Friday, November 28, 2008


For Thanksgiving we drove three hours to my sister's. We left quite early (3am) and the kids slept. The weather was perfect. The day was full of fun.

I cannot believe my little nephew can now wear Grandpa's shirt!

The cake...

I wanted Kim to taste test my chocolate cake with ganache filling chocolate buttercream icing. She is the chocolate lover after all. :) Everyone loved it! I love the basketweave. It was fun and tedious to do. The top I had no plans for. Well not decided plans. I should of gone with strawberries on top, or fondant leaves, but I wanted to practice Mums. I know .... do not send this to that wreck site for my spelling. No one is perfect, you know. It got late and all day in decorating this cake. I decided last minute to write and totally messed it up. I fixed it the best I could later and totally slapped myself for it!!!!!

We all wished Dan, Kim, Dj and M&M could of been with us! We still have so much to be thankful for! We have a new family member and she is beautiful! :) Later in the evening Kim thought she found a video of Grandma talking about her dancing days. It ended up being Thanksgiving 2000.... the Thanksgiving we announced our first baby and the last Thanksgiving with Dad! Wow, he looked so good. It was great to hear his laugh, see me hug him, and just see him! Then she recorded our visit to Grandma, my Dad's Dad. That was our last time to see her as well! She was beautiful! I will relive thar video in my mind. I don't want to forget it! I am so very thankful she recorded it! She sacrificed herself being in the film to record our hugs with grandma. Only wish I had thought to record her for her! But Grandma's personality truly lives in Kim! Thanks Kim!!!!

Kim, Dan and myself with Grandma

Dad with Aunt Bonnie
[I have no clue how to fix my scanner to not scan all the white and just the picture... any suggestions? Thanks!!]
We left 11pm something and dropped Mom off at her house. Arrived home 3am something and went straight to bed. The kids slept the whole way.


Sarah said...

It's just occurred to me that I never did see your laptop!! lol I'll have to peek at it one day:) Glad you had a good time! I've been peeking at your blog all day cause I knew you'd have pictures up eventually!!!:D

Erin said...

Cake is awesome! Looks like you all had lots of fun.

Kim said...

That was a lot of fun!! I'm so glad that I brought that video out too. That ended the day on a perfect note. lol Love the extra pictures that you posted. I added some on mine too. lol It somehow made the holiday extra special. I to wish that Dan and his family could had been there. They would had loved that video. I'll have to figure out how to put it on here.

Kim said...

Hey, don't forget to e-mail me some of your pictures,I'll do the same.