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Monday, January 31, 2011

January at School.

Special winter snack.Making their snacks.
"Bowling" with snowballs in Discovery class.
Knocking things down in Discovery class.
And ice fishing, of course!

Sunday, January 30, 2011

January Artwok.

Our house was so beautifully decorated for winter this month:






There were a lot of worksheets this month.





But also some yummy hot chocolate.
And also a boy dressed for summer.
Brought to you by the letters 'W' and 'I'.


Friday, January 28, 2011

Swingset.

Oh how we love our swingset! Especially hanging upside down.

And sliding!



Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Safety First.


(Lily, modeling Mommy's new safety goggles as part of the great bathroom renovation project.)

Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Homework.

The Bug, doing her first real homework.Writing her name on a worksheet.

The finished product.

After doing several of these, she decide to make herself a worksheet to practice writing her last name.She also made a worksheet for Rory to practice with. (Sophia coming soon, I'm sure.)

Saturday, January 22, 2011

Ad naseum.

Over and over and over again, since Auntie left...

She must have drawn this scene at least once a day. Think she's trying to tell us something?

(I like this particular one, because we're all holding hands, and she included our ages as well as our names. Lily is 7, Auntie is 8, Mommy is 10 and Rory is 4.)

Friday, January 21, 2011

Tellin' it like it is.

From the playroom tonight as I was getting dinner ready...

Lily - "Mommy, we need a different Rory!"

Me - "A different Rory?"

Lily - "Yes. A new one."

Me - "Is there something wrong with the one we've got?"

Lily - "Yeah. She's a wrecking ball."

Thursday, January 20, 2011

Oh, how I love this face!

Trying on Mommy's new lip gloss.Actually *eating* something new (tacos)!!! Without complaining. Shocking. And still cute.

Wednesday, January 19, 2011

Any song...

"Mommy, any song by Taylor Swift, I love."
-Lily

Even Rory can sing along.





We listen to a LOT of her music these days.

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Fairy Dance Party.

Our little fairies...




Monday, January 17, 2011

Sunday, January 16, 2011

Mommy's birthday.

Pancakes in bed. Snuggles. Shopping. And dinner at home together. My girls gave me the best birthday ever. (With maybe a little help from their Daddy).

Oh, and there were presents!With hand decorated wrapping paper.


And helpers eager to assist in unwrapping.
And to help model some of the gifts.
The girls got me some new yoga clothes and were very anxious to see if they worked.
Who doesn't like a little yoga in the kitchen?

And there was cake too!


And you know what happens when you give two little girls cake after dinner right?? Madness. With a side of screaming.


And some roaring too.


And no celebration would be complete without some funny faces.


Happy birthday, indeed!

Saturday, January 15, 2011

Artists at Work.

This is what I always imagined having two kids would be like. (Don't blink or you'll miss it!)



Actually, they spent most of a morning this way, deep in concentration and painting contentedly.

This is what we ended up with... Lily's masterpieces.

And Rory's too.