Monday, December 29

Happy Birthday to Amy

I spent the day at BINGO with my sister Jennie and my Mom and then came home to go to Amigo's with some family and friends. It was a great day!

Family and Friends

Amy's BIG drink

Birthday treat from Amigo's

Friday, December 26

Christmas Pics

Rhea at Grandma Moothart's

Daddy waking Rhea up to see what Santa brought

Santa was good to Rhea

Rhea really likes her new talking Pooh ornament

Check out all the stuff Rhea got from Santa, Mom & Dad

Dad, Mom & Rhea Christmas morning

Carlie, Adam, Amy & Carl at Toads Christmas Night
(Picture stolen from Paul's blog)

I hope everyone ejoyed the holiday and got everything they wanted from Santa!!!

Wednesday, December 24

Happy Holidays

I hope everyone has a safe and happy holiday. Hopefully you have been good this year so Santa can bring you everything you have wished for. If not at this point its probably better to start fresh for next year.

We have many celebrations to attend over the next couple days so I should have pictures to post soon.

Happy Holidays from The Buchanan's

Sunday, December 21

Not much going these days

Life has been very busy with Rhea's birthday, Halloween, Thanksgiving, and Jennie's Wedding. Not that it has slowed down any because with all of the things listed above I did not get prepared much for the holidays that will come this week. I have spent the last two weeks baking, shopping and getting holiday cards ready. I just sent my last handful of cards today (Sunday) in the mail. Sorry to anyone who gets them late. I will try to be more on top of things next year. I have only got one last present to get. Then I can check that off my list of "To Do" items.

I did get to go out to dinner last night for an early birthday dinner. My sister, Chris, Stacy, Ryan, Carl and myself all went to a restaurant in Waterloo named Tokyo. Due to the blowing snow two of our good friends Bill and Nicole were unable to make it, but we will catch up with them another time. For most of us it was our first time to Tokyo. It was a lot of fun and I really liked the food. It was pricey but you do get a good show when they cook the meal in front of you. I did not leave hungry. I would go back again but it would not be a weekly place to eat just because of the cost.

We have a busy week with Christmas eve and Christmas day being spent running from one families house to another and then Sunday is my Birthday. Plus the next week is the new year, but we really do not have big plans.

Tuesday, December 9

Pics of Jennie's Big Day

It was a very busy fun day on Saturday. I started the day at 7:30am going to Waverly to get my hair done and ended the night at 10:45 putting Rhea's PJ's on in the car so that she could fall a sleep on the way home from the reception.

The wedding was at Bethlehem Lutheran Church on Hudson Rd in Cedar Falls and the reception was at the 4H building in Waverly. I think everyone involved had a blast! Here are some pics to show part of the evening.

Family Picture
Amy,Rhea and Carl

Amy as Matron of Honor

Jennie & Chris

Papa & Phoenix

Phoenix in the smallest tux I have ever seen

Mommy's best friend Nicole and Rhea's best friend Anna

Jennie doing the limbo

Amy doing the limbo

Friday, December 5

Big Weekend

We are getting ready for a very big weekend. My sister Jennifer is getting mairried this weekend and both Rhea and I are in the wedding. I am the matron of honor and Rhea will be in a wedding for the very first time as a flower girl. I will take lots of pics over the next few days and get them posted as soon as possible.

We are staring the weekend off today with decorating, pedicures, rehearsal and then the rehearsal dinner at Cedar Falls Diamond Dave's. I thought that going to a restaurant with diamond in the name seems very appropriate. I am very excited for the weekend because all the kids are involved and I am really happy for my sister and Chris. More to come...