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Weekend Update: 9/23/12

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Sleeping in Mom and Dad’s bed. . .

Running errands . . . including picking the dog up from the groomers.
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Pretty puppy. . .you can just barely see her bow—> which lasted about 20 mins! IMG_1586
Friday night dinner from Chipotle! Steak burrito bowl for me – and lots of chips and guac. YUM!

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The view from the top of the parking garage at the Mall of America. IMG_1612
Lunch at Famous Dave’s and then shopping for jeans with Dad. IMG_1616IMG_1618
My 1st trip and purchase from Lululemon –> Love! IMG_1620IMG_1622
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GO PACK GO!
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Making baby food! 1st up –>peas.
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Took my new Lulu shorts for a run – l.o.v.e the zippered pocket. IMG_1680
Luke got a new high chair. . . at first he wasn’t too sure about it. . .
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But then he realized he gets to eat when he is in it and then he loved it. Smile IMG_1686IMG_1687IMG_1688IMG_1689IMG_1690IMG_1691
finished off the weekend with a family classic crockpot dish –> recipe soon!IMG_1707
And one tired puppy
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Hope you had a good one!

Packers v. Seahawks on Monday Night Football – Go Pack! Winking smile

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Weekend Update: 9/16/12

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Luke started eating solids! Baby oatmeal cereal. And loved it.

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On Saturday, we (all)  headed to the cities. . .

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10 miles on Summit Ave.

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Dad and Abby joined us for 4 miles.

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Then, headed out to the park for a picnic with lots of friends (Scott’s group of friends – from high school!) It was a great time!

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Luke got to meet everyone. Smile Love his belly. .  .

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Beth (in the blue shirt) also has an awesome blog:

The Awkward Dancer <—check it out!

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The newest puppy in the group – Lambert! IMG_1549

Sunday morning on the couch. . .

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Finished the Pinterest art project Laura and I started last weekend!

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Errands: Kohls –> new entryway rug

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And a super comfy memory foam rug for the bathroom

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Another great weekend. . . that went by too fast. Already looking forward to next weekend! Smile 

Coming up this week: Tater Tot Hot-dish and Luke’s 5 month post!

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Weekend update: 9/11/12

My weekend started on Friday! I had the day off of work. Smile 

We started with jumparoo time for him and coffee time for her.

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the saddest part of my day. Sad smile

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Played with my new HAAN steam mop. Unofficial review – awesome! (Will do a more official review soon.)

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I leave Luke alone for 3 seconds. . .

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Beautiful sunny Friday. . . perfect day for an afternoon walk. IMG_1343IMG_1345IMG_1347IMG_1349IMG_1351

Waiting for our weekend house guest. . .

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She’s here!!! My little sister, Laura. Smile It was supposed to be a sisters weekend but unfortunately my older sister, Jenny, who is a youth pastor had to stay in town for Sunday School Kickoff.

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Aunt Laura is so good at giving Luke his afternoon snack. IMG_1365

Bath time. . . towel baby!

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Saturday morning: official start of our “Weekend of Fun!”

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First up: Mankato Farmer’s Market

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Checking out bath salts

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Next up: Schmidt’s Meat Market in Nicollet

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We got lots of good stuff. . . a full bag each! IMG_1384

Abby was a good car companion

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Quick stop at the grocery store

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Then onto OCB!

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*Photo credit to Laura!

Luke’s second trip. . . his first one was about a year ago when I told Laura I was pregnant!

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I love OCB –> perfectly acceptable to have a blue raspberry icee with a salad

Do you think someone might be a tad bit interested?

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And then the next part of our Weekend of Fun. . . cooking!

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2 new recipes: coming to the blog soon!

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And then. . . BAKING!

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Finally, snuggle time on the couch –> perfect Saturday night

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My Sunday morning. . . <3

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First up: pedi for me, mani for Laura

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Then. . . fro yo!

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In my cup: chocolate and latte fro yo topped with crunch topping, cookie dough and Andes mint pieces

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More baking – making RPSs (I got the recipe from Colleenmy August Foodie Pen Pal!)

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More crafts: Pinterest inspired..  . finished product and details to come soon!

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It was such a great weekend. Laura and I had so much fun together and it just warms my heart to see Luke spending time with his Aunt Laura. Smile 

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Thank you Laura for a super awesome weekend. Can’t wait to have another one soon.

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Weekend Update: Labor Day 2012

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5 miles on Friday

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bedtime story with Dad. . . with Abby always close by

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breakfast with Grandma and Grandpa Thompson

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Enjoying the lake view with Grandpa Tom

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On our way to dinner

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With Uncle Kevin at the restaurant – getting lots of laughs

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9 miles! on Saturday

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our reward for 9 miles – lemon poppy seed cupcake with lemon filling. YUM.

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Hope you all had a great Labor Day weekend! Smile

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Weekend update: 8/26/12

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Quick run in the rain to stretch out my legs after running 7 miles on Thursday and walking around the fair for 5 hours on Friday!

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First night in the crib ***dramatic re-enactment during naptime

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all dressed up for Brynn’s 1st birthday party!

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Laying on my back is so yesterday

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. . .still trying to figure the whole rolling over thing though.

***Edited to add: Luke rolled over today (Monday)! Smile 

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Sunday morning in my jumper. . . *I just love his little bear feet. Smile

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PicMonkey Collage

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And I think someone was looking for attention this morning. . . the first baby toy to pay the price. poor turtle tail! I am actually really surprised this hasn’t happened until now, because a lot of baby toys are similar to dog toys. But Abby has been pretty good leaving Luke’s toys alone and just playing with hers. . . I guess the hot pink turtle tail was just too temping. Winking smile 

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All that chewing is tiring work.

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Nap time in the swing. . . I know he should be starting to take naps in his crib, but I also know that his time in the swing is limited so I can’t help but let him sleep in there for now – especially cause he is so stinkin’ cute.

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Luke’s new favorite thing is to turn himself sideways at his piano bar activity mat and put his feet up on the bar.

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Overall, another good weekend, just hanging around home. After being at the Fair on Friday, it was good to relax and get stuff done around the house (laundry and cleaning bottles never ends!). And I don’t think it will ever get old to watch Luke continue to discover new things every day.

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Weekend Update: 8/19/12

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*Did you see my new heading??? Many thanks to PBFingers for her awesome post on blogging tips and my new best friend – PicMonkey!

*And I updated my ‘About Me’ Page – check it out!

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Weekend Update: 8/12/12

 

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My morning –> perfection (baby, puppy, latte!)

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where Abby hangs out when one of us is sleeping in . . . (outside the bedroom door)

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Perfect fuel for a morning run

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9 miles –> new post-baby long run!

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Afternoon baking project

but first comes nap time. . .

step 1: snuggling

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step 2: sleeping

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Getting my box of goodies put together for my foodie pen pal (more on this later!)

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Getting prepared for teething with Sophie the giraffe

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Salted oatmeal chocolate chip cookies

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And sugar cookie bars with pink frosting (recipe and details to come this week!)

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Hope you had a great weekend too! Smile

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Weekend highlights

What a great weekend! We were planning to drive to the Lake this weekend, but with 90 degree temps and no AC at the cabin.  . . we decided to stay home and just hang out. –> Perfection!

We lounged on the couch. . .

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Played. . .

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Went for a run. . . (it was HOT!)

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Made butterscotch bars. . .

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Enjoyed the nice weather. . .

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And spent time just enjoying our new little family!

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Hope you had a great weekend too! Smile

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Pics from the weekend

Dinner at Porterhouse Steak and Seafood on Friday night to celebrate 39 weeks!

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Cajun walleye strips for an appetizer

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Filet and lobster

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Butterscotch crème brulee

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Breakfast at Panera.. .

missing end from our sliced cinnamon crunch bagel

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Caramel skim latte. . .

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Shared. . .

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Test-driving strollers at Buy Buy Baby

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Lunch at Cane’s Chicken Fingers

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Stop by the hardware store for Scott. . .

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Wait in the car time for Katie. . .check out that belly! Winking smile 

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Husband working on setting up my new iPhone!

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Parmesan and panko crusted tilapia for Sunday night dinner – recipe this week!

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Hope you had a great weekend! What were you up to?

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