Saturday, December 31, 2011

Year in review 2011 (Part 2)

 In Pre-K we made smores! by the camp fire!

 In July I had my final farwell with a lot of yummy food!

 It was a very nice surprise party!

 Then it was Kate and Brad's wedding!
July 2012
 Then a nice a vacation with family at the beach!
Making silly faces is my specialty!
 In September I started my new job which I LOVE!
 Did some camping/ relaxing!
 Watched my amazing friend marry the man of her dreams!
 October was full of Fall Fun .... carved a Minnie Pumpkin in an almost pink pumpkin from the Amish stand!

December was full of Holiday Cheer with friends and family!

Year in Review 2011 (Part 1)

2011 in Review
 I started off my year at the Early Years Conference with one of my besties Trisha!
January 22nd 2011
 I was so happy to witness this sweet little boy's dedication! So handsome just like his daddy!
January 23rd 2011
 Then I got allergy tested again! Let's just shock that immune system that is already compromised!
January 25th 2011
 The month of LOVE was so much fun with my Pre-K kiddos. We made organic "LOVE" muffins!
February 14th 2011
 I got a new book from my Valentine M!
 March was crazy madness as my tulips started to bloom!

 My favorite time of year making green play dough!
March 1st 2011
Wacky Wednesday ( Dr. Seuss Week) March 2nd 2011
 Another Amazing Vacation with friends! I love you R family!
 A beautiful almost spring day March 28th 2011
 April started off with me ironing a nice white table cloth and setting it with Easter decor. 
I really enjoyed this... I think it was because it was a sign of Spring!
April 2nd 2011
April 14th 2011 I walked to work as much as I could during Lent. 
God made this beautiful earth!

 On April 25th 2011 my tulips started to bloom.
 On April 27th 2011 my tulips were all gone due to a hail storm.
May 1st 2011 brought baby boys who turned one years old! 
 Home made Banana Bread that did not burn!
 Birthday's ...
 June was my last Pre-K Graduation!
Little did I know I would be graduating too the"BIG KID" school with some of my kiddos!
 Dinosaur Camp started June 10th and it was fun! 
Where is the rest of his body? How did he get in here? Is there more dinosaurs?
 M made this Amazing dinosaur egg with dinosaur in it!
 A guess or two?

In July ... T-Rex arrived
Digging for some dinosaurs!

So many dinosaurs so little time. I didn't get to finish dinosaur camp. I got a job at the BIG KID school!
A long weekend in Vermont

Sunday, December 25, 2011

Christmas Cookies and other Shenanigans!

 Christmas Eve was full of Christmas Cheer!
As my sister put it " It didn't feel like Christmas until she got here!"
I purposefully put on one of my Christmas turtlenecks (they use to be my mothers) because it brings out the cheer in EVERYONE! We first started with some Christmas Cookie making and decorating!
My mother use to set up a cookie sheet (see image below) and let us decorate! Now I am in charge and she LOVES it because she has to do nothing!
 A insisting on doing her own...
 My trays of cookies!
 Now I put my cookies in while my sister was decorating hers. I set the timer.  My cookies came out just right! I asked my sister if she wanted me to help with hers. She said no... and there was no timer!
I finally asked her "Are your cookies done? "
 Opps! I took out her cookies and they were well... you can see for yourself!
 Next year it has been decided that I will be in charge of all Cookie Baking!
 We then began the hardest Christmas puzzle EVER! (Thanks MOM!)
 A before her HO HO HO party!
 Christmas Eve Dinner...
After Mass we were in our Christmas PJ's!  OH the Sisterly Love
More puzzle making... I gave up!
Merry Christmas 2011