Thursday, December 24, 2009

Our "tree" and Annabelle's creations

This year none of us were in the real Christmas spirit so we decided not to put up a tree or really decorate. Instead the kids decorated a door...pretty cute I think.

Belle has also been coloring away and using her artistic skills ALOT lately. She just amazes me, if there is something she wants and doesn't have, she sits down, draws it and cuts it out!
Here's a cookie stand she had--notice the baking sheet with cookies~

She also got tired of waiting on me to make a castle for her princess paper doll~

Here's some of her coloring~ I constantly hear "stamp me something" LOL!


Not too bad for a 5 year old. 
Matthew is also creative but his is in his constant thinking of new inventions. He wants to be an inventor when he grows up and wow, he has tons of ideas!
(sorry for the funky spacing, blogger is being weird)
Happy Christmas eve everyone


MarieL said...

Merry Christmas, Danni, Matthew and Annabelle and please send a special Christmas wish to Sam and all his fellow soldiers.

Love Marie and the rest of the Miller Family.

PBrown9624 said...

Merry Christmas Danni! Keep your chin up. This is a hard time of year to be away from our loved ones.
Pam Brown

Shirley N said...

Love DD's creations--looks like she's taking after you! Merry Christmas to all of you and our wish for Sam's safe return.

the whimsical butterfly said...

Awww she is ADORABLE...JUST adorable! I can't wait to put up a post for Christmas RAK from my friend :) You make me smile, Danni! And I wanted to thank you for your selfless prayers for my DH to be home in time for Christmas dinner-I know that there are many families serving this wonderful country of ours that aren't so lucky and I THANK YOU for all the sacrifices your family makes. BIG HUGS!!!!

Stef H (Glitterbabe) said...

girl.... looks like you have competition - lol.

the door is a great idea. anyway, it's not the tree at christmas. it's the love inside your heart!

thanks for sharing and merry christmas.

Cyndi said...

very cute! merry christmas!

Kimberly S said...

How wonderful! Belle has done some gorgeous work, definitely a budding artist.

Have a very Merry Christmas with the kids Danni, big hugs to you all. :)

marsha said...

Merry Christmas to you, Matthew and Belle! I agree that Belle takes after her mother - so talented. My prayers are with Sam and all our other military away from home.


jacque4u2c said...

She totally ROCKS!!!!

Linda said...

Merry Christmas to you, Matthew and Belle! I'm also sending my thoughts and prayers to your awesome hubby Sam, and all the men and women in the military who cannot be at home this year for the holidays. May they all be home soon, safe and sound. Take care!

P.S.: I love that castle that Belle made ... Aloha!

Anonymous said...

Merry Christmas!! My 5yr old loves to create as well. It would be fun to have a Mommy/Daughter crafting session!!:-) Ah if only we lived closer!! May your Christmas be filled with much love and joy!!

Kris said...

Merry Christmas Danni, Sam, Matthew and Belle! I love that Angel!! =D hugs, Kris

inkypuddles said...

such brilliant kiddos! Love the art and the imagination. Kiddos just like their mommy!

Kristie said...

Great idea to decorate the door!

Belle's coloring and creativity are outstanding for a 5 year old :) I hope she doesn't lose that as she gets older!

Anne said...

Amazing drawings for a 5yo. Decorated door was an inspired idea Danni



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