Tag: Owen

Owen’s 5th Birthday!

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Owen turned five years old on the ninth of this month! His birthday kicked off the first in our family for the year. We had a small celebration over a few days. He requested a Batman cake that was chocolate and to go to a pizza place. We invited family out for pizza and they shared gifts with him there. The plus side of going out to eat for birthdays and holidays is no clean up, not having to worry about hosting in too small a home ( our place is pretty tight!), and it’s pretty memorable.  Owen really enjoyed it. I wasn’t feeling well due to the iron deficiency in pregnancy and a bad migraine but was able to make it… can’t miss a celebration of my son! Continue reading

First Snow of 2016!

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Over the weekend, we had our first snow of the year! Snow is somewhat rare in the area we are located at in Oregon. The kids were thrilled, however the snow didn’t stick around for very long. Shortly after it snowed, perhaps a few hours later, it started to melt. The melting equals my least favorite part in which not melting fast enough with freezing temperatures produces ice. Ice is scary. It makes for treacherous driving and walking around in conditions because the county, just isn’t equipped for sanding down all the roads. Basically, if you don’t have to leave the house, stay home!  Continue reading