The girls' school held a nice Chinese New Year program for the parents last week. The classes performed separately so Lucy's went first and then I saw the entire program again with Kate's class. Even though all the songs were the same, there were (obviously) different performers which kept it entertaining.
Here's Lucy's class getting set up.
Next up was Kate's class. She was performing a flute solo so she got set up beforehand.
Thursday, February 21, 2019
Tuesday, February 12, 2019
Monday, February 11, 2019
So the first experiment with balloons and cold weather was a complete bust. But! The girls came home from a friend's birthday party on Saturday with balloons filled with helium. We decided to try the challenge again and it worked! The differences were the thickness and type of balloon material as well as helium vs. carbon monoxide. It was also considerably warmer (although still well below freezing).
Sunday, February 10, 2019
For Christmas, I gave the girls a book of coupons that they could redeem with either Len or me. Kate cashed in two of hers already. One was to make a dessert together so we did that a couple of weeks ago...we made an orange bread...and took half of it to a friend's house. She also redeemed this one: