Monthly Archives: February, 2016

Making Pasta

Here is Aunt Mary, Holly and my cousin Kaela preparing the dough.Cutting it into spaghetti strips.And this is the fresh, uncooked pasta.  We cooked it for a few minutes in boiling water, topped it with a delicious Bolognese sauce and had a fabulous meal with my extended family. I wish I had taken more pictures; …

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Tumbling

Below, Holly and Zoey being goofballs.Holly and friend, Zoey, are in a new tumbling class.  (I was not pleased with the last gymnastics instructor who was the embodiment of “phoning it in.”)  This new tumbling class focuses on floor work, no bars.  It may also lead to cheerleading class (which is mainly what they do at this gym), …

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Centennial Trail Walk

Linlee is on the mend and as we had a bit of sunshine this afternoon, I took all my girls for a walk on the Centennial Trail.  (I didn’t have my good camera with me and only took a few shots with my phone.)

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Home Sick

The girls had Monday off from school for President’s Day, but Linlee has been home ever since with a fever and a cough.  School rules are that a child needs to be fever-free for 24 hours before returning.  Not sure if Linlee will make it to school at all this week.  Poor lamb (of course, she …

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Staying Little

Linlee often says that she wants to be little again.  It’s not surprising when she doesn’t like anything “new” or “different” and growing up is full of new and different.  She mentioned it again the other day.  I asked her how little did she want to be.  She said she wanted to be like Holly, …

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Holly learning to read.

Hey, we don’t have much going on here right now.  For your viewing pleasure, here is a snippet of our five-year old learning to read.  (Please ignore the dog who is frantically trying to get through the slider.)

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