November 16, 2009

halloween 2009 & some

i need to get these posted before it's way too late, if it isn't already! we had a great halloween this year...the holidays just keep getting more and more fun as the kids get older and their excitement grows. here they are making some witches' brew before getting ready for trick-or-treating...

Photobucket

they were a cowboy & cowgirl this year...in the weeks leading up to halloween, emerson tried to convince everyone that they should "be like me" and dress up as a cowgirl. she loved it...she's still asking people, "what you be??"

Photobucket

Photobucket

headed out with dad...emerson has like 5 shirts on mind you. it was pretty chilly that night, and so in an effort to not cover up her cowgirl outfit, we just layered her like crazy...she was little miss hefty for the night.

Photobucket

our after trick-or-treating snack...i don't know what i was thinking, really. well, i do know what i was thinking. i thought this was a cute idea and i wanted to make them, BUT the kids really didn't need more sweets & it was cold outside...icecream on a cold night...not the best idea. BUT, we did have hot chocolate with it...if that counts for anything!

Photobucket

the chocolate webs were a hit...i'm pretty sure the kids skipped out on the icecream & brownies...

Photobucket

miss emmy with her "de-peanuted" candy. i was very thankful for her cooperation with the whole thing. i'm surprised at how well she understands the fact that certain food will make her sick. thankfully she never puts up a fight at all & zac is always sooo good to keep an extra eye out for food that contains peanuts. it sure makes things a bit easier in times like halloween! :)

Photobucket

this girl is a hoot. she makes us laugh every day & is growing up sooo fast, it's crazy. i still call her my baby, because she is in a sense...even though she is 2 1/2! she's very quick to correct me when i call her ''my baby", by saying, "no. me emmy. me big guu (girl)." we're having a twin bed delivered for her tomorrow...and it makes me sad. i'm realizing that these kids are not going to stop growing up! they change so fast. if anything, it's just a reminder to savor the time i have with them all that much more...

in this picture, she was in perfect position for a cute shot...i asked her to smile, and this is what i got in return...

Photobucket

this fall zac conquered the monkey bars!! it was so fun to watch his persistence come out...he'd try over & over until he got it down. those little accomplishments are so fun to watch and experience...i was so proud! :) and speaking of kids growing up fast...this boy's 5th birthday is monday!! crazy...

Photobucket

12 comments:

claireb said...

You have such a beautiful family Lynds. I especially love the shot of the kids Trick-or-Treating with Chad.

JJLanier said...

Zac & Emerson look adorable in their costumes! What a fun mom you are!

call me said...

That dessert is so cute and you're so creative! And it's never too late to blog about something.

Holly Park said...

I want to celebrate the holidays at your house! Please tell me in your spare time you didn't whip up the costumes--they are adorable!!

Kelly Munns said...

i CANNOT believe you have a 5 year old!!!! weeeeeeird. and you are just the mom i thought you would be. exciting, crafty, adorable...your kids are very lucky!

Heather Telford said...

They are the cutest little cowboys.. I love those costumes.. You looked so cute the other day I am so happy for you and so glad it a boy.. Boys are chill..! I think we are going to do the xmas party on the 19th does that work for you?

Debbie said...

These photos make me soooo happy! Adorable!!!

Andrea S. said...

Those costumes are so cute-I loved Emmy's matching earrings. I loved the spider web chocolate-so cute! And, if you ask me it's never too cold for ice cream, you just have to wash it down with some hot chocolate.

Can't wait to hear about Zac's birthday celebrations. I can't believe he's going to be 5!

Nicole said...

These pictures are so cute! I wanted mine to be a cowgirl and cowboy (great minds think alike). They looked so adorable!
As far as the peanuts go- I think Heavenly Father must carefully choose the kids with allergies because they seem so mature for their age and completely cooperate when some kids would throw a complete fit!

Tiffany and Shane Speakman said...

so cute!!! Did you make those costumes? You come up and create the cutest things, I love it!

Deena K said...

Hey Lyndsie! You are so sweet...thanks for your comment! Your family is so beautiful!

Aimee said...

Hi there- Your blog is so so adorable, I love the big photos. I found your blog off of Kristen Eddington's ( a long time friend). Happy New Year. Aimee Pier