Monday, December 25, 2006


Christmas day is here at last!!!

The girls were very excited to see what Santa had brought

It was a good Christmas indeed!

Christmas Eve

We spent Christmas Eve at the Balls house with many of our family and freinds.

We had a dinner of foods that you might find at Christ's time.
Lamb, Fish, Flat Bread, Fruits, Cheese and Nuts.
It was very good.

We watched a video of the birth of Christ then each family got up and did a song or skit for the group.

We then opened presents and had fireworks.

Sammi got a good camera for Christmas and ran around taking many pictures of all her friends.

Sunday, December 17, 2006

Becca's first movie

A Trail in Texas
A pioneer movie written by Becca Turpin--

Saturday Becca had her Birthday party. She wrote a movie script and had freinds act in it. Her uncle shot and edited it.

Thank you everyone.

Saturday, December 16, 2006

Christmas Fun

We have had a very busy week! The girls have finished up their gymnastics and Music and Motion classes. We had gifts to make and give to our teachers. This year we felt the best gift was to give the Book of Mormon. After all, if they don't read it, they think we are a nice family that is just really into their religion. And if they do read it, and feel the Holy Ghost bear witness of the truthfulness of the book, then we have helped another soul learn of the glorious plan of our Father in Heaven. What is more important than that? Not to worry, we also included some tasty treats for their tummies!
The girls were able to perform at Willowbrook Mall with their choir.

Silent Night

Santa Claus is Coming to Town

That was fun! Afterwards we saw Santa!

Yesterday was a busy day! We had a Christmas home school party. The girls were able to perform there as well. The party was a lot of fun. There was a skit on Christmas in Texas, a craft (candy cane reindeer), treats (of course!), playing, playing, playing, and parachute games.
After the party, we headed over to Silverado Nursing Home. The girls were able to perform again (they are becoming old pros at this point) and visit with the ladies and gentlemen there. I was so proud of my little girls who walked right up to these lonely, elderly people and shared their love and hugs with them. There was a lady there named Joy. Jessi thought that was so funny! "There are 2 Joys", Jessi said. "One big, one small."
In the evening we went to our ward Christmas program. There was a catered dinner. Afterwards was the Christmas program. Sammi had a poem to recite.
"I wonder what does Christmas mean?" I was so proud of her. We had practiced and practiced. She knew it very well, and would rush through it, but at the night of the program, she said it at just the right speed and remembered all of her words! Yeah Sammi!
After the program, the girls saw a song with Rachel White from the ward. They did a beautiful job! Yeah girls!! I am so proud of you.

Now for a relaxing week before Christmas!