Those toothpicks are "plus" signs, by the way. When we took our road trip to my hometown, we also celebrated my daughter's birthday while we were there. My mom didn't have the right number for the top of the cake, so we did this instead.
We visited my hometown for an after-Christmas visit with my folks, an occasion which the kids quickly dubbed "Second Christmas!" We delivered the snowmen and ornament that hubby had turned on the lathe:
Pretty cute, huh? We also played the new game we received, "Ticket to Ride" You try to claim train routes all over the board/map, and hope that the other players don't get in your way!
It's super fun, and pretty easy to get the hang of playing. We found out about it from the Geeks On podcast video channel on YouTube: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1d_xt6CpWaE Thanks for the recommendation Aaron!
Julie's Tip Jar: