We had some seriously cold days this week. I was actually starting to feel cabin fever which put me in a panic because winter has only just begun. We decided to go and check out the nature center just a few miles up the road from us along Lake Michigan. I quickly signed us up to be members and then we headed out for a VERY short walk. It was perfect. We all got red cheeks and felt a little exhilarated by the freezing temps.
Nani was with us and was a great spotter of many animal tracks in the snow.
Magnolia made tracks of her own.
Magnolia has a sudden interest in wearing scarves. I wasn't too excited by any in the stores so Nani suggested we make some from recycled wool. Great idea. I made Magnolia's and she made George's.
I was feeling like there was no way I could pull off a gingerbread house decorating party this year but I just couldn't let it go. After all, I made 8 houses last year with an 8 month old. Today I made 5 houses, called my parents and sister and asked them to come over and join in the fun this weekend. I'm going to make punch for the first time and a hot gingerbread drink made from Guinness, dark rum, lots of spices, and topped with whipped cream. Doesn't that sound good?
last year's lineup...just look at that little guy!