For the final day in 2011 we all worked hard
The men cut wood –
lots of wood – about 3 times this amount…
We had a few helpers moving the wood (not happy helpers but helpers none the less)
Grammie got some sticks ready to roast hot dogs while I tried to start the fire…
We needed the fire whisperer though…
Clarabell stuck around by the men staying in the center of the action –
Our hens enjoyed looking for bugs and other goodies in the pasture
Here is our proud rooster – Louie, he keeps the girls in line and his junior roosters too
And here is a sweet Red Hen
Here are my boys getting ready to roast hot dogs
We ended the day with Cheese Fondue for supper, followed by Chocolate Fondue (with pound cake, strawberries, cherries, marshmallows, pineapple and apples). Fondue is our New Year’s Eve tradition. We have been doing this for about 4 or 5 years – we love it!
After we cleared the table we rushed out the burning coals from our bonfire to enjoy them while Robert and J went to the far side of the pasture to get the fireworks all ready. Yes, we indulged in fireworks for the first time!!
It was a great day to say farewell to a good year. We are hoping 2012 has many more great things in store for our family!
Happy New Year to you and yours!
We enjoyed the show, and enjoyed a few other fireworks too!