Halloween came and went since I last wrote. Maria was a little butterfly. She enjoyed getting her face painted and Trick-or-Treating.
Most of my time, the last several weeks has been spent on a remodeling project. We decided, with the crowd we were planning on having for Thanksgiving, we needed a place big enough to seat everyone. So we rolled up our sleeves and began finishing a room in our basement. Of course the job took longer than I had expected but turned out very nice.
Here is the before picture.
A during picture.
We invited a dear friend of ours from Guatemala and her two children to be our guests the week of Thanksgiving. We thoroughly enjoyed their company! We didn't do a lot of extra things. They were just a wonderful addition to our family for a week.
Gloria giving Audree a snuggle before dinner.
Daddy carved the turkey as he traditionally does......and passed out samples to a lucky few who happened to walk by.
Gloria and Fredy posing behind the spread before we blessed the food and dug in! They were amazed at how much we eat!!!
Luis and Marcela and their kids were able to travel from North Carolina to join us. The Reyher clan was here too. We had a full house!
We were truly blessed to be able to share such a special time with our family and wonderful friends!