Category Archives: 5 years

Birthday Celebrations

This year Leah truly had an entire “Birthday Week” and not just a one-day birthday. The Thursday before her birthday, Leah celebrated her birthday at school. This meant that she was the “snack helper” for the day and got to … Continue reading

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Happy 5th Birthday, Leah!

OCTOBER 14, 2018 Leah, we are so proud of the “big girl” that you are becoming! In many ways we cannot believe that you are already 5 years old, but in other ways you seem so grown-up to us! You … Continue reading

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Weekend at Indian Lake

About a month ago, we spent the week with our friends (and Uncle Patrick) up at Indian Lake. We affectionately call it “Pseudo-siblings Weekend” because Michael has known Megan and Caitlin since birth (they were next door neighbors growing up). … Continue reading

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Grandkids Weekend 2017

August 25-27, 2017 This year was our tenth Grandkids Weekend in Columbus with Mama & Papa and all of the Herrel cousins. As always, it was a very fun weekend spent with family. Samuel and Leah played with their cousin, … Continue reading

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First Day Of Kindergarten

August 21, 2017 Samuel’s first day of Kindergarten was Monday, August 21, 2017. He was sooooo excited! The week before school started Samuel went to a Kindergarten party in the park, and he met his teacher during a 1/2 hour … Continue reading

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Tooth Fairy

August 10, 2017 On August 10, 2017, Samuel lost his first baby tooth!!! After a month of wiggling his tooth back and forth, it popped right out as he bit into a hot dog at Coney Island. He was both … Continue reading

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Coney Island

August 2017 This summer the kids have been very interested in going to an amusement park to ride some rides. We were trying to decide whether to go to Kings Island or Coney Island, but the decision was made for … Continue reading

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Orange Beach

July 28 – August 5, 2017 We were so lucky this year to go on three beach vacations! For the third beach trip we headed to Orange Beach, AL to spend a week with our friends from Iowa, the Lieslands. … Continue reading

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Rehoboth Beach

July 4, 2017 We had another great vacation to Rehoboth Beach this year to visit Uncle Dan! We spent a lot of time at the beach – the kids loved playing in the sand and jumping the waves. We also … Continue reading

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Bike riders

June 2017 Samuel started off the summer right where he left off at the end of last summer – riding a two wheel bike with no training wheels. He and his friend up the street spent a lot of June … Continue reading

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