Thursday, November 22, 2012

{happy thanksgiving}

This was G's first thanksgiving & i am pretty sure she had a great time munching on turkey, green beans, stuffing, & sweet potatoes :)
We spent the entire day with our family & friends & it was Fabulous!
We have so much to be thankful for this year & always.

Hope everyone had a wonderful thanksgiving!
love the johnstons

Wednesday, November 14, 2012

{happy birthday my love}

To the handsome, sweet, hard working, loving man that is my husband:
23 years ago you were born, & i am so thankful 
Over the last 8 years, you have become a big part of my life in so many ways
You have been such a wonderful friend, boyfriend, husband & now, a wonderful father to our sweet little girl
words cannot express the amount of love, respect & appreciation i have for you
I promise to love you for the rest of forever
Happy Birthday

{our family celebration}
{William, his broher James, My mother in law & g, My father in law, My mom, my sister} 
{Willy wanted devils food donuts as his special treat this year}
Make a wish!!
Happy birthday Daddy! 
{from our very VERY dirty lasagna covered baby}

Thursday, November 1, 2012

{Halloween 2012}

This year was G's first halloween! 
We went with a disney theme for our costumes. 
Little miss G was Cinderella! We bought her sweet little cinderella onesie at the disney store & I made her Crown.
William & i were "A hipster version" of rapunzel & flynn ryder :) We just threw together clothes we already had and made it work! It actually turned out pretty well! I was surprised.

We walked our neighborhood as we always do & visited with friends & family, then came back home & TONS of our friends, family, & other people showed up at our house. Seriously, people we didnt even know were walking through our door! It was crazy! But oh so much fun :) We put G to bed & everyone ate snacks, drank apple cider punch, & played old school Mario Brothers on our Nintendo NES. It was a great night :) 

Hope everyone had a fun halloween!!

oh, & here are the recipes for the Cider punch & our halloween snack!
Enjoy :)
6 Cups apple cider
2 Cups OJ
1/2 C lemon juice
1 Bottle Martinellis Sparkling cider
Monster munch
ok i just threw stuff in the jar and mixed it together
this is what i used:
Candy corn
Chocolate gold fish
Golden Grahams 
Caramel corn
honey nut cheerios
Pretzel m&ms
Reeses pieces