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Christmas roundup part II: Zoo lights 

Before we left on our Christmas trip, Aunt Jocie came for dinner and then we went to see the zoo lights! This was the first year the zoo put this event on and it was so fun! Only a month and a half late, I still wanted to share. Aunt Jocie is in grad school […]

A hike is always better with ice cream

No summer is complete without a trip to the Union Terrace! We went some time in July… maybe if I blogged more often I could remember the date! We took a nice hike on the Lakeshore Path. Well it was nice, except Peyton fell and skinned his knee and got blood on my shirt and […]

Fun day in the water

During vacation in August, we had a fun day at the splash pad! We started out with a trip to the Girl Scout store where Allie got a new doll with money she’d saved. Then we had a picnic and splashed for a while. It was a great day for it because it was really […]

Here’s our first grader!

Allie just finished her second week of first grade. It sounds like its pretty good… from what little information we can get out of her. All she ever tells us is that she plays a lot. I’m sure she does but I’m pretty sure she’s learning too! Here’s the pictures from the first day! We […]

Our polliwog

After talking for years about getting Allie into swimming lessons, this summer we finally did it! Allie started her first swimming lessons in the polliwog class at the YMCA. She did really well and we could see improvement every week! This session for the second half of the summer was only five weeks long and […]

Holiday zoo fun

We are having a great long weekend! We’ve had a nice relaxing start to our Labor Day. Amd Sunday we had a super fun zoo day! I love having a completely free zoo here in town! This time we got to enjoy the polar bears showing off and the tiger was out and active too! […]

Sunflower fields!

At the end of July we went to see the sunflowers at Pope Farm Park! We went to see them last year and were happy to catch them this year too. Its a pretty short window when the flowers are at their peak. They were toward the end by time we saw them this year, […]