Monthly Archives: January 2015

100

One hundred days of kindergarten.
Seems just like yesterday that we were saying goodbye to her on the first day and now here we are, 100 days in.

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A combination of stuff we already had, plus a pair of new fake glasses and chalk in her hair, and of course some sassy poses… Little 100 year old lady.

She has learned so much though… They do a lot of work with those kindergarten kids in that amount of time.

So, since it was the 100th day AND a Friday AND national pie day, it just seemed wrong to just let it pass without adequate celebrating. We just had to have pie. Pioneer Woman’s chocolate peanut butter pie.

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Mia loves watching Pioneer Woman and always wants to try her recipes. So, we watched and followed the steps.

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Finn did a great job taste testing everything.

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All done!

It was delicious, and as you can tell from what happened to Finn, very rich.

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Sugar rush!

100 days ago, what’s happening in this next picture wouldn’t have been possible….well, not without a lot of making things up along the way.

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Definitely worth pie!

Back in the routine

It’s Friday of the first week back to school and while the alarm clock is still not my favorite part of this week (is it ever?), I’m happy that we are back in a routine and schedule. Mia was excited to go back to school and Finn….went back and liked it. Not sure he’ll ever be the one counting down the days of summer vacation 😉
It took him a few days of adjusting to Mia being gone so he did some prep work that she could see after school:

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And Mia, the great sister that she was played the part well of acting excited and ooing and aahhing.
But honestly, I don’t think there’s much pretending. They really do love each other and want to be together as much as possible. This is what I found one morning when I went in to get Mia for school.

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Sweet kids. Even if they do drive each other nuts sometimes.