Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Early December Fun 2013

We have had a busy month already-Christmas parties, extra co-op Christmas play practices, Christmas shopping, wedding anniversary, and Gotcha Day anniversary, just to name a few! And we still have a birthday coming up, as well as several other Christmas gatherings. Whew, whirlwind December! Thankfully we have still found time to bake and watch Christmas movies as a family. Those simple moments-with just hubby, the kids, and myself-are my favorite part of Christmas. Here's to hoping I get more of those in the second half of this month!

Baby Girl checks out the tree

Happy little girl!

Making a funny face

Creche that Doodles made for her December Spanish project

Adeste Fidelis-Bug memorized this & sang it for his December Latin project

Ninjabread Cookie Kit

Bug shapes gingerbread cookies

Baby Girl helps me shape cookies

Just having fun!

 Ninjabread cookies

Gingerbread men

I shaped the fondant for the gingerbread house

Bug is working while Doodles acts silly

Bug takes out gingerbread house pieces

Our completed gingerbread house: front view

Side view

Another side view

Back view

Baby Girl in her new outfit and boots

Somebody got into the gingerbread house....wonder who it was?

Evidence on the floor....

It was Baby Girl! She has "snow" (cornstarch) on her chin and her shirt...BUSTED! :)

Tuesday, December 3, 2013

Homeschooling and Life: Nov. 18-Nov. 30, 2013

We had a good end to November and a great Thanksgiving. Now we are looking forward to Christmas. We will do school this week and then take our holiday break. Merry Christmas, everyone!


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