Tuesday, November 18, 2008

The Thanksgiving Tree.

This here's our "thankful" tree. I thought it'd be fun for the kids to list the things they're grateful for on the leaves. At the very least, entertaining.
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At first the boys just weren't getting it, which is why random things like "NO" ,"nests" , and "cows" are on there for. Jace insisted on "NO". Well, I guess that's an important word, son.
Then, it started clicking. And the boys absolutely insisted the tree have:
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And then it became glaringly obvious that there's far too much gameage in this household.
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And then we got on the kick of food.
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Jace was very sincere about "bananas" and "milk". He should be, 'cause Jeff swears that you have to take a banana the minute they come through the door or you won't get one. Oh alright, fine. It's me that put Swedish Fish. They're just so delectable. And I better be putting it when I bought a ginormous bag for the trick or treaters and not a one went out the door. I horded, okay?
And on another sweet note, by far and away the most said by my boys:
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Heidi said...

what a cute idea! that turned out very nice..what sweet boys

Jen said...

Very cute idea! I think we may try something like that today. Actually I'll probably just steal the whole idea. Hope you don't mind:-)

Jessie said...

so first off, i LOVE this idea. i will be copying too.

and secondly, is this an announcement? does "baby" mean something a growin' in your belly or is it in reference to johnny? if it's the first, then congrats!

The Schoonies said...

Your tree looks a lot better than ours! The leaves look so cute. We just drew a tree and have been writing on it. I love what your boys have been saying...too cute!
Happy Thanksgiving:)

dena4kids said...

Cute idea Mandi!!! Yep I am going to steal it too!!=)

WhettenWild said...

Hey I think I see my name on one of those leaves. Whoever wrote that made my day!