Sunday, December 19, 2010

a little ambitious

If you're looking for a Christmas cookie project that will take an entire afternoon and yield 9 whole cookies, I can recommend this one:

Sunday, December 5, 2010

disaster averted

We put up our Christmas tree this weekend and Mariel (one of my yw) helped us decorate it. When we were finished putting all the decorations on we realized there was nothing to go on the top. Luckily she had her water colors and exacto knife with her (you don't always carry your's?), and she whipped up the perfect angel.

one more

One more Thanksgiving picture. Because occasionally I can be sentimental, and having these ladies (and K) come visit was really fantastic.

Thanksgiving Regatta

When the Saltzman's think of a funny idea, we make t-shirts. When the Campbell's think of a funny idea, we spend the entire Thanksgiving day building boats and then racing them on a nearby lake.

The other team's boat may have gone the tiniest bit faster, but our contestant had lots of room to stretch her legs and a comfortable lawn chair to sit on. At the end of the day, isn't that what you really look for in a cardboard boat?