Monday, November 25, 2013

Pictures with Santa

We took Gideon to see Santa over the weekend and the pictures turned out pretty cute!  The city where we live hosts Santa at the homestead museum (a little house that is a reproduction of what life was like at the time of the city's founding) every year; this was our first year to participate but I think we will make it a tradition.  Gideon discovered toy catalogs in the mail not to long ago and picked out a robot weeks ago that he wanted from Santa.  It was so cute to see him get shy with Santa but he did remember to ask for his robot!  

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It is easy to forget how much Gideon has grown but then I see this and I don't know if I should laugh or cry; he is so cute but he isnt that sweet little baby anymore either

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After our picture and some Christmas crafts we went outside and took a few more pictures with Mac's phone.  It was rainy and cold but Gideon looked so dapper and the surroundings were so interesting we just had to capture a few moments

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He is like a miniature Mac Edwards don't you think?
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My little snuggle bug
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Friday, November 1, 2013


We are having work done on the house right now, in fact Halloween night was spent in a hotel. The night before Halloween the hotel hosted trick-or-treating and my niece came to visit and play with us. She was supposed to wear a flower costume but refused to put it on, luckily we had enough super hero costume pieces in our suitcase for TWO batmans that night.

Gideon thinks the hotel is his new house and took Liyah on a tour of the place.
Showing off his new bed

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trick or treating
After trick or treating we headed to the arcade because I am totally addicted to arcades now.

I won all the tickets and got an awesome ball from teh claw game

On Halloween night we still managed to go trick-or-treating with some friends who loaned us their neighborhood for the night.  This year we all dressed up as zombies from the video game Plants vs Zombies (A favorite of Gideon's, he was very excited about his costume)

here is the zombie doll I made for him from the game:

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and here we all are in our costumes at the hotel

Zombie family

But what is even scarier than zombies is this:

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After Halloween we bought a bunch of costumes on clearance and Gideon has loved dressing up pretty much everyday

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I have been struggling with the house being torn up for the renovations, we usually spend a lot of time at home doing crafts and playing but for the last three weeks we have been having to find places to go all day everyday, but I did manage to sneak in a Thanksgiving craft last week.  Gideon helped put together the turkeys and told me what to write as things he loves.  I was relieved that he said people's names instead of blueberries and Toy Story 2.

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