we still have math homework.
but, just in case you are wondering, math is way more fun with marshmallows as counters.
(no my children did not eat all those marshmallows...just some of them)
ella (3 1/2) used them to trace large shapes i drew on pieces of paper.
ty (6) used them as counters for subtraction.
jake (7 1/2) used them as motivation ( as in, if you do 5 problems you can eat a marshmallow)
a version for every age of my gang of little people...
AND i am sure you notice the special patriotic marshmallows we got...
we do love america, our home sweet home!
a fancy tradition we have decided on is when our kids are in kindergarten and have open house we take only the big kids to a teppan style restaurant after.
we did it with jake last year.
it was so fun for him and he was so surprised by the flying food and fun cooking in front to him.
and this year, with ty, was so great too.
for both boys their kindergarten open house was their first time ever seeing a restaurant like this.
look at his little face....
reedo showed the boys how to get hit in the eyeball with rice....
it was so grown up-ish and fun with high stools and soda to drink....
i can't wait till ella gets to join us in a few years!
i love this little canvas i made for by my bed,
just had to share it.
i made a tiny one for my friend amy a few months ago too.
you can see hers here. (plus if you click over, you will learn how to make ice cream)
i like that we have matchy matchers, but they are a little different too.
i'm just gonna say it.
i love cafe rio.
i wish i could go there everyday and not gain a million pounds.
here is a photo of me going to get my free salad from filling up my punch ticket.
why-o-why is that so rewarding?
getting a free meal, i mean...
it really just makes me feel amazing to get a free meal.
and here are a few embraces of my camera phone
i'm getting way better at that.
there are way more than you even want to see, but come on!
you can do it too!
stretch out that arm and take some!