We’ve spent all our Minnesota Thanksgivings, except one, with friends and their family. This year there is going to be 21 people to feed. Our turkey preparations started yesterday with brining three
Emma and I spent a lot of Monday mornings swimming at the YMCA last winter. When our neighborhood pool opened I cancelled my membership since we wouldn’t be using the indoor pool
We had a lot of random things going on this week. Emma has western day at school. We had friends over for dinner and made homemade pizzas, including homemade fruit pizzas for dessert.
I’ve been wanting to put up or Christmas tree since November 1st. Today I couldn’t wait any longer! The girls drove me nuts hanging the ornaments, but they loved every minute.
My day started off with taking Olivia to vote. We followed it up with some fun at the library. Braden worked from home today, so I left Olivia with him and surprised Emma
We got out of the house for a little fun at the mall. The girls requested to go to Crayola again. When we went on Thursday we missed the crayon show, but we
Olivia had school today, but Emma didn’t. After dropping Olivia at school we picked up one of Emma’s friends and spent the morning at Millz House We picked up Olivia from
This year I’ve been on a roll crossing places off my list that I’ve wanted to visit for a long time. Today was storytime at the Humane Society. They only have
These two unicorns made it to a lot of houses tonight! Emma was super excited that her bucket was almost filled to the top.
Our zoo has a special Halloween event going on every night during the month of October. The zoo is closed, but the carousel is open. There is no way we could walk by
We’re getting the most out of our 50 degree fall days. Today we got our pumpkins and had fun in the corn pit and pallet maze. Making corn angels. After we got
It was party day all around! Olivia got to dress up for a party day at school. Emma got to dress up for her fall party today too. She wore last years costume
One of my favorite Halloween traditions - trick or treating at the grocery store. All of the grocery stores here do it, but this one is always the best. It’s never crowded.
This is the last week of the fall 1 session at gymnastics. Olivia had 2 make ups to do plus her regular class, so that’s what we did Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday.
This morning we said our goodbyes to daddy (who is staying in Florida for the week) and headed home. We had a total of 4 flights (2 there and 2 home) and the
We had planned to make a Florida trip during Emma’s fall break. As a bonus, one of our college friends was getting married the same weekend and all our other college friends
This morning Braden had to go into work for a little while. Before dropping him off we had breakfast at our favorite breakfast restaurant. Emma said they were the best eggs she’s
Emma has fall break this week, so we hopped on a plane and flew to Florida for the long weekend. It was a late night. Our flight landed in West Palm Beach after