Wednesday, August 4, 2010

Monkey Bars

So the kids favorite thing to do at the park is play on the monkey bars. When we arrived Zoee and Kyle could already make it across. David and Dru of course wanted to be like there older siblings and don't do anything but practice getting across. It started out with them just being able to hang from the monkey bars and every time they tried to move the fell. Here is Dru's monkey bar journey...David is making progress and we will post his journey at a later date.

FIRST STEP: Hang on for dear Life

Then Dru continued to practice everyday!!

SECOND STEP: Concentrate very hard and be careful to not bite your tongue off!! LOL

Then one day after a month of practicing everyday and many blisters later you will acheive success:

Twisted rice noodles gone bad!!

This was one of our first American meals. You would think those would be the easiest and would turn out the best since I have been cooking American my whole life, right? Well I cooked the noodles with a timer, and then like any good cook tasted the noodles to make sure they were done and I decided they were still a little to hard so cooked for one more minute. Then I drained the water and rinsed. At this point I noticed that the noodles were all breaking apart. Then I preceded to add all of the ingredients for goulash. By the time everything was stirred together this picture shows what the result was. The flavor was excellent but the appearance was bad, very, very bad!! Mike had us all laughing so hard we could hardly eat. The kids were all yelling at daddy telling him to stop, he was grossing them out. Several times they said they couldn't eat anymore because there stomach's were upset from daddy's comments. I'm sure you can imagine what he was saying!! Things like are you trying to be like a bird and regurgitate your food for your babies, LOL!! It definitely made for a fun evening!!