Archive | February, 2012

Superbowl Button Picture

6 Feb

Since neither the Packers nor the Broncos were in the Superbowl I was not too excited about the game.  But since I wanted to have the game on and didn’t want to fall asleep I decided to make a picture.

I have been picking up buttons here and there over the year and have collected quite a few.  They needed to be used.  Sooooo I made a button picture highlighting the first letter of our last name.

It is almost done and it will be complete when the whole canvas board it covered in buttons.

It was a perfect craft to do during the Superbowl. Just hot glue buttons onto a painted canvas board.


4 Feb

I usually make posts out of recent pictures I have taken.  The past week has been spend with lots of family-cousins, aunts and uncles, and grandmas.

I haven’t taken that many pictures but I am glad I took the ones I did.  Most of the shots are of the youngest children, who didn’t understand what was going on around them.

look at that hair

There were nine kids age four and under, what a blessing they were this week.

Whenever people needed a breath of fresh air from the visitation they came into the nursery to be distracted and to see some smiling faces for a few minutes.

gotta love the red hair gene

Siblings and family who hasn’t been together in years

I always think it is a shame that people get together after the person has passed away.  How much would uncle Brian have loved to have everyone together.

The night of the funeral we all sat in a conference room at the hotel and told stories about him and laughed well into the night.  I feel like I got to know him better in the last week, through pictures and stories, than I would have in years of knowing him.

Thank God for family to lean on, people who know the ache you feel.
Thank you Brian for your life and legacy.  We will see you again.

Pink Skirt, Scarf and Headband

1 Feb

Sophi doesn’t get very many new homemade things because I make most of them for Aleah and in a year they will then be Sophi’s clothes when she grows into the and Aleah grows out of them.

The other day I actually made Sophi a brand new outfit.  Even Aleah was a little jealous.  And the best part about this was it took me about ten minutes.  The worst part, she wouldn’t stand still enough to let me take her picture.  Stinker.

She found the outfit to be better without the headband and with some goggles instead.  Where does she come up with this stuff?

(thank goodness for posts made ahead of time, heading to the visitation today and the funeral tomorrow, thank you all for the prayers- we really appreciate them during this time)