Yet another successful Christmas! Last night we went over to the Matt and Becky Joy's House. We brought finger foods and snacked and hung out. Matt and I ducked outside and looked through his telescope at Jupiter in the freezing cold. After we were finished snacking and such, we decided to exchange and open a few gifts.… Continue reading Christmas 2011
Yet another successful Christmas! Last night we went over to the Matt and Becky Joy’s House. We brought finger foods and snacked and hung out. Matt and I ducked outside and looked through his telescope at Jupiter in the freezing cold. After we were finished snacking and such, we decided to exchange and open a few gifts.…… Continue reading Christmas 2011
Ash posted this on my facebook so I decided to repost this to our site because it is so true! This post is by Michael Mitchell (lifetoheryears.com) on Christine‘s blog. It is nice to see that I meet some of these guidelines, but it also shows me areas where I can be better as a father.…… Continue reading 50 Rules for Dads of Daughters
This was our last day camping and geocaching in PA. It was an exciting day yet a rather sad one. It was the last day of our family vacation as well as the last real camping trip with the boys. We all can not wait for them to come back for some winter action!
We went to the Alleghaney Mountains for the forth of july with the whole family and some friends. I was so happy to be going here as this was a place i visited as a child. This was one of those “We will go to before we move” places. I called my mother and found…… Continue reading Allegheny State Park
Back at the Campgrounds in PA, the kiddos wanted to go to the creek and play in the water. We let them play for an hour or so and they had a blast. Mason was a little upset when it was dinner time as he was not ready to stop playing.
Ballston Spa is a neat little town. Since it is a rather quaint little town they are usually doing something to always get all the folks together to have a good time, most of the time for free.. Hey with 5 kids cheap is a good thing.. hahaha They had magic shows, bouncy houses, snakes…… Continue reading Ballston Spa Family Day
Strawberry picking is so much fun!!! Bowman’s Orchard is where we went and we got to ride on a tractor to take us to the fields. Each kiddo had their own little bucket they could put their own strawberries in. They were tickled to be able to do this. It was something none of us…… Continue reading Strawberry Picking
The big girls were at school so Rob and i decided to take the little ones to Friendly’s to go get ice cream. We had a work get together at a park in Schenectady so the boys played. Our good friends Matt and Becky have a awesome pool and one day when the men folk were at…… Continue reading Randomness when boys were here
Yet another outing into Sanders Preserve in order to obtain all of the caches placed in the Preserve. We got what we could but still have more to go!
We have a friend who has recently started a photography business and offered to take photos of our family. Her new website is Amy O’banion Photography. We met at Freedom Park in Scotia, NY and just let the kiddos run wild. After a few staged photos, she kept back and let us do our family…… Continue reading Family Photos