Monthly Archives: October 2015

Ben’s Costume Test Run

Ben got to do a test run with his Minecraft costume during a Halloween activity at school this past Saturday. Here are a few pics someone sent me (I didn’t have a chance to take any myself since I was … Continue reading

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Our Brave Amelia

Amelia has finally decided on her Halloween costume for this year – the daring, red-headed archer from Brave, Princess Merida. I think it’s a perfect fit.

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Minecraft for Math Homework

Ben had a homework assignment this week to find or make an array. He begged me to let him do one using Minecraft, so I finally gave in. Some of his video is hard to hear, but overall I think he … Continue reading

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Amelia’s Next Biking Endeavor

We received this bike attachment from a friend, so we figured we’d have Amelia use it for a while before we try to teach her how to ride on her own. So far, she loves this method…

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Costume “Craft”-ing

I spent part of Saturday constructing Ben’s Halloween costume. Here’s part of it primed and ready for paint. Any guess what he wants to be this year… Here’s a hint…

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Seasonal Attire

Amelia and Ben taking a quick scooter break yesterday evening after school while modeling recent additions to their Halloween wardrobe… And yes, the two black shirts (cat & skeleton) glow in the dark, of course!

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To the Pumpkin Farm!

We set off to Brookdale Farm for my favorite October tradition this past Sunday – pumpkin picking, right off the vine. It was a crisp, just-cool-enough October day, and it made for a perfect, simple, but special, family afternoon.  Ben, giving … Continue reading

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