Well the day has finally gotten here... We now have 3 kids heading out the door in the morning for school. Blake is now a 4th grader, Brooklyn is now a 2nd grader and Bella is officially a kindergartener!
Camey came over in the morning to wish them a great first day of school. They were so excited to see her!
We met over at Kacey's house for the traditional walk to school with all these great kids. (The crowd is getting older and older)
We always look like a parade, I love it.
Our little group shot!
Bella was so excited to have her bff in her class!
Bella with Ms. Jordan
Brooklyn with Mrs. Jennings
Blake with Ms. Ankley
The kids all got great teachers this year. They always do! (We love the kids school) We're looking forward to a great 2011-2012 school year!
On August 19th we found out that Ben will be leaving in January 2012 to sever his country in Afghanistan. Even though being away from our husband/daddy for so long will be difficult, we are so proud of him for being so brave and serve his country. We love you so much Ben!
Brooklyn and Grandma Jan came up a fun idea to harvest Grandma's corn. They decided to have a corn festival and serve all corn related food.
It started off with the kids picking all the corn off of the corn stocks.
Grandma gave them each a basket to put there corn in.
They loaded up their baskets!!!
Once all the corn stocks were bared it was
time to shuck the corn.
It was such a great time! They didn't stop till every last piece was done.
Then for dinner we had corn dogs, chips with corn salsa, corn on the cob and corn bread.
Then for dessert we had vanilla ice cream with candy corn jelly bellys on top.
At the end of the night Ben and Joe had a bobbing for apple race. It was a super close race but Joe won. It was so funny watching them try to figure out how to get the corn out of the bowls and then chuck them on the ground.
Thank you Brooklyn and Jan for such a great family night! What a great way to spend time together.