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Showing posts from December, 2016


Thankgiving was amazing! We managed to enjoy family, play football, go hiking, go beaching, and overall just relax.
Our Thanksgiving started out at the Knowles house complete with our first annual flag football game; Grunders vs. the Broncos. So thankful that everyone got out on the field and there were many, many giggles and fun had by all.
The painting of the field and team names
No smiles at first....a bit apprehensive at the beginning but she got into it very quickly
we started out with our own cheering squad
Friendly coin toss
Halftime snuggles by the fire
The kids showing off their muscles at halftime
After the game, we had an amazing dinner complete with an actual kids table. We started some new and amazing traditions this year! After dinner we headed to our cabin and spent the rest of the rainy weekend at the cabin. We hiked a bit (although it was so wet!), enjoyed some ice cream, and tried to find crabs at the beach.  Callie was the only one brave enough to venture …

Fall Sports

With the start of school, we have managed to keep extremely busy. This fall, Callie played on a soccer team and started rock climbing at a local bouldering gym. Both sports have seem to be a really good fit for her. She is always excited to go and ready to learn something new.

We lucked out with fall soccer this year and only had 1 or 2 actual rainy days. Looking forward to many more soccer games and much more cheering by me.
Laurel and Callie lucked out and got to play on the same team again. Safe to say, they both loved having each other on the same team

Liam was not always happy to go sit in the cold and watch a game but if we brought enough blankets, snacks, and toys he'd make it work
This season Callie got a bit more aggressive and it was so much fun to watch her go after the ball and hustle across the field
My two monkeys
Another benefit of having Laurel on the same team is our cheering squad doubled :)
We took a chance and enrolled Callie in a rock climbing class. We weren&…