Saturday, December 31, 2011

Playing Rivers, Roads and Rails.

Daddy and Jason finished a whole game. Thanks Grandma and Grandpa L.

Thursday, December 29, 2011

Sophie playing with Leah and Leah and Lucas and Lucas! Yep, all 4 of them.

Tuesday, December 27, 2011

Thank you Grammy for all the Playmobil! I think it's a hit!

Monday, December 26, 2011

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Day 25: Merry Christmas!

Heading out to open presents!

The kids found the pterosaurs in their stockings and took off flying, ignoring everything else!

They liked their hobby horses, too.

Daddy and Jason playing a new math dice game!

And Sophie telling a story on the new story board.

Saturday, December 24, 2011

Day 24: Read 'Twas the night before Christmas!

Getting the tradition leg of lamb ready.

Celebrating at Grandma and Grandpa L's house. The kids all liked Sophie's Squirrel game.

Opening presents back at home.

And finally reading 'Twas the night before Christmas. We read it 7 times this year! Each time from a different version, including our new version where we can listen to Grandma and Grandpa L read it for us!

Ready for Christmas morning!

Friday, December 23, 2011

Thursday, December 22, 2011

Day 22: Go on a nature walk!

We found some really amazing looking fungi growing on a tree.

And our friend found a bird's nest!

Wednesday, December 21, 2011

Day 21: Happy Solstice!

Here is our sun bread!

And a blueberry goat cheese yule log!

And a Solstice gathering with friends.

Making candle holders.

Celebrating at home.

Tuesday, December 20, 2011

Day 19: Make cookies!

Day 20: Happy Hanukkah!

We celebrated by reading books, making latkes and paper menorahs, and playing dreidel games.

Here's a hint for tomorrow...

Sunday, December 18, 2011

Day 16: Las Posados!

Day 17: Decorate candles.

Day 18: Drive around to look at lights.

Here is our favorite house all lit up! (it's ours!)

Thursday, December 15, 2011

Day 13: St. Lucia's Day... The kids got a new book, Lucia and the Light!

Day 14: Make paper snowmen.

Day 15: Make funny soaps for the grandparents!

Here's the pics we took to create our soaps.

Monday, December 12, 2011

Day 11: Go to Uncle Jerry's for Christmas.

Day 12: Wrap presents!

The playsilks are done and ready to be wrapped.

Sophie was very excited to give her cousins playsilks. She wanted to make sure they all got under the tree okay.

Saturday, December 10, 2011

Day 10: Make Christmas crafts!

And mommy and daddy get to do out to a Holiday party.

Friday, December 9, 2011

Day 9: Celebrate the full moon!

The present is the book Grand Mamoon.

Going on a moon walk with Grand Mamoon

Thursday, December 8, 2011

A present waiting for tomorrow's advent... How exciting!

Day 8: Paint a holiday table runner.

Sophie decided when the table runner was done, she wasn't. She painted a place mat, too.

Here it is finished. Looking very festive on our table!

Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Day 7: Go on a nature walk with friends and make a wreath!

Here's Cameron, Ana, and Sophie enjoying a break on a log they found.

Sophie and Cameron decided to turn it over to look for worms.

Back at the pavilion to explore our findings and construct our wreath!

Here is our finished product!

And with the leftovers, we brought them home.

I made a little swag...

Jason made a birds nest...

and Sophie made a wall decoration.