Sunday, March 14, 2010

Kylie's 1st kisses

We've been trying for months to get Kylie to give kisses. She just won't do it. Turns her head and says "NO". A couple weeks ago we had Caresia's over for dinner and on their way out they asked Kylie for a kiss. And this time she did it! She leaned into Courtney and gave her a kiss. We told her to kiss Courtney again and that's how we got this picture. It's so dang cute. Then Gene who Kylie gives the cold shoulder to A LOT asked for a kiss and at first she teased him and then smiled and walked back over to him, leaned in and kissed him. Sadly when she kissed him again my camera was too slow so I missed it. But we all know she kissed him so that's all that matters. Kylie now gives kisses most of the time.

seriously the most precious picture

she's such a tease

Valentine's Death by Chocolate

Most of you know I was (got released today in church since we're moving) the Activites Chairman in my ward. I loved that calling even though I only had it for 8 months. My last Activity was our Valentines and boy was it amazing. We had a progressive dessert night that we called Death by Chocolate. The first house was mini Serendipity frozen hot chocolate with whipped cream on top, and mini cheesecakes. The second house was a chocolate mouse cake with cream puffs. The last house which I was charge of setting up (that's why I only have pics of the last house) we had fondue. It was yummy. The Morris' (who the Phipps live with) opened up their home and let us set up in their basement. Don Morris made these pitchers of water by adding orange slices and one grapefruit. It was the best orange water I have ever tasted. He did a great job. orange water station
dark and milk chocolate fondue, pound cake, rice krispy treats, mini cookies, pretzles, marshmallows, and pineapple

strawberries, bananas and fondue
all the yummy food!

Dinner with the Caresia's

A few weeks ago Caresia's invited us to have dinner at their favorite Mexican restaurant named Jalapenos. On Monday's it's half price Tacos so off we went. It was good food and great company. Marjean will hate that I posted her picture but I think Avery looks much worse if you ask me.
Marjean, Courtney, Gene

big girl = drinking out of Daddy's big cup

Fun with the Phipps

Our friends Tiffany and Mike invited us over for dinner last month. He served his mission in Italy and made pasta with aunthentic red sauce. They invited a few couples over to enjoy it with them. We had a great time with them and Kylie really enjoys their daughter Sweet. These two girls kind of have the same look. Pale skin and blonde hair. We joke around saying they're related. In fact, not long after we moved into the ward )when Kylie was bald) Sweet's grandma (whose also in our ward) thought Kylie was Sweet and was tried to take Kylie from Avery. It was really funny. Anyway, Tiffany and Mike live her parents so we were able to enjoy the fun gym in their house. Didn't try the rockwall but maybe some other time.
playin on the floor is so much fun

I've got a little ball player on my hands! I love it!

she would not let go of this ball

Avery still thinks he's got it. Too bad the hoop is lowered

Sweet and Kylie

A Loom

My Mother in law had a few Looms at her home and weaves rugs with them. She made one for us when we got married but while we were staying with them for Christmas I wanted to learn how to make one. So I made one for my kitchen in red, black and white. Unfortuntately, I failed to take the after photo so if you want to see it finished you'll just have to come over. It took me hours to weave it but so worth the time! In fact, I told my Mother in law that I'd like to inherit one of her looms.

The Loom