Saturday, December 31, 2011

Payback...its messy.

I did this to my mother. About the same age as Emmett. I am now very sorry. Very Sorry. Emmett hopped into the tub about 10seconds after we got his clothes and diaper on. Cloth diaper...

Friday, December 30, 2011

Time to put Christmas away...Sad day!

Alestair was really upset and continued to be so for a few days. Emmett's screams are the same ones we heard on Christmas when he got his duplo.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Aunt Wendy Sews!

 Wendy wanted to make some curtains. I just got a new machine. We put the two together. the curtains came out well and she did almost everything herself! So proud of her!

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Merry Christmas!

Christmas was on Sunday this year. We got up, got dressed for church, ate our special sticky buns breakfast, and opened stockings. Robert had this all planned to take us to 8:40 so we would get to church on time. We got up at 6 and all of this was done by 6:45am. So we took a drive. It was still dark outside and luckily everyone had their Christmas lights on. Did you know that Alestair can smell out Christmas lights? Well he can. He does. Its a gift. After our drive we came back home. It was just after 7am. So we opened gifts and had them all neatly ready to be played with when we returned. :) 

Opening presents. Emmett wouldn't hold
still for me to take any pictures. He was
also very much involved in moving around
and seeing everyone else's stuff and getting
into it all.

Alestair got a new Lorax book from Emmett. Alestair LOVES The Lorax. Emmett had torn his apart just a week before Christmas. I went all over trying to find a new one. Which NO ONE had except thankfully Barnes and Noble. They only had the giant one. I looked online too. They didn't have any options online and it was cheaper for me to buy in store. So After all of that Alestair is once again sleeping with his Lorax book. 
Robert got Tin Tin season 1...I am the best wife ever! The boys got spoiled rotten. Some favorites were new shoes for Alestair, new night light (Emmett loves it to death), new games, new jammies, and new planes with guys.
I got a candy machine from Robert and the boys filled it with candy. Pretty much really amazing!
Big Mater. Enough Said.
Alestair asked for just one thing from Santa. He wanted a Big Mater. He has had his eye on it since October. Santa hid it behind the tree and Alestair never questioned why he got it after opening each gift he received he would say thank you thank you thank you! After everything was opened he was a little sad about not having his Mater but told us it was ok because he got lots of other things. Then we moved the tree and Mater was behind it. He nearly died! It is just cardboard so we thought the boys would be able to sit in it but not much else. No. It is over four feet long and about three feet wide. We don't hold out hope on how long it will last but it has sure made Alestair happy. He shows it to everyone!
Emmett got Duplo...pretty much his favorite gift ever. That
and mittens from Grandma Fee.
Daddy won favorite present for Emmett. He got him a HUGE box of duplo. Emmett screamed for 30seconds straight before being able to breathe and look in the box at everything. He played with it for the next week.
He screamed for 30sec straight before being calm enough to
look at what it was.
It was a wonderful Christmas! We feel so blessed to have our families and to receive so much! Thank you everyone!

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Christmas Eve

Opening our Christmas jammies
Merry Chirstmas Eve!

Santa came!

Friday, December 23, 2011


Alestair tore up toilet paper and made "snow". They did this for a long while it was so funny to see. Can't wait until it really snows here!

Thursday, December 22, 2011

The kid likes shoes

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Emmett Dances

Sunday, December 18, 2011


First is Alestair telling us his name. Leimana Butler. Not Alestair Leimana Butler. Second is Robert and Alestair playing fighter plane.

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Nice Hat

Emmett loves our Disneyland hats!

Monday, December 12, 2011

Happy Birthday Robert!

Alestair brought Robert his "birthday cake"

Emmett was very happy to get any sort of sugar item.

Alestair was upset that Robert had York Patties instead of cake. "Its not birday cake!"

Sunday, December 11, 2011

Something about these shoes. 
Emmett  Dec 2011
Alestair Feb 2010

Saturday, December 10, 2011

daddy sunggles

Alestair wouldn't let him sit on the couch. He couldn't wait that long to snuggle.

stockings :)

Alestair made the blue on for Anabel.

Emmett on the phone

Caught him! He is using the DVD remote.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Emmett NOT napping.

Found Emmett pulling all of my nicely folded clothes from the basket and trying it on...No nap for him today.

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Setting up the tree



Alestair took a picture of Emmett and I. I look weird and Emmett cute.

Poor  naked tree. 


Alestair putting his ornament up.

looking at all the ornaments.

Alestair found his 1st Christmas picture!

Emmett, Blueberries, Potty.

He stained the tub...

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Cloth Diapers :)

Sunday, December 4, 2011

Wisconsin Fun at Home!

Emmett loves Maddy. She spoiled him. Well the girls ALL
spoiled him. 

Maddy Reading to Emmett. She is so sweet!

Watching movies. Five kids all happy and quiet :)

Maddy got super loves from both boys. 


Ellie got a horse stuck in her hair. Darcy and I liked the new
accessory. Very good creativity.

Camille did my hair.

Maddy took care of Emmett. He was very mad that I wouldn't
let him text on my phone.

Thursday, December 1, 2011

Wisconsin fun!

The Appleton WI Children's Museum is AMAZING! We only got through half of it. It was wonderful!
Alestair did this all my himself! I am super impressed!

The girls making their ornaments

Darcy and Ellie. So cute!


Just before the Children's museum

Everyone who made it in the tree house. Alestair was super
scared and wouldn't let me go. He whined that they were all up
there. Afraid they would get hurt.

Grocery Shopping

Checking the babies heart and stuff

Dr Alestair

Dr Ellie

Checking Weight

Emmett loved the babies!
Ellie and Alestair making cookies together.

preparing dinner


Water room!

Emmett and Ellie playing and getting SOAKED

in the Paper making machine!
We also got to visit the Paper Discovery Center. It was so much fun! We made paper and played in a paper machine. I wish we had one close!
I don't know about this!

I see you!

SO excited!



The End!

Alestair and Camille as Paper Factory Workers. 

Robert and Mindy

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