Sunday, July 27, 2014

Camping 2014

We did our annual camping trip to Devil's Lake this week.  It happen to fall during the boys birthday (the 22nd) so instead of hiking we went to Mount Olympus Amusement and Water Park in the Dells.  The boys were appropriately surprised and happy.  We didn't get a hike in but the water park walking wore us out anyway.  It was a great trip!  

Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Not So Bummer Summer

My and my other leader for our girl scout troop are doing a Not So Bummer Summer challenge with our kids that basically encourages them to do new things, get exercise, explore, etc over the summer.  I also planned hiking every month with the scouts.  Even though Gretchen grumbles about it, she's happy once all the kids get there!

Tuesday, July 8, 2014

4th Grade Mafia

Gretchen had a sleepover for her birthday.  I was so tired from it that I forgot to post the pic.  These girls are gonna be running things one day.  Lord help us!
4th Grade Mafia

Monday, July 7, 2014

Birthday Girl!

Well year 8 was not easy..... it felt like she's 8 going on 18 all year long.... but luckily we had several moments where she behaved like an 8 year old which made me happy.  No need to grow up too fast in my opinion.... the world isn't going anywhere that you can't go when it's time!  Sigh.... We love her to pieces and can't believe she's grown so fast right before our eyes!