307 / 365: Cricket called me into the playroom because she made me a “surprise birthday party.” (Although she’s clearly confused on how the surprising part works, haha!)
308 / 365: Ice cream face.
309 / 365: Y’all, I don’t even know what she’s thinking in this picture. Or ever really.
310 / 365: Emma Vance’s class is studying weather, and she made a weather vane!
311 / 365: Future teacher?
311 / 365: (There IS a baby somewhere under all those doll clothes.)
312 / 365: E.V. makes her favorite doll, Emma, some hot cocoa.
313 / 365: Muffin baking competition (because we’ve been watching wayyyy too much “Kids Baking Championship”).
314 / 365: The girls have filled up their Be Rich boxes with goldfish and fruit snacks, and now it’s time to drop them off! (Be Rich is our church’s November giving/giving back campaign.)
315 / 365: Gearing up for the holiday season with free Grinch pancakes at iHop…although they’re much sadder looking than the advertised ones, haha!
316 / 365: Um…
317 / 365: Independence is a good thing…ish.
318 / 365: Cricket’s been into making her own videos “for YouTube” (not). Here she’s narrating her own Princess Play-doh for me to upload (not).
319 / 365: I volunteered in E.V.’s school to make dreamcatchers, so I caught her with a sweet friend exploring their snack options!
320 / 365: IT’S CABIN WEEKEND 2018!
321 / 365: Cricket enticed little Peyton to have a little homemade hot tub time together. (Flash forward to Spring Break 2032.)
322 / 365: Campfire + s’mores with friends!
323 / 365: We survived a weekend in the mountains with all THIRTY-FOUR of our small group family members…no stitches, no broken bones, lots of fun!
324 / 365: Party hat? Santa hat? Snack hat?
325 / 365: Happy Thanksgiving from Oscar and Cricket! (E.V. is pouting inside because she doesn’t like her outfit. Ugh.)
324 / 365: Tree trimming time!
325 / 365: This year’s kid-centric tree filled with all the mismatched, homemade ornaments you could ever ask for.
326 / 365: A tea party picnic, and everyone’s invited.
327 / 365: Christmas card outtake
328 / 365: I volunteered in Cricket’s class to help them decorate a gingerbread house and cookies, but clearly Cricket doesn’t need any help when it comes to sugar + art. Duh.
329 / 365: Emma Vance reaps the benefit of the leftover preschool cookie-decorating activity and makes a cookie for our neighbor, a BOY. Eek.
330 / 365: Annual handprint ornament making debacle!
331 / 365: Shrinky-dink Santa letter ornament from E.V.: “Dear Santa, I love you. I want a mikerphone! Please. Love E.V. #6”