So, it was Bella's first encounter with Santa last week at Bo's school! Needless to say, she wasn't happy even with the candy cane he gave her! The Santa was DARLING - Bo has said a couple of times that he thinks THIS Santa was the REAL Santa! :)
(Slaughtered the spelling on that one!)
I usually wouldn't blog about our ward Christmas party, but this year it really was exceptional! It was a Hawaiian party! We were supposed to dress up! Here we are - looking like Hawaiian tourists! My mom bought Mike this shirt about 7 years ago - any chance he gets he busts it out! He LOVES it!! The food, entertainment and decorations were INCREDIBLE!! Great job Gen!!
AKA - PROGRESSIVE DINNER
Bri was cracking me up - she kept calling our progressive dinner this year - impressive dinner! I guess either one fits?! It was impressive - all the food was YUMMY (except my salad had WAY too many onions in it!) This is a tradition we do with the Barben's. We go from house to house - this way we can see each other's Christmas decor! It's something we all look forward to every year!
Quick story from Bo...
So, last night (when I heard about the snow day) I called home from work - here's the conversation!
Mom: "Bo, I might need you to babysit for me in the morning while I sleep a little."
Bo: "How much will you pay me?"
Mom: "I was thinking $2 an hour."
Bo: "That's a rip off - - - FOR YOU! That's a lot of money!"
Mom: "Well, you're worth it!"
Bo: "Who am I babysitting?"
Mom: "Bella and Bri."
Bo: "Oh, Mom! Those kids are a pain to watch!"
Needless to say, I was able to get "uncle Brenty" to tend! My kids LOVED it! They build a snow man and had a ball! Brenty even changed a poopy diaper! I was VERY thankful for my 3 1/2 hours of sleep - felt like an eternity! THANK YOU BRENTY! YOU SAVED THE DAY!