Day 366/1096 - Happy New Year from Laurel and family! We made it to the end of another great year of memories and pictures. Looking forward to 2013.
365 2012LensbabyNew Year's
Day 365/1095 - I'm so very proud of my big girl. She hardly skipped a beat moving from her scoot bike to a regular bike with no training wheels. Santa did a good job this year bringing the pink bike.
Day 364/1094 - Mommy had a chance for a rare afternoon out to go catch a movie. Daddy and his three little buddies took the opportunity for a trip to Coyote Point.
365 2012BirdingCoyote PointNature
Day 363/1093 - Two brave little girls.
365 2012ActivityPlay Date
Day 362/1092 - Mommy and the big boy enjoy a swing together at a Napa's Fantastico park before heading back home.
Day 361/1091 - The family gathered for a belated Christmas dinner with Michael and Jay at their new house in Napa.
Day 360/1090 - Merry Christmas! Mommy and Malcolm took a little snuggle break while the big kids checked to see what Santa left in their stockings.
Day 359/1089 - Things 1, 2 and 3 enjoy a Christmas Eve story with Grandpa before heading home to bed.
Day 358/1088 - Malcolm and I are enjoying a little time in front of the fireplace while watching Joe's Christmas train go around the tree.
Day 357/1087 - The ballerinas had their end of class performance today. It's so much fun to watch how they've all progressed.
365 2012Ballet Class
Day 356/1086 - Someone may have gotten a little carried away with the steak au poivre. It's a good thing the directions tell you to set the meat aside before lighting off the fireworks.
Day 355/1085 - The best part of visiting big brother at school is a chance to play at the big kid park.
Day 354/1084 - The Tigers made holiday cards to send to the local senior center at or meeting today. They even learned to sew buttons on their snowmen with needle and thread.
365 2012ActivityArt ProjectCub Scouts
Day 353/1083 - First draft of the pinewood derby car.
Day 352/1082 - Exploding Christmas tree!
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Day 351/1081 - Coming soon to a mail box near you. Merry Christmas from the Alger family!
Day 350/1080 - A little morning construction work in the living room.
Day 349/1079 - The elves are helping with the lights.
365 2012BlocksChristmas LightsMalcolmIMG0690Edit
Day 348/1078 - The only thing that could make a toy drive better for the holidays is to add snow and fire trucks.
365 2012Fire EngineNatureSnow
Day 347/1077 - Someone is having a little play time with Elmo before bed.
Day 346/1076 - My nutcracker collection has doubled. Thanks, Mom for this very appropriate addition.
Day 345/1075 - Goodnight Christmas tree.
Day 344/1074 - My two helpers enjoying their newly decorated tree.
365 2012Christmas Lights
Day 343/1073 - Going for a swing at the CPNS winter celebration.
Day 342/1072 - This little girl loves to hang out a school.
Day 341/1071 - Time to play some legos.
Day 340/1070 - Welcome to the world baby Luca!
Day 339/1069 - The only good part about working late is seeing the welcoming committee when I get home.
365 2012Christmas LightsMalcolm
Day 338/1068 - The princess doctors are in.
Day 337/1067 - Who needs rain boots?
Day 336/1066 - Happy date night at the CPNS Grape and Grain auction night.
Day 335/1065 - Laurel and I had a great day playing in the rain at school today. There's nothing like a great big puddle to play in.
Day 334/1064 - Taking a break in the rain to play outside and explore a little mud.
365 2012MalcolmOutside Play
Day 333/1063 - The little guy must have been pretty tired to fall asleep outside of his woombie.
Day 332/1062 - My night at the Little Hands creativity workshop resulted in a super hero cape for Malcolm, a Skippyon Jones puzzle and finger puppet dragons for each of the kids.
365 2012ActivityArt Project
Day 331/1061 - The house is all lit up and and ready for the holidays.
Day 330/1060 - It's time for more persimmons at the farmer's market. The kids would have been impressed by the tree at my grandparent's house. They can eat these all day long.
Day 329/1059 - My pretty girl is showing off her face paint at Alana and Miranda's birthday party.
365 2012Alana's BirthdaySafari Run
Day 328/1058 - Bid kids like to be wrapped too. I'm not sure how she does it.
Day 327/1057 - This guy is about the same size as the bird Grandma roasted for dinner.
Day 326/1056 - I've been told that if I'm expecting cherry pie at Thanksgiving, I better bring one.
Day 325/1055 - The Tigers got to turn one one lucky parent volunteer into a turkey.
365 2012ActivityCub Scouts
Day 324/1054 - Malcolm is trying out the new dragon wrap and the big sister just had to jump in as well.
Day 323/1053 - Out for a bike ride with my big sister!
365 2012Bike RideMalcolm
Day 322/1052 - Check it out, there's water coming out of here!
Day 321/1051 - I found this at Laurel's school today. There have been pumpkins around for the kids to play with after Halloween. I guess someone decided it was time to make pumpkin pie.
Day 320/1050 - Corey's homework this week was to disguise a turkey to make it through Thanksgiving. Who would be crazy enough to mess with a ninja turkey?
Day 319/1049 - Corey and I had our first night of Cub Scouts. It looks like he had a good time.