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Cardinals vs Cubs

Andy, Jonathan and I took my dad to a Cardinals Vs. Cubs game last weekend as his Father’s day present.  We drove to Busch stadium for the day.  It was 95 degrees out, Jonathan and I immediately started sweating after exiting … Continue reading

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A trip with a birthday, a wedding, Mother's day, and a birthday

So, call us crazy, as many other people have.  We took Jonathan and Grace on a 16 hour drive 2 weekends ago.  That’s right.  16 hours out on Thursday, a birthday on Friday, a wedding on Saturday, a birthday on … Continue reading

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Easter 2011

We went to Springfield for the weekend.  Spent time with nana and papa, andy and ferfer, gigi and dadadaddy, grandma and grandpa on Saturday. Nana and papa hid eggs and match box cars all around their house.  At first Jonathan didn’t really understand … Continue reading

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Nana and Papa visit

Today, nana and papa (my parents) left to return home after a 4 day visit.  Tonight, I tucked Jonathan in for the night and he immediately went to his list of individuals who might free him…. “Nana”…. “Papa”…. “Nana”…. “Nana”….. … Continue reading

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Cruisin' to the Bahamas

Last week we left the kids with my parents and took a cruise to the Bahamas. It was my idea and a fabulous one at that.  Amanda and I drove down to Charleston, SC and got on the boat.  On the … Continue reading

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Why does my brown ottoman now have a dash of Blue?

Every day I come home from work to find some new stack of books, Jonathan using new words, a new toy, newly painted artwork, or a house full of children running and screaming together. Last week, I came home and … Continue reading

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Christmas recap 2010

We started Christmas morning by walking downstairs to the family room.  Everything was in the family room and Amanda and I were so excited to see it all again after wrapping presents that evening. We wanted to start the morning … Continue reading

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Jonathan's safety blanket

The day has finally come.  Jonathan has his own “safety blanket” for when he’s upset or a little uncertain of what’s going on.  Surprisingly it’s not a blanket or any physical item.  I finally noticed it tonight.  Everytime Jonathan gets … Continue reading

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Blacktop

Blacktopped the drive last weekend….and the weekend before……Let me tell you what I have learned. #1. If you buy the cheapest sealer, you will use twice as much to surface the same area that the sealer that costs 5$ more … Continue reading

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ooma

About 2 weeks ago we purchased the ooma:It’s a VoIP phone that uses your internet provider to create a landline for you.  You can either plug it into your phoneline system of the house and use any phone jack in … Continue reading

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