Thursday I went to watch Leah in the cardboard boat races. It is an all day event. They are in teams of 4 and have an hour and a half to design and build a boat. Then they race it across the swimming pool.
If you make it to the other side, 3 people get in and see if it can stay afloat for 60 seconds. Leah's team made it across. They tipped over when trying to get in.
To bad, I think it would have held. They had a great time and it was neat to see all the different designs and watch them try to cross the pool.
That night at fire practice, Cora got her uniform. Pants were to big, but the smallest they had.
Friday Blake and Leah were out of school. Blake had gotten some play-dough for Halloween. Two tiny tubs. They wanted a lot more to play with, so they looked up a recipe and made their own.
When Dave got home we quickly got ready and headed into the college basketball game. For a few years now, Blake has tried to win the half time pizza. He never does, so this year Dave decided to take us all for pizza beforehand. (I have no idea what he is doing with his smile. Blake gives us all these lovely poses lately. Not sure why.)
And then Blake won.
Saturday Cora was off in the morning. It was the Annual Fire Dept Roast. They put on a prime rib dinner and an auction. She was helping to get all the food ready and everything set up. Leah made all my fondant for me this year.
She loved doing it. For the last batch I didn't even stay in the kitchen, I had gone to get ready for the Roast.
When I got back down it was all done and cleaned up. It was fabulous.
Dave had started on our trim Saturday. It is looking awesome. I love the straight clean lines of the trim we chose.
Then Dave and I went into town. We snuck a few pictures of Cora working. She was pleased about that. (Not really)
Cora and one other guy are the newbies so they had to hold all up the stuff for auction. Better than doing dishes.
It was an entertaining auction. The auctioneer did a great job, kept us all laughing and excited. He teased Cora and the other guy and made it fun. One thing that I had wanted started out higher than I was going to bid (local honey) and the second I should have kept going a bit, I think I could have got it (a basket of stuff from our recent town celebration, T-shirts, water bottles, etc.) Cora loves the fire department. So much that she was considering not doing drama this year, and has already looking into the department where she is going to school next year. Sunday we watched a broadcast. I had thought it was a Canada wide broadcast, but was wrong. Some great messages. Then we had dinner at Pierson's. It was nice to hang out with them a little again. When we got home the kids watched a movie and then to bed. So many fun things we got to do this weekend. It was great.