Christmas Kick-Off

January 31, 2017 in Arizona, Christmas - 1 Comment

While we were in the desert for Thanksgiving, we were invited to the tree lighting ceremony at the Fairmont Scottsdale Princess. My dad had access passes to a VIP dinner in the ballroom prior to the tree lighting. My mom volunteered to stay home with Finn and the rest of…

Fall According to my Phone

As if I didn’t already sufficiently cover our fall happenings, here are the remaining undocumented memories captured from my phone. I’ll start by going all the way back to Labor Day weekend. After Troy’s epic surprises on the Saturday of my birthday, we took it easy for the rest of…

Patchin’ Take Two

We tried to get our whole family to the pumpkin patch several times during the month of October. Things kept popping up and company kept filling our weekends so we didn’t actually make it to the patch until 4 days before Halloween. If it wasn’t for tradition’s sake, we might…

Visitors = Beach Days

January 18, 2017 in Beach, Friends, Swimming - No Comments

Once Crew got his cast off and could fully participate in beach activities once again, we couldn’t get enough of the ocean. Starting in mid-October, we had different rounds company stay with us five weekends in a row (which fed into my delayed documentation). Of course, most of them wanted…

Cast Off Celebration

January 13, 2017 in Beach, Crew, Injuries - 1 Comment

After six weeks of avoiding some of Crew’s favorite things; pools, beaches, excessive handwashing and impromptu baths (without the use of Press’n Seal wrap), it was finally time to ditch the cast. We headed straight to the ocean to celebrate. We no longer had to worry about sand or water getting…

Preschool at the Patch

January 12, 2017 in Preschool, Pumpkin Patch - 3 Comments

Our first visit to the pumpkin patch was with Crew’s preschool. Yes, I’m still playing catch up and posting about the pumpkin patch in January. I’m determined to get caught up in a somewhat chronological order. Anyway, preschool friends combined with a field trip put Crew into pure excitement mode….

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