Wednesday, December 14, 2011

I'm dreaming of a white Christmas...

Well, okay, not exactly, but bubbles on a cloudy day do give the feeling of snow in the air as long as you forget about the heat and humidity.  Christmas is just around the corner and we are busy decorating, making goodies, handcrafting presents, opening the advent calendar, listening to Christmas music and frequently saving the tree from untimely disaster.  Not that four kids could possibly do any damage to a small featherweight fake tree or anything! 

A new member has joined our family since Myla had her 8th birthday.  Her name is Cinzel Natasha Holmquist.  Flavia especially loves the bunny and tries to feed it blocks or open the bag of rabbit food to refill her bowl.  Needless to say, "bunny" is now among her newest vocabulary.

Myla keeps busy with school and being big sis to Flavia.  She can often be found curled up with a book!

Ellie lost her first tooth and is learning to read!  She loves learning Portuguese and sings the day away.

Daniel continues to be the comedian of the family and is very protective of his sisters.

And Flavia, well she is 18 months old and that says it all!