Birthday fun and Father’s Day 2019

We had a really fun weekend filled with friends and family.

After work we spent a little time with the boys before bringing them to my parent’s house for a sleepover. Liam helped uncle Blake pack for his next trip.


Then we were off to a graduation party. The party was so nice. The food was yummy, the weather was sunny, and the company was great.


After that we were off to celebrate my best friend Annie’s birthday. It was so much fun spending time with friends and dancing the night away!

We tried to sleep in. Joe was up around 6:30 and I tossed and turned from 6:30-8:30 before finally deciding to get up.

Once we pulled ourselves together we got to cleaning the house (me) and working on the yard (Joe) while the boys were gone.

When I went to pick up the boys we had to take a ride on the new dirt bikes my dad got. Then it was home for lunch and nap time. I also took a good solid nap.


We spent the rest of the day just hanging at home and going outside when we could. Liam decided he wanted his haircut so both boys got their summer cuts.

We had a lazy evening. Once the boys were in bed we watched Murder Mystery on Netflix and it was pretty good. Then we went to bed too.

Happy Father’s Day!!

Joe really wanted to get some things done around the house so we spent the morning with him, gave him his gifts, and then were off to church.


After church the boys and I went to my college friend Jeremiah’s house to meet up with some of my other college friends (Ashli and Matt) before they move to California. It was so good to see everyone. I got to meet Jeremiah and Lauren’s new baby, everyone got to see/meet my boys, and it was just fun catching up.

Then it was naps in the car on the way home. Once home Owen went back down for nap but Liam did not. Liam and Joe ran to Walmart quick and then we were all off to the Sawmill for pizza for Father’s day.

We love Sawmill pizza and it is the best place to bring kids to eat.


The kids had fun playing with all their cousins.

After that we went home for bed time since all of us were exhausted.

We had a super fun weekend! Happy Father’s day to all the dads out there! 

Pool, rides, sun, and FUN!

We had a busy and fun weekend spending a majority of our time outside!

After work we went to my parent’s for dinner and to swim. It was so hot out and the pool was just what we needed.

The kiddos all had a picnic together (my parent’s had my niece and nephew for the weekend). Uncle Blake hung out with us too!


Liam had a major meltdown when it was time to leave because he was having so much fun.

We hustled home for bed time for two very tired boys.

I had my last Saturday morning circuit for the summer. My schedule is too crazy to keep it on. It was a hot and sweaty circuit! Joe took the boys for a run while I was gone.


When I got home we went outside to play. The boys wanted to have a snack outside too.

Then the boys and I met my mom, my grandma, and Brynn at our local Park Art Fair to do some shopping/looking. It was a lot of fun. The boys and I shared some Holy Donuts and they were delicious!

We went home for lunch and the boy’s nap. When they both woke up we went to our neighboring town for Pea Soup Days. I will be out of town during our town’s festival so I wanted to be able to take the boys on some rides.

It was a lot of fun. There weren’t many rides (which was perfect) and there really weren’t that many people there at all (which was also perfect).

We had a lot of fun. Owen even went on a few rides, but did not want to go on the merry-go-round.


We let Liam play a game too and he won a little prize.


After the rides we went to a surprise birthday party for one of Joe’s best friends. We got there early which gave the boys some time to warm up.

Slowly more friends trickled in and it was so fun to see everyone and the kiddos together.

We left past the boys bedtime so they both were exhausted and ready for bed when we got home.

Joe went for a run with Liam early in the morning and then I took both boys for a run a little later. Liam wanted to run too so he ran a little and rode in the stroller a little. The boys did some yoga when we got home and then we were off to church.

After church it was nap time for the boys and cleaning time for Joe and I. We straightened up our disaster of a room.

After nap the boys were both a little tired so we soaked up some snuggles and had a lazy afternoon.

It was rainy out so we spent the evening playing inside. Then it was bath night and bed time.

We had a lot of fun this weekend. Have a wonderful week!

Feels like summer!

I had to work this weekend which meant the boys got a 4 day weekend!

When I got home from work we spent some time outside because the weather was so nice!


A college friend of mine stopped by for a quick visit which was cool. We had fun catching up a little before she had to go.

We had a relaxing evening and I went to bed early because I wasn’t feeling great and also had to work the next day.

Joe had the boys home for a lazy morning while I was off to work.

After work I met them at my parent’s house for some swimming and play time with Sherrie who was visiting.

We spent the whole evening outside. My dad helped Liam golf and Owen wanted to try to.

I ended up taking Owen home before Joe and Liam to put him to bed and get myself ready for bed after an exhausting day.

Joe took the boys to the cafe while I was at work. We were supposed to go to my nieces birthday after work but I was feeling not well at all and just needed to rest.

I again went to bed early hoping to feel better.

My weekend finally! We had a fun morning just hanging out.


I was feeling a little better and took the boys to my work to meet my coworkers. Liam was shy but Owen soaked up all the attention.

Then we went home for lunch and nap time. I took a nap too. Then it was outside time!

I was able to get some cute pictures of the boys in their matching outfits.

Owen is such a free spirit and Liam is so focused. He loves shooting his bow.

Then it was dinner time, relax time, and the bed time.

We did some coloring in the morning. I found a huge book of paper which the boys loved.


Then, I last minute decided to take the boys to the zoo. I still wasn’t feeling the best but decided to go anyway.

The weather was beautiful and we had so much fun.

The animals are just so cool!

We even got fun treats and went on the merry-go-round (which Owen hated).

When we got home Joe had picked up a mini pool so we played in that until it started to rain.

The boys were both exhausted after a busy day so we had a relaxing evening snuggling on the couch before bed time.

The boys lucked out with a 4 day weekend! Hope your week is going well!

Memorial Day weekend 2019

We had a really great Memorial Day weekend! The weather was perfect Friday-Sunday and then a rainy, lazy Monday.

The boys spent the day at my mom’s and Liam helped my dad split some wood.

Liam tried riding a bike with no training wheels, Owen enjoyed swinging, and Liam shot his bow.

Owen picked some dandelions. So cute!

Our tree looks very beautiful as well!

We wrapped up the evening with some frozen yogurt!

It was so nice to have a relaxing evening at home.

I had sweat circuit in the morning and then hustled home to get ready to go to the cabin.

We all went out on the new pontoon together. It was great!

The boys took turns “driving” and loved it! Then it was nap time for the boys.

When they woke up we played on the beach and tried skipping rocks on the water.

Kameryn and Owen were swinging together and it was so cute.

Everyone then went back on the pontoon. We put Owen to bed and then Liam wanted a s’more which really was just a marshmallow.


Then we put him to bed, sat by the fire for a while and then went to bed as well.

We had plans to go home in the morning but decided the weather was going to be so nice and the boys were having fun that we would stay until bed time.

Liam was up bright and early so him and grandpa went outside to fish off the dock.


It was a little chilly and still too early so Liam and I played “Pop the Pig” for a little while.

Then it was outside time ALL DAY LONG!

Liam and I went on a kayak ride before lunch and it was so much fun!

The boys both took long naps and then we went on the pontoon for a little bit and saw an eagle.

When we got back we played some games and had more fun outside before heading home.

Marley didn’t make it far before falling asleep, Owen made it further than expected, and Liam stayed awake the entire time. Everyone was tired when we got home.

Happy Memorial Day!
We were lazy all day! It was rainy and everyone was tired. I had a massage at nap time so that was nice. After nap we went to my parent’s house for dinner.

We had lots of fun hanging out.

Then it was time to go home for bedtime.

What a fun weekend! I hope everyone was able to enjoy the weather!

Rainy weekend full of fun!

This weekend was mostly rainy but still pretty busy for me.

The weather was beautiful. I got off work early and went home to go for a run quick before picking up the boys. I ran 2 miles and it sucked but was great. I really don’t love running but always feel good after.


Joe got one of the mini-4 wheelers running so Liam thought he was ready to give that a try. He loved it. Owen chilled with me and ended up just wanting to snuggle outside.

Joe let Liam help with the leaf blower. He loved it so much!


We spent as much time as possible outside before going inside (for the entire weekend). We ordered pizza and had a relaxing evening.

I had sweat circuit in the morning and got super sweaty. Then hustled home to change my clothes quick and head to Molly’s for an essential oil party.


I got to hang with little miss Ruthie during the party and it was great! She is so cute!

Then it was back home to shower and get ready for the next event of the day. The boys were napping so it gave me plenty of time to get ready.

Then I was off to Katrina and Seth’s gender reveal. The boys were still napping so Joe stayed home with them until they woke up and then met me at the party.

Owen and Liam enjoyed some cupcakes when they arrived. And we all discovered IT’S A GIRL! I can’t wait to meet her.

After the party Joe took Liam to go see his mom’s new pontoon and I took Owen home. We both were so cold from being outside.

When Liam and Joe got home we all just played and hung out until bed time. The boys went to bed and we watched some Netflix.

Both boys slept in a little more than usual. Then we were off to church for the morning.


After church the boys went to nap and I was off to another oil party.

I made it home just after the boys woke up from nap. We played some play-doh and had some fun before dinner.


We had a pretty lazy rest of the day since it was so cold and rainy out.

The boys both had baths before going to bed. I also took a bath because my body was just so sore. Then Joe and I went to bed as well.

We had a great weekend despite the weather! Hope you did too and have a great week ahead.

Weekend fun outside and Mother’s day 2019

It was another beautiful weekend so we tried to get outside as much as possible.

The boys were at my parent’s for the day so when I picked up they were having fun outside. Owen was even swinging like a big boy!


My niece and nephew were there too! All the kids had a fun day.

When we got home I showed Liam all the cool stuff I got for him at the garage sales I went to (we went to some garage sales as a team building activity and it was awesome). Liam was so excited about his “new” hulk costume.

After dinner we went back outside to play before bed time.

Then it was bed time and relax time for Joe and I.

I had sweat circuit in the morning and then when I got home we all went outside to play. While we were outside our friends Jordan, Jesse, and their daughter Hayden stopped by to say hi.


Joe had an appointment to go to so they left and I took Liam for his first bike ride outside of our driveway (at our house, he has gone at Grandma’s before). He insisted he wear his hulk costume. He did so good!

Then Auntie Erin stopped by to say hi to the boys.

While running around outside, Owen fell down on the pavement and scraped up his knuckles. He was so sad and snuggly after.


When Joe got home they worked on the little 4-wheelers. Liam had serious concentration while coloring a rock.


The boys went down for nap and I ran some errands to get groceries. After nap Owen was super snuggly still.


We went to go visit Joe’s grandma who is in the hospital with a broken elbow. After our visit we went out to eat at Rusty’s. Liam wore his captain America costume. Dinner was delicious!


Then it was home for baths and bed time.

Happy Mother’s day!

I tried to get a good picture with both boys but that is quite the task! Either way I got some good pictures with them both and then some great pictures with each boy.


Love my boys so much!

We went to church and then hustled home to put the boys down for nap. We had to wake them both up to go to my parent’s at 2 for our Mother’s day celebration.


The kiddos all had a blast playing together. It is so fun watching them all.

Also got some great pictures of some of my favorite mom’s. So lucky to have these women in my life.

The kids even had some fun on the little 4-wheeler. Liam just wanted to watch, but he loved it.

After my parent’s we stopped at Joe’s parent’s house to say hi and happy mother’s day. Owen pretty much ate the whole time but it was fun!


Then it was home for bathes again and then bed.

We enjoyed so much time outside this weekend and can’t wait for more great weather. Have a wonderful week!

Springtime and Sunshine!

We had a wonderful weekend with lots of time outside!

I got off work a little early, picked up the boys, and hustled home to get outside. We went for a walk, rode scooters and bikes, and played some hockey.

Then we went to the backyard to play on the swing set.


Then it was dinner time and relax time.

I had sweat circuit in the morning. After that I hustled home to take a quick shower and get ready for a Mother’s Brunch I was attending with my mom at our church.

It was an amazing event with Elephants as the theme. It was full of encouragement and faith. I can’t wait to go again.

When I got home Owen was napping and Liam was about to nap. During their naps I ran to Aldi to get a few groceries.

When the boys woke up we went straight outside to play.


Then we went to my parent’s to play. My brother’s kids were there so the boys got lots of cousin play time.

Uncle Blake was there too and played ball with the boys.


We had dinner and then my mom handed out ice cream sandwiches for the all the kiddos.

Then it was time to go home for baths and bed time.

We had church in the morning and then went home for lunch and nap time.

After nap Owen and I went for a walk.


When we got home we stayed outside and Liam and Joe joined us out front for some hockey.


Then we went out back to play on the swing set.


And then of course back out front to ride bikes.

We had fajitas/tostados (we aren’t really sure what to call them other than delicious) for dinner for Cinco de Mayo. Joe made some delicious cilantro lime slaw. So good!


We went back outside but it was starting to get a little chilly. So we went back in and watch Coco for a little while before bed time.


It was a great weekend filled with sunshine and play! Hope you enjoyed your weekend and have a great week ahead.



Well….I forgot to take many pictures but we had a good and busy weekend!

After work we had a relaxing evening. We did bath night and then put the boys to bed. We were both tired too and went to bed early.

I had sweat circuit in the morning and then went to get an oil change. When I got home Joe went to my parent’s house to work on their furnace and I took the boys to Target. It is quite the task with two kiddos but we got it done!

Then it was home for lunch. My mom and Sean stopped by. Then it was nap time for the boys. My brother visited for a while.

We stayed home and played all day. Liam rounded out the evening in his new Flash undies, Superman cape, headset, and playing on his “computer.” Cutest thing ever!


We had church and then a busy day after church. We got home and everyone got out of the car and I headed to a baby shower for Joe’s cousin Natalie (and forgot to take any pictures while there!).

After that I quick went home, picked everyone back up, and we headed to my cousin’s little boy Henry’s first birthday party.

Then we went home, all of us exhausted, had dinner, and then lounged! Then it was bed time and Joe and I just relaxed and watched Netflix after the boys went to bed.

We had a good weekend and hope you did too! Have a great week ahead!

Family, Firefighters, and Cupcakes!

We had a fun weekend, but are also ready for warmer weather so we can start playing outside more!

After a long work week we all just took the evening to relax.

I had sweat circuit in the morning and when I got home we went to visit my grandma and grandpa. We had a great time chatting and spending time with them. Liam played the slot machine and won the jackpot! He was so proud and my grandparents gave him $5 for winning.


Then the boys and I ran out to my parent’s house quick to get a cup of Owen’s we left there and visit. Joe went and got an oil change.

Then we went home for lunch and nap time. After nap we played for a little bit and then headed to the fire hall for the Fire department’s annual chili feed.


Liam wanted to dress in his firefighter outfit and it was the cutest thing!

We had a great time enjoying some chili. Joe’s parent’s met us there. We looked at some fire trucks and fire fighter gear. Liam loved it.


Then we went home and put the kiddos to bed. We watched a little Netflix and went to bed too.

Liam had a rough night and woke up not looking well. He said he was fine but he just looked really tired. Joe stayed home with Liam while Owen and I went to church.


We got home and it was nap time for the boys. Then I was off again to a Spring Cleaning Essential Oil class.

After that I picked up our groceries and went home. By that time the boys were up from nap. Liam helped me make some cupcakes for Joe’s birthday. We had dinner and of course sampled the cupcakes.

Joe’s mom stopped over for a little bit too. Then we played, watched some tv, and put the boys to bed.

We had a good weekend! Hope you all have a great week ahead!

Restful weekend

We are were feeling under the weather (more me and Joe than the boys) this weekend so we did absolutely nothing to try to get better. This also means that I didn’t take many pictures.

I left work early due to feeling terrible! I tried to get some rest before picking the boys up but didn’t get much.

We spent the evening resting and going to bed early.

I still had to teach sweat circuit but I did not participate. The ladies killed it though! Then it was back home to continue resting.

We did our best to play with the kids but also both Joe and I felt awful so we spent a lot of the day watching movies.

Owen did dress up as superman and ran around the house for a little while.


That pretty much sums up our Saturday. We all went to bed early again.

I was beginning to feel a little better but Joe still wasn’t. Both boys seemed healthy too however we figured another day of rest would be best. The boys had fun making sure Joe was awake in the morning.

The boys lined up waiting for their breakfast. They are now very picky about which plate they use.


After breakfast we cleaned up the toy room so then it was the perfect place to play and make another mess. They boys had fun being cowboys and firefighters.

Thankfully it was nice outside for a little while in the morning so we went outside for a little bit to burn some energy and get some fresh air.

Then it was nap time for the boys while Joe and I relaxed and watched Ocean’s 8.

After nap it was raining outside so we spent the rest of the day inside playing. Then it was time for bath and bed.


It was a pretty uneventful weekend but that is what was needed. Have a great week and stay healthy!