{339 and 340/365} nails and community fun

Days 5 and 6 of our countdown! Yesterday we painted festive nails — candy cane stripes and gold stars on pink! Tonight we bundled up and enjoyed lots of fun at the Sammamish Tree Lighting Ceremony. The kiddos got to chat with Santa and Princess Merry, decorate cookies, get their faces painted, play games and […]

{335/365} let the countdown begin!

I can hardly believe it is here! With daily surprises in the advent calendar, the countdown to Christmas is almost as much fun as Christmas itself in our house. In the past, our advent calendar has been filled with trinkets, small presents and a few coveted pieces of candy. This year, we changed things up […]

{329 to 331/365} giving thanks

This week has been all about giving thanks in various forms, with a little holiday decorating thrown in for fun. Little Man’s teacher asked all the parents to secretly write letters to their 1st grader. She distributed them to students today following their Thanksgiving performance of “A Native American Welcome.” (Of course, I grabbed pictures […]