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Bourbonnais Friendship Festival – Kid’s Race/Parade

June 24th, 2011 No comments

Today was the start of the Friendship Festival in Bourbonnais.  Rudy won the Kid’s race in his age group.  After, we stuck around and watched the kids parade before heading up to Michigan for the weekend.



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June 22nd, 2011 No comments

Rudy played T-Ball this year and had so much fun.  He met lots of new friends.  I got to coach him and we had a great group of kids.  We had a little pizza night after the season.

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Rudy’s 6th Birthday

May 29th, 2011 No comments

Rudy turned 6 and just like last year he wanted his party in Michigan.  So we had most of the family head up for Memorial day weekend to do some boating and hanging out.  The weather could have been a little better but we had fun anyway.

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Easter 2011

April 24th, 2011 No comments

We had a very full day like we do every Easter.  We started in the morning, moved over to G-Ma’s and then finished the day at Grandma & Grandpa Styx’s.


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February 2nd, 2011 No comments

Rudy played soccer through our park district this year.  He had a lot of fun and scored a couple goals.  He was very good on defense and one of the quicker kids on the team.


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Toy Story on Ice & Legoland

January 30th, 2011 No comments

Today we went to see Toy Story on Ice which was awesome.  On the way we noticed that Legoland was on the way back and it happened to be Star Wars weekend so we decided we had to stop there too.




















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Sledding & Jumping w/ G-Ma

December 29th, 2010 No comments

We went sledding @ Goodenow Grove with G-Ma after a delicious breakfast.















Then we went to jump on some large inflatable jumpies for a bit.





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School Pictures

November 2nd, 2010 No comments



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Meeting Our New Cousin, Elizabeth

September 28th, 2010 No comments


This past Sunday, we got to go to Chicago and meet our new cousin, Elizabeth. Her name has quickly been shortened to Ellie. We both got to hold her a few times, but Jack would have held her the entire time if he had any say in it. As soon as his turn ended, he would stick out his arms and say “My turn.”

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August Birthdays

August 23rd, 2010 No comments

August is a busy birthday month for Mom’s family.  We got together Sunday, August 15th, to celebrate birthdays for Mikey, Grandpa, Uncle Brian, Ruth, and Aunt Lauren.

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