Wednesday, December 29, 2010

We Wish You A Merry Christmas

From our little family in our little corner of the Garden State to you and yours
wherever you are...Merry Christmas and Happy New Year!!
((BIG HUGS)) KateinNJ

Thursday, December 23, 2010

Holiday Baking

Princess and I got the baking supplies together and invited my sister and her daughters
and her grandson over for an afternoon of baking. We got out the recipe for Uncle Bob's kiefle and got started.
We rolled, cut and filled the dough. "Mr Chris" sang and played Princess's
little guitar while we giggled and baked. We all had fun and the girls all learned
a bit of family history and how to make a cookie or two.

From our family here in our little corner of the Garden State to you and yours
wherever you are...May your holidays, just like these cookies, be filled with sweetness and love !!!
((BIG HUGS)) KateinNJ

Saturday, December 18, 2010

Homeschool Days at The Adventure Aquarium

Thursday we joined some of our homeschool peeps at
Homeschool Days at Adventure Aquarium in Camden,NJ. They pet sharks

hugged the "little brother" of our homeschool group...
checked out all he cool exhibits...

They really enjoyed all the sharks..."Look! It's a Hammerhead!!"
a Sea Turtle..
The aquarium was decorated for the holidays..
The sting rays were fun..they really enjoyed splashing us!
This big one was very friendly!
We all enjoyed them once they had their 15 minute break.
Princess's BFF...
and her little Bro..
Our Three Sea Critters.
Petting the jelly fish..
petting the Sea Stars..
Another "photo opportunity".
Loved this!
The Hippoes!!
These ladies were amazing and we all agreed we would have been happy to just sit near them
all day.
"Leap Hippo" anyone?

They came out of the water to eat some hay..
We were very lucky to see them at an active stage in their day.

It's too bad the kids didn't enjoy the aquarum as much as we


Seriously....too bad it wasn't fun for

Love the shark tunnel!!
We all did. We hit the gift shop and then retrieved our coats from our lockers
before heading outside to see the seals and penguins.

It was freezng and snowing..the penguins wanted no part of it (they are African penguins).
Only a couple came outside to see us.
The seals were not bothered at all, and enjoyed the frozen blocks of fish.
Princess enjoyed trying to catch snow on her tongue.
It was a great day!!

The ride home was treachorous and we were happy to arrive home safely to no snow near us.
Farmer Dad is on vacation for the rest of the year, so we will have more projects around the house and more road trips. I will do my best to keep posting.
((HUGS)) KateinNJ

Friday, December 10, 2010

Free movie ticket and appetizer coupon!

AMC Menlo Park Pre-Opening

Offer!! Free Movie and free appetizer with purchase of an entree

for this weekend. Leave a comment and let me know what movie you go to see.

Coupon for free movie and appetizer!

Hello all my New Jersey readers
AMC Menlo Park is having a Pre Opening special for their
Dine- In Theatres this weekend. Click here to print your coupon for a
free movie and a free appetizer with entree purchase.

Leave a comment and let me know what movie you picked to see!

Thursday, December 2, 2010

Camp Katie Day December 2010

Today Bella and Jules came for Camp Katie Day with Princess.The girls played some chess, climbed the compost pile,made fairy houses...

We did this using this


We had lunch and cupcakes. Read books, sang songs, and just plain had fun.


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