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Family Vacation 2017: Crater Lake Edition

Our final leg of the vacation had finally arrived. None of us wanted it to end, but to be honest I was exhausted and kind of felt like I needed a vacation to recover from the vacation. (First world problems). … Continue reading

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Family Vacation 2017: The Caves Edition

On Day 10 of our vacation we woke up early and packed up to head toward Cave Junction, OR. We were headed to the Oregon Caves. It was one of our longer drive days, and we decided to stop for … Continue reading

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Family Vacation 2017: The Redwoods Edition

Day Six: Jedidiah Smith State Park On day six we woke up in Gold Beach and climbed in the car for a shorter drive into California to set our eyes on the Redwoods. We arrived at Jedidiah Smith State Park … Continue reading

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Family Vacation 2017: Boat Ride Edition

Day Four: Lincoln City to Gold Beach The family vacation saga continued on day four as we left Lincoln City and headed south. I was particularly excited for this day because I had never been south of Florence on Highway … Continue reading

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Family Vacation 2017: Barf and Beach Edition

Every time my family gets together for a vacation we have an amazing time, but something unfortunate always seems to happen. For example, in 2014 when we all got together in Oahu, my brother got appendicitis and had to be … Continue reading

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The Last Day

And just like that…. he’ll never spend another day in kindergarten. It sounds so dramatic, and I know he is still so young, but days like today make me feel like he is growing up so fast. I feel like … Continue reading

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Simon’s Last Day of Preschool

Today was Simon’s last day of preschool. He was in a three’s program two mornings a week this year. If you ask him, he’ll tell you that he is so excited to be in pre-K now! He’ll be starting pre-K … Continue reading

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Caleb – 18 Months

Caleb will be 18 months old in just a few days. It is hard to believe that an entire year and a half could have gone by already! With Elias, 18 months old was one of my favorite ages. When … Continue reading

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Our Butterflies

A couple of months ago, as I was planning a children’s worship event for Holy Week, I decided I wanted to include butterflies. Real live butterflies, which are an excellent comparison with the resurrection. I started researching caterpillar/butterfly kits, and … Continue reading

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T-Ball 2017

After a great experience with Reedville t-ball last year, we were excited to sign up for another baseball season this spring. This year is special because it is probably the only year ever that we’ll have two boys on the … Continue reading

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