Category Archives: Family

Freedom!

I’m kinda-sorta kid free this week! Luke’s church camp and Gabe’s VBS both fell on the same week. VBS is from 9-4 so it’s a good chunk of the day that I have to myself. I love to be with … Continue reading

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Don Robinson State Park – Blue Trail

A much-welcome cool front has come through Missouri which means we were able to get out and about this weekend. A new state park opened up just 20 minutes from us. We’ve been meaning to visit for a while, but … Continue reading

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Gabe’s Room Finished

Gabe’s room is finished! Or at least finished enough. We found this at Goodwill one day and my penguin-obsessed boy had to have it. Here’s the bedroom from the doorway. He chose the colors – blue and black. I was … Continue reading

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Sandy Creek Covered Bridge

We haven’t been here since last Fall! The heatwave broke and the days have become much more tolerable. We met up with some friends and enjoyed a few hours wading, swimming, exploring, and catching. We stayed until about lunch time … Continue reading

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King Tut Exhibit

The heat is obscene here this week. Every day is over 100 degrees! We made plans to meet up with Gabe’s friend at the Science Center so that we could stay indoors. I figured the kiddos would just play for … Continue reading

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Geocaching Class

In trying to make the most of our MOBOT membership, I signed us up for a geocashing class at Shaw Nature Reserve. It was a class for beginners. Or should I say, Beginners. My boys were the oldest boys there. … Continue reading

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Gabe’s Room

After we added onto our house, two years ago now, we moved Luke into our old bedroom and Gabe was left with the old bedroom. It was the only room in the house that still hadn’t been painted since moving … Continue reading

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The Dog Days of Summer

We’ve been busy but it’s been a good busy. There’s nothing like piling on a bunch of projects to make the days fly by! I signed Gabe up for swimming lessons and we agreed to pet sit for some friends … Continue reading

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Luke’s 13th Birthday Party *Friends Edition

Several of Luke’s friends weren’t able to make it to his birthday party last month so we decided to do 2 parties. I know it seems like a lot, and it isn’t something I’d like to do every year, but … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Grant!

My sweet little nephew is 1! My sister hosted a party out at my grandparent’s place in De Soto on Sunday. It was a bit on the warm side, but really not bad for July. They went all out. Everything … Continue reading

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