Monthly Archives: August 2018

8 Months

In other news – how is Ben 8.5 months old? It just doesn’t seem possible.

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Closing In

We are closing in on home and these kiddos are so ready for their Daddy, their house, their dog, and their beds. We’ve had a great trip, but we are ready for home.

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The Last Day

The drive home from Milwaukee is not quite two days so we wanted to make today our “short” day and spent some extra time with our friends. We decided to visit Hoyt one more time and leave straight from the pool. Saying goodbye is never fun but we’ll hopefully see these guys before too long!

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Girl Day

Amber, Nicki, and I had worked hard to plan another “Girls’ Day” while I was on this trip. Tony and Nick and agreed to watch all the bigger boys and we were taking Ben with us. We managed to fit everyone in my van and headed off for Chicago. We put a movie on for…

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The Lake – Take Two

The boys spent the night with Leah and AJ so I only had the youngest in the hotel with me. They were up at a decent hour so we decided to head to the beach and play. I set Ben’s pack and play up and he took a morning nap in the shade. All of…

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Barrington – The Lake

The kids and I drove back to Timberlake Estates today. We were hoping for sunny weather but had a dreary arrival. We cancelled our plans for the beach and hung out with our old neighbors and their new bunny. Then the sun seemed to want to come out and we quickly threw on our swim…

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State Fair

As we were picking dates for this trip, last January, we realized it would also be the week of the Wisconsin State Fair. At the time, that seemed like a great idea. The state fair is always a fun activity. I did not factor in that it would make getting a hotel or house rental…

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Hoyt Pool All Day

Wade flew in to spend the weekend with us. (Notice the mustache he has grown – hopefully just for humors sake.) Amber, Nicki, and I had spent part of last night trying to figure out which days worked best for which activities based on the weather. We all decided today would be a great day…

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