Wednesday, December 12, 2012

More Christmas Scenes & A Christmas Treat

Our county's Christmas Parade
A true farming county parade definitely includes HUGE tractors!
All the commotion had Nate's full attention.

Chris and Lydia freezing on the float... Chris later told me that I didn't INSIST enough that he wear gloves! They had a blast though and made plans to ride on the float again:)

Friends over for a quick hot dog dinner and to play together after the parade... super fun, maybe a new tradition;)

A Gingerbread Decorating party at church for the kids! We had lots of fun decorating and snacking! Also fun to visit with friends from church and the community:)


The final product was pretty;)

At the children's Christmas party at church someone made some chocolate chip cookies with what looked like crushed candy candies/peppermint in them. I later was told it is a new seasonal pre-made cookie dough but I was inspired to see if I could make some at home;)

Sure enough... it was WAY too easy!! I used our favorite chocolate chip cookie recipe and added one crushed up candy cane.

Onto more Christmas;) Looking forward to a few more opportunities this week to meet with friends, sing Christmas carols and even some crafts;)  Sneaking in some math and reading lessons and one more chapter in history before we call it Christmas Break:)
More Wordless Wednesday at  NapTime MomTog, 5 Minutes for Mom,  Mama to 4 Blessings, Go Graham Go.


Jenny said...

So fun! You are so brave to have everyone eating on your new carpet. Good move with the blanket though.

Chris does look pretty cold there. I bet he will wear gloves the next time you tell him to :)

Bunch of Barrons said...

Fun! i took my kiddos to our town's parade too, and they loved it!