Friday, January 2, 2009


2009 sealed with a KISS ! Me and Kenna !! I Love my little princess!
me and Jane ! Jane and I have taken a picture like this with our masks every new years for the past 3-4 years. Love our tradition !
A great game of spoons !!!
mine and Mckenna's matching face painting !

NEW YEARS 2009 at the RHODES house !!! No one puts on a better party !!!

Last but not least Ringing in the new year with a million pounds of confetti and balloons and sparkling apple cider !! Some of my favorite, people ! Jane (holding Sela), me, Daph, and Sara !
Then the clown got her turn painting all the kids faces and many of the adults as well !!

The night started off with a mariachi band.

Hanging out at my parents house !

Me and my AMAZING mother !! "Daddy's little girl"

Julie, me and Jen
Scotty getting beat up by Aubrey !

We went sledding at Soldier Hollow two times over the holiday. We went the first time with my family and the second time with Jane and Dusty and a lot of their neighbors who are now our Friends as well . The kids love the ability to sled down the hill and have the rope tow you back up to the top !
At the top we would all connect tubes and go down I think we had about 20 people all connected at one point ! What a great time!

Julie , me and Jen !! I just LOVE my sisters !! They truly are the greatest and I just adore them SO much !! They are some of my very best friends !


This is a tradition that I wanted to keep going from my family. We always had fresh squeezed orange juice and just a great breakfast with all the trimmings . this is Nana making the fresh squeezed O.J !! Brevin and I were in charge of the scrambled eggs and sausage
Cason was in charge of setting the table for our YUMMY feast !

Scotty was in charge of the Bacon
And Kenna was in charge of the pancakes!!

The gift that keeps on giving !!!!

Scotty got me an electric blanket !!! I am ALWAYS cold and I hate getting into cold sheets at night !! This blanket has dual heating so I can have my side of the blanket HOT and scott can have his off. I always have it cranked to the hottest setting for a bit then just before I fall asleep I turn it down to 3 which is just a nice mild warmth !!! LOVE !!!!


I always look forward to getting new slippers from Scotty every christmas morning!! And for all that know me I LOVE SLIPPERS !!! I wear them always !! Even in the summer I wear flip flop slippers !! Scotty did an amazing job as always picking me out some great ones ! This is what the family room looked like before it was destroyed by the kids ! Santa came and left each of the kids gifts in thier own santa bags with thier name on it !! The kids loved that they each had their own "bag" and not just a pile !
Kenna showing off her new wallet and a new ring !

Brevin LOVES shoes (about as much as I love slippers) !!! I had to get Brev one more toy (so that the amount of presents was even between the kids) and he wanted shoes instead !! He pick out these DC shoes black with bright green wirting ! Not my fav. but he Loves them !!! :) Seriously I think this was his favorite present of the day !!
Cason is our vidoe game player !! He is AMAZING at them. He was way excited that Santa got him the "Spore" game !