ANOTHER ONE DOWN

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This past Saturday Geoff and I loaded up the kids and car (literally, the entire car was full) and drove to Cleveland for the day. [Yes, you read that correctly. We drove up 4 hours, both ways, for the day.] Saturday was my family’s annual Pierogi Fest (see here for all the details and our traditions) and it is an event not to be missed!! Usually we make it a weekend event, but this year Geoff had early plans Sunday morning he needed to get to and arriving late Friday night in a new environment where the kids would not sleep well in, which would also result in Geoff and I not sleeping well didn’t sound like a fun plan to us. The idea of driving 8 hours in one day to be at the party for 8 hours was a better plan than the former (we might be crazy?!).

As usual, it was another amazing party and one for the books. The kids had such a fun time playing with their cousins (second cousins, or once removed… something like that) and we all enjoyed too much good food and company as usual. I didn’t get near as many pictures as I wanted, but I guess that’s what juggling two kids will do… with a fractured toe (oh, yes! I dropped a marble slab on my toe that morning and so I  was walking around all day with a throbbing toe. I lived to tell the story).

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^^This is where Tate lived the entire day. He was covered head to toe in sand, but had the best time! He has not stopped talking about the “san-box” since!

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^^Don’t ask me what this game was called, but it was all the rage. I had never seen it before but it is on our “must add” list to the new house.

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^^ … essentially you throw a Frisbee at a pole and try and knock the water bottle off. … I think?!

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^^Oh these two!! Check out last year’s Pierogi Fest pictures HERE to see a picture of them last year. Still as cute as ever.

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^^I don’t think he could have added one more truck or car to the sand box. Every one attended the party.

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^^Can’t wait for their new addition in February/March of next year!! We love babies!

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As always, the party was amazing, the food was delicious and the company was even better!! Thanks for hosting yet another amazing Pierogi Fest.

Check out last year’s pictures here and for a description of what a “pierogi” is!! But seriously, check out last year’s post because Tate was a chunk!!

 

And, in case you missed it:

  • our recent family photos here and here
  • these amazing pumpkin snickerdoodle cookies with cream cheese filling
  • our Fall date night ideas here
  • my favorite potty training site for the best tips and tricks here

 

Until next year….

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