Monthly Archives: January 2017

The Pacifier Fairy

The Pacifier Fairy paid a visit to Leah on New Year’s Eve 2016. After 3+ years of sleeping with a pacifier (“baba” as she called it) at both nap times and bedtimes, Leah decided she was ready to give them … Continue reading

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Marble Maze

Santa brought Samuel some great gifts this year, including a really cool marble maze kit. Samuel has spent a lot of time creating and building different designs – some original ones and some from directions. It’s been really fun to … Continue reading

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Merry Christmas!

December 24 & 25, 2016 It was another wonderful Christmas this year! We had many celebrations with all of our extended families. The kids received way too many generous gifts, as always! We spent all day Christmas Eve with Grandma, … Continue reading

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December Projects

December 2016 The kids are always up for doing a “project” (usually a craft/art activity), so this December we decided to do a couple┬áChristmas themed projects: decorate gingerbread men and cut out our own paper snowflakes. The gingerbread man project … Continue reading

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First Snow!

December 13, 2016 We had our first snow of the season today and even though there was not a lot of it, the kids begged to go out and play in it! As it turns out, it was perfect packing … Continue reading

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Trains at the Conservatory

December 9, 2016 As has become our annual tradition with Grandma & Grandpa, we took the kids to the Conservatory in Eden Park to see the trains, poinsettias, and Nativity displays. The kids loved it, as usual!

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Festival of Lights 2016

December 7, 2016 After putting up our Christmas tree during Thanksgiving weekend, the next Christmas activity we did in early December was go to the Festival of Lights at the Zoo. It was one of the least crowded and best … Continue reading

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Fall Fun

October & November 2016 Fall was a fun time for Leah and Samuel! We played in giant leaf piles, painted pumpkins, carved pumpkins, played at the park, cheered on the Buckeyes, and celebrated Thanksgiving! It was a fun-filled few months. … Continue reading

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Halloween 2016

October 31, 2016 Both kids were very excited for Halloween this year. They both definitely understood and were excited by the idea of dressing up and getting candy. Samuel was adamant that he wanted to dress up as the entire … Continue reading

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Iron’s Fruit Farm

October 15, 2016 We went to Iron’s Fruit Farm again this year for pumpkin picking, hayrides, and pumpkin donuts! There was also a fire truck there that we got to explore, as well as the ever-popular playground. We always have … Continue reading

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