Archive for December, 2010

House Project – Annemarie’s New Room!

Friday, December 31st, 2010

"Grandma Nazli" generously donated Leyla's old bunk bed to Annemarie - we decided that the transition to a "big girl bed" should also coincide with moving to the larger upstairs bedroom. To sweeten the deal (and convince Annemarie of this huge life-changing event), we put some work into making ...

Christmas 2010

Wednesday, December 29th, 2010

Earlier in December, visiting Santa Claus (backed up by the Aggie band!) down the street at Henri Court ("Candycane Lane")   Checking out Shirley's Christmas tree   Ringing the Christmas bell at Opa's house on Christmas Eve! Opa's helper happily delivering presents... ... and even MORE happily opening presents!   Annemarie was so thrilled to get her own ...

December 2010

Monday, December 20th, 2010

Celebrating Yueyue's birthday (If you ever need help blowing out your candles, Annemarie is your expert candle-blower!)   Riding "Bellapede" the caterpillar at the Farmer's Market   A cool art project from pre-school   Teo loves Annemarie's pink bunny jacket   Two pink bunnies jumping on the couch... Annemarie had a great time this fall looking at and picking ...

Happy Holidays!

Saturday, December 18th, 2010

2010 was a "growing" year! Time just seemed to zip by, but we are satisfied that we managed to make some progress on the home, personal, and work fronts! The beginning of the year was a bit rocky, with another bout of pneumonia for Annemarie, followed by 6 months of ...