Valentine's Day was...fun?
On the 13th we had a little preschool party with other kids from the ward along with Benton and Grayson. I forgot to bring my camera. :( The kids exchanged valentines, decorated cookies, played little games and did a lot of running around. Good times.
I also dressed up the boys for our bi-annual tradition: visit Dad at work. We go interrupt Dave's classes at CWI and take candy to his students on Halloween and Valentines. We also go make the rounds of his coworkers as well. Here's the boys hard at work.
Dave's students seemed to like the visit. One of them said these boys would grow up to be "lady-killers." So we'll get ready for that.
The next day I woke up early and made a Vday breakfast for everyone: heart-shaped bacon, heart-shaped blueberry pancakes (served up in a new tortilla warmer I got Dave for Vday) and strawberry orange juliuses (I gave Dave his drink in a new photo collage mug I had made). Then, I took the boys to open gym at the Boise Friends Church. Gabe spent almost the full hour and a half on this contraption, taking various kids for a spin on his backseat. He would just pedal around by himself until he found a kid alone and then ride up to them and ask if they would like to go for a ride. So he's got a career as a rickshaw man if nothing else works out.
Once we got home, Gabe and Lemon "helped" me make a chocolate cake.
And for dinner Dave and I tag-teamed a steak dinner with caesar salad, braided bread, and of course: