Spring Break 2013

For the first time in years, Aidan and I had Spring Break the same week!  We didn’t waste any time making the most of things… Canoeing – Hillsborough River  On the first day of Spring Break, we all loaded into a canoe and hit the Hillsborough River. We saw alligators, all kinds of amazing birds, […]

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More feet…

Over the past eleven years, we have visited Selby Botanical Gardens in Sarasota, Florida several times.  Aside from being such a magical place, it’s also the spot where Luke and I were married.  I remember it like it was moments ago. We got some pretty cool pictures yesterday, including a few really amazing ones of the orchids […]

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Christmas 2012 – Congrats to Greta & Garry!

Christmas came and went, quickly as usual.  The kids declared this holiday the “best ever,” so that’s certainly something that makes you feel all warm and fuzzy as parents. Skye has turned into our little Barbie Rock Star, complete with hourly performances and practice sessions.  Aidan has buried himself into the world of Skylanders.  It’s […]

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Aidan’s Xmas Gifts

On his own, Aidan went and wrapped up a gift for me and Luke.  On Christmas Eve, we opened these little boxes tied with red ribbon by Aidan himself.  It’s the first year he’s really thought about this, so we were proud. For Luke, had received a hand-drawn Santa and $5… lol For me, I […]

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Season’s Greetings – 2012

As we close out 2012, I’m not going to say it was all rainbows and unicorns or the best year ever.  But, it would be a far stretch to say that it was terrible.  We’re all happy and healthy, no doubt! Our house hit ten years old this year and has already started falling apart. […]

Aidan’s Article: Learning About Energy (Pride Elementary)

Aidan has been learning how to type and use Word and wanted to write and post an article to “the family” site. Here it is… In my school Pride, we have lots of fun. We do activities that are awesome! In science, we are learning about energy. There are many forms of energy. For example […]

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Goodbye summer…

While I may get a little stressed as summer approaches and scheduling takes a turn, I always get sorrowful when it comes to an end.  I’m convinced this summer went by faster than any other, seriously. Earlier in the year, we decided not to take an extended trip.  Instead, Luke took some time off work […]

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Disney Quest and sleepover adventures

For Aidan’s 8th birthday, we celebrated by taking him and his best friend to Disney Quest.  He had been there not too long ago with his friend during his birthday, and this is what he had decided on.  Afterwards, we were going to have his friend sleepover, which would be the first sleepover we’ve had […]

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