Tuesday, November 4, 2008

Melly's Tag

One of my best friends from high school has tagged me...this one is all about your kids! I have three of them so I hope it's not too long for you! =)

Zachary J
Name and Meaning: God remembers and the J stands for Jeremy-after his daddy

Age: 9 years going on 30

Nicknames: Zack Attack, Zacky, Zack

Favorite Activities: Any and all sports, especially running and football, hanging out with his family in the back yard

Favorite Foods: pizza, cheese sticks, pasta, roast and potatoes

Least Favorite Foods: peas

Favorite Music: Jonas Brothers and soft rock

Favorite Toys: our neighbor boys' Rip Stick

Favorite Book: Judy B. Jones series and he just finished the Tale of Desperaux

Favorite item of clothing: shorts, running pants, hoodies

What makes him happy? Playing with friends, wrestling with Dad and Owen, doing good for others, helping me out

What makes him sad? When others are not kind to another or to him

Owen J
Name and Meaning: Born to nobility; young warrior-the J stands for his Grandpa Jerry

Age: 6

Nicknames: Owey, Owen-Buh-dowen, OJ, Big O

Favorite Activities: Playing pass, wrestling with Zack and Dad, playing with his friends, helping me cook, reading, playing the wii, going to the library

Favorite Foods: raspberries, blueberries, FiberWise bars, salad, pizza (such a healthy eater...I LOVE it!)

Least Favorite Foods: peas

Favorite Music: One-eyed One-horned Flying Purple People Eater (we had some great Halloween music this year!)

Favorite Toys: the wii, soccer set, football

Favorite Book: books about science-animals, space, etc and anything that brings out that cute giggle of his!

Favorite item of clothing: running pants and Mario Brothers t-shirt (his grandma Ogden got it for him and it is his prized treasure!)

What makes him happy? Lots of love and affection, playing with friends, one-on-one time, three squeezes (that is our secret code for I LOVE YOU-not so secret anymore!)

What makes him sad? When others are not kind to another or to him and not getting his way (we hope the whole pouting thing is just a phase!)

Avery Gene
Name and Meaning: Ruler of the elves; nobility...hmmm...Gene is after my middle name which is my grandfather York's middle name (Eugene)

Age: 4 years old

Nicknames: Princessa, Miss Avers, Av, Squeaker

Favorite Activities: Anything with me (& I LOVE that!), dressing up as princesses with friends, playing with friends, and how could I forget?-playing with Twyla, her stuffed kitten (please don't tell her it's stuffed...or that it's an 'it.')

Favorite Foods: strawberries, peaches, oranges, apples, raspberries, ham and egg muffins

Least Favorite Foods: peas

Favorite Music: Monster Mash (right now) and Jonas Brothers Year 3000

Favorite Toys: Twyla, Twyla, Twyla

Favorite Book: Any and all Fancy Nancy books

Favorite item of clothing: a little skirt she has deemed her "Hannah Montana" skirt (I'm not sure if she even knows who that is!)

What makes her happy? snuggling, getting her back scratched, reading stories, playing with her brothers and friends, shopping with me (she really does love it!)

What makes her sad? If someone gets upset with her-she likes things peaceful and fun

That was fun! I sure love my kiddos! =) Now I will tag: Kendra, Andrea, and Sally!


  1. Ok, what's up with the dissin peas thing? Really? I love peas. . .
    And, I loved reading about your kids it was really sweet:)

  2. The funny thing is that Jay and I love peas! They are pretty healthy eaters though so I can't really complain about one veggie! =)


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