Well, to recap where I ended the last blog post, the stomach bug DID make it's way through our little family, hitting Joel and I at the SAME time last Monday evening. Neither one of us could take the boys to school on Tuesday (not that they needed to go anyway and spread the germs!), but caring for them with both parents down for the count was definitely something we hope to never have to go through ever again. Seriously...it was awful. Thankfully, the kids were complete angels and knew they needed to just chill that day and even took 3 hour naps that afternoon. The Mom Squad (our mothers!) came to the rescue that night. My mom dropped off dinner for the boys at the front door and then Joel's mom braved the germs and came and bathed the kids and read them books. We are thankful for our village this Thanksgiving! We have all recovered now and are several pounds lighter, just in time for Thursday!
Meet Chief Brave Loud Thunder!
By Friday night, we were all in need of an outing! The Summit was having their annual Lights Up event, where they have a parade and fireworks to kick off the Christmas season. We went last year and had a great time.
We met the Bridges at Urban Cookhouse before the parade. Hudson was posing here...I can't help but laugh at this picture!
Batman and Robin were there and Hudson and Haines wouldn't go anywhere near them...however, they weren't afraid of the gingerbread man at all! Ha!
On Sunday afternoon, we headed to Charlie's dinosaur birthday party. The day was beautiful, but it was freezing outside!