November 2013 Recap

Continuing the half-hearted recap of the end of our 2013…

In November, we had a lot of fun!

We all went on the 5K Step Out walk with families from Kyle’s work, in honor of a staff member’s daughter with diabetes.  The girls walked the whole time!  And because apparently that didn’t wear them out enough, we also took them ice skating for the first time.  You guys, I love skating.  But skating with 5-year-olds is so much harder! 🙂

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We had a weekend visit from the classroom “pet”, Leo the Leopard.  He’s a friend of Adventure Bear‘s…

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… and had lunch with Pappy a time or two, when the girls didn’t have school.

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The girls got a rainbow loom, and are actually getting quite good at some of the beginner projects, despite being a bit young for it.

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We saw the year’s best movie, hands-down.  (Twice, as of this post).

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Nolan got sick a few times (and is now on another daily controller, with a probable visit to Pulmonolgy this year)…. but that didn’t stop us from having fun of our own at Gymboree and a Zoo class while the girls were in school.

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He also explored his future high-school stomping grounds while the girls had weekly dance team practice.  And by explore, I mean he took my keys and tried nearly every single locker, trash can, door and other locks he could find.  He even tried to check an outlet or two, but I’m mean and wouldn’t let him stick my keys in them!

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We decorated for Christmas (throughout November and December, in actuality) and the girls had perfect check-ups at the dentist.

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I turned thirty, and Kyle tried to stave off any meltdown with a wonderful, surprise-filled weekend.

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And he took Elise and Avery to their 2nd Annual Daddy-Daughter Dance 🙂

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Phew!  Looking back, I can’t believe that was all in the same month – and that’s just stuff I’ve got pictures of.  Speaking of pictures, you know there are more (and some very cute ones) in the November Zenfolio album (let me know if you don’t have the password).  Thanks for sticking with us!