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    Thank you for stopping by! This is our way to document and share with our loved ones our lives as a family of 5! We don't post as often as we'd like but when we do it's usually entertaining!

First Day of Preschool | Sept 2014

These nuts got to start preschool after a long preschool of being locked up with their mean Mommy. ūüėČ

They were so sweet together!  We had a bit of a trek each time we had to go to our car and they made the entire journey hysterical.

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Love these two!!

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This girl loves the spotlight!  She learns all of her poses from her dear Ollie!

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He has my heart!

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September 2014

September 2014

  • The kids had a dentist appointment here in Portland
  • The twins started Preschool
  • Celebrated Brittani’s¬†birthday
  • Ollie came to visit and Papa followed after to surprise us!
  • We moved into our new house
  • Put together ALOT of furniture
  • Explored the Nike campus
  • Brittani¬†went a bus ride with Corey’s coworkers (and friends) for a girl’s day and wine tours
  • Presley started ballet and tap for the¬†semester

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Desktop Favorites

I spend quite a bit of time on my computers, especially when I am working quite a bit.  I always like to change my desktop to follow the seasons or sometimes just my mood!  I stumble upon a few due to blogs I read or Pinterest but my last few have come from a new precious blog I stumbled upon!  Just wanted to share in case you change things up like I do!

Just click the photo below to take you to the Dear Lovely Blog!  She has several options but this is the one I loved the most!!
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Big Truck | August 2014

Because we are new here we have done a bit more exploring of the local activities than we did in Texas. ¬†We still don’t get to do as much as we’d like to go but we had a tendency to become very comfortable in Texas.

I was told about a website called Red Tri before we moved by a few of Corey’s co-workers. ¬†I receive weekly emails about activities in and around Portland. ¬†We heard about this Big Truck event and the kids had a blast! ¬†It was a warmer day than a typical Portland day so we didn’t survive as long as we’d had liked but they had a great time!

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August 2014

August was jam packed! ¬†There was quick trip back to Texas! ¬†We got to see a lot of familiar face and it was refreshing after what had been a whirlwind of a few months. ¬†Unfortunately our trip was due to the death of Corey’s sweet grandmother, Perk. ¬†We enjoyed seeing all of the family but it she is greatly missed.

I’ll hit the highlights because there was SO much!

  • We celebrated our 8 year anniversary and had a fun date night out in Belton while we were in Texas
  • Played with the dogs and the kids at the “nastics” park at the apartment complex
  • Rejoined Villa Sport when it opened in Beaverton
  • Finished football and dance for the summer
  • Explored local parks
  • Finally picked a house!
  • Joined the local library
  • The tree in the first collage is a tree that Corey planted at our first house! ¬†We happened to drive by and noticed how big it had gotten!!

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