Friday, August 26, 2011

The Fair, Soccer, Big Mess...(and Arm Farts!)

...yup, that's pretty much what's going on around here. We have gotten ourselves out of "holiday recovery mode" & are now functioning normally - for us! :) 

The boys are at the beginning of their soccer season with their first games tomorrow. It's Nathan's first game ever so very exciting! I hope he at least stays upright on the field. He's been having a lot of fun at practice faking injuries & lying flat on his back in the middle of it all. If you know Nathan you will understand completely! He's a born performer.
We are also working on the boy's Fair entries. None of them are very crafty so I use the Fair competition as  motivation. They love the idea of winning ribbons & cash!  So far we've been doing model airplanes & Luke & I did a practice run on making sponge toffee. 

The sponge toffee didn't turn out too well. It was very hard to get out of the pan & tasted like sweet baking soda - yuck! We'll try a different recipe next.

Here they are trying to pry it out. Their expressions are interesting!