Sunday, December 25, 2011

Christmas at the Dub House

Man, sometimes life just feels like an embarrassment of riches. Mike had his last day at King Soopers on Christmas Eve and we had an amazing Christmas with our families.  Who needs presents when you've got a life like this? :)  Merry Christmas everyone!!

Making a gingerbread house with Gammy and Papa

Finn's Christmas Eve picture - a tree with LOTS of presents and the numbers 2 and 4 "so Santa doesn't forget how old we are" :)

Leaving milk and cookies for Santa - and a bowl of carrots for the reindeer!

After all that hard work of opening presents in the morning, Will butters waffles for everyone.
And it's not Christmas until you eat all the candy off the gingerbread house.
Breaking in the presents with Auntie J

Saturday, December 24, 2011

The top 5 of 2011

Merry Christmas Eve!  We have a fun day in store for us tomorrow, but it's just incredible to look back at all the wonderful things we have done this year.  Here is our top five things of 2011:

#5 My job continues to be so, so good.  Challenging, rewarding, flexible, and so much fun.  I feel really lucky that I landed someplace so much fun. 

#4 - So many adventures, it's hard to list them all.  We were lucky to get so much pool and lake time this year with some great friends.  We spent a lot of time together running and focusing more on getting fit, which included Mike being a Wheaties FUEL ambassador. 

#3 -An amazing mid-year vacation with the kiddos to the outer banks of North Carolina with our great friends the Riley's. 

#2 - Mike and I celebrated our 10 year anniversary by taking a great weekend trip to Glenwood Springs.  Still crazy about each other after all this time :)

#1 - And our top moment of 2011?  Mike finding a new job in Accounting!  After 20 years at King Soopers and going back to school full time while working AND being with the boys all day two days a week, Mike found the perfect job for him in his field!  He starts at MWH Global on January 4th, and we couldn't be more excited for him and us.

There you have it!  Quite a year, huh!?

Thursday, December 8, 2011

Christmas is coming!

This has been an exceptionally fun holiday season so far.  Finn understands the holiday and has been doing a countdown to Christmas since the middle of November.  He asked us to put up the tree about 10 minutes after we were done eating Thanksgiving dinner :)  I can't wait to see these munchkins on Christmas morning!

Visiting "Santa's House." Will showed Santa his cars, but didn't have much to say.  Finn told Santa that he wanted a ladybug pillow pet, a new bike, and a helmet. Santa seemed very impressed that Finn was concerned about bike safety :)

Finn was more than happy to try on the Christmas hat
Will.....not so much
Time to decorate the tree.  SOMEONE is pretty excited about that!

Testing out the tree topper
Ready for ornaments!  Our sweet Christmas boys :)