Thursday, December 6, 2012


I'm supposed to be working on my lesson for young womens right now....that's right, I teach lessons at church (MATURE enough for you?)...but instead I decided I would do something massively unproductive and blog.

I'm supposed to teach my 12/13-year-old girls about controlling their thoughts. How do you teach an entire 40 minute lesson on something so deep and confusing, you've never given it much thought. I can't control my thoughts long enough to think about controlling my thoughts. Figure that one out! I like to keep things simple.

Keep it simple! Eat some cake! That's my motto!

Anyways, I think Henry inherited my POV (abbreviation for point of view - not sure if that one is pop enough for everyone to figure out - but I'm sure pop ((the shortened version of popular)) is probably pretty safe here). Henry is veeeeeeery chill. I took him to the mall all day and he either sucked on whatever was in his reach, sucked on his bottom lip when nothing was in reach, fell asleep in a huge mess of poop down his pants that I didn't clean up, or laughed at me doing nothing. He really is an easy baby. I am B to the LESSED to have him.

Today I spent like 2 hours in the dollar store. Man, they have some good stuff in there! I think I'll stop going anywhere else EVER! Watch me do it and be classy at the same time...WATCH!!

So one night a few weeks ago, my sis (don't think I've ever called her that - today is abbreviation day!) told me she was making her Christmas card and I was like "I SHOULD MAKE ONE!!!!!!!1" Then I got SO excited about it, found the first one I liked on etsy, told Jennie to recreate it for me, told Alan it was photoshoot day the next day and to take a shower, took a picture, didn't edit it, emailed it to Jennie, she sent me the card...I sent them to Walmart instead of even considering any other options, and WHAM - a Christmas card in T -24 hours.
I wish I had the patience to spend time on anything. I'm exactly the opposite of a perfectionist, whatever the word for that is....sloppy, maybe? It turned out pretty cute though I think, thanks to Jennie and Henry being adorable. 

Here are some more pictures that we took with a self timer...but NOT a remote. So just picture us crawling back and forth all over the floor and trying to get Henry to look at the camera and not us...when no one was at the camera. Ergo, he's not ever looking. So we decided not to either. 

 Oh there, we were finally all looking - but what's that look on my face?!?!!!!!!!!!!! Very strange.

I love my little family and I LOOOOVE Christmas. If you want a card, I printed off about 75 extra.


Kami said...

Haha this made me laugh! Way to go Tina! Your Christmas card definitely makes our Fridge a lot more cool! (Pun intended!)

Avrey &Cody Hendrix said...

Cute family pics!! Henry's darling.

brock + amy said...

noooooo, you discovered my secret, or not so secret favorite place to shop! I could also spend hours in there! so many possibilities! and the toilet paper brand there is called "fluff" I buy a package everytime I go just so I can come home and say "take this fluff to the bathroom please" :) I also love your christmas card, and the people on it!

jezebel said...

remember when you wouldn't ever pull your hair back because you thought you had a big forehead? you are a goof because your pop bun (or whatever they're called.. mind blank) is fab (that's short for fabulous)THANKS FOR THE CARD. Yours is coming as soon as I get organized enough to mail them...

Jennie Holt said...

TWINNERS I just blgoged too! I want to go to the dollar store for 2 hours with you!!!! all those pics are SO cute!! you have the cutest and best family ever! Your card lights up my ENTIRE fridge with its cuteness! you're welcome for being so uber talented.