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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saturday morning trip to the y.

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popsicles on the waterfall.

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summer saturday.

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we headed to toppnpie for dinner for some yummy pizza!

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early morning target run.

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i got in five miles on the treadmill and did one more around the neighborhood with my favorite running buddies.

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the jenkinsons came over for some swimming and grilling tonight. a great way to end a summer weekend.

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we had a fun and productive weekend!
how was your weekend?

my weekend in photos

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summer camp ended on thursday for the kids, so camp gilbo is underway until school starts back up. greg took the kids to the “yellow and blue park” on friday.

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swimming and popsicles!

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friday night dinner dates and this is the best picture we could get.

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leaving a trail of trains and legos everywhere he goes.

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after a trip to the y, we headed out to the park and ran around.

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we hit up legoland this morning for our first trip to the water park. it was super fun, i’ll share more pics this week.

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color time while we wait for our food.

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we had a great weekend and we’re so excited the olympics have started!
camp gilbo continues this week!

how was your weekend?

my weekend in photos

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girls night out for mexican food, margaritas, and the bad moms movie!

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saturday mornings at the y.

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twins!

saturday swimming!

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one with the vacuum and the other with the dust buster.

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after a day of painting and running errands, it was time for wine!

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afterwards, we saw jason bourne. it was really good! i can’t believe i saw two movies in one weekend.

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we had a fun weekend and got some things done around the house.
how was your last weekend of july?

my weekend in photos

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five miles on friday morning. it was slow and steady.

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we headed to the townhouse restaurant on friday after work. the kids were so excited to see charlie and margot who were visiting from canada!

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so thankful for a quick dinner with these girls. it’s been way too long.

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i was back on campus on saturday morning to work while greg and the kids hit up the y and the park.

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after crosby’s much needed haircut, we headed to sea world!

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shamu!

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we thought for sure that we would be the only fools who wanted to go to sea world on saturday evening when it was 95 degrees outside. wrong. it was packed. there are apparently a lot of other crazies out there aside from us.

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greg and i collapsed on the couch once we got home and watched london has fallen. it was pretty good!

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sunday included church and errands. kenley and i did a little back to school shopping at target this afternoon too.

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it’s not a weekend without a quick swim and popsicles.

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we had a great weekend! our summer weekends are quickly winding down, so we’re making the most of them.

how was your weekend?

my weekend in photos

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we haven’t gotten to ride bikes much lately since it’s been insanely hot, so we rode around the block on friday night. it was still hot.

diving for rings!

kenley has been working very hard to perfect her cannonball. she’s doing so well!

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playing dress up… kids are funny.

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early morning legos. shortly after, crosby decided to flush one of kenley’s toys down the toilet… or so he says. we haven’t found the toy so i think he’s actually telling the truth, unfortunately. needless to say, the end of the world was near in our house.

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girls trip to target!

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swimming with ryan!

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sunday funday.

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grammy came to visit this weekend and we had so much fun! i apologize for the lack of photos!
how was your weekend?

my weekend in photos 

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after work on friday, we headed to winter park. i popped in to the rifle paper co. sample sale to pick up some goodies.

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we tried the coop for dinner for some good southern food.

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daddy’s girl.

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saturday morning, we met some friends at the park before we headed to the y. it was hot, but fun!

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after nap, we made a family trip to lucky’s market! Greg and i had a $2 draft while we shopped. i think i’ve found my new favorite place to shop.

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kenley loved having her own cart…until i put cilantro in there and then she didn’t want it anymore…oy.

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i pulled myself away from a day of grading to enjoy some pool time with these hams.

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our view from dinner at our favorite restaurant.

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celebrating eight years of marriage with a trip to target and dinner at hillstone.

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a great way to end the weekend.

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we had a good weekend mixed with work and play and some toddler attitude thrown in there as well. how as your weekend?