Monday, November 26, 2012

Family Night at the Merrells

We taught the boys about the nativity tonight. Apparently the camel gets a seat right next to the baby Jesus.

Friday, November 23, 2012

Tyler Turns Two

Tyler had a great birthday party at Grandma Shirley's house. He is the big number 2. Yay!

Here are a few highlights.

Sunday, November 18, 2012


I love October. Though the weather didn't feel very fall-esque here in Santa Monica (it was actually the hottest of any month this year) we still had a lot of fun. We started the month off by going to one of our favorite places (because it reminds us of grandpa's farm, of course), Underwood Family Farms in Moorepark.

And then to another fun farm/pumpkin patch in Idaho with our cousins. This place had mini-doughnuts. With this crew we burned through 60 doughnuts in about 3 minutes. :)

Pumpkin carving at home on Halloween night. Our jack-o-lanterns turned out pretty cute thanks to Brian's mad carving skills.

The boys dressed up for the ward Trunk or Treat. They chose their own costumes this year, which I thought was pretty cute. Johnny wanted to be a witch at first but when I told him that witches are girls he decided that a ghost was the next best thing. So here they are. A ghost, a serious-looking military man and a wee little fireman. I went as a pregnant lady because that's what I am. About 22 weeks by now and happily expecting another boy. 

Hope you had a great month too!