Posts Tagged ‘Steph’


We had some fun carving pumpkins and making Halloween cupcakes with Lauren last weekend.

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Lauren made it to the MN State Fair for her third year and it wouldn’t have been complete without a picture of her in cheese on a stick cut-out! We spent almost a whole day there, longer than we anticipated, because the day was so nice and Lauren was having such a good time. Besides (Read the Rest…)

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  • Mary says:

    Lauren, love the pictures of you at your third State Fair . . . how those years have flown by! You're going to love those scary rides like your mom does, aren't you! You and Grandpa Nick will have to eat some corn-on-the-cob together . . . he can show you how to really make those kernels fly! Can't wait to see you soon! Love and kisses from Grandma Mary



Thanks to Bumpa Hall, I had the chance to sneak out to Hazeltine on Monday morning and watch the first practice round of the PGA Championship. After spending an extra 15 minutes on the shuttle to the course thanks to a driver that didn’t know how to get there, I was immediately surprised to see (Read the Rest…)

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  • Nana Jo says:

    Great photos and another wonderful memory for your family. Love, Nana Jo



We spent the 4th of July in Park River, ND, and had a great day with the Halls. My cousin Bjorn, his wife Sveta and their daughter, Bianca, made the trip from the east coast and we got to celebrate Bianca’s 2nd birthday with her! Lauren loved being one of the gang- my cousins’ kids (Read the Rest…)

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Lauren had a fun birthday weekend at the lake!  Grandma Mary and Bumpa Nick joined us at Keck’s cabin with Opa Rob, Nana Jo, Auntie EJ and Annie. Josh and I had been preparing her all week for the activities of the weekend and it wasn’t long before she was rattling off her guests, her (Read the Rest…)

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  • Amy J says:

    She is so cute…and such a big girl!!!! Looks like she enjoyed turning 2…let’s hope she also enjoys BEING 2!! Love you guys…-Amy J.



I had a surprise visit from my family a couple of weeks ago- it was a total shock to come home from work and find them all there waiting!  I was pretty emotional at first, but after they assured me that it was just a fun surprise, I was able to relax and calm down (Read the Rest…)

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  • Nana Jo says:

    What a wonderful surprise and I know you had a great weekend! The pictures are great — and I know your parents loved having you all together. Love, Nana Jo


12
Apr
2009

Happy Easter!

By: Steph | Tags: , , , ,

We had a fun Easter weekend at home.  It started with a family festival at church on Saturday morning where we made a flower pot, sang songs and Lauren got to hunt for Easter eggs.  She loved opening the plastic eggs over and over again, whether there was a treat in there or not! Saturday (Read the Rest…)

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  • Grandma Mary says:

    Lauren, we loved looking at all the pictures of you celebrating Easter . . . you just looked so grown up and so smart doing everything that the “big kids” do! Thanks for the great family picture, too! I would love a copy of that one! Love you guys, Grandma Mary



We spent a wonderful week in Arizona visiting Rob, Joanne and extended family!  It was a treat to get away from the cold weather for a while and we had some fun outings while we were there.  Lauren did really well with all of the traveling and schedule changes.  She was very happy to spend (Read the Rest…)

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  • Amy says:

    Looks like an amazing trip! What amazing photography…every photo looks like a postcard!! Lauren is growning into a KID, no more baby there!! She is more and more adorable all the time!!


28
Oct
2008

Dancing Queen

By: Josh | Tags: , , ,

Every once and awhile Lauren will get in a mood that causes Steph and I to stop everything we’re doing and just sit and watch. Tonight was one of those nights and luckily the video camera was handy. Maybe it was the pizza, or more likely the cookies after dinner. Whatever the cause, it provided (Read the Rest…)

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  • haley k says:

    hi josh and steph
    you guys have one very cute girl.
    she really can dance. i wonder who she gets it from?
    i hope you guys have a merry christmas
    your cousin,
    haley



We recently spent a week visiting my brothers in Oregon.  My parents went, too, and we all had a great time together!  We stayed busy in Portland, taking in some of the area sights and spending time with Jeff and Jon’s friends.  The highlight of the trip was spending the holiday weekend in Pacific City (Read the Rest…)

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  • Grandma Mary says:

    What a great time we all had together! The pictures really captured the beauty of the Oregon coast, Josh . . . thanks for getting them on the site so I can savor all those special times again. Lauren really got to know her uncles . . . loved all the close-ups of her and those sweet little toes, too! Great memories of the “once in a lifetime” vacation! Love you guys, Mom



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19
May
2008

Fargo 1/2 Marathon

By: Steph | Tags: ,

We did it! My couisn Jess and I ran the Fargo 1/2 Marathon this past weekend and it was a great experience. It really was a fun one to take part in … so many people came out to cheer on the runners and it was a such beautiful morning to be out running! We (Read the Rest…)

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