Tonight we had the Youth Christmas Party. It was a progressive dinner and we helped Robby and Robbin with dessert. Since the kids wouldn't be arriving until late, we decided to have dinner together before and do Tacky Christmas.
It was so much fun!
Melinda and her blinking light earrings.
Jayme has had this sweatshirt since she was like 10.
We took Will to see Santa for the very first time ever. We decided to go to Bass Pro Shop because it was free and if he had a meltdown, we wouldn't be out any money.
When we got there, Will was so excited. He made Clay and I hold his hand and he walked right up to Santa. Santa asked him what he wanted for Christmas and he said "a bicycle and some other toys." Santa tried to get Will to sit in his lap, but Will didn't want to. Will also didn't want Clay and I to leave him so he could have his picture made. This resulted in Will's very first picture with Santa being a family picture!
After we saw Santa, we rode the carousel, look at the 4-wheelers, and took his picture in front of a huge tree.
I think it was very successful trip considering he wouldn't even look at Santa last year.
Will got to wear his costume to school today. The school sent me this picture, but he doesn't look very happy.
We carved our pumpkin after school. Will wanted to watch me, but he didn't want to help. I think it turned out cute.
Due to a potty accident at school, Will's Jake costume was not available to wear to trick-or-treat. Luckily I had bought Will an Iron Man costume just for play, but he decided to wear it Halloween night.
Mom, Dad and John came over for dinner, and Mom and John passed out candy while me, Clay and Dad took Will around the neighborhood.
The following is a conversation that Will had with one of our neighbors:
Neighbor: Wow! You are Iron Man.
Will: (Pointing at his costume) This is just a costume, I am still Will.
Last night was the Fall Festival at our church and Will got to wear his costume for the first time. He chose his costume this year and picked Jake from "Jake and the Neverland Pirates". He was so excited about it.
At the church, we played games, went on a hayride, and Will even did this bunge jump thing. I was so surprised that he would do this by himself.
Ellie was celebrating her first Fall Festival and Kristen had her dressed up in the cutest little red bird outfit.
After we played, it was time for truck-or-treat. We walked around with Will's friend, Gavin. They were both Jake!!
We were close to the front of the line, so Will was able to go back to our car and hand out candy. That ws the most fun to him!
I am a mom, wife, sister, daughter, friend, and all things in between. I am married to Clay and love every minute I spend with him. We welcomed our first child, Will, on March 4, 2009, and I don't remember what life was like before him. Life is great and I hope to share some of our moments with you.