Back to School Breakfast 2012 – Make Your Own Pancakes

Back to school breakfast

Saturday morning I hosted what has become our annual Back to School Breakfast.  Since I no longer have children living at home that will be starting school, they are all away at college, I invite my neighbor kids. Tomorrow is the first day of school here in Portland. For this year’s breakfast I decided to do my own home version of a fun restaurant here in Portland called Slappy Cakes.  You sit around a table that has a griddle built into it and you make your own pancakes.  It is [Continue Reading…]

Back to School Breakfast

Back to School Breakfast

School starts for my college girls on Monday, August 27th. Just 3 days after our Wedding Carnival. It’s going to be a crazy weekend. This next Sunday we will pile everything we can into our car and the girls and I will drive to Provo, Utah. Yes, that is about 36 hours after the Wedding Carnival.  We will be getting Tessa to her new college apartment a mere 12 hours before she starts her first class. We’ll all a little stressed about this and I don’t think there will be [Continue Reading…]

Back to School Breakfast -2011

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Today is the first day of school for kids here in Portland.  Except there isn’t anyone at my house starting school today.    My college kids started last week and my law school kid started two weeks ago. So I borrowed some kids to celebrate the first day of school around here.  Monday morning Jim and I hosted a back to school breakfast for some of our neighbor kids. I made a quick trip to the Dollar Store for some decoration items and then combined them with things I had around [Continue Reading…]

Back To School Breakfast

School starts tomorrow here in Portland. Even though it is later than most of the country I am still not ready. I am not ready for my baby to start her last first day of school! I decided that this momentous occasion called for a special celebration, a special back to school breakfast. I knew how unrealistic it was to expect Tessa to be up and ready in time to enjoy a specially prepared breakfast on the first day of school – especially since school starts at 7:30 a.m.! We [Continue Reading…]