Tuesday, December 26, 2017

The Best Gift List of 2018:



Monday, December 25, 2017

Safar Family Christmas 2018 💗








Sunday, December 24, 2017

 A picture perfect Christmas Eve, complete with an overflowing table and tree, our favorite littles leaving a flight for Santa and a thank you note, and our family growing by one...





 Meet Julie. 😊  You didn't think something else, did you?



We packed up the truck and headed to Rose for Safar Family Christmas!  AP and I contue with the 4 Gifts Tradition (want, wear, need, read) and we decided to bring the 'wears' to Rose.  Can you guess what Harper got??  Yep - brand new skates to wear on the rink that Grampy so expertly cleared!
 She was pretty much a rockstar - and I godn't always give her enough credit.  I was pretty sure there would be a few tumbles, and then "I'm all done with this, Mama." But, much to everyone's suprise, Harper may just be a natural!  (Not talking olympic material, but she stayed up more than she fell down!).
Bennett did not want skates, but he did want a new winter coat - so his wear was used for snowmobiling adventures around the rink.  However, it was pretty obvious that he was beginning to rethink his "no skates, please" as he watched his sister gliding around.  And, while he didn't ask for a pair, we all knew he wanted some...  Don't worry, Bennett Daniel, it's Christmas.  Miracles happen.



My favorite photo bomber.


Saturday, December 23, 2017

So long, Freddie!  Peace be with you.

Friday, December 22, 2017

 One more day until it's officially winter break!!  Bennett made the local paper, and H got to snapchat with her favorite second grade teacher, and...
 Colie arrived!!!

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

The Kimble Christmas cookie baking tradition continues with year two.  And, AMK knows how to get stuff done!  In 2 ninety minutes sessions we whiped up countless cookies - cream cheese oreo balls, peanut butter balls, sugar cookies, gingerbread peeps, corn flake wreaths, pretzel/rolo treats...  With an assembly line of solid child labor, repeated step by step directions, and lots and lots of sprinkles the mission was accomplished.