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Halloween fun!

We had a play date with our friends in the morning. We painted pumpkins and had pizza. Then we had trick or treating in the evening with our nephews and neighbor friends. We also had pizza and cupcakes with our parents, and Ryan’s brother and his wife and their boys. It was a fun day celebrating Halloween! Read more »

Pumpkin Patch Fun

We went to the pumpkin patch earlier this month and it was so much fun. They had so much there to do. We rode on a hay wagon that took us on a tour of the pumpkins. We saw green, white, and orange pumpkins. We ended up getting two orange pumpkins. They had a sunflower field where we got to take pictures and where we could Read more »

Summer into fall

Summer is my favorite season, but I’m excited for fall activities. Ryan and I love to watch college football and we have a favorite team! Go buckeyes! Also, I enjoy getting apples from our local fruit farm and going to pumpkin patches. Plus I love pumpkin bread, pumpkin bars, pumpkin cookies, and apples and apple cider. Read more »

Ryan’s family weekend

A couple weekends ago, we got together with Ryan’s family all weekend. We had family fellowship with Ryan’s brother and his wife from out of state and Ryan’s grandmother that we haven’t seen since Christmas plus the rest of Ryan’s family at Ryan’s parents’ house for a cookout. Then on Saturday, we celebrated Read more »

County fair

We visited our county fair this past week. Alicia’s parents, Ryan’s mom, our sister in law, her 3 boys, and her mom joined us for a day of fun! We watched the dairy cow show, got some good food, looked at everything, rode rides, look and got on tractors,  the kids did pee wee (for kids under the age of 9) dairy cow Read more »

Hilton Head Island 2022

We just spent a week at Hilton Head. We went to the beach everyday, swimming, played at the playground, went shopping, miniature golfing, went to dinner, and got ice cream almost every night. We all had a great time! The week went too fast! Read more »

Cousin fun!

We went to our local farmers market with Ryan’s mom and our sister in law and nephews and then we came back to our house for some followship and dinner. Our kids and nephews had matching outfits on for the 4th of July Read more »

Celebrating Lauren’s Birthday!

Today is Lauren’s birthday! She turned 4. We had a frozen themed birthday party for her yesterday with family and friends and Princess Anna came to visit her. She was so excited! Read more »

Visiting the farm

Alicia, Colin, and Lauren visited Alicia’s family farm this week! We got to feed and water the cats, the baby calf, the chickens, and checked on the sheep. It brought back memories from Alicia’s childhood when she would feed the baby calves and helped with milking the cows. Alicia loved taking care of the calf and so did Read more »

Family Outing!

We had a family day today. It was a beautiful day with temperatures in the 70’s after being in the 90’s all week. We went to the garden center and bought some flowers and then went out to lunch. After lunch, we went to the playground, got ice cream and the grocery store. It was a fun day! Read more »


Alicia and Lauren love the movie Frozen, so they thought it would be fun to match and wear something Frozen Read more »

Family Day at local science museum

We visited our local science museum today with Ryan’s family. We got to see the dinosaur exhibit, marvel character exhibit, ocean, gadgets, watched a cloud being formed, and lunch. It was a fun day and we stopped for ice cream on the way home. The picture was an exhibit in the Marvel section Read more »


We’ve been having play dates with cousins and friends. Most of our play dates are going to each other’s houses to play, but sometimes we venture out and go to the local library, indoor play gym or to the park. We usually try to have a few play dates each month. Pictured is: Colin and his cousin having fun outdoors as you Read more »


We are making plans for our garden this year. We are going to plant: tomatoes, cucumbers, spinach, lettuce, green beans, zucchini, broccoli, green peppers, basil, and a strawberry hanging basket. We have raised garden beds and that makes it so much easier because we don’t have to pull weeds. We love having a garden, so we Read more »

Easter 2022!

One of our family traditions is coloring Easter Eggs, so we started out the weekend coloring eggs. Then we spent Saturday with Ryan’s family and had a wonderful meal ending with individual cakes and ice cream.  On Easter Sunday, we went to our friend’s church and listened to a wonderful service and then we went to Read more »

Celebrating Colin’s Birthday!

Colin turned 6 years old today! We have been celebrating his birthday all weekend! Yesterday, we had his birthday party at a Playnasium and invited our family and friends. Everyone had a great time. Colin had a Mario Kart theme cake. Today, we took Colin out for his birthday lunch. Read more »

Alicia’s family

Alicia is the oldest in her family with two younger brothers. Alicia’s parents and both brothers and their families live within 30 minutes of us. Both of her brothers have two children. Alicia grew up on a farm with cows and pigs. Her family still owns the farm and they added sheep and chickens along with having cows. When Read more »

Ryan’s Family

Ryan is the oldest in his family with two younger brothers. One of them live about 20 minutes away from us and is married and has 3 children. Ryan’s other brother and his wife live out of state. Ryan’s parents live 30 minutes away from us. We usually get together quite often. Colin and Lauren enjoy having play dates with Read more »

Disney World vacations

We went to Disney World in January and we had a great time! It’s becoming one of our favorite vacation spots. We stayed on site this time and went to all 4 parks- Magic Kingdom, Hollywood Studios, Animal Kingdom, and Epcot. Colin and Lauren loved it. Colin loves dinosaurs and he loved the dinosaur ride in Animal Kingdom. Read more »

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