Thursday, December 27, 2007

Annual Milgrim Christmas Party

Every year we have a Christmas party for my mom's side of the family. All the grandkids and great grandkids draw names and exchange gifts. My mom has 6 brothers and sisters. There are 16 grandchildren and 7 great grandchildren. So needless to say we're a pretty big family. We decided to take the party to Fletcher last year and it worked out so well that we went back this year. Santa always comes to visit and brings the kids their presents. This year we had the kids decorate cookies. And they had lots of fun.

The Invitation

Gabe getting his present from Santa...

The boys sitting on Santa's lap

I heart Santa

Kaleb just being a goober...

Look at all the sprinkles on that cookie...

Gabe, Maddie & Lane with the snowman

Maddie loving on the snowman

Gabe giving the snowman squeezies

Decorating cookies

Ryan eating cookies

Sunday, December 23, 2007

Christmas Tree

Here is a picture of my Christmas tree. I couldn't ever get a really good picture, so this will have to do.
And here are some closer pictures of my wrapping paper and the gift tags I made this year. I'm telling you, I'm a bit of a freak when it comes to Christmas!
And here is our Christmas card this year...

Saturday, December 22, 2007

Blessed Beginnings Christmas Program

It's that time of year! We've been going, going, going. This is the busiest time of year for Matt so he's been working very hard. We're so lucky to have such a great provider for a husband and daddy! Christmas time is also a busy time at school. We had a Christmas program earlier this week, which took lots of preparation. But it turned out great! Ryan's class opened the program in prayer. It was so cute! They have a little rhyme that they say before they pray, and then when they say Amen they all get so excited and clap and yell! They also played Jingle Bells with little bells. Ryan just stood there and watched everyone. He didn't jingle once, but he was still cute.

Gabe got to say a memory verse with a few select kids. The kid is such a sponge, he nailed it. But his finger was in his nose the whole time. His verse was "Do not be afraid, I bring you good news. A Savior has been born, he is Christ the Lord." Luke 2:10 & 11. His class also sang "In the Lord's Army" and a song called "Little Bitty Baby". Gabe was so cute, he was trying so hard not to smile. This was his expression during most of the program, cheeks sucked in trying not to crack a smile.
I tried to get the boys picture in front of the Christmas tree, but this was the best that I got. Nice, huh? Those two just will NOT pose for me and it's driving me crazy!

Monday, December 10, 2007

Ice Storm

3 posts in one day, obviously I'm bored out of my mind from being trapped in this house. Anyway, here's a picture of my neighbors tree. It is split right down the middle. I feel so bad for her because she was so proud of that tree.

And I absolutely love this commercial, this kid's facial expressions crack me up!! I can't get enough of it!!

Christmas Cards

Here are some new Christmas cards I designed. If you'd like me to make some for your family let me know. These are pre-made so it would be easy to just insert a picture and print. But you'd have to let me know soon, we're running out of time! :) To see more designs go to

Christmas Time!

I haven't posted in a while. We've been really busy, but everything is going good. We had a great Thanksgiving with all our family. We've got most of our Christmas shopping done. All we lack is a few more presents for Ryan. He's been really tough to buy for. We put our Christmas tree up this weekend and it's so pretty! I love it! It's smaller than we normally get, but we really didn't have too much room for a tree since we got new furniture this year. For those of you who don't know, I decorate my tree in a different color scheme every year. This year my colors are red, black and white. I also wrap all my presents in the same colors to match. It looks so cute! I love Christmas time! Here are a few pictures I've taken over the past weeks. They're random, but I wanted to share...
I colored my hair...