Tuesday, May 13, 2014

American Girl - Samantha

The Samantha series was SOOOO much fun to work with!  K10 and I had a great time doing our various activities.

Week 1:
Read book
Worked on sampler (K10 is still not done this activity - she is finding embroidery and cross stitch quite tedious)

Week 2:
Read book
Wrote a speech
Made a glass paperweight
Food: Strawberries with cream, ham slices, cheese omelets saratoga potatoes, blueberry muffins, and hot cocoa

Week 3:
Read book
Made paper snowflakes
Decorated trinket box
Made a pinecone wreath

Week 4:
Read book
Embroidered handkerchiefs
Made a fancy fan
Tea Party: Apple Brown Betty, Cream Cheese and Walnut Sandwiches, Chicken Salad Sandwiches, and Lemonade

Week 5:
Read book
Painted a picture
Made a pressed-flower bookmark
Made a seashell picture frame

Week 6:
Read book
Made name cards
Made valentines
Made a May basket
Formal Dinner:
   1st course: 
       Cream of Carrot Soup
   2nd course: 
       Roasted Beef Tenderloin
       Mashed Potatoes
       Fresh Green Beans
       Corn Oysters
   3rd course:
       French Salad
   4th course
       Ice Cream Snowballs

May Basket

 Dressed and ready for our formal dinner

One of the name cards

Carrot Soup

Twice Baked potato Casserole

Beef Tenderloin

Corn Oysters

Plate of yummy food - with Blue Cheese Butter on the Tenderloin

French Salad

Ice Cream Snowballs (Vanilla ice cream with coconut over it)


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