This is the best cleaning schedule around!

This is the best cleaning schedule around!
Perfect for busy moms!

July 29, 2011

How is it even possible?

How is it even possible that this sweet chubby cheeked baby boy turned 4 years old today?
Time has flown by so quick. 

Happy Birthday Sweet Gauge.
 Mommy and Daddy love you soooo much!

July 17, 2011

O come let's sing Ohio's praise...

This past Saturday we thought it would be fun to head down to campus and show the kids where Mommy and Daddy went to college. We started off our adventure by having a late lunch at Eddie George's Grille 27. The highlight of the meal was watching Gauge dance his little heart out to the Black Eyed Peas "I Gotta Feeling."

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From there we walked over to Mirror Lake
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where we sat and took in the scenery and watched the cute little ducks.


Next up was touring the Main Library and it's recent (to us) renovations. The view from the top floor were simply amazing. As we were standing looking out at The Towers....a huge hawk flew by with another small bird in it's talons.
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From the Library to The Oval. Lots of great memories strolling these sidewalks with my sweetheart.....or laying in the grass on a warm sunny spring day (skipping class) lol
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Next up was a tour of Larkins. Wow has it ever changed. Not that I visited Larkins much as a student. There seriously had to be over 100 treadmills in that place....along with tons of other exercise equipment, basketball courts, racquetball courts and even a viewing deck that look out over "The Shoe."
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We walked past the stadium hoping wishful thinking that maybe a gate would be open and we could just peek in "The Shoe" such luck.

We of course had to stop and get some pictures in front of the big Numbers.
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and do O-H-I-O

Strolled past University Hall

on our way to the Ohio visit Brutus.


The renovations on the Union was amazing. Gorgeous
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We ended the day with some yummy ice cream from UDF right around the corner from where Daddy use to live.

Shawn and I both have so many great memories from our time at Ohio State. It was fun to take the kids, walk around and reminisce.

We won't talk about how hearing Carmen Ohio can still make me tear up.


July 15, 2011

Look who

Just got their very first Library card!

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July 13, 2011

Play Ball

This year was Grace's 2nd year playing T-Ball. It was so much fun to see how far she had come in learning the skills of the game. She is such a good little ball player!!

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We had an amazing season this year.
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Placing 3rd overall in our tournament. It was a long hot weekend.....


but those girls played their little hearts out...even playing 2 games in one night. The second of which went 8 long innings.
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Grace had so much fun playing ball with her best friend Guinevere.
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Our Family ❤
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Isn't that a good looking group of girls! Awesome job girls. We're all very proud of you!


Gauge on the other hand......was utterly board with the tournament. When he wasn't snacking.....he was sleeping. lol
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July 8, 2011

Friday Flashback: Trike a Thon

I have been slacking lately in blogging what we've been up to. 
And....since it's been FOREVER since I've done a Friday Flashback, 
I thought these two would fit perfectly together. 

Back in mid May, Gauge had his first ever Preschool Trike-a-Thon.

If you know Gauge at all, you would know that he is a snack man at heart (understatement of the year). He can not go very long without having a snack or drink of some sort.


So when it came time for his Trike-a-Thon.....I thought for sure that he would stop mid way around his first lap and request demand a drink or a snack. Boy was I wrong.
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He raced around that track on his little tricycle with an intensity and focus like I have never seen in him before!


He was totally into it! He barely even slowed down in front of us to give us so much as a wave.
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I was so proud of my sweet little boy for going out there and doing the very best job that he could.


I LOVE YOU SO MUCH Sweet Gauge-a-roo!!


July 4, 2011


When given a 3 day weekend.....we're going to pack in as much fun as we can!

We went Glow Bowling
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Played with sparklers

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watched fireworks (twice)
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went on a bike ride
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and just had lots of fun being around our families!


I hope everyone had just as much fun as we did this holiday weekend!
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