Tuesday, November 18, 2008

Halloween/Harvest Carnival

I know that I'm soooo behind on getting this post done, oh well, better late than never. Than didn't dress up this year, he is outgrowing the costumes but not the candy.
Dani was Wonder Woman, Gretchen was Mulan and Becca was a monkey.
Because the weather is usally so cold here,and I'm just not in to the whole
trick-or-treat thing, I just take the kids to the Harvest Carnival. They get so much candy, it's warm, and I don't have to be as worried that something will happen to my kids.
The one place I do take the kids is my aunts house. This year she bought all the kids an extra treat(pez dispensers). After she let the kids pick out the pez she said they could go pick out a candy out of the bowl. Gretchen decided that she didn't want the pez and put in under the table that the candy bowl was setting on and emptied the candy bowl into her bag, and yes my aunt let her keep all the candy plus the pez. When no one was looking I put some of the good candy back.

Who Does Becca Look Like?

My friend did this on her blog with her two kids so thought I would give it a try. I was very surprised at some of the results, especially Becca's.

MyHeritage: Look-alike Meter - Genealogies - Family pics

Who Does Gretchen Look Like?

MyHeritage: Family tree - Genealogy - Celebrity - Collage - Morph

Who Does Dani Look Like?

MyHeritage: Look-alike Meter - Roots

Who Does Than Look LIke?

MyHeritage: Look-alike Meter - Family history - Family search

Thursday, November 13, 2008

Pumpkin Fun

Carving pumpkins was a lot of fun this year. We got our pumpkins from my mom's garden so that made it special for the kids to use Grammy's pumpkins. All the kids totally got into it and I have to admit so did I. I'm not usually bib on this activity. Than the squeamish child that he is really struggled with the pumpkin slime. I rather enjoyed watching him squirm(is that bad of me or what). Thanks Mom for all the pumpkins.

Becca's pumpkin. "Mr. Potato Head" pieces to put on pumpkins. These were a huge hit. Becca loved rearranging the face as you can see all puncture holes.

the middle pumpkin is Than's and the other is Gretchens. Can you guess which Disney Princess is on Gretchens?

Dani's pumpkin. Can you guess which Disney Princess I am?

Parents Day at Dance

This was parents day at Dani's dance class. The parents are only allowed to go on the specified day to watch otherwise they are now allowed in the room. Mandie went with me to help wrangle all my babysitting kids and took the pictures. Dani absolutely loves dance. I'm so impressed by what she is learning(I know nothing about ballet) and her balance in pretty impressive while she is doing all the positions. She now tells me that she can speak French because of the position names. Good job Dani, I'm so proud of you! Can't wait for the Spring recital.

doesn't this look like a comfortable state to be in while teaching dance