Sunday, December 27, 2009

Merry Christmas To All....

Here are a few of our CHRISTmas highlights. The first is the we had the two missionaries from Hachinohe over for dinner on Christmas Eve, one of which is Australian. It turns out he has no clue about Rudolph, but he shared the following song with us, who knew what Santa used Down Under!

We also made Gingerbread houses with some friends, The Webers, Beckers and Tuckers.

Had a fabulous Christmas Eve dinner with lots of friends: the Pattersons and Alleys minus Merrill, who did Skype us as he was boarding the plane to Afghanistan!
Did the Nativity with the children, it is very fun seeing their excitement. Here's the cast!
Went sledding as well as ice skating!
Had a fabulous Christmas Morning with the Boys, one of the best ever. Max loved his legos that Santa got on Ebay. Sam loved his "whool town Geotrax" Santa found on the Misawa virtual yard sale. Santa is a bargain shopper!

Farnsworths came over for a Christmas dinner and games just like last year, minus Em cracking her head open (on a sharp corner last year, luckily he's a doctor with super glue).

Tuesday, December 22, 2009


Today the snow was perfect. I got home from a couple of errands and Em wanted me to stay inside. I said No way the snow is too perfect. So I went out with the boys and wore myself out building this:
The whole neighborhood of kids ended up migrating over and taking part. Last year I never got the roof on, but was able to complete it this year!

Sunday, December 20, 2009

Christmas Treats

This year Em made home made marshmallows and I made peppermint fudge for our neighbors.

Why am I telling you this? Because I wanted to show you these:

These are the sticky beaters Em let him have from the marshmallows.And this is after I put them in the sink to be cleaned, after he'd been working on them for 15 minutes.