Archive for January, 2009

Saturday, January 31st, 2009

fishy but it’s her fault

Last night Mimi’s school took part in a fish fry. Each year the Catholic elementary school that Mimi’s preschool is connected to (but not officially affiliated with) has a fish fry fundraiser to help raise funds for the school. Mimi’s school was invited to participate in their program. They sang a few songs such as […]

Thursday, January 29th, 2009

classy, german mustaches

For the past few months we’ve been developing a family tradition each Wednesday night: ice-skating. Since our local fitness center/iceplex offers open-skate and is free for members, we decided it would be a great way for the girls to practice their ice-skating skills. It turns out that the girls were unable to sign up for […]

Monday, January 26th, 2009

shiver me timbers

Today was Pirate Day at Mimi’s school. Even though it seemed like every other kid in her class specifically purchased costumes for this special day, I just found some miscellaneous items from Mimi’s wardrobe and around the house. Surprisingly, she was not pleased about this particular costume. Mimi is definitely going through a girly girl […]

Saturday, January 24th, 2009

3-2-1…BLAST OFF!

As a scouting event Mike invited the boys over to launch their homemade rockets that they started making a couple of months ago. Since we have the cornfield in the backyard, they thought that would be the perfect launching site. We filled the boys up with a hardy breakfast first of waffles, bacon, sausage, and […]

Wednesday, January 21st, 2009

cravin’ pizza and sassy girl

So that’s what I’m making for dinner tonight. Yum! Fortunately, I had a Chef Boy-R-Dee pizza kit in the food storage and some old mozzarella and pepperoni. Hopefully, those last 2 ingredients are too old. Some of us don’t have the luxury of having a Papa John’s Pizza delivery man for a husband. Hrrmph! Annie […]