my [long] weekend in photos

school ended on wednesday so the kids had another long weekend to kick off summer!

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swimming and popsicles with daddy on thursday.

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we headed to the science center on friday for some rainy day fun.

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teamwork makes the dream work.

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saturday morning run with the girls. i got in 7 miles to start the day.

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i headed out for a girls day with heather and jess. we started with brunch at white wolf cafe. randomly, our next stop was the salt room for some salt therapy.

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we ended our girls day out at quantum leap winery for a wine tasting.

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our day of fun and tour of orlando continued with a double date night. we had dinner at pig floyd’s, drinks at imperial, and went to science night live: craft beer edition at the science center.

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it was such a fun event!

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sunday morning park time!

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their splash pad date got rained out so we opted to play at the house on a rainy sunday afternoon.

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we had a great weekend after a crazy week. we’re excited to start summer camp tomorrow and get into our summer routine. 

how was your weekend?

my weekend in photos

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our little climber was standing on a chair until his face met the rug. oy.

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friday night we had so much fun celebrating lindsey’s birthday!

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an early 8 miles with the girls on saturday.

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post-nap snuggles, just because.

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park time on saturday!

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post-church park time on sunday.

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the kids were off on monday so they had a super fun, action-packed day with daddy.

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fun at the science center!

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they had 4 rivers for lunch, then the best donuts in central florida from donut king!

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we had a good weekend. kenley came down with strep, but recovered very quickly. greg and the kids had a three day weekend!

how was your weekend?

my weekend in photos

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kenley and i woke up before the sun on saturday to run the lady track shack 5k! we had so much fun.

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since we were so close to the science center, we stopped in to see the new astronaut exhibit.

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the kids launched a space shuttle!

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crosby was just chillin’.

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our saturday night family movie was beauty and the beast. it had been a long time since i’ve seen it and it’s definitely still one of my favorites. 

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sunday morning came early and we were off to celebration for a cold and rainy race. we finished and it took the rest of the day to thaw out.

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we had a good weekend, how was yours?

my weekend in photos

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before my parents left on saturday, greg and i headed out for a date night on friday night. we enjoyed our wine tasting and dinner at cooper’s hawk, then a beer at brass tap.

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as soon as we were up on saturday morning, the christmas decorations started coming down. we took a short break to celebrate jackson’s 5th birthday at the park, complete the light sabers!

the weather was nice and cool and the kids had a great time. once kenley showed crosby how to put his leg over the top of the tower, he continued to climb over and over again. it’s so fun watching him learn new things.

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after ringing in the new year, we headed to the science center on sunday morning to check out the new kidstown, as well as toytopia before it ends. the new kidstown is amazing!

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greg and the kids had already been to toytopia, but i really enjoyed learning about the history of so many toys.

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minifigure goals.

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just a little water table action on new years day.

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today was full of grocery shopping and meal prepping! so excited to start the year off on the right foot.

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balance bike ride around the block. no one was smiling by the time we got home. who’s ready to go back to school tomorrow?!

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we had a great weekend, but we’re all anxious to get back into the swing of things now that all of our visitors have gone home.

happy new year!

Christmas {2016}

Merry Christmas! We have been having so much fun this week and I have so many pictures to share of all of our adventures with all of our visitors.

Before Christmas, we had our friends in town for a few days to play as they were on their way down to south Florida. I had to work until Friday, but Greg and the kids had a great time. They went to the Science Center, the park, and we made s’mores on the front porch after dinner one night.

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As the Mangos were leaving, my parents, Michael and Rachel were arriving for Christmas. I ran 10 miles with the girls on Christmas Eve before we were off to church in the afternoon for our candlelight service. My favorite.

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After putting milk, cookies, and carrots out for Santa and his reindeer, we woke up on Christmas morning to see what Santa brought and exchange gifts. We spent the rest of the day playing with our new toys, inside and outside.

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We headed to Light Up UCF on Tuesday to ice skate! It was the first time ice skating for the kids and the first time in a very long time ice skating for the rest of us. Crosby didn’t like it, but Kenley loved it! We went back out a second time and it was hard to pull her away.

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On Thursday, we got to meet up with our friends who were visiting from Canada! We had a perfect morning. We had breakfast at Townhouse, then went strawberry picking!

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The rest of the week included drinks at the Brass Tap, dinner at Tijuana, gelati at Jeremiah’s, swimming, trips to the park, donut making, and shopping. We’ve had such a good week!

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We had a wonderful Christmas and a great week with family!

my weekend in photos

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after a fun friday night of picking up meemaw and going out to eat, i got up for an early morning run.

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we finished a great 8 miles, then rushed off to soccer!

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first soccer game of the season and the little monsters did great! i am so excited to see how the season progresses.

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the bridge of love at the orlando science center. amazingly beautiful.

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these guys celebrated sagan’s upcoming birthday at the science center. they had such a great time together.

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having some girl time on sunday.

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we had such a fun weekend with meemaw in town!

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how was your weekend?

so long summer 2016

Just like that, August arrived, summer camp came to an end and Camp Gilbo began. The kids were out of school and home for ten eleven straight days. We did our best to keep busy and overall the week went well…but it was still very exhausting.

On Monday, we started the week of watching the Olympics!

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We also went the Orlando Science Center in the afternoon, which worked out well since it turned out to be a rainy day…and also a rainy week.

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Aside from many trips to the YMCA, we also hit up several parks in the area. Greg took them to the “yellow and blue” park twice, they went to our normal park twice, and I took them to a new park after we went to Baby Bootcamp on Wednesday. These kids live for parks.

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The kids had Meet the Teacher on Thursday so we went out to dinner with some friends afterwards. We are super excited about the kids’ teachers and classes this year. Kenley is excited to be back in the same class with some old friends.

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On Sunday, we played at the Grand Floridian with some friends who were in from New York.

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We had a busy week and it was hard determining what day it was at any given point.

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The kids headed back to school on Monday, but it was short lived. They were home by 11:00am due to no air conditioning at the school, a true state of emergency in Florida. Day one, take two, was a success on Tuesday!