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5th Grade – Let’s Do This

Time just keeps marching on and Lily started 5th grade this year. Last year our school moved the 5th grade to the middle school so now she’s a middle schooler. I still can’t quite comprehend that. Now that she’s in 5th grade she’s required to have her own Chromebook, a trapper keeper, has a band […]

Happy 10th Birthday Lily!

Happy Birthday to my sweet girl. This time it’s double digits! Lily had a great time with her family and friends over the past few days. First, we had grandparents and uncles up for some yard games and ice cream cake. Then we had a family day. Followed by a trip to Valleyfair with a […]

No Soliciting. Seriously, don’t make it weird.

There’s a lot of contractors going door to door since the hail storm so we put up a sign.  So far it’s been pretty effective. Here is the full size version of the Grumpy Cat No Soliciting Sign if you want a copy. It’s good to note that I didn’t create this, I found it […]

Super Father’s Day

For Father’s Day, my daughter made me a super gift. Six jars, all super hero themed and filled with different items. Ironman – Almond M&Ms Thor – Cheesy Chex Mix Batman – Lemonade Drink Mix Captain America – Junior Mints Flash – Hot Tamales Spiderman – DQ Gift Card It was a very cool idea […]

Fun at the Park

There’s a lot of parks in our old town and we visited one of our favorites tonight. The “castle park” at Bayview Elementary in Waconia is always fun even if we’re a bit bigger now.

Having a lot of holiday fun recently.

At Christmas time, there’s so much to do. Recently we’ve taken in the Christmas lights at The Spirit Of Winter Festival of Lights at Sovereign Estate Winery, made Christmas cookies & gingerbread houses, and even visited some penguins at Wooddale Church’s Family Christmas. Soon it will be family, then Christmas, and before I’m ready for it, […]