Early December Happenings

Lola just being cute after church in a sweater dress.

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When Matt pulled down my mom’s Christmas decorations, he found my old Emerald Elegance Barbie from 1995! I still had it in the box because I heard as a kid that they’d be worth something later on. On eBay they were only going for $30 so I let my excited daughter play with it instead :)

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Ada helped me decorate the tree and I haven’t moved a single ornament. It’s just too cute how they’re all clustered together!

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Most days, Lola wakes up from her nap happy. Some days she just needs extra snuggles & “touch cheek” time.

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Matt put lights on our house! The first time ever!! So exciting, I love having them on every night. He looks like a raccoon with his eyes glowing in this pic.

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On Ada’s birthday, I made crêpes for breakfast and put sprinkles in them. She was on cloud 9 and Lola insisted it was her birthday too :)

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Lola + Nutella crêpe = monster!

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That night I made our advent calendar activity to go out to frozen yogurt as a family since it was Ada’s 4th birthday!

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Ada wrote her first letter to Santa! Well, started to. She started to cry when her R didn’t turn out right. Then got really upset when the letter T went into the letter N. I kept telling her that her letters were beautiful and for a barely 4-year-old, she was doing a fabulous job! She insisted that I write the rest of the letter for her. After that, she wrote on the envelope and wrote POLE all by herself (with us spelling it aloud)!

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I just love all of our cards coming in the mail! Makes me so happy to watch the holder fill up and hear about all of your families!

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In love with our mantel, fireplace, and stockings. Merry & bright!

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Ada got a birthday treat from Bishop on Sunday and he gave Lola one too :) Cuties in their Sunday best!

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Lola while watching the First Presidency Christmas Devotional. She said, “Cozy.” Wasn’t Elder Nelson’s talk awesome?! I was in tears with the children singing.

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Hope you all are having a wonderful Christmas season!

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