection.

"...being confident of this, that He who began a good work in you
will carry it on to completion until the day of Christ Jesus."
Philippians 1:6

Tuesday, November 30, 2010

as promised: thanksgiving photos.

camera courtesy kelly. photos courtesy lots of people.
only person missing from all the photos is my dad. he was there. i can vouch.
it was a real fun time.
there was much coffee consumed.

the kids love to help cook.
ellie has amazing quads in this photo.

it was thanksgiving morning, and we were making the most amazing pumpkin waffles out of this cookbook kelly game me several christmases ago. so.yum.

artistic bowl shot. and mom had great nail color.

ellie did her own hair on thanksgiving.

gray eating the toy gg (gramma) brough him.

along with the food, the table was decorated with a bowl of gourds and nuts, short taper candles in vintage green glass candlesticks and thanksgiving/fall-esque crafts done by the kids at school.

turkey courtesy ellie.

gramma's stuffing.

ham, sweet potatoes, gravy.

the water carafe with dishes in the background.
the dishes were never ending.

making plates.

my siblings (scott and laura) are so good looking.

gg (gramma) and ellie.

more plate-makin'.

scott and me browsing etsy.

pop pop (grampa) playing piano after dinner.


hello, fabulous photo.

another one of my good looking siblings, travis.

pure joy. playing soccer.

someone who has photoshop please photoshop the snot off his face and send this otherwise fantastic photo back to me. thanks a million.

friday night we had chili.

my kids love chili.


pretty laura.

pretty kelly.

pretty grayson.

oh.em.gee. for real.

sparkly ornament.

sparkly ornament II.

non-sparkly ornament.

ellie decorating the tree.

gray decorating. i have several low branches adorned with no less than 6 ornaments each.

he carried that star around for quite awhile.

when landon was doing this, ellie said, "oh, daddy! you're so strong. i'm so impressed!"
yeah. she said impressed.


rousing card games that did involve one person who shall remain nameless (cough::scott::cough) flinging all the cards off the table and onto the floor in a show of poor sportsmanship.

it's beginning to look a lot like christmas.

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