So, to conclude the Marvy Mom Holiday Ideas for this year, here are this year's write ups. Mediocre at best... but DONE! And 'round here lately, DONE is worth a lot.
|This is the photo we used on T's jar. It's in the waiting room just before we found out #3 was a boy.|
Name: Thomas Eric Giessler
Nickname: Tommy, T-bone
Age: 7 years, 8 months
Favorite things to do or play: Angry Birds,on Dad's school iPad (Waiting to download Angry Birds Rio “unfree”); Legos; Chess; Wii games (Wii Udraw, Lego Star Wars, Wii Sports)
Favorite books: The Secrets of Droon; Magic Tree House series (Dinosaurs Before Dark); Roscoe Riley. (Reading chapter books this year!)
Friends: Carter Houston, Cameron DeVito, Camden Orskachowski (sp?); Cole Finneron, Gage Langlois
Least favorite things to do: Pick up Ceanna from Kindergarten (she moved into Carter's old house across the street; T has decided it was HER fault his friend moved); play with E.A.
Favorite foods: Whoopie pies, pizza, Annie's mac & cheese, vanilla ice cream
Favorite movies/TV shows: The Muppets, iCarly, Angry Birds videos, Drake & Josh (We got Netflix this year....)
Big events this year: “Michael” in Village Players “A Chistmas Story”, went to William Lawrence Camp as a real camper for 2 weeks, in Kingswood Children's Summer Theatre production of “Camp Rock”, Disney World (Animal Kingdom Lodge) in February with G.G., Poppa, Uncle Todd, Jack & Ryan.
In a nutshell: He says, “Serious... I have no idea.” Curious, likes a routine, great, unique language, loves to be the comedian in school, MUCH improved handwriting/fine motor, holds a bit of grudge which pushes Mom's buttons!
|Mr. Personality, also at the doctor's office.|
Date: December 2011
Name: Elliott Robinson Giessler
Nickname: Elliott, E-Train, El, E
Age: 5 1/2 years
Favorite things to do or play: Angry Birds on Daddy's iPad, baseball, Wii (Netflix shows, Udraw, Wii Sports), act in plays, play with new toys, go to Kindergarten
Favorite books: Clifford, Caillou, Star Wars, Cars II books
Friends: Landon, Isabella, Mommy(!), Daddy, George
Least favorite things to do: pick up the toy room, “do projects... well, I like some projects but other ones I don't like that much.”
Favorite foods: Whoopie pies, mac & cheese, broccoli, carrots, corn, oatmeal (especially with chocolate chips in it!), chocolate ice cream.
Big events this year: Started Kindergarten and LOVES it! Played Randy in A Christmas Story (to rave reviews!), Disney World (Animal Kingdom Lodge) in February, swim lessons, trip to NYS with Mom while Tommy was at camp.
In a nutshell: Purely edible and sweet; STOLE the show in A Christmas Story; small in stature but the vocabulary of an 80 year old!