Hannah made a yule log or as the French say bûche de Noël.
I love how it looks after she added the powdered sugar. Like snow! And it snowed a little this morning, just flurries in the air...
Olivia made salsa for her Spanish class. No baking required, just a bunch of chopping peppers, scallions, cilantro, tomatoes, cucumbers, black beans, corn, Himalayan pink salt and lime juice.
I used almond meal, not blanched as the recipe suggests, and substituted peanut butter for almond butter and put coconut on top, just because...
Try this vegan tart for yourself:
Grammie is fun...play dough, Slinky pop toobe and hot tea on a chilly day.
I crocheted a toy censer. I got a package of 32 bells for just $1. We love lighting charcoal and putting frankincense on it.
My 12 year old niece got braces a few days ago...I think she looks extra cute! Olivia got hers when she was 12, too. She got them off a few months ago.
Saturday, we got a map, parent volunteers divided up our small school district, and then groups of 2 or more kids participated in "tag day." Hannah went door to door asking for donations for their band. I'm not crazy about that way of fundraising, but this is a way to get to know our community and for such a small school district, the band IS really good. They qualified for state 25 years in a row.
I'm looking forward to spending more time with family next week, my mother-in-law's birthday is Sunday and Thanksgiving will be here before you know it!