Seven Quick Takes: Last Sunday 12-28-2008

by | Jan 3, 2009 | My Siblings, Seven Quick Takes | 5 comments


Twinkle Toes learned how to bowl this past Sunday! She was so fun to watch.


Bowling was fun, but I tell ya, Bowling Buddies on Facebook is so much easier! Even my kids beat my score the first game… I did better the second time, but boy was I sore for a few days!


After bowling we headed “over the river and through the woods” to celebrate Christmas once again with my family. Mom baked a ham and we exchanged gifts.


My parents gave me each of the children darling Gymboree sweaters. (You can’t beat their awesome sale right now:$15 sweaters! The kids were given this, this, this, this, and this one.) Thank you Grandpa & Grandma!


I love watching my daddy read to my kiddos.


And watching him dance with Twinkle Toes is even sweeter.


My brother David (pictured on the left) is awesome at The Settlers of Catan. We’ve played it with him twice (so far) and he won both games!! Argh!! I am not at all competitive! 😉

Thanks Jen for making it easy to share our day with “Seven Quick Takes“! Be sure to head over to her blog to see others!


  1. Regina

    yeah, you are totally NOT competitive (cough, cough)~not at all!

    i cant wait for you to come here now that you know how to play settlers…with renee here we have been staying up until around 3ish playing. dont worry, tug and i arent competitive playing either ;).

    and what is with your dad’s beard? when did he start growing that? be sure to tell them hi for us.

  2. Christine

    Love the bowling! I need gutters!

    Grandparents are the best. Gotta love’em.

    You would think I am nutz but I never ever buy stuff on the computer. I wouldnt want to start!

  3. Jessica Gordon

    I’m looking forward to visiting Regina!! As for Dad’s beard, I guess it’s pretty new. He had a goatee (is that what it’s called?) for about 6 months or so, and shaved it way down right before Christmas.

    Christine ~ I understand.. There are lots of people who don’t. For me though, I don’t know what I’d do without online shopping. It’s so hard to shop with my children, and (most of the time) online prices are better!

  4. Sarah

    I love those fair-isle sweaters (both the half-zip and the hooded!) and love the pictures of the cute dressed little one with bowling shoes! 🙂

    Have a great day!


  5. Aubrey

    I love your quick takes! I really love that you did the meme with pictures. I need to remember that. Aren’t dads great? It melts me to watch my own dad with my kids.

    Your kids are still adorable!


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