Thursday, March 31, 2011

Tuesday, March 29, 2011

Emma teaching her babies

Here is a little video I put together of Emma today. I think its a creative way to teach her the catechism as well as capturing some great spontaneous footage of her being Emma. Let me know what you think of it and any other ideas this type of style frame could be used for. By the way I literally made this in 15 minutes, so dont be to critical..:)

Friday, March 25, 2011

Momma & Maddie

Today Madelyn and I were having fun with our built in camer on the computer. She loves seeing herself and cracks up when she does. Madelyn has such a sweet temperament, I couldn't ask for a better baby. She is 6 months now so Im trying to put together some photos and video clips of her to share with everyone, for now these few we took today will have to do!

Tuesday, March 15, 2011

Baking with Marie

Today Marie came over and we tried out a couple recipes together. I wanted to try this amazing bread I saw a picture of and learn how to make a cheese cake. The bread was called, Parmesan Black Pepper Monkey Bread, doesn't the name alone just sound delicious? I also made a pot roast to go along with the bread so Jonathan could have some gravy to slop the bread in mm..mmm..mmm!!!!!!
We had a great time baking and cooking together, what a gift Marie is to me. Her inspiration for baking and cooking is definitely rubbing off on me, I think this is one of the most enjoyable parts of my vocation as mother and wife. I want to do this much more often, I think its a form of showing your husband you care about him when you can go the extra mile on dinner. Its a warm savory way to say "I love you" when he walks in the house and the smell of simmering onions and home made bread greet him at the door. Anyway both of the dishes we tried turned out amazing (if I do day so myself). Here are some pictures of the wonderful creations, If anyone wants I can give you the recipe to the bread, roast or cheesecake!

Who wouldn't want to eat this for dinner on a cold rainy night?

This is a close up of the bread
Chocolate Cheesecake with a warm caramel sauce on top
So delectable!

Saturday, March 12, 2011

Happy Birthday Jonathan

Today is my wonderful husband Jonathan's birthday. I could never write a post that would even compare to the amazing man in Christ he has become, so for now I will just say a few things that come to mind. Jonathan is such a caring, loving husband always looking to bless me and our girls. He lays his life down every day by going to work and providing a warm home for us as well as food to feed us with. He cleanses me with the Word of God and trains our girls in the way of the Lord. I love him so much and know I dont deserve him for a husband , God is so good to us! Jonathan is 29 years old today and together we are looking toward the future and all the amazing things the Lord has in store for us.

Psalm 128 - Behold, that thus shall the man be blessed that feareth the LORD. The LORD shall bless thee out of Zion: and thou shalt see the good of Jerusalem all the days of thy life.Yea, thou shalt see thy children's children, and peace upon Israel.

I love you babe!

Celebrating Jonathan's birthday last night with all my brothers and sisters

Such wonderful friends (brothers and sisters)

Forever indebted

Happy together!

Thursday, March 3, 2011

Ginger it is!

So our puppy has arrived and her name is Ginger! at first Emma was calling her Sandy, but it just didn't suit her. She is just to royal and well bred for a name like that. She is a very playful li' pup as well as pretty smart, she already stays really close by our sides. Emma and Ginger have already bonded together and its so sweet to watch them play.

We are in full puppy mode at our house, potty training her, crate training and all the other things that come along with havin a new puppy. I'm hoping that all the scenes we are going through with her right now are going to pay off in the end and we are going to have a wonderfully trained family dog. Last night Emma and Jonathan gave Ginger her first bath, Emma thought this was the greatest! I am trying to keep my sanity after cleaning up all the messes. Besides you gotta have a dog growing up with your kids rite???... Its one of those great storge things that makes for good memories!

We are so excited for our new puppy!