Monday, October 27, 2014

more soccer!

Jane's team played against another team from the same town, so her team wore pinnies. It was cold out but the girls had fun!

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pumpkins and leaves

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Wednesday, October 22, 2014


Westie found a cozy spot for a nap: the American Girl bed!

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Jane and Malcolm received gift cards to the local book store from their friends Trevor and Colin for their birthdays. We spent some time there during a rainy afternoon and they had so much fun picking out what they wanted! Jane got a Magic Tree House book, a Jigsaw Jones book and some stickers. Malcolm got a dinosaur puzzle and some stickers.

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Oktoberfest 2014

I forgot the camera so these are all taken with my, Aunt Amy's and Uncle Jake's phones. Jane raked a pile of leaves next to Grammy's deck so the kids could jump into it.

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They love to climb this tree.

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Uncle Jake and cousin Samara were there, that was nice!

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We brought spider cookies. The kids made them with Daddy and they had so much fun.

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They carved their own pumpkins!

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They also bobbed for apples.

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It was a fun day!

Sunday, October 19, 2014

Flume Gorge

Another place I wanted to visit was the Flume Gorge. We stopped there on our way home. I had been with my family as a teenager and I remembered it being quite a sight to see.

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The visitor center looked the same!

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We had another cool, sunny day for hiking.

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You can't tell from the photos but the kids didn't really enjoy themselves. I think they were tired and worn out, and just done with the trip.

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The kids wanted to feel the water. It was cold!

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They were excited to watch this chipmunk!

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Maybe if we went back when they were older, they'd appreciate it more! It sure was beautiful.

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We stopped at a scenic overlook and visitor center near Story Land.

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more Story Land

This was the view from our hotel room window!

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After not sleeping much, the kids were silly in the morning.

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Jane was brave enough to go on the flume ride, but not Malcolm!

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This was a fun place with tons of foam balls that got shot around and fell everywhere.

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The kids got to do some digging with these, it was cute!

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A train ride is always enjoyable.

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I think they would've stayed in the jail all day if we let them!

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The kids love when they can drive a car!

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