vacation

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What’s been keeping me too busy to sit at the computer long enough to respond to emails, let alone pour my thoughts into a blog post you ask?  Wellllll, let me just show you a little bit about that: Not only is there actually a space available for me to have a canning storage shelf

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The past month has flown by with all that we have been up to.  I have been busy with my job at church and will continue to be through the rest of May when I will then be resigning from the position.  With the baby coming in the fall I want to be able to

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Last weekend we threw together a long weekend trip up to the Twin Cities for some fun and shopping.  Since we didn’t take a vacation this year we have just been doing some fun things a little closer to home.  The weekend was packed with many fun little excursions and of course plenty of swimming

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Trying to catch up

Since returning from vacation we have been on high speed, trying to catch up with our life and all the extras that have come our way. I have come to the conclusion that summertime may just not be the best time for us to take a vacation. Next year we’re going to try for a

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Vacation 2010

We just returned from an amazing vacation of taking in the Rocky Mountain air and when I get my head out of the clouds I will post all of the wonderful details and pictures of our trip. For now though we are still trying to catch up on sleep, housework, yard work, planning for school,

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Pre-Vacation Get-Away

We had a little unexpected opportunity come up this past weekend and were able to take a few days to head down to Kansas City for a trade show with Mark. Of course those of you who know what Mark does would think that seeing what he saw for those 3 days would be the

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Ozarks-Park 2

I had really good intentions of splitting these posts up into smallers ones but suddenly it’s Saturday and I am in the midst of baking princess and castle birthday cakes for and almost 3 year old! So, I’ll try to keep the words to a minimum and attempt to pick a few of the best

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Ozarks-Part 1

As promised, here is Part 1 of our vacation series: First I would like to say that pre-planning for a road trip is a LIFE-SAVER! I put a little extra effort this year into having a special box of activities ready for the trip and boy am I glad I did. Our little road trippers

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Home Sweet Home

After 8 days and 7 nights on Lake of the Ozarks we are safely back home and savoring the greatness of sleeping in our own beds, showering in our own showers and all the wonderful things that come with being home after a week of vacation. It sounds cliche but it’s so true, it’s great

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Savoring

Some of my favorite moments captured from the past couple of weeks: My dad and I took the kids to the natural history museum in Panora. The kids loved seeing things that reminded them of Laura and Mary from the Little House series that we are still reading. L’s favorite summer activity is by far