Disney World Part 2

The next day we went to see Mickey first thing. Oliver was the one who really wanted to see him, but James was so excited! It was cute to see him give Mickey a high five. Our sweet kids with Mickey! Buzz Lightyear is always a fun ride. The kids like to shoot at Zurg….

DisneyWorld Part 1

Last April Chris was going to be working in Florida for a month, so I drove to Nana’s house and she flew with me to Florida with all the kids so they could see their Dad for a little while. We decided to go to Disney World! Here is Oliver on the monorail on our…

Fun Big Pool

Chris brought this huge pool back for the kids after one of his work trips last summer. I thought I blogged about it, but now I can’t find the post, so here we go again!  This pool has been a lot of fun for this kids. The basketball hoop is a big hit. Marion loves…

June 2013 What We Do

So somewhere along the line we completely forgot to blog about some big events this summer. So here is some back blogging from last year:  Marion loves to cook, so she grabs other people’s aprons and climbs on her stool to help. Here she is grinding some cheese. And weighing some cheese… Chris’ Uncle Bill…

Profitaroles

Our new favorite thing to make is profiteroles. They are like cream puffs, only smaller. And very yummy. As it turns out, they are super easy to make – so we have been making them a lot in the past couple months. Here is the new oven at work – it has a smaller upper…

Marion Sailor Suit

Chris’ grandmother made a child size sailor suit out of Chris’ grandfather’s Navy uniform. Chris’ dad used to wear it when he was young. We have a cute picture of Chris wearing it as a small boy, and each of our kids has worn it when they turn three. Now it is Marion’s turn! It…

Elora’s Girl Scout Investiture

Elora joined Girl Scouts this year. My mom is the leader and I am the assistant. It has been fun to be in Girl Scouts again. I was a scout for 11 years; my mom was my leader for 10 of those years. It is a great organization and it has been a really fun…