Thursday, February 24, 2011

Thursday Shenanigans

On this rainy, dreary, inside morning I was in the kitchen making pancakes while the girls, who were supposed to be getting dressed, were arguing in the living room. I heard Sophie shouting "Ellie, you take me off that list right now!" so I went to investigate. I found Ellie prancing around with the following paper and taunting her sisters:

I confiscated it like a good teacher, but I couldn't help giggling at Eleanor's phonetic spelling of "crimnuls", "cuoot" and "jooleu". What a stinker.

Sophie, in her never-ending quest to master every bit of information the world has to offer about horses, immediately went back to her reading about horse evolution and telling me at great length what a shame it is that those tiny rabbit-sized horse ancestors in her book are now extinct so we can't get one.

Meanwhile, Anna and Julia were in the kitchen squabbling over their favorite toy oven rack. Anna won, of course, but Julia is learning to fight back and I'm sure will soon become a force to be reckoned with.

Sunday, February 20, 2011

More February Photos

Sophia's birthday celebration (2/15):

And some cute pictures of Julia that Sophia took the next day:

Tuesday, February 15, 2011

February So Far

February is Birthday Month at the Jacobs Circus. This year Anna turned 4 (2/6).

Ellie made her a special crown for the occasion.

She was too focused on her new sticker book to smile for the camera.

We had snow two consecutive weeks, which brought such fun as snow days and late night calls to the towing company to have Tony's Fit rescued from a giant drift.
Abby loves snow and thinks it was all for her benefit.
Julia had the next birthday (2/13), the big fat One. She is the World's Most Beloved Baby, and brings joy everywhere she goes.

Julia woke up from her nap the other day with such awesome bed head that it needed to be photographed.
Today is Sophia's 10th birthday, so I'll try to post more photos may be a few days before I get around to it. :)