We haven’t had much snow this year, so when we got 2 inches we had to go sledding! Continue reading Snow!
After watching all the confetti that was released when the Seahawks won the Superbowl (Go Hawks!) Ellie decided she needed a similar treatment for her birthday and went about making her own confetti. She worked on it for days and had it all worked out when it would get tossed (right before cake). The morning … Continue reading Ellie’s 6th Birthday!
Christmas was a rather quiet affair for us this year. We went to the Children’s Christmas Eve service and then spent most of Christmas Day in our pajamas. It was pretty great. Continue reading Christmas!
Ellie asked for a Halloween party. She also asked for a play date with some of her friends from Agape who she doesn’t get to see very often anymore. So, with a little prodding from some other moms, we decided to host a Halloween party for the girls from Agape. It was a pretty low-key … Continue reading Halloween Party
Ellie’s first field trip with her school was to the exact same pumpkin patch we went to a few days before. But, once again she had a good time. She especially liked riding no the school bus and seeing the Indian Running Ducks. Each kid got to pick out and bring home a pumpkin. Ellie’s … Continue reading Going to the Pumpkin Patch – Part Two
What has become an annual tradition, we went to a pumpkin farm with Ellie’s friend Ainsley (and her sister Anni). This year, we decided on Jubilee Farm. They have a beautiful location, and other stuff to do beside pick pumpkins, like feed the pigs, and go on pony rides. But of course, wandering through the … Continue reading Going to the Pumpkin Patch – Part One
While I was in CA visiting my mom, Ellie wanted me to read a story to her. Thankfully, my mom has several of the same books we have at home. So we were able to read one of our favorite stories remotely. Continue reading Story Time
Ellie lost her first tooth. I mean she REALLY lost it. On the playground at her school. In the dark. On Sept 26, Jeff and Ellie were at back-to-school night. Afterward, Ellie wanted to play on the playground for a while. When suddenly, she realized that her tooth was gone. Ellie and Jeff (and a … Continue reading First Visit from the Tooth Fairy
It was completely last minute, but we decided to take the girls to the Washington State Fair. So best buddies, Ellie, Ainsley, Kelly, and Brenna, along with a handful of grownups, all descended upon Puyallup. We had so much fun! Continue reading Doing the Puyallup