Sick Santa

Processed with VSCOcamAs we get ready to enter the fun and chaos that is Christmas, Nolin has been sick. My biggest hope is that today is the day that he wakes up and feels 100% better and that no one else catches it. If not it could be a long drive to Ba & Pop’s house.

This year Nolin wrote his first letter to Santa. It is kind of cool because although he loves the idea of Christmas, Santa and presents, he isn’t at the stage where he is focused in on any particular toys. This may be the last year for that. Continue reading

Halloween 4: The Curse of the Owl Dragon


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Halloween 4: Curse of The Dragon Owl from Our Modern Family on Vimeo.

Halloween seemed to creep up quickly this year. The kids are both getting to the age that they are really excited about it which makes the evening that much more fun.

This year, Ba & Pop really wanted to get the kids costumes. Although we originally wanted to let the kids pick their own costumes, we vetoed that decision after the decisions kept changing every minute. We figured we would surprise them when the costumes arrived. Continue reading

Four Weekends and A Birthday (Pt.1)


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Beach4So I have never seen the movie Four Weddings and A Funeral, and I can honestly say that none of these events were as life changing as any one of those events, but I am hoping that this format can bring us up to speed on our recent family adventures. Continue reading

The Lock Out Situation



GraceDon’t let this pretty face or her kind thank you’s, pleases and I’m sorrys fool you. Behind this sweet exterior is a very smart and cunning child. We will get to that in a minute.

It was one week ago today, that I was at work on a conference call, and my cell phone rang. It was Pap-Pap. I immediately hit ignore (sorry Pap-Pap). Not because I did not want to speak with him, but I was at work, and a lot of times he is typically just looking for Jenn. Continue reading


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