Tuesday, February 23, 2010

A common sight we see here at our house. Jaymie and Will creating videos, picking songs in itunes, playing kidpix, or using photobooth all on imac. I am still amazed at how these kiddos navigate their way around the computer.
I on the other hand spent numerous hours creating Wills first year video and I can't figure out how to post it from imovie to my blog. It is sooooo good, and I hope they can help me post it at my next visit to the mac store. You will need a box of kleenex to watch it. So stayed tuned and hopefully more sooner than later I can figure out what I am doing wrong and publish it to the blog. If any mac users out there have any tips for me, send them my way. my movie is about 8 minutes long and has 2 songs embedded it.
Susan

Friday, February 19, 2010

Fav Foto Friday!!!!

We did adopt a little boy right? Hmmmmmmm Jaymie got a hold of him and he was instantly Willamina:) Good times, good times!

Monday, February 15, 2010

Jaymie enjoying her Valentine's Day strawberry!
Jacklyn's pick from the dozen to choose from!
Hope you had a great Valentine's Day. We had a special treat delivered to our front door. Yummy! Thanks Gramma Millie!

Sunday, February 14, 2010

1 year ago today Jeffrey and I got on the hugest airplane in the world to go and get Will and bring him home!!! Soooooooo glad we did:) I still can't believe I got on that plane!
I took this photo shortly before we were going to land in Ethiopia. I was so excited knowing we would be seeing Will soon to bring him home forever!

Wednesday, February 10, 2010

Valentine's Day treats!!

Cow pies and chocolate covered pretzels is what my afternoon consisted of:) Only a couple of ingrediants and the kids do the creating are my kind of recipes. The kids made their Valentines treats on their half day off of school. I had colored jimmies all over the kitchen floor, but they had fun creating, so that made it worth it. Jaymie painting her pretzel :) with chocolate
Jacklyn making cow pies. yum yum

Will getting ready for the assembly line of chocoate covered Valentine pretzels.



Cowpies........the finished product before they head to the packaging mode :)

Jacklyn took this yummy and beautiful looking tray to her youth group tonight.




Tuesday, February 9, 2010

5lbs 6 inches

Wow, It has been a week since I posted last.... Most of my free time on the computer is no longer free time as I am taking my online course. Here is a photo of Will and I yesterday morning though:) We were playing around on the photo booth on iMac. Have I mentioned how much I love the iMac? It is quite a machine. I am attempting to make a video to post of our time picking up Will through his first year. I'm learning as I go, so it is hit and miss. I hope to have it done by his 1 year home date! We also just finished Wills 1 year post adoption report. Jeffrey and I spent a couple hours on it last weekend. We had to input all kinds of data. He has grown 6 inches in a year and gained 5 lbs. You would think he would have gained more with the way he eats, but I guess all the nutrients went to his height. Tomorrow is a half day in the girls district, so we plan on making our Valentines Day treats. I'll post pics of the creations in the making.

Monday, February 1, 2010

2 words.......

Stud Muffin... Check out those muscles...gotta love the sleeveless shirt in the middle of winter.

Happy Feb. 1st...

Only 13 days til Valentine's Day.......

"What does love look like? It has the hands to help others. It has the feet to hasten to the poor and needy. It has eyes to see misery and want. It has the ears to hear the sighs and sorrows of men. That is what love looks like."
~ St. Augustine of Hippo

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One of our favorite photos of Will when he first got home

One of our favorite photos of Will when he first got home

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