A Little Of It All

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Last Sunday after church, we headed outside to give bike riding lessons. I’ve posted a few pictures…well…a lot of pictures.

Faith, the athletic one on the bunch decides to go first.

“Faith, put your feet here.”

“Wooahhh…Daddy…..I’m a little crooked!”

Crash… right into the garden! At least she’s still smiling.

Faith took a break while Lib took a shot. But it was short lived.

Faith tried again, and again ended up in the garden. But she didn’t give up. Look at Lib helping her. They can be so sweet …sometimes!

Hey…she’s got the hang of it now. She has the look of confidence!

Lib and Brooklyn decided it was safer being the cheerleaders.

“This is how it’s done, girls!” (Kind of reminds me of the circus when I was a kid)

Trinity stayed inside and loved on Major

And I made an Apple Crisp. Starr over at Cooking With The Preacher’s Wife posted this recipe and believe it or not it was my first time to bake with apples. (I know Nanny…shame on me.) It turned out wonderfully, and it was so simple. Click here for the recipe.

Our friendly neighborhood girl came over to play last night, but it was homework time in our house. She wanted to help Faith, so here is a little video of them working together.

My mom and stepdad are coming in a week. Preparation are already being made! We’ve been looking forward to this for a while. We’ll celebrate Thanksgiving, Christmas and three birthdays while they are here. All good excuses to eat!

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Have a great weekend!

  • http://thedomesticfringe.wordpress.com/ thedomesticfringe

    Your children are really cute. Enjoy your visit with your family. That’s so great they can come visit!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04483264517830536055 Sharon

    Oh how sweet! They’ll get the hang of it soon. 🙂 I hope no one got any scraped knees.

    Enjoy your time with your family!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04887884977787790642 Amrita

    Very sweet photos.

    Dad also joined in.

    Your apple crisp looks great must try it.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/00859488167015452608 Tori

    Wow, that was a really fun post. So did they end up learning to ride or put it off for another day.

    I love apple Crisp, our dear Nanny used to make a wonderful one.

    Anyhow, can’t wait till you call my name on your give-a-way! ;0)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/11890363899816135422 Monica

    It is called Pampered Chef Kitcen Spritzer. In the past I have had my mom order them from a Pampered Chef party and send them to me. Thankfully, we can now get it in Northern Ireland. I did notice that EBay sometimes has them, if you ever order from there. Hope this is a help to you.

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/01319657494511126991 Tracy @ our Journey

    I love the pictures…especially the one of hubby on the bike…too cute! I am sure he loves that one too. ;o}

    Hope you guys have a great weekend!

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/04887884977787790642 Amrita

    Such sweet picures and video

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/07323610570549774666 Ana

    Beautiful photographs. Whereabouts have you moved to in Northern Portugal? (I am Portuguese and live in the UK)

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/13682852209195660555 Nina in Portugal

    Ana,
    We are in the Braga region.

  • Anonymous

    wow! they are so grown up! Love the video of them working on homework its hrd to believe the kids can understand so much of the language, way to go girls! love and prayer
    Brigitta Yank

  • http://www.blogger.com/profile/08238241943284075861 Starr

    Awww what great pics Nina! I remember those days w/ my own kids. Some days it seems like 100 yrs ago, and other times it feels like just yesterday.And I’m so happy the apple crisp turned out good for you! That is indeed my favorite dessert! Have a blessed day!

  • Chris Owens

    That is the greatest feeling, to just be a Daddy that helps out his girls and trains them to do something, I know how that feels, ours are now 4 yrs. old and 15 months old. These are some great pics of a great time.

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