Saturday, October 14, 2017


My Girl Scout Troop had a little Go-See-It event today up at Flying S Ranch in Grafton. If you can't tell from the pictures we got to go horseback riding. We were able to groom, tack, and handle the horses. My particular horse was named Fancy which was a perfect name! We also took some time to make a lucky horseshoe craft. I'm pretty sure I have a new favorite activity!!!

Friday, October 13, 2017

Cub Scout Fall Campout - Menomonee Park

Rain or shine, the Cub Scouts are always prepared, and we proved ourselves yet again by camping in the rain. The whole family was going to join me for this excursion, but the rain kept Max and Dad at home. Mom, Lily, and I toughed it out though hiking, cooking dinner, making s'mores, and tying knots. Luckily we didn't have any intention of spending the night, but we stayed well past dark and had a blast!

Waiting for the Bus

One of Maxwell's favorite things to do is wait for the bus with us in the morning. He hangs out on the porch and then waves to us before we get on the bus. It definitely is a great send off each day!!!

Sunday, October 8, 2017


We joined Dad at his office since he had some work to do on a Sunday and stumbled across loads and loads of tomatoes that Mr. Dav has been growing. Max used his new teeth (seventh and eighth) to bite into as many as he could...and the verdict every time was YUCK!

Thursday, September 28, 2017

An Evening at the Park

Lily spends a lot of time at the dance studio this year, and Max and I often have to tag along. We can only last for so long in the waiting room so we often venture out with Mom. Today's adventure...Village Park in Thiensville.

Sunday, September 24, 2017

Apple Picking

Our annual trip to The Elegant Farmer was a little bit hotter than normal this year, but just as much fun! It is the third day of Fall and we are experiencing record heat here in Wisconsin with it being in the 90's this weekend. We almost didn't go, but we couldn't pass up an opportunity to hang out with the Lard family. Once in the orchard we forgot about the heat and just had fun picking (and eating) as many apples as we could! We made sure to climb almost every tree and we filled our basket to the top and beyond! Max enjoyed his first trip to the apple orchard as well. I am pretty sure he sampled every variety of apple they had, and only took a break to drink a bottle before he was up and cruising the orchard once more!

Friday, September 15, 2017

Fun With Chalk

The weather has been so beautiful that we can't help but spend as much time outside as possible. Today there were bubbles, cozy coupe rides, bikes rides, and chalk...lots and lots of chalk.

Thursday, September 14, 2017

The Dreaded Sippy Cup

There are not many things that reduce Maxwell to tears, but just the mention of a sippy cup brings out the lip, and when he actually sees it...don't even go there! You would think his world is ending. This kid would do almost anything for his milk too, except drink it out of a sippy cup!

Monday, September 4, 2017

Fun to be One

Even though Max is one now, not a whole lot has changed in his life. His hair may be a bit longer, he got a new pair of walking shoes, and he can now lock (himself in) Harley's kennel. Other than that he is just enjoying exploring his world!

Friday, September 1, 2017

4th Graders

Today we head back to Donges Bay as fourth graders! Summer has officially ended, and it is no secret that we are a bit bummed as summer is always an adventure and we had so much fun hanging out with Maxwell. Unbelievable to think this is our fifth year at this school and we only have one more to go! After arriving at school we quickly settled in, and we'll admit that it was a good day for both of us and fourth grade probably isn't going to be so bad after all! Here's to our forth grade adventures!!!