Saturday, November 8, 2014

Halloween 2014

One of the things we were looking forward to the most when we moved back to the U.S. was celebrating Halloween at our house.  The cooky holiday has always been one of our family's favorites.  Decorating the house with spooky decorations, dressing up in costumes, throwing our annual "Halloween party" and inviting our neighbors and friends, watching spooky movies, going trick-or-treating, carving pumpkins, visiting Jenny up at Dow, etc.  Our family loves it.  This year Megan dressed up as Elsa from "Frozen" when she went to school, and then she dressed up as Hermione from Harry Potter.  Ben was a Werewolf.  Jenny was Snoopy, and I was Count Dracula.  This year's Halloween was great.  We all realized how much we missed it.  We even had neighbors tell us they missed seeing the house decorated.  Here are some of the highlights.

Wednesday, October 29, 2014

The Shooting Stars

Megan just finished her soccer season.  Her team was called "The Shooting Stars," and I was one of the assistant coaches.  The girls played great all season.  They really improved from week to week.  It was amazing to watch their development.  Megan also found a new favorite position - goalie.  That's right…she turned out to be a great goalie.  She was one of the few girls on the team who wasn't afraid of the ball.  Overall the team finished the season 4-4.  It was a great season.

Thursday, October 23, 2014

A Quick Trip To Texas

A few weeks ago the kids had a three day weekend from school, so we decided to take a quick trip down to Texas and see Jenny's Dad and Stepmom.  The highlight of the trip was spending the day at the State Fair of Texas.  Of course the big event at the fair that weekend was the Texas/Oklahoma game, so it was cool to be in town while that was going on.  We enjoyed all the tasty food, and played some games on the Midway, and had a great time.  Jenny's brother's family was also in town that weekend, so the kids got to hang out with their cousins.