Feb 15, 2010

More pictures

We enjoyed a quiet New Year celebration at home.  We did alot of traditions this year.  We all got haircuts and we swept the house. We have our oranges and lanterns at the ready.  We have bought new clothes and REALLY feasted.  The little ones went without naps on Sat so we had a really quiet evening as they went to bed by 7:30.  I may have to re-think napping.  I sure love that bedtime. 

I will begin a new job shortly.  It will be part time but will still require the little ones to go to the sitter.  They love her and I know the time with the 2 others that are in the home is good for them. 

We are planning another travel group reunion at Disneyworld this yr.  We can hardly wait.  Claire's feet won't touch the ground and I think Kevin will really enjoy it by the time we go (oct).  He still is a little skittish around large animals that want to shake your hand.

Rare sighting of mom and dad.

Happy New Year to all.  Make this a time to start fresh and live life to the fullest.  Life is such a precious gift, we mustn't waste it on time wasting things like anger, jealousy, and pride.

Our knight in shining armor


Lisa said...

Happy Chinese New Year!

Diane said...

I LOVE the new pictures! I think Jena and claire have the same haircut. Becca had a baby girl on Sunday and hopes to meet up with us at Disney again.

Elaine said...

Love the pictures!!! Oh my goodness!! We are planning a trip to Disney World in October too!!! I will e-mail you our dates we think we will be there.Maybe we can meet up for dinner or something?!!!It would be awesome to see you all again!!

Flamingo Mama said...

love the pix! wow...disney for your travel group! i was thinking it would be nice to meet at a state park sometime! lol lol

happy new year...i'm terrible! we didn't do anything for it this year!

Sarah said...

YAY! Love the CNY pics of the WHOLE family!

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