Monday, February 28, 2011

February's Over

And I'm so behind.

The thing about 4-year-old triplets is that they're not that different from day-to-day. We are crazy busy but it's all kind of the same. Last year it was potty training - this year they are in school 3 full days a week which you think would translate into more time for me but ultimately it doesn't. It does mean that I have more time to have my devotions and spend some quiet time with God which I have been very much enjoying and I've had more time to coupon so I'm either saving more money or just buying more stuff - still trying to figure that out!

Plus there are all the days I spend at school to read to the preschool class or help with classroom parties. So we all stay pretty busy and sometimes (okay often) the blog gets neglected.

We are still alive.

And they are still so very cute :)

Favorite recent sayings:

All the girls: "It takes for a while. Why does it take for a while?" - obviously when they feel like anything is taking a long time - which for them is just about everything!

Julianna when we went out to dinner - the girls know not to play with knives and they always give us their knives from the silverware at the restaurant - this past week Julianna said, "Here daddy, you can have my knife so I don't cut off my fingers because that would be hurting"

I know they say cute stuff all the time and I want to record it but it goes in one ear and out the other no matter how much I try to commit it to memory. There's something to work on in March...remember more :)

Hope your February was great and your March is better! I know we're thawing out here in crazy warm (but rainy) temperatures.

Monday, February 14, 2011

Happy Valentine's Day

I can't say I'm the most romantic person in the world but I can say that I love my husband and am grateful to God for the man that he is both to me and to our children. I know I have been blessed to have him in my life and I pray that each of you may be so blessed.

I also want to wish my parents a Happy 41st Anniversary! Forty-one years and still in love - a sure testament to the goodness and grace of God.

I love you, Kirk and look forward to reaching 41 Anniversarys with you!

Monday, February 07, 2011

Visit Recap with Aunt Kim and Uncle Daniel

Yes, I'm behind. They've been gone for 4 days and I have yet to post pictures. Sad, I know. But we did have a good visit and I think, just maybe that even Uncle Daniel enjoyed having the kids around.

But I'll let the pictures speak for themselves...

Of course, Aunt Kim was there too.

The girls fought over Aunt Kim and Uncle Daniel constantly. Mom and Dad were old news in favor of holding Aunt Kim or Uncle Daniel's hand. I don't mind - I love that they are getting to know our family better.

Besides tubing we hung out, played a lot of Pictionary on the Wii Draw (highly recommend it - love that game!) and took them to the Air and Space Museum to check out the planes.

In other news, I'm also a triplet!

I'd say we look alike :)

From left to right: Liz Nelson (Kirk's brother's wife who now lives down the street from us - yea!); Kim Hildebrandt (my brother's wife - yes, that's my maiden name) and Dorinda Nelson - yep, triplets. I guess they do run in the family!