Tuesday, December 29, 2009

How embarrassing...

Asa wet his pants and all I had was an extra onesie with 20 degree weather.
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Monday, December 28, 2009

Pomegranate Star

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Cranberry Upside Down Coffee Cake

We discovered this recipe last year and made it for Christmas Breakfast. It has become a tradition for us (with this being it's second year!). The original recipe is from Cooking Light.  This year I remembered that I had inherited some Christmas Tree pans from my Grandma and decided to try making it in those. I use dried cranberries instead of dates (makes it a more uniform red), omit the walnuts (when my mom will be eating it), and omit the butter in the glaze - adding a little milk instead.

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Saturday, December 26, 2009

Christmas Day

Our own Little Saint Nick!  Kajsa bought this outfit for Asa!  Amara has a matching one.

Reveling in some new toys!

Headed over to the Churchs for breakfast

Some outlaws

Nana got Asa a rocking moose!

Mom and Dad C's tree

good looking couple

White Christmas babies!

Christmas Eve

Trying to get all 4 kiddos - our best attempt.

All the ladies.

Such a charmer!

boy cousins

in pjs and all ready for bed

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Wednesday, December 23, 2009

More Teeth

Asa got his second top tooth - just in time for Christmas!
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More Family Fun

Heather playing away.

Madeline made everyone play ring-around-the-rosy

Hannah and Amara
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Monday, December 21, 2009

All I want for Christmas is my two front teeth....

Asa cut one top tooth. Hopefully the second follows soon or we'll have a small hillbilly on our hands. The Hellengas and Grandma came in to town for the weekend so Asa's gotten to meet more extended rels!

Naphtali, Carolyn, and Mom made us lunch!

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Thursday, December 17, 2009

Seth and Naphtali won....

I bought a gingerbread house mold to bake these in and it worked great!  I used the Pepparkakor recipe from below so they'll taste delicious too.  Seth and Naphtali won the best looking house this year...

Asa and mine (Mike was at work)

Kajsa and Madeline's.  (Hobbes and Brays is currently not pictured).

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