Monday, December 19, 2011

Tis' the Season....for Taking Way Too Many Pictures!!!!

The month of December goes by way too fast when you have little ones. I'm sad that Christmas is almost here because I'm not ready for it to end yet.  As usual, I don't have much time for chatting. Just wanted to had some pictures and spread some Holiday cheer. xoxo

Saturday, December 3, 2011

Kicking off the Holiday Season.....

...... Boland Style!!!!

Its officially my favorite time of year!!!

We hosted Thanksgiving at our house. It was great and I finally got to use the china I got when Ben and I got married.  We had about 20 people and the most delish meal I have had in months. The babies loved it because they were SPOILED ROTTEN all day long by everyone. I think it was the best Thanksgiving I can remember having. I did learn that hosting is a lot of work, especially when you have 3 little turkeys of your own.

My favorite Thanksgiving decor!

 Ben and Zach with the Turkey they fried...mmm mmm!!

Here we are with Nana, Grandpa, and Aunt Laura (who has her Reece Piece of course)

Ben's Aunt Beth has a tradition of giving all the nieces and nephews a Christmas ornament every year on Thanksgiving. The ornaments are always great but this year she really knocked it out of the park. It even made me cry.  Check it out.....a mama duck and her 3 baby ducks.......couldn't be more perfect! I LOVE IT.

We have had lots of firsts lately, including our 1st ponytail!!!!! Oh, and this could be my favorite picture I have ever taken of Louise. That closed mouth smile makes me melt...
I think the helmet make a perfect frame for her new ponytail!

And this is what her hair looks like when we take it out.......YIKES!!!!

We also now have a WALKING baby on our hands.... Its Charlie! I'll try to get up a video soon.

 As for the tooth count, Reece is creeping up on Charlie and may have more teeth than him soon!

And she's also been doing plenty of reading out loud...even if she is the only person who speaks that particular language!!!

The Holiday season also has us getting creative with baby proofing.......

No grippys on the bottom of the pjs that fit my peanuts.......but puff paint does the job

Who ever thought a yardstick would be such a life saver

And while Reece and Louise are busy looking at pictures and reading, Charlie likes to play a game called "Don't Stop Until all of the Books are Off of the Shelf"