The boys and I had a great Thanksgiving in Garmisch. Three years ago we hiked half way up Kramer Mountain with our long-time friends to find snow and have hot chocolate at the St. Martin Hutte half way up:
We did it again this year:
I'd say the kids have grown a little, wouldn't you? Good thing because Joe was not riding on my shoulders most of the way like he did on Dan's three years ago. These pictures were taken in the exact same spot. It was almost 60 degrees when the boys and I left Garmisch yesterday. Not good for the skiing tourism.
Here's a view from St. Martin Hutte where we had a nice cold beer (soda for the kids) and pretzels fresh out of the oven:
Meanwhile, Dan was having a fantastic Thanksgiving of his own. Country Music star, Aaron Tippin, surprised them at Bagram with a concert.
We have about ten Saturdays until he comes home! I can do that standing on my head.
Last Tuesday night the Spouse's Club had a "Make it, Bake it & Take it night to raise funds for the club. Everyone baked or made something (most brought gift baskets of some sort) to be auctioned off. Here's the large tote bag that was my contribution:
Both fabrics came from a German thrift store. I'm positive the yellow is quite old. Love it. I found the flower tutorial at Wisecraft. The pattern for the bag is from this book: