Kassidy, Rustin, Ryder and Kyndall enjoy some chocolate pie--after their nap!
We celebrated Thanksgiving this year with our good friends the Woods'. It was great! The quints are finally getting old enough that I don't feel like I have to be constantly worried about them hurting themselves or destroying everything they come in contact with (OK, so I do still worry about that one, but it helped that the Woods did a good job of babyproofing before we came over!) It was so fun to be able to relax and visit. We actually brought all of our pack-n-play's over so that the babies could take a nap at the Woods house, and they we timed dinner to be ready while they were all sleeping. I actually got to sit down and eat dinner without anybody yelling at me, throwing food at me, or causing me to jump up every two minutes to get them something. It was wonderful!!!
After dinner the kids enjoyed playing video games (there were even enough controllers to go around so everyone at least thought that they were playing, even if they weren't actually plugged in) They also had fun playing outside.
Note: Kaydence somehow managed to avoid getting her picture taken, but I promise she was there too!
The week before Thanksgiving, my mom (aka "Mimi") was here for nine days. Whenever she comes, we always try to get as many things done as possible. This time we may have broken our record for the most activities in one day. Since she was here to help, we decided to have a garage sale that Saturday to sell some of the mounds of baby stuff I still have hanging around. After we advertised the garage sale and started to make preparations, I got a call from a photographer reminding me about the photo shoot scheduled for that Saturday. Big oops! We had rescheduled several times, so I guess the "real" date had not stuck in my mind. Fortunately the photograher was flexible and agreed to come in the afternoon, after the garage sale. In addition to the garage sale and the photo shoot, we also managed to sqeeze in Riley's last volleyball game and a date night for Jayson and I.
The Garage Sale---Riley and Kaiya decided at the last minute to sell bottled water, soda and Rice Krispie Treats. I think they did better than we did---I was always amazed by the people who acted offended that I would charge $1 for a pair of practically new Old Navy overalls, but then turned around and paid several dollars to buy Rice Krispie treats and waters for their entire family.
Here are a few pics that my mom took during the photo shoot with Figure 8 Studios. (Figure 8 Studios are the people who produced "Multitude of Multiples"--they just wanted some pictures for their website)
Also while my mom was here, we managed to go to Costco, HEB, Sam's Club, Chick-fil-a, Cheddars and Sam's Club again.
Cute picture of Kaydence to make up for not getting any good ones at Thanksgiving :-)
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