Monthly Archives: November 2008

Temple Family Thanksgiving


As usually we had a wonderful Thanksgiving at Rhonda and George’s house. We ate so much food, and I am still recovering from it today.

Julie made two great dishes. One was a Paula Dean recipe for green bean casserole. I like green bean casserole but this made me really like green bean casserole! Also she made Sweet Potato Gnocchi, also a huge hit!

Sheree made a potato casserole, which was super good. She also made a delicious chocolate cake, which when I get the time I will post the recipe. It is so awesome! On top of that, she made these bite size cheesy biscuits. I could not stop eating those all night.

Rhonda and George took care of the Thanksgiving basics, turkey, mashed potatoes, gravy, and stuffing.  Rhonda makes a killer cornbread stuffing! Incase you are wondering, yes we had two potatoes dishes, three if you count the Gnocchi. We love our potatoes!

I made my husbands favorite, Pumpkin Cream Sandwiches. This recipe is on my blog if anyone needs it.

Well that is our Temple family Thanksgiving in a nut shell.



I was trying to get Grace to smile, but she just kept calling out for food. Oh well I tried.


Here are Micah and Reagan, burning off their Thanksgiving calories on the Wii.


We keep telling Sheree and Cooper not to give their baby alcohol!!!

Grace and Her Shoes

Grace loves wearing shoes all the time. I guess it is only natural since she is girl. Today, she just had to wear her dress shoes, even though she was in her pajamas. I could barley fit them on her feet, but I finally got it. It didn’t look very comfortable, but she wore them for quite awhile like that.

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Elf Yourself

Send your own ElfYourself eCards
I have done this before, but this year they have added some new features. The kids totally love it. You can’t help but chuckle over it! So enjoy!



These Smore favors, I thought were so cute! I had to share.


The Red Box



For those of you who don’t know about renting movies from the red box, here are the basics.

The Red Box has various location like Savemart, and Wallmart. You can check online for more locations.  They have mostly new releases, and they are only  $1  a day (due back by 9pm the next day.) I hate spending almost $4 bucks to rent a movie.  So for me this is a sweet deal. The online programs (Blockbuster online, NetFlix ) are good, but I don’t like having to wait for them, and they never send the new releases right away (which is what I usually want to see, we don’t go to theater much these days).

Recently we found out you can reserve the movies online. This really sweetened the deal for us, since the one downside is not being able to always get what we want. I reserved Walle yesterday and it was so easy. I just logged on to their site. I click on the movie I wanted, and clicked reserved. It them showed me all the locations were it was available. Early that day it wasn’t at the location of my choice , so I just check back that afternoon, and they had it.  After that you just pay with your credit card and it holds it for you.

We will defiantly will be doing this more. I love that I can just run in, and know it will be there for sure. Yeah Redbox!!!

3 Months Old



Today Noah turned 3 months. 

Here are the highlights!

  • Smiling
  • Laughing
  • Rolling over!

Thanksgiving at Uncle Carl’s


Today we went to Adam’s Uncle Carl’s house for early Thanksgiving festivities. The kids had so much fun playing outside all afternoon, they totally wore themselves out. The food was great (as usual). I ate way to much! We always have such a great time when we go. Thanks Uncle Carl and Aunt Terry!!!


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Happy Birthday Sam Karlson



One of Micah’s best buddies turned 4 today!


Here was the whole gang! 


Grace was not to thrilled about taking this picture.


We always have to snap a shot of these two.


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