Things to Do - Grateful List (November 2013)


* Watching season 1 of Don't Trust the B**** in Apartment 23
* Watching Master Chef Jr. as a family (the kids LOVED it)
* Watching Frances Ha!
* Reading The Examined Life: How We Lose and Find Ourselves
* Attending We Are In a Play as a family and F leaning over to tell me "thank you, this is wonderful mom"
* Watching A Place at the Table as a family
* Watching The Stories We Tell

* Chickpea, cucumber, tomato, and avocado salad (via Washington Post Cookbook)
* Salted caramel apple popsicles (via People's Pops: 55 Recipes for Ice Pops, Shave Ice, and Boozy Pops from Brooklyn's Coolest Pop Shop)
* Eating lots of strawberry mochi
* Jesse and Amie's thanksgiving feast

* Closing out Cox Farms for the second year in a row (thank you, St. Pierres!)
* Watching the sea anemone feeding at the National Zoo with T, Jules, and Q
* Tuesday night at Silver Diner for P's birthday (face painting and crafts)
* A VERY cold day at the National Children's Museum (esp. American flag shrinky dinks)
* Spaworld adventure day with Lola and Trina (followed with prosecco)
* Waking up for 6 am Bikram
* Fuego with Alison for some much needed girl time
* P hanging from the bar in the Spy Museum's James Bond exhibit for 47 seconds (she rocked it)!
* The Sackler Gallery's yoga exhibit

* Wonderful party decorations and crafts for F's 8th birthday party (Thank you Land of Nod!!)

* P scoring a goal at her last soccer game
* F's class nominating her as their student council representative
* P reading chapter books (both girls are Wimpy Kid obsessed)
* T falling asleep in his fox sleeping bag surrounded by 8 giggling girls during F's 8th birthday sleepover
* F and her magic science kit (she can self-entertain for hours with it)
* Playgroup at Kelly's house (interesting conversations involving open marriage, baby dikes, and burning man)
* T finally drawing people (sort of)
* Fantastic report cards for F and P
* Finishing up a fabulous season of photoshoots


F - my family, that we have a nice house to live in and food to eat, a great day, a great mom and dad, a sort of great sister, my class electing me to student council, piano, Xmas, the long weekend, countdown to Xmas, Thanksgiving

P - the Neverending Story, soccer, gymnastics, books, the library, the holidays, my birthday, Halloween, Cox Farms, the sleepover [for F's birthday], art, cookies, Master Chef Jr., my monster dolls, all my grandparents, voice lessons, my cousins, Project Runway

T - the Neverending Story, our family, Cox Farms, McDonalds, puppy, Coco, TV, our feast at school, going to the zoo, that we have enough food to eat

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