Monthly Archives: December 2008

Mimi D and the Mankin side of Christmas

Our last Christmas evening with Ben's side of the family: The evening's most hilarious was Uncle Jeff teachingView full post »

Merry Christmas

Merry Christmas from our family to yours. Blessings!View full post »

mimi deloris + uncle jeff

Mimi Deloris and Uncle Jeff came to play with Mallory today. It couldn't have come at a better time for me as I amView full post »

painting

It's time for a little Christmas painting I am still trying to get well and Mallory is doing much better, but SundayView full post »

wasp

Mimi D has a sweet friend who brought this amazing airplane for Mallory to enjoy. We had a great visit with Margie andView full post »

the vacuum

We got a jump start on Christmas in Abilene with Mimi D. Mallory is LOVING the vacuum that Mimi got her. If only itView full post »

Christmas Movie Night

Last night we watched How the Grinch Stole Christmas. I like that it follows the book so closely. I think Mallory wasView full post »

Chestnut Square

Andrea and Brandon found a wonderful chapel where we celebrated their wedding. father of the groom: all dressed up forView full post »

the Dallas wedding weekend

What is a wedding weekend without a carousel ride?  We found this carousel at the Stonebriar Mall in Frisco nearView full post »

the Dallas wedding weekend

What is a wedding weekend without a carousel ride?  We found this carousel at the Stonebriar Mall in Frisco nearView full post »

congratulations

to my cousin Brandon and his bride Andrea!View full post »

10 years

Ten years ago we said goodbye to Ben's dad. We still miss him. There is a hole in our lives that he left that hasn&#View full post »

playroom

In addition to "your" tree, the playroom bookcases received some holiday spirit: more garland! I found theView full post »

dreaming of a white Christmas

It snowed here last night. Several inches worth of snow. It's very picturesque and yet we are so thankful that itView full post »

applause welcome

Seriously it's a big deal when I COOK dinner (as opposed to opening cans or nuking steam bags of veggies)View full post »

dance class

My sweet little girl. You LOVE dance class. You talk about it all week and practice "skills" whenever andView full post »

twas the night before Christmas

This was my book, mine and Jenn's, from childhood. It is amazing to watch you love the same books and stories I didView full post »

giggles & tickles

Laughing and Zerberts and Tickles and Love: evenings with Daddy.View full post »