School was cancelled today because of heavy snowfall. Today set a record for the snowiest February ever (30 inches) and made the top 10 of snowiest months ever. ❄️ We spent the entire afternoon
We met some friends at the Mall of America today to spend the day riding rides. Olivia has grown since we were here last time. This the first time she was tall enough
Emma was invited to tubing birthday party yesterday at Buck Hill where Lindsey Vonn learned how to ski. Emma had a blast tubing with daddy for two hours. 💕 I stayed home with Olivia
We celebrated Valentine's Day with a heart shaped pizza for the girls and cheese fondue for the adults. For dessert we had chocolate fondue. I forget how easy and delicious chocolate fondue is.
Every week one kid in Emma's class is star of the week. This week was Emma's turn. We had lots of photos to look through. We worked very hard narrowing them down for
Tonight Emma's school had art night. They learned a lot about Egypt, so all the art was Egyptian themed. Plus there were crafts. Emma got to write her name in hieroglyphics. We checked
The Minneapolis Convention Center hosts an RV show every year. We love going to get campground brochures and to see all the gadgets you can get for your RV. Emma has always loved
Olivia was so excited this year was her year. 😍💕 The girls had fun making crafts, eating cookies and drinking lemonade. They also got to see Anna.
Finally we have enough snow to go sledding! Last year after all the snow had melted I found out our neighborhood has a sledding hill... and it's right by our house. Yesterday we
Emma didn't have school today, which meant it was the perfect day for a tea party. This was our 3rd year hosting a tea party for her friends. I made some favorite snacks
Last week we skipped Olivia's gymnastics class because Emma was home and I didn't want to drive in the snow. I scheduled her make up class for Tuesday afternoon, but first it was
In 4 days we had a 92 degree temperature change (-53 on Wednesday to 39 on Saturday). There are several pros and cons with this dramatic change in temperature. Pros: it was warm
While Emma got to dress up for jersey day on Friday, Olivia got to dress up for pajama day at her school. She insisted on a skirt with her pajamas. After school Olivia
Today was the first day of school this week after 4 snow days in a row. It happened to be jersey day. Emma doesn't have her own, so I had her try on
Today was a long one. We met a bunch of friends at the indoor playground this morning. It's tough to get a good picture here because the girls are constantly moving. Afterward our
Today was the coldest it's been since 1996. I thought about taking the girls somewhere, but a lot of places were closed today because of the cold. We stayed home in the morning
Wednesday is supposed to be cold. It will be the coldest it's been since we moved here almost 5 years ago, so our best chance to get out of the house was today.
In case you're wondering... that is not a typo. Today Emma had her first snow day. We've barely had enough snow to cover the ground all winter, until last night. They also cancelled
A couple weeks ago Emma's school got a presentation from the Minneapolis Institute of Art about their Egypt's Sunken Cities special exhibit. Since then she's talked non-stop about going to see it. She
I love when Emma brings home pictures like these from school and I hear Olivia tell her "you're the best sister ever!". 💕