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Weekend Update: 10/7/12

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As always, a caramel skim latte from Caribou for the car ride up to the cities

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First stop: MOA (Mall of America). . . Luke and I kept ourselves entertained in the dressing room with Dad was trying on pants.

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They were having a competition – making structures out of canned foods – with local architectural firms to support a local food shelter. . . they were still early in the building process. Le Sueur –> represent!

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Then, off to Grandma and Grandpa’s house. . .

Grandma Mary just got back from Seattle and brought back a super adorable toy airplane for Luke. IMG_1988

Which he loved for about 2 minutes and then the rug was much more interesting! Oh the life of a almost 6 month old. Smile 

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Abby did not appreciate having to share attention with Luke – and also he was on her rug.  ..

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Then, we all went and had lunch at Scott’s favorite restaurant – Chili’s – where he always gets the same thing. . . chipotle chicken crispers..  . so boring! Love their chips and salsa though! And I had a fabulous bowl of potato soup and a yummy sandwich. Great lunch with great company.

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Abby being cute in the car – love her paws together! IMG_2027

I had gotten Scott an arrangement from Edible Arrangements for our 4th anniversary, and we went a finally picked it up last weekend. (it is sorta out of our way, hence why we didn’t get it until then.) But they messed up the order and gave me dark chocolate strawberries. And the lady at the store wasn’t helpful at all. . . so social media to the rescue – I tweeted about it!

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And heard back from the company and they offered to make it right. . . another bouquet with all white chocolate strawberries – and they were delicious! Thanks again Edible Arrangements for making it right. Smile 

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Dinner on Saturday night – squash! Abby has learned very quickly to be close by when Luke is in his high chair. IMG_2030

And she tries so hard. . .

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notice the puppy nose in this picture! –>

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Dad having fun with the camera. ..

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And bummer. . . at Target on Sunday to pick up antibiotics for Luke’s 1st ear infection. Boo.

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Thankfully, he was feeling good enough later in the day to put on his Packers sweatshirt and go for his 1st family run!

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I bundled him up good – cause it was only 55 degrees out. . . and put some extra padding in to help keep him in place.

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He did great! And even fell asleep on the way home. Winking smile 

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Family pic… or as close as we could get! Winking smile 

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And my calf stayed nice and quiet! 3 miles and no pain –> I’ll take it. Smile

Overall, a really nice weekend. .. and I think Luke is starting to feel better from his ear infection.

What were you up to? Any running? Eats at a good restaurant?

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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: 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: 8/19/12

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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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