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Middle of January

16 Jan

I have been remiss in updating the blog in the last few weeks! I blame freezing cold temperatures, work travel and just a hectic start to 2014. But now I am back.

Dad came to visit last week for a few days. He spent the first part of his trip with Leigh and the second part with us. We had a nice brunch on Saturday as a belated birthday with family and friends.


Miss H modeled her princess dresses for the brunch.





Then, Dad joined us as we took Miss H to ice skating lessons. I think he was impressed with her skills 🙂 And even more impressed with the number of kids taking lessons.

He got a nice footage of skating forwards.

And, backwards. Her teacher tells them to do the twist.

On Sunday, we headed over to Burke Lake to feed the ducks but the only birds that paid attention to us were the seagulls. Miss H thought it was funny when they stole some of her bread.


We had a nice visit and Dad headed back toVermont on Monday.


Busy Saturday

3 Nov


The time change is always a hard time in our house so we decided our approach this year would be pure exhaustion. We started the morning bright and early with Miss H’s final soccer game. The kids all had a good time and Miss H continued her five goal run.


They got trophies at the end. Everyone was happy.


One final team shot. We are looking forward to being on the same team for the spring season.


Then it was off to Home Depot for their kid’s Saturday even. We made a boat and a heart basket.


Since the weather was lovely and really warm for the second day of November- we headed out to explore the neighborhood. Miss H likes the ‘big place.’



So does the dog.


We got our fill of vitamin D and fresh air.


Then it was off to ice skating. Miss H has been asking about lessons since we saw Disney on Ice and we found lessons for her age group. The instructor was great and it was cool to see how quickly all the kids picked it up.


They all started off sitting.


Then it was wobbly standing.


And, next thing we knew, they were going across the rink. (Step, step, glide. Step, step, glide.)


Miss H is excited for more lessons!

After all this, I think Kerry and I were the most warn out but Miss H did sleep well. Most importantly, she slept until her normal time this morning!