Friday, February 28, 2014

Cows & Chickens

We spent this very cold Friday morning (brrr!) collecting eggs, milking a cow and visiting with the newest calves at Pineland Farms.  Wishing everyone a happy weekend. 

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Tick Tock

Jack LOVES to take things apart to figure out how exactly how they work...he has the mind of a little mechanical engineer!  This afternoon I gave Jack a box of several old clocks that his Poppy had given to him.  I told Jack that he could use his tools to take them apart.  Jack had the absolute best time using every tool possible to disassemble the clocks.  He loved studying all of the tiny pieces inside and analyzing how those pieces all fit and worked together.

Sunday, February 23, 2014

The Olympic Rings

The day before the Olympics in Sochi began Grace, Jack and Eve made their own set of Olympic rings by painting the colors on cut out paper plates.  We discussed how the five rings represent the five major regions of the world and how every country in the world has at least one the five colors of the rings represented in their flag. 

Saturday, February 22, 2014

Cross Country Skiing at Pineland Farms

We went cross country skiing at Pineland Farms today!  This was the first time that Grace, Jack and Eve cross country skied and they did such a great job!  We can't wait to go again.  Here are some pictures from our fun day...


Friday, February 21, 2014

Gracie Girl!

My Gracie girl has been on school vacation all this week and it has been so nice having her home!

Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Winter Wonderland

This is what the side of our driveway looks like right now.  We now have our very own sledding hill!  This afternoon we only had a 30% chance of a few little snow showers but that ended up turning into yet another big snowstorm, which dropped several more inches of snow today.  Although the snow is very pretty I think I'm just about ready for spring.

Jack, on the other hand, wants winter to last forever.  He loves everything about it!

Fortunately, we have Eve...she said she would plow our entire driveway (all 350 feet of it!) with her little grader truck this afternoon!

Tuesday, February 18, 2014

Indoor Soccer Season

Indoor soccer season started the first Saturday in February.  Grace and Jack are both playing.  This is their first year playing indoors and they love it!  Grace and Jack have games every Saturday.  Jack's team is called the Broncos (he is pictured above in orange) and Grace's team is the Rays (the team with the pink shirts).  Eve is their biggest fan and she loves attending all of the games.  Here are a few pictures from the first three games...


Friday, February 14, 2014

My Little Valentines!

Valentine's Day Tea!

My children love to drink tea!  This year for Valentine's Day we made heart tags on tea bags to give out as gifts and also to enjoy on Valentine's Day morning.  To make these tea bags I choose red paintings that Grace, Jack and Eve painted together for Valentine's Day.  I cut out tiny heart shapes from their paintings and replaced the original tea bag tags with their painted hearts.  We chose raspberry tea so that the tea would be pink!  Here are some pictures of Grace, Jack and Eve enjoying a cup of their Valentine's Day tea this morning...

Got Gracie, Jack & Eve?