December 31, 2013

Mix of new & classic Christmas favorites

A holiday mix of some new favorites from the Piano Guys, Lindsey Stirling, Josh Groban, Celine Dion, J. Wride, Jon Lajoie, Vocal Point, and Carrie Underwood, along with a bunch of Christmas classics.

December 29, 2013

Out of the mouths of babes

Lydie stole the tablet while I was reading the scriptures. In the app I use, you can easily highlight things. When I took the tablet back, this is what she'd highlighted (the yellow underline is what stood out to me).


Then I gave it back to her and said, "Are you trying to tell me something?" Her little hands moved over the tablet and when I took it back the second time, she'd highlighted this.

Maybe just a coincidence. Maybe not. Regardless, it was a cute moment I don't want to forget.

December 05, 2013

Our unconventional, improvised, dirt cheap Christmas tree


You have to get a little creative when your apartment is 550 square feet. 

We found a roll of green foil at Honks for 88 cents, used some packing tape to get the lights up, and hung the ornaments on the lights. 

Our kids like it, so we'll see how long it survives. :)