Aidan · Crochet & Knitting · Emerson · Halloween · Madison

My 3 Favorite Things…

I found the pattern for these cute hats at a site called “Repeat Crafter Me“.  This site is run by Sarah who designs all the patterns herself.  Her patterns are awesome and have always been accurate.  She designs so many different types of crochet items.  Repeat Crafter Me is the first site I go to… Continue reading My 3 Favorite Things…

Aidan · Apple Butter Festival · Emerson · Family · Madison · Renée · Ronald

Apple Butter Festival Annual Photos 2014

Here is our family photo at the 2014 Apple Butter Festival.  We try to take it in the same spot every year.  Kids try candle making: They have the best kettle corn ever.  I tried kettle corn in the past and didn’t care for it.  I tried it this year at the Apple Butter Festival… Continue reading Apple Butter Festival Annual Photos 2014

Aidan · Emerson · Family · Renée · Ronald · Zoo

Brookfield Zoo….With Madison!

Today was a crazy, long adventure with the kids to Chicago.  We left around Midnight and got back at Midnight the next day. We took the Megabus from home to Chicago, and from there the train to the Brookfield Zoo.    The zoo was a short walk away from the train stop.  The train stop by… Continue reading Brookfield Zoo….With Madison!


Lego Aidan “Master Builder” in the Making

 Aidan has already managed to put the “Adventure Designer” master builder lego kit together.  It sure didn’t take him much time.  I am now going to have to be on the look out for the other Master Builder kits.  I really wish we lived closer to a Legoland Discover Center, or a Lego store for… Continue reading Lego Aidan “Master Builder” in the Making


Aidan’s Photo Shoot at Legoland Discovery Center in Chicago

Aidan was 1 of about 10 kids chosen to go to the Legoland Discovery Center In Chicago to participate in a photo shoot.  The photo shoot was for their website, brochures and possibly a commercial.  This was such a good opportunity for him since he would like to be a Lego Master Builder and an… Continue reading Aidan’s Photo Shoot at Legoland Discovery Center in Chicago