My Dear Husband:
Favorite Movies:Scott Pilgrim vs the World
Favorite Books: Paths of Glory
Things I enjoyed this year: a Real Soccer game, (seats at the midline
Songs:Meet the Elements by They Might be Giants
Favorite treat was the Huckleberry Ice Cream on our Yellowstone trip.
Highlights: Watching Spain win world cup, trip to Yellowstone, trip to Albuquerque
Movie: I only saw New Moon, Scott Pilgrim, and The Blind Side, I liked the Blind Side best.
Music: "O Light of Life" by the Tabernacle Choir, gives me the chills!
Favorite TV: The only show I watched this year was the Tabernacle Choir.
Favorite Food: I learned how to make homemade yogurt and pink breakfast smoothies (with raw beets!).
AJ, eight years old:
TV: Phineas and Ferb
Songs: Abba, Enya, God Bless the USA, I Like Being Me, If The Savior Stood Beside Me, How Firm a Foundation
Books: I kind of read a whole series at a time. My Favorites were Avalon, and Sisters 8. By the end of the year I was averaging 20 books a week.
Highlights: Yellowstone Trip, lateover with Shelby over Spring Break, Arts Festival, Soccer Camp, Getting Baptized.
Favorite Obsessive Compulsive Behavior: Picking Mud Off the Bottoms of Shoes.
Favorite Foods: Brownies, Buuz with soy sauce, fruit, potato flake soup, saltine crackers and cheddar cheese slices for lunch.
Hobbies: Reading and Computer Games.
Accomplishments: Reflections contest winner for literature (a poem about making mudpies with a little sister).
J, six years old:
Movie: Clone Wars
TV: Clone Wars
Music: Jesus Wants Me For A Sunbeam
Books: I read “Bombad Jedi” all by myself, I started in the afternoon and read all day and finished at night, (it was a miracle, way to go Josh!). Mom read me lots of Star Wars books, my favorites were the Boba Fett ones.
Highlights: Yellowstone, Soccer Camp, Lego Arts Class, Playing Star Wars Lego with Uncle Ben, 4-H, 4-H, and 4-H.
Hobbies: Building with Legos and playing with Bridger.
Food News: Love Dominoes Cheese Pizza, ice cream, mom made special mini-pizzas for lunch called Padawan Pizzas, Horchata from Bajio, I like a bagel with cream cheese for breakfast everyday, and an apple for a snack everyday.
Accomplishments: Reflections contest winner for literature (an essay about building Legos with a friend), learned to read
AP, three years old:
Movies: Cinderella & Monsters vs Aliens
Song: A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes, Lullabye, Jesus Wants Me For a Sunbeam, All Creatures of our God and King
Highlights: Watching Ice Dancing during the Olympics, Preschool, Yellowstone Trip, Watching Beauty and the Beast on my birthday, My Cinderella Birthday Cake, Swimming with Uncle Ben.
Food News: Favorite breakfast is Granola. I also love “pink” yogurt (plain yogurt with red food coloring and agave), pink and green smoothie, pretzels, cheddar cheese slices, oranges.
achievements: ditched diapers over Christmas Break, yay! Earned "Barbie and the Diamond Castle" movie for doing that.
Favorite Toys: Lego Duplos, Magna Tiles, Dolls, Cards (to carry around in purses), Playdough.
Note: AP wears a dress every day, if she has to wear pants in the morning because its cold, she’ll change into a dress by lunch time. She especially wants to wear dresses when we go to the store or have company as she feels embarassed not wearing a dress in public.
D, 18 months:
Movies: don’t care about the movies, but remote controls are the best!
Songs: likes to play on the piano, likes Jesus Wants me for a Sunbeam and Scripture Power
Highlights: liked the mudpots at Yellowstone, liked the Explora museum in Albuquerque especially the “cupboard-opening” display for toddlers.
Food: likes raisins more than anything, also likes hawaiian haystacks especially the pineapple, likes green smoothie, bananas, pears, string cheese, and rice.
Hobbies: pushing buttons, pulling things out of cupboards, especially Dad’s grill tongs. Likes to play with the Word Whammer (Fridge Phonics).
Achievments: learned to walk
Favorite Toys: Weapons such as guns, swords, lightsabers, large kitchen knives, and grill tongs, also likes cell phones, the broom, and the vacuum. (not all of these are officially allowed of course!)