Friday, September 3, 2010

Lemonade Stand

Swimming lessons cost $35.00.  I do not have $35.00.  How do we come up with $35.00?

Addi and I mixed 2 gallons of lemonade baked 2 dozen HUGE chocolate chip cookies and set up shop.  
We also made a couple signs...and once we got them right-side up we were in business
It was a little slow at first but we persevered and ended up getting a good number of customers.
Including Addi's cousin who stayed to help.
Everyone worked really hard flagging down cars and waiting on customers.

In the end, after we sold every last drop of lemonade, sold our last broken cookie and took out tithing our total take was:


Lessons start on Tuesday and Addi is stoked.

P.S. I know I joke about coincidences, but I'm pretty sure this wasn't one. 


Meg said...

You are an amazing mom. You really need to read "The Prizewinner of Defiance Ohio" You and her are two peas in a pod making it work for your fam. well, two peas less one drunkard husband. Randall seems on the up and up.

Hippy Goodwife said...

You are the most awesomist Mom ever! Not only does she get swimming lessons out of the deal, she learned a whole lot about self reliance. WTG Mama!

disillusioned said...

That's just awesome!!!

Mary P.

Rhiannon said...

That is the cutest thing in this world! It melts my heart! I am so happy for swim lessons... and the LESSONS you teach Addi, could you please write a book?

feline13x said...

Cool beans!

Sara said...

-You are so cute and creative!

-I'm jealous of the sunshine in those pictures... it's raining hard and ugly right now.

-I hope you are enjoying your 2.5 hours of freedom while Addi is in half-day.

-P.S. we miss you.

megan said...

Thinking about you guys the last few days. You are awesome and way to go Addi!

The Hardys said...

That is so fun and such a good life lesson for Addie-if she wants something she has the choice to work hard and earn it! And you didn't forget to pay tithing, another great lesson :) Hope she enjoys swimming!

Laura A said...

That is so cool! Congratulations!