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Fun Day with Kids

If becoming a grandmother was only a matter of choice, I should advise every one of you straight away to become one.  There is no fun for old people like it!  ~Hannah Whithall Smith

L tree


After spending the morning at the nearby wildlife refuge, grandchildren Robert and Laurel ( two uppermost tree climbers, striped shirt girl and tow head boy), stopped by with their friends and mothers.  I’m telling you, grandchildren are SO MUCH FUN!!!

After a quick lunch which their mothers had packed,  the first activity was decorating cupcakes I had baked for their dessert.  It was just like Cupcake Wars on tv!


L decorates


With bags of buttercream frosting, tubs of sprinkles, cans of whipped cream and bowls of chocolate chips and mini marshmallows, they had all the fixin’s for prize winning cupcakes.  Laurel’s design philosophy is “too much is seldom enough.”


Cupcake wars!


Brett was of the same persuasion.  How can more not be better? Continue reading