Friday, December 2, 2011

10 days of Ethiopia - Days 4 and 5

I didnt have time to write one for Day 4 so, I am combining.

so Wednesday, was great. The boys were very excited to learn what the Christmas project they had to do was all about. Also their cousins came over after school. It was so nice to have some chaos in the house, it has been so quiet lately.

My Brother and his Wife came to pick up the kids and stay for dinner! That was awesome as well, my first company this week.

They even cleaned up the kitchen before they left.

We got out the christmas project to see that it was an ornament building kit.

We went from start all the way to tree.

The Next Day, Thursday, The boys begged to have left over Angel food cake with breakfast. I though no at first, but really it is no worse than a donut, or pop-tart, so I gave them some with their oatmeal. Liam was beyond excited.

Ashton used the spare time at breakfast to continue the letter he has been writing, telling mommy what he did each day.

I was able to volunteer in his class too, which was awesome. Heather does it every week, but I am usually at work. We had so much fun.

The Chain said "Make Cookies" and since it is for the boys, I decided to let them make them.

Ashton first carefully reviewed the instructions.

Then came the detailed process of very carefully measuring 1/3 of a cup.

Followed by the not so complex, and not so carefully measured "Contents of this bag"

Kitchen Aid is my middle name

It said 2 dozen would be made, but my definition of a cookie's size must be a little different from the package. Still once cooled, they were delicious. Best Enjoyed with Cold Eggnog.

I made pizza for dinner, It was delicious, The boys had never heard of stuffed crust. I liked it too, but I think I might be going a little crazy:


  1. Your boys are adorable! The cookies look yummy and dinner sounded great.

  2. good job! these posts are awesome. :)

  3. What cute kids! You seem like a fun dad, too!

    Lynette - Sweet Posy Dreams
    Etsy Blog Team

  4. Looks like a lot of fun, and you guys are filling your days with lots of fun activities.
    Everyday Inspired