Two weekends ago, we all went to Harrison to visit Dan's family. We had a great time...here is the run-down of what we did!
We left on a Friday evening right after Malea was picked up. We had a quick dinner before we left and then we were on our way. We got to Dan's parents house and visited for a little while. I think al of us were exhausted and we all retired pretty early for bed that night. This is where the kids sleep when they are at Granny's. To me this looks dream-like...who wouldn't want to sleep here??
The next morning, I was able to sleep in...what a blessing! Dan got up pretty early and went to the farm to work cattle with his Dad, sister and brother. Dan's mom and I stayed at the house with the kids and prepared side dishes for our Shrimp dinner that we had planned for that afternoon on the farm. This is Ariel helping Granny maix cupcakes...such a good helper!
Once the cupcakes were cooled, Ariel frosted half the cupcakes and put sprinkles on them.
And Caleb was able to finish the rest!
I made some home made macarroni and cheese to take and we were set for some good eating!
It's been a tradition in the Cole family to do a shrimp dinner about once a year. As a matter of fact, it was during a shrimp dinner that I actually met all of Dan's family all at the same time...almost 12 years ago!
Dan's sister bought the shrimp from a local wholesaler and really wanted the whole family to enjoy it with her on the farm.
Caleb and Ariel were able to sit on the tractor and pretend to do some farm work...one of these days those dreams will come true to! I see some brush cutting in the future!