Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Breakfast with the Girls

Several days we got to have breakfast with our grandchildren.

Three of our granddaughter eating breakfast.

Sophie shows one of the decorated chocolate doughnuts.

The plate of chocolate doughnuts that Janelle made.

Amalie had Grandpa push her around inside the Lake Home.

Monday, January 30, 2012

Time on the Ice

During the Christmas Holiday, we got out on the ice of our lake.

Ben pulls his wife and daughter with a sled on the lake ice.

Sisters Anji, Bitsy, Sophie, and Aubrey ice skate.

Amelie, Ben and Janelle enjoy the cold and snow.

Five of Paige's children along with Paige join Ben on the ice.

The snowman built by the family.

Drew makes it to the lake shore after ice skating.

Saturday, January 28, 2012

Gingerbread Houses Results

The gingerbread house project was well received and we all had fun working on them.

Sophie shows her gingerbread house.

Anji takes a little more time to perfect her house.

Amelie, realizing that she is only 16 months, decides to ride her stick-horse instead.

And here are the results of the gingerbread house project along with cookies.

Thursday, January 26, 2012

Some of the Children Came Home for Christmas

John & Paige's family came first for the Christmas Holiday and then Ben & Janelle's family came about a week later.

Sophie photographs her mother's birthday cake.

Finally we get snow for Christmas.

We went bowling on one of the days.

Bitsy returns after rolling a STRIKE!

For lunch one day we bought hamburgers at Val's.

With Ben & Janelle here, we moved to the Lake Home.  We made gingerbread houses.

Many hands help in making the gingerbread houses.

Tuesday, January 24, 2012

Thanksgiving Time 2011

The holiday season was upon us and we first celebrated Thanksgiving.

Mormon Missionaries, Elders Macleod and Hoppenen, sniff the turkey.

The Sehnert Family joined us for Thanksgiving.

Before Thanksgiving we decorate our Lake Home for Christmas.

On December 5 my husband turned 75, just 5 years from his 80's.