Well, every year we give our AZ Johnson nephews "memories" for Christmas. So, we finally got around to making the memory with them (it has been a busy year). We picked them up on Saturday afternoon - we went to the train park and had a great time. We then took them to our house for a sleepover. We had a great dinner ( the blue box and hot dogs...doesn't get much better than that) and some interesting dinner talk - boys are very fun. Since we were doing the "urban camping" with the boys - I (Jake was much smarter than me) thought s'mores would be a great idea. Well, after making a total mess and the boys trying to eat them (me hand feeding TJ and Eli telling me they were "too sticky")...we went to Plan B...oreos.
After our super fun dessert (I still think the s'mores were a good idea), we watched "The Rescuers" (this is an older Disney movie and we had a VHS tape - Eli was very confused when he saw the tape...kids today...and yes, Jake and I still use a VCR - we tape our shows...no Tivo for us). Jake brought out the glow sticks during the movie (thank you Peggy - great idea) and the boys loved them. After the movie, it was bed time...tent style.
Jake really wanted to sleep in the tent as well, but there was no room for him. The boys went to sleep a little late, but they didn't get up at 5:30AM (which happened last year with Eli). We had a great time with the boys and look forward to our next sleepover!
Family 2011 Memories
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