Wednesday, December 30, 2009

Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!

I hope everyone had a great time being with their family during the holidays. Here are just some of the memories we made this season. May God bless you this new year!

The boys came out of the shower and didn't realize they had switched their pajama pants with each other. Of course, I was happy to point this out to them and take a picture to embarrass them w/ when they are older.

The big kids playing w/ a new UFO toy that Meemaw and Papaw bought.

All of the children got snow boots this year, but I think Silas liked his sister's boots better than his own.

We did lots of baking to give away to our neighbors.

Silas was making sure his teddy bear got a drink. Packing up containers w/ goodies is hard work!

Wednesday, December 23, 2009

Breakfast conversation

One morning, I came into the kitchen to find Aaron making the kids bacon and eggs for breakfast. He asked each one of the children if they wanted a soft or hard egg. Henry said that he wanted a soft egg. So, Aaron cooked his egg and set his plate in front of him. When Henry cut into the egg, he said, "Look, my egg still has orange juice in it!"

Monday, December 21, 2009

Christmas Piano Competition

Last Saturday, Sam, Lizzy and Sadie played in a Christmas song competition. Here are the videos of their performances. I was manning the camera this time, need I say more. Sam and Lizzy got superior ratings. This was only the second time for Sadie to perform for judges and I think she was a little nervous. I think they all did a great job!

Christmas Recital 12-12-09 (Sam) from Melissa Goff on Vimeo.

Christmas Recital 12-12-09 (Sadie) from Melissa Goff on Vimeo.

Christmas Recital 12-12-09 from Melissa Goff on Vimeo.

The kids w/ Mrs. Hill, their teacher.

Sammy turns 11!

I remember calling Aaron at work, telling him that I think it is time for us to go to the hospital. As soon as he walked through the door, my water broke. We drove to Saint Francis during rush hour traffic that Monday afternoon. When we finally arrived, the doctor came in and told me that this baby would weigh no more than 7 1/2 pounds max. After pushing for two hours, Aaron Samuel Jr. was born at 10:48 p.m. I can still remember the look on the doctor and the nurses faces when Sammy's head came out. He weighed 9 pounds 14 1/2 ounces. I love telling about Sammy's birth, because he was our miracle baby. In the Bible, Hannah named her son Samuel, because she asked the Lord for him. When the doctors said that is was not possible, God heard our prayers and was faithful to Aaron and me. Happy Birthday, Samuel, asked of the Lord! We love you very much!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Let's Try This Again!

I tried to post a video of Silas' First Haircut yesterday, and somehow I put a video of Sadie playing the piano on instead. So, I'm going to try this again.



How could anyone ever get mad at this sweet face! :)

Thursday, December 3, 2009

Misc Items

Here is a pic of Silas and his mysterious illness. We weren't sure if it was chicken pox or measles, but it turned out to be a viral infection. It took awhile for the spots to go away.

This is Lizzy's first completed sewing project. It is a "stuff holder" that you can hang over a chair or bed. She was very proud of it and is hoping to get a sewing machine of her own. She has taken up crochet and will start another sewing class in February.

It is some video of Silas at dinner one night. This boy has an appetite! We will definitely have to work on table manners!

Krispy Kreme Tour

Here are some pics of the kids on their Krispy Kreme Tour a couple of weeks ago. They were able to watch the making of donuts from start to decorating their own at the end. Of course, we had to take a few home for daddy and Silas, as well as some for dessert later.

Sadie and her bestfriend, Sarah:

Wednesday, November 4, 2009

Random Soccer Pics

The fall soccer season is winding down. Sadie will play one more game and Lizzy has two games left. Here are some random shots of their season:

Lizzy taking it in for the shot:

And, score!

Lizzy is all legs:
Sadie picks the ball from the herd:

And, takes it all the way to the goal!

Sadie telling her coach what her daddy told her she needed to do :)

Faithful fans!