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Wordless Wednesday- First For Football

Wordless Wednesday- First For Football

Gabriel started Pee Wee football last week.  This was his first day in full gear for practice.   Gabe is our first football player, and his first big game is next Friday night.  I can’t get over how cute he looks, yet how terrified I remain on the sidelines.  And […]

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5 commentsAugust 31, 2011 at 1:43 amGabriel Wordless Wednesday

Summer Sun and Family Fun

Summer Sun and Family Fun

We are just finishing our third week of summer vacation.  We have been in parades, gone swimming, had bbqs and birthday parties.  But most importantly we have had lots of time to be outside and enjoy our new backyard. In years past we had a tiny backyard at our house […]

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1 commentJuly 14, 2011 at 2:35 amEli Gabriel Minnie Mocha Cub Nathan Seth

Gabriel’s Glasses

Gabriel’s Glasses

On our way back from Great Wolf Lodge and the Reviewer’s Retreat we took a detour to Gabriel’s eye doctor.  We had gotten a call that his glasses had come in.  He is far-sighted and is truly enjoying seeing the world through his new eyeglasses. He loves them.  He wants […]

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1 commentMay 20, 2011 at 3:52 amGabriel

Pinewood Derby Sportsmanship

Pinewood Derby Sportsmanship

Last week was the Cub Scout Pinewood Derby.  For those that do not know, it is an annual event in the Cub Scout calendar that consists of racing little wooden cars of the scouts’ own design.  Our Pack gives the scouts the car kits at the holiday party and they […]

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2 commentsMarch 21, 2011 at 3:03 pmGabriel John Seth

It Is Good To Have

It Is Good To Have

Sometimes a paper comes home in a backpack that makes your heart skip a beat and you grin from ear to ear.  This was one of those papers. Gabriel’s work from last week.  The writing prompt that they were to expand on was “good to have”. Ps.  I am totally […]

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2 commentsFebruary 1, 2011 at 5:20 pmGabriel

Indoor Smores

Indoor Smores

The boyz went to school yesterday after an unexpected five day break due to the snow and ice.  Then it snowed again last night, but we only had a two hour delay this morning.  Which is good because by the looks of next weeks forecast we are going to need […]

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1 commentJanuary 21, 2011 at 2:58 pmEli Gabriel Nathan Seth

Gabriel’s Hanukkah Wish

The boyz attend public school.  This time of year they do a whole series of lessons on all of the holidays celebrated by different religious and cultural groups.  Last week was Hanukkah week in the first grade.  Gabriel came home brimming with new found information. Over the weekend we were planning the cakes for […]

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1 commentDecember 17, 2010 at 5:50 pmGabriel

Big Boyz and Cub Scout Cake Competitions

Big Boyz and Cub Scout Cake Competitions

Last night was the annual Cub Scout Cake Competition.  This year we had not one, but two cub scouts competing.  Last year was a bit difficult for Seth, but thankfully this year was prefaced with an announcement that the kid’s should be doing the decorating.  We googled pictures and ideas. […]

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1 commentDecember 15, 2010 at 8:02 pmGabriel Seth

Proud Parent/Teacher Conferences

Proud Parent/Teacher Conferences

The school year is seeming to fly by.  Yesterday we completed last of the three parent/teacher conferences that we needed to attend.  Our school district requires conferences at the close of the first quarter prior to giving you your child’s report card.  So for the last week we have had […]

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0 commentsNovember 23, 2010 at 7:19 pmGabriel Nathan Seth

The Boyz Solo on Sunday

The Boyz Solo on Sunday

Sunday I went to a scrapbooking event at my favorite scrapbooking guru’s house.  Daddy D stayed home with all four boyz.  They spent the afternoon enjoying our new lawn.  And Seth practiced his photography skills.  Not bad for a 10 year old!  I enjoyed looking through the photographic evidence of […]

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0 commentsOctober 5, 2010 at 6:37 pmEli Gabriel Nathan Seth