Monthly Archives: October 2014

Happy Halloween!

A few more pics of Amelia’s preschool friends because little kids in costumes are the best! Happy Halloween!

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Pumpkin Partying

Wednesday was quite the pre-Halloween party day for Ben & Amelia. First, Ben got to decorate pumpkins at school (an annual school-wide event), then Amelia had her preschool Halloween class party, and finally both kids got to go have fun … Continue reading

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Preschool Party Bags

I volunteered to make the goodie bags for Amelia’s Halloween Class Party, and the request was that they be filled with things the kids could do rather than eat. Here’s what I came up with: Dry Erase Jack O’Lanterns (which … Continue reading

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Carving Time

Glad for a fun evening with friends on Saturday night, complete with an outdoor fire and pumpkin carving. Ben and Amelia are very happy with their jack o’ lanters this year, by the way. I carved Amelia’s traditional jack, but … Continue reading

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Gingerbread Haunted Houses

Ben and I made some Haunted Houses out of graham crackers, icing, and candy yesterday. In theory, Amelia made one too, but mostly Ben just did it for her as she snacked on candy. We built the houses over small … Continue reading

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Wicked 10K and Monster Mile 2014

Good job, Ben & Alek, a.k.a., Batman and Jaguar! I’ll have to join in the fun again next year. Hopefully the weather will be as perfect as it was last year and this year. I threw together a quick Katniss … Continue reading

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Lego Club, Ahoy!

Ben’s Lego Club at school will be building a simple machine soon, so today they got to take an up-close look at many of the simple machines used on a sail boat. His group got a private tour of the … Continue reading

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