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Sunday, November 30, 2008

a great time!!!

We had a great weekend!! My brother was up from Arkansas so this meant our entire "Borg" family was together for the first time in a long time! It was great, but boy was it wild :-) There are eight big and little grandkids who have a great time together! Their ages range from 22 years to 16 months - so there is a nice range of activities that go on!! A majority of the energy ranges from 16 months to 6 years!! It was so much fun! And, lucky for us we will all be together again at Christmas!

On Friday Charli and I made Christmas cookies with Amanda and Dillon and I think everyone had fun! I think we ended the day with over 300 cookies that we split! So for any of you who are lucky enough to spend the holidays with us you can expect to see some of the following on our cookies plates....chocolate covered ritz peanut butter cracker sandwiches, peanut putter balls, chocolate covered peanut clusters, spritz cookies, sugar cookies, and chocolate covered pretzel sticks!!! And, believe it or not - but we didn't sneak any...hard to believe!! Charli and Dillon did all the decorating of the cookies with Amanda doing the initial frosting - so they are very special cookies!!

On Saturday we spent the afternoon at the farm before going to a benefit for a little guy in Columbus. Where, I am happy to announce that Chad actually won something!! He got a silver Ipod shuffle! I don't think he has every really won anything before - so this was a pretty big deal :-)

We hope everyone had a great Thanksgiving, that left your heart full of things to be grateful for.

this is a few weeks late - but a picture of the finished project of Charli's Angel that Jody got at the Angel's Among Us banquet.

my sister Rachelle and I at the benefit

the three little ones playing in the playroom at Grandma & Grandpa Borg's house!! CUTE :-)

Charli and Cohen

Charli in a box :-)

poor uncle Randy....being attacked by the sole three Borg grand-daughters

Charli decorating one of her many trees!

Charli with her Uncle Dillon - he was being attacked! I am sensing a pattern with her behavior!!

Charli and mom on Thanksgiving :-)

the bunch!! (Bryant, Colton, Charli, Derek, Macey, Andrew, Cohen, and Ryen)


The Wiechman's said...

How fun to have you all together! Happy Belated Anniversary, I have a card but can't find it. I can't believe how big Cohen is, I haven't seen his pics since he was first born! How blessed you all are. Hugs~G

Anonymous said...

What great pictures! How wonderful that you can all gather together with your children. Charli's cookies look really yummy :oP XXOOPP Grma P

Rachelle said...

Looks like you guys had a fantastic Thanksgiving weekend! It was nice all of you could be together. Great pictures!

The Hudcaps said...

Wow! You had a great holiday. How did I miss all those details today at work? It looks like you had a great kick off for the holiday season.

Charliann said...

Hi! My name is Charliann, and i found your blog on "accident", but i think Charli is absoluteley beautiful. I hope she likes her name as much as I do!!
Charli, 14

Natalie said...

What fun! Love the pics, especially the one of Charli decorating her christmas tree cookies. How cool that someone named Charli Ann found your website...cute!!

Deqlan said...

Hello Brend Chad and Charli

Just stopping past to say hello and as always Charli getting cuter each day - man do i wish we could put our hand through the computer and taste one of your cookies Charli! Prayers always God Bless Love Mark Samm Deqlan Logan