Monday, December 31, 2007

December 30

Today was our day to declare our tithing payer status. Daddy had clerk duties so we brought lunch to eat at the church while we waited for him.

Saturday, December 29, 2007

December 29

It was snowing (again) So the kids spent some quality time with the new Wii.

Friday, December 28, 2007

December 28

All the kids got haircuts

December 27

Happy Birthday to Joe!
Richard finished the counter top and re-installed the dishwasher.
He also started installing shelves in the laundry room.

Wednesday, December 26, 2007

December 26

The Day after Christmas we woke up to several inches of fluffy, white snow.
Emily, Alisha and Sarah all have Strep throat.
Richard spent the day putting in mom's new piece of counter.

Tuesday, December 25, 2007

Sunday, December 23, 2007

December 23

Emily and Sarah woke up not feeling well. It had been snowy and slushy yesterday and it all froze over night along with snowing some more, so by the time the rest of us were dressed and ready to go, we got the phone call that said church was cancelled because the roads were too dangerous.

Saturday, December 22, 2007

December 22

The kids went shopping for presents for each other.

December 21

Richard and I went to Hudson to get a load of pellets for our pellet stove. The younger kids had their Christmas parties at school.

Thursday, December 20, 2007

December 20

Today was the Elementary School Christmas Concert.
Sarah was with the 1st & 2nd Graders.
Michael performed with the 3rd, 4th, 5th & 6th graders.

December 19

The older kids went caroling at the nursing home in Barron.

Tuesday, December 18, 2007

December 18

First of all, Happy Birthday, Holly!

Michael spent tonight making Italian anise cookies for his class presentation of Christmas in Italy.

December 17

Tonight was the High School Christmas Concert.
I joined in with the high school choir at the end for the Hallelujah Chorus

Monday, December 17, 2007

December 16

After Church, we practiced for next week's Christmas program.

Saturday, December 15, 2007

Thursday, December 13, 2007

December 13

Alisha and mom went with the Jazz Ensemble to Oakwood Mall in Eau Claire.

December 12

The fire was hot, there was stew to be simmered for hours, so mom made it on the stove!

Saturday, December 1, 2007

School Pictures

Well, not school pictures, because they are very expensive and you hardly get anything, and you get weird poses---but here are the kids's pictures for this school year:

Its actually snowing today... Dec. 1 is a great day for the first good snowfall. Even the people driving out in it are in a good mood because it makes you feel festive.