Holiday Baking

Yesterday when I picked June and Mason after school, they helped me make the icing and frost a red velvet cake I’d made earlier in the day.  June loves baking, and she said that it was the first time she’d ever made homemade icing, so both were excited.  Here they are showing off their finished […]

Smith Family Christmas 2018 – Part 1

Saturday we celebrated our annual Saturday after Thanksgiving Christmas party with my extended family.  Such a great time.  Many of the kids shared their talent, including Adam who demonstrated his scooter riding prowess 🙂 Got a few family group pictures. I thought this one of Andy’s family turned out really good.  Front is Amy and […]

Thanksgiving 2018

Thursday we had our Thanksgiving lunch here at the house, eating at 2:00 so Lindee could get here when she got off work.  We got our traditional picture of the front steps.  From bottom are Mike, Clara holding Hal, Jackson, Meg, Mallory, Amy, McKenzie, Cinnamon, Elise, Shea, Boo, Dennis, Lindee, Liz, Martha, Andy, & Jeff.  […]

At the School Board Meeting

Last night we went into town to the monthly Clover School Board meeting, to be there when Mallory and her teammate Matthew Setzer were recognized for winning the Design Award at the first robotics meet of the year.  There is a bigger one of these trophies that is in the trophy case at the middle […]

Evelyn’s 60th Birthday Party

Sunday afternoon her buddies helped her husband Dennis and her daughter Elizabeth surprise Evie for her 60th birthday.  The actual day is still a week away, but this was just what worked best in everyone’s schedule.  Lindee took  this group photo during the festivities.

Clara’s soccer tournament

Saturday Jeff & I were off to Mooresville to watch Clara play in her final soccer tournament of the season.  It really was the best I think I’ve seen her play – so proud.  They won this game 2-0, & then Jeff & I came on home instead of hanging around and waiting for the […]