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Saturday, November 28, 2009

Thanksgiving 09

We had an awesome Thanksgiving celebrated with good friends! I cooked the massive turkey and mashed potatoes and everyone else brought something else..Bruce even tried sweet potato casserole...and liked it! The Strobles and the Stilwells and all their kids joined us for a fun day of eating, swimming, games and football!
Isabella, Bruce and Gracie enjoying a little football!

Monday, November 23, 2009

Sea Plane Videos!

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Saturday, November 21, 2009

Sea Plane!

We won a ride on a sea plane at a local christian school silent auction so today was the day that Evan, Jonah and I went!
Evan and Christian, the pilot


Evan was so excited because he's been playing Flight Simulator for months and was sure he could fly it...and the pilot let him! It was an amazing ride and we saw so many sharks and dolphin!

Sunday, November 15, 2009

Isabella's 8th Birthday Party...

Isabella decided to have a DOG party for her 8th birthday!
The girls painted wooden dog houses for their craft.

They played Pin the Tail on the Dog!
After presents and cake, they all went for a swim!

Thursday, November 12, 2009

Isabella Turns 8...

Our baby turned 8 today despite us telling her that she was NOT allowed! I think she had a really fun day! She convinced us to let her open just one present before school and she chose Evan's gift! It was a hit! He picked it out himself!
Lunch at school with the traditional birthday crown and cupcakes for her friends!
She chose Applebees for dinner and had her favorite chocolate dessert!Relaxin' with a few of her new presents!

Friday, November 6, 2009

Evan's Field Trip to G Wiz...

Evan took his first field trip of the year to G Wiz Science Museum in Sarasota! There was an awesome exhibit with drawings by Leonardo da Vinci that were made into models...very cool!

Lots of hands on displays and exhibits

Evan and his best friend, Maks

Tuesday, November 3, 2009

Isabella's Field Trip to Hunsader Farm...

Today Isabella's second grade class had a field trip to Hunsader Farm, the local fruit and veggie farm. The weather was perfect and almost felt like fall!

Lots of animals to feed including donkeys, goats, sheep, pigs, chickens and bunnies!

Isabella and her friend, Noel

There was even a litte butterfly garden!

Sunday, November 1, 2009

Trick or Treat!

Halloween was kind of different this year...Jonah went trick or treating with a friend so we didn't even see him on Halloween; neither Jonah nor Evan wanted to carve a pumpkin so Isabella and her friend, Katie carved them. Our street was unusually quiet this year too, maybe because there are so many empty houses compared to last Halloween. I think the kids still had fun trick or treating with Dakota and Hunter though!


Isabella carved an awesome bat pumpkin!

Gracie made a very cute witch!

Cooper was a scary spider!

Dakota, Isabella, Hunter and Evan
Cutest.Cat. Ever!

Evan as Jason from Friday the 13th