Minecraft Monopoly by Jillian

After we played Monopoly Jr for the first time Jillian has been wanting to create her own Monopoly game. I purchased all the necessary materials and we started making her game board.

First she drafted the board game on paper and wrote out the rules.
We then transferred her ideas to the board and colored it. We made up a bunch of chance cards. Jillian wrote out most of them, it was really awesome to watch her writing sentences. She then drew out the playing pieces. She asked Adrian to make them in the 3D printer but this will do for now since we wanted to play soon.

We had a fun family game night playing Jillian’s Minecraft Monopoly.IMG_3218

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Dash Back in Big Bear

My mom took Dash back up to Big Bear when they went the day after Christmas. He wanted to stay outside most of the time. Then when it was time to go home he refused to get into the car. Haha these are the pics she sent me.

“Dash wants to stay outside”
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“The car is loaded and we’re ready to leave and Dash will not come!” haha this is a picture of Dash refusing to come when called because he knows he has to get into the car.
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Merry Christmas!

The girls were so excited to see what Santa brought! Jillian received a big stuffed animal creeper, Olivia got the Lego Movie game, and Claire got a rocking horse.

Jason came over with his puppy Jango. He and Dash can puppy wrestle all day long haha.

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Christmas Eve

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Giving cousin Noah a big hug
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Big Bear

We took advantage of the latest snowstorm and Adrian’s day’s off prior to Christmas and headed up to Big Bear. Dash found his element! He loved the snow so much he didn’t want to enter the cabin. I think he had more fun in the snow than the girls.

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Cuteness overload

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Southern California Snowball Fight

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Dash and Claire

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Olivia’s School Gingerbread Party

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Jillian’s School Performance

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