During our recent trip to St. Louis for Thanksgiving, we received a little flower arranging 101 with my Mom, Lucia, who is pretty creative and talented in floral design...even the kids got involved, collecting leaves, flowers, fruit, etc. for our centerpiece.
A few photos of our fun memories...
|Riding the train at St. Louis Zoo|
|Playing with our cousins, CJ, Nathan, and Henry at the Whittle Train Store|
|Caroline is cozy on the couch at Nannie Lucia and Papa Carl's house...|
|Jack, Charlie, and Caroline collecting leaves for our centerpiece...(No, we didn't run around in PJs all day...it really was early one morning!)|
|The inspiration for our centerpiece, photo from a magazine...|
|After Lucia gave us some quick tips, including how to deal w/ the oasis, wire-wrapping leaves, fruit, etc....our final product!|
|On a run through our neighborhood, on my old running path...|
|Visiting Santa at Plaza Frontenac|
|Celebrating Charlie's 5th birthday! Thank you, Nannie Lucia for the Spiderman cake!|