Sunday, December 26, 2010

Christmas Day 2010

Merry Christmas Morning!!
Santa brought Preston a ride on dinosaur walker!!
He can stand and walk with it! He's a natural!
Preston's stocking items
He's ready to open presents!
What's under here dad?
Dad, Don, Trevor, Alyssa and mom
Aaron and Preston-LOVE my boys!Preston playing with GrammyWe left the Coons early afternoon and headed to the Carter's for Christmas day. Why didn't I take more pictures?!
Preston loves his play table from Grandpa and Grandma Carter!
My BEAUTIFUL boy!
We are so grateful for our Savior and this time of year that we celebrate his birth. Merry Christmas all!

Christmas Eve

This year we were able to spend Christmas Eve at the Coons' house and enjoy the night with the extended Peirce family. It is always so much fun to see everyone and it was just as crazy as ever!
Preston is ready for dinner
Me and my cousin Jessica.
Christmas Eve to me means being with her :)Our little family
We wanted to get a picture of my grandparents and their 7 kids. It is amazing how difficult/impossible it was for 7 grown kids to sit still for a picture. This is the best one I got, hopefully there is a better one out there!
and this is the craziness of all of us trying to get them to be quiet and smile!
My mom has been hosting Christmas Eve at our house for us and her family my entire life, and beyond. She has 6 siblings and add in all their kids and it is not an easy feat. As a surprise and thank you to her my aunt and cousin got her something she's dreamed of having-her own All-Clad pan set!!!
She was thrilled and very touched.
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Preston working on opening his present from the cousin exchange-Thank you Aunt Janet, Erika and Briana!

It's a musical gears and ball toy!! Grandpa is showing Preston how it works. video
This toy was so popular! We couldn't keep Tommy and the other older kids away.Preston and Cousin Kayden had matching pj's for Christmas Eve.
Trying to get a shot of them sitting together. Classic.This one turned out a little better...Cute boys!Setting out cookies and carrots for Santa and the reindeer. Preston thought the carrots were for him!
Aaron got to open our present from my parents on Christmas Eve because...it's a video camera!!!
Wahoo!! Thanks Mom and Dad!Preston was all ready for bed and acting ADORABLE!! Merry Christmas Eve!!

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Tuesday, December 21, 2010

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

...and a Happy New Year!

For those who didn't see the link on my Facebook account, here is the link to view our family's 2010 Christmas card :)

http://www.americangreetings.com/christmas-letter/view/5227984974397?source=agfb

(Sorry, you have to copy+paste - for some reason the link wouldn't work today in blogger...)

Cute and Silly Preston

Preston is looking adorable in his church outfit and his "Big Guy" outfit from Grandma Carter.
October 31, 2010

November 27, 2010

Preston is constantly making me laugh.
He randomly decided to try to stand on his car seat and was so happy about it. Good thing dad was there to steady him!
December 3, 2010


Preston never likes to sit still with me for very long so I was surprised when one particular morning he sat with me for what seemed like forever. He just wouldn't move and it made me so happy. Finally I picked him up and realized the problem: he couldn't move!
My little mermaid, December 14, 2010


Messy boy!
December 15, 2010


I love this photo! "Hey!"

December 20, 2010


He is so mobile now and just crawls around getting into anything and everything. He's so cute while he does it!
December 20, 2010

Watching TV

I don't normally put Preston down in front of the TV but this particular day I must have had something I needed to do so I stuck him in his seat and put on something like Dinosaur Train. He LOVED it! He was seriously so into it. Every time I would try to get a picture of him watching he kept looking at me.

I finally got one.

Mesmerized.

Friday, December 17, 2010

A Christmas Tree and Santa

On the evening of December 3rd we decided to try to go to Wise Buys and get a tree for $9.98 like last year. We were all sick with colds but really wanted a tree! After waiting in line in the rain we found out that all they had were Douglas firs and I insisted on having a noble fir. We decided to go home and try again later. On the way home there was a Christmas tree lot right by The Fountains so we stopped and came home with this beauty.
Preston's first Christmas tree lot

Our Tree

I was having a hard time deciding whether or not it was important for Preston to have his picture with Santa on his first Christmas. I finally decided to just take him to have his picture done after we did his portraits on December 16th. I was even happier to find out I could take my own photos and didn't have to pay! I am so glad I have these pictures!!!!
Preston was a little unsure about this strange man with a beard but was intrigued so he didn't cry at all.


Aren't these adorable pictures and isn't he a great Santa?!

Thursday, December 16, 2010

9 Months

I've been meaning to get my act together for a while but I finally took Preston to get his portraits done today. I absolutely love the way they turned out and I'm so glad to have these adorable pictures of my boy.



Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Playing with the Bouncer

Preston loves bouncing, but also loves to just play at the bouncer. This little boy couldn't be any cuter.
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He is so content to just play on his own.
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Sunday, November 28, 2010

Thanksgiving Weekend

The day after Thanksgiving with the Carter's we headed over to the Coons for a couple days. Cousins Luke and Preston are 2 months apart but Luke is the same size as Preston. Here they are in their matching ra"coons" outfits from Grammy.




As you can see, it is impossible to get these 2 to sit still for the camera but they sure are adorable!