Wednesday, November 5, 2008

Election Night

Yesterday some of us gathered at my parents' house to watch the election results. We planned the party to be a blast whether our candidate won or not. Caroline helped Dad line the walkway with American flags, which greeted the guests. We filled the living room with red, white, and blue balloons, and everyone brought yummy food to share. Aunt Claudia and Dad tied in the Who Wants to be a U.S. Citizen contest...we took a shortened version of the sample test used to become a naturalized citizen. It was fun but difficult enough that we all agreed we're grateful to be natural-born. :o) We also celebrated Brian and John's November birthdays with some chocolate cake and answered presidential trivia questions. Caroline even made patriotic cookies. It was so much fun that's it's a bummer we'll have to wait another 4 years to throw the party again.

Saturday, November 1, 2008

Happy Happy Birthday

Happy Birthday to my sweetie, Brian!!! Caroline dressed up in her royal princess dress to celebrate the occasion. Here's a picture of Brian holding up the video game we got him for his new Wii, and then there is another one of him playing the video game he exchanged it for...the one he really wanted that I didn't find! I was glad he was able to find it.


Is Caroline not the cutest little ladybug you've ever seen? I love that she is going through that stage where when you tell her to smile she shows both rows of teeth! :o)