Ruthie found her Little People Manger Scene that I wasn't planning to get out until after Thanksgiving. She was screaming "BABY JESUS!! HAPPY BIRTHDAY!" at the box so I gave in and got it out. She has loved it and even brought baby Jesus to have lunch with her. She put him on a chair and said, "Sit down, baby Jesus". She insisted that I give baby Jesus some of her bread and green beans. She also kept pointing her sippy cup at him and making a slurping sound pretending she was giving him something to drink. Ruthie loves her some baby Jesus!
The high today was 37, but it was very windy and the windchill was 24. So Ruth got a chance to wear her winter hat to MOPS. She calls it "ball hat" because of the ball on top. She loved it so much she wore it all day.
This afternoon Ruth told me she was going to church. She put two babies in the stroller, got 2 bottles and 2 fake cookies for their snack, and a toy for each one. She then got a purse and put a pocket size Bible inside. Where do you think she learned this one?
I was very nervous because Ruth wouldn't put on her costume all month. We tried several different ones and she would scream when we would try to put them on. After she saw everyone else in a costume she ran to put hers on and wore it all night!
Grandma Deb came to visit! Showing off her Halloween outfit...even doggie has a hairbow. Thanks Grandma and Grandpa Guthrie! Reading Clifford no less Ruthie was very interested in carving the pumpkin. We had my mom's annual Halloween party complete with her chili.
Our friend Martha Stewart...I mean Hartley... made great desserts. So cute! Here are just a few of the costumes... "Pumpkin Pie" The kids loved the bubble machine! The boys cooking hot dogs over the fire. Going trick-or-treating... Ruthie did a great job saying "trick-or-treat" and "thank-you". She got a little excited at one house and went inside. There were too many people on the porch for me to reach her. It was pretty funny. The weather was perfect...seeing that it usually snows here on Halloween. Spence and Ruthie on to the next house. Reese cups...Mommy and Daddy's favorite too. We had a great time and can't wait for next year!