Category Archives: Family

October Catch-Up

This Fall has been pleasantly busy. We started fostering a cat for some good friends. He’s only a year old, but he’s 16lbs, and so very active. He’s kept us on his toes and is totally hilarious. His name is … Continue reading

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Glassberg Hike

There’s a conservation area in nearby Eureka. We went there once, but did’t spend much time there for some reason. Another volunteer at the thrift store mentioned it to me and encouraged me to go back and spend more time. … Continue reading

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Chelsea’s Baby Shower

We had such a wonderful time celebrating Chelsea and baby Isla! I hosted the shower here at the house and went with a woodland theme. We had a nice turnout. Our family isn’t huge, but just about everyone was able … Continue reading

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Down for the Count

My last post was about how the boys were at camp/day camp. A month ago. So what happened to blogging between then and now? The flu. Luke returned home from camp exhausted and hoarse. Two days later he was achy, … Continue reading

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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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