Only two months since the last entry…
Lucy’s BD party was Sunday (the 5th), so cleaning, baking, pizza making, and socializing all occured.
Lots of dress-up, including one “queen” being chased by one “tiger”.
The manger scenes are out, and were in constant use for a couple of days. Lucy remarked several times that she “can’t wait for baby Jesus to come”, as the whole thing is a little empty without Him.
Trip to the zoo with Dad for Lucy’s actual birthday.
Trip to the library today for story time (Christmas themed). Lucy made a beautiful paper stocking with sequins on it, and demonstrated her superior cutting and gluing skills. Samantha demonstrated her tearing and glue-spreading skills.
New books from the trip include, Josephine Wants to Dance; Did Dinosaurs Eat Pizza?; Stopping by the Woods on a Snowy Evening; The Legend of the Candy Cane; Art and Max; Watch Out, Little Wombat; and Arbor Day Square.
We returned Brother Juniper; Martha Doesn’t Share; Jamberry; Cinderella; and whatever else I’m forgetting.
Advent project today was to paint ceramic ornaments. Lucy did a snowman and Samantha an angel. They are quite colorful. Craig called Lucy “Picasso”, but she was very meticulous about making sure all the edges were perfectly covered. She’s coming into her own with the art things now, I think, and really enjoys painting, stamping, cutting and gluing, and the like.