Tuesday, November 25, 2014

Metallic Handprint Turkey

We have so much to be Thankful for in our house....
I mean...with the busy,busy life of having 4 little turkeys of our own:

To capture the tiniest parts of our lives this year....Grandma and I thought we would put it right up there on the wall!

Are you thankful from your hands....

All the way down to your toes?

You can do it too!
We started out with thrifted pictures that we just painted the glass black.
Then one by one each kiddo had a turn to handprint (of course you'll have to guide them gently where you'd like them to be placed) also let each layer dry before the next one goes ;)

Sam in gold went first...
Cash in silver....

Georgia in bronze...
Colt in a different shade of gold with the cute little baby foot turkey body :)

Then I lettered it in Gold!!!

How fun would this be as a Thanksgiving Day project with your family?!?!?

We pray you have a Blessed Thanksgiving with all your Turkeys too!

Monday, September 15, 2014

Cashton Turns FOUR!

 What's your name?
(holds up 3 fingers)
What's your name?
(makes a "C" with his thumb and pointer finger)
Starts with that.....what's your name?

How old are you?
THREE (visual again)
How old are you going to be?
ah, FIVE! (holding up 4 fingers)

Favorite color:  BLUE
Favorite food:  Peanut Butter & Jelly
Favorite Animal: Horsey

What do you want to be when you grow up?
A Hunter
What are you going to hunt?

Best part of school?
Playing with my Friends
Who's your best friend?
James. James. James. James.  Just James.

What's your favorite song?
Cowboy Song

What's your favorite book?
Ninja Turtles
What kind of birthday do you want?
Ninja Turtles

What do you want for your birthday?
Ninja Turtles 

BOY OH BOY!!!!  
I feel like that's all I need to say about you, buddy!
At 4 years old, you are  
high energy, rough and tumble, curious, silly, and yet, 
gentle, loving, scared of bugs, and still like to snuggle in mama & daddy's arms.
Having a little brother pretty much made your whole LIFE this year.  You've been so helpful and affectionate with Colton...and now that he's old enough to interact with you more....you get the biggest belly giggles from him every time you try.  

You are Daddy's little shadow....

Today you may be a Ninja Turtle....tomorrow a Cowboy again in the morning, a Farmer in the afternoon, and a Hunter in between.
You change clothes almost as often as you change your mind....and have worn the soles right off your Cowboy boots.

I get to see glimpses of the future when you look up at me with the Big Blue eyes and tell me I look pretty or you like my outfit, or best yet: "I love you!" with a sweet little kiss....someday...some girl is going to be sooo very lucky to hear the same.

But right now, you are ALL mine.  (okay, I'll share you with Daddy)
I will take all those hugs and kisses....and steal a few here and there.
I will let you climb into bed when there is a storm.
I will sing you to sleep, and wipe away those boo-boos.
And, I will try and let you grow up a SLOOOOWLY as I possibly can.

I LOVE YOU, my Sweet Boy!



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