Category Archives: Family

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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Millennium Park

Today we met our friends up at Millennium Park in Creve Coeur. We stayed a full 2 hours and the boys still didn’t want to leave. It’s a great park for older kids. Lots of neat things to climb.

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Luke’s 13th Birthday Party

Family Edition I had grand visions of a massive, blow-out birthday party for Luke’s 13th, but several of his good friends weren’t available so we decided to do a family party near his birthday and a friend party in July. … Continue reading

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Shaw Nature Reserve – Wetlands Trail

Our MOBOT membership allows for free entry to Shaw Nature Reserve so the boys and I decided to take advantage. The weather has been unseasonably cool these past several days. Normally we hunker down, but when it’s this nice we … Continue reading

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