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A Moody New Year’s

Happy 2016! We rang in the New Year, little-kid-style—and it was a very stressful New Year’s. Mommy and Daddy were irritable and the little guys were hyper. Don’t let these pictures deceive you—we were moody Moodys, and it was all we … Continue reading

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Escape the Room–Indiana Jones Style

My Indiana boy turns 35 this summer, so I surprised him with an early celebration over Christmas while David & Tammy were in town. So fun! I planned an adventure game for us and eight of our friends at Escape … Continue reading

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Christmas Collages

Mom and Dad Moody came for five days before Christmas! We introduced them to the meaty deliciousness that is Miracle Mile Delicatessen and then drove up to a lookout on South Mountain. The road to the summit was closed due to storm … Continue reading

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Christmasing

If your lives are anything like ours this month, you’ve been running from one errand, to the next event, to the next task without much time to catch your breath! A couple Sundays ago our little family sang Jesus, Joy … Continue reading

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First Fishing Trip

Each summer we take a day trip with the Horkavys since they’ve declared an annual holiday of Stephen’s birthday called “Statewide Stephen Day.” This year, our original plans changed, so Ryan invited us to drive up to Prescott to go … Continue reading

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Hitting Some Phoenix Highlights

On Labor Day weekend Stephen was on-call for work, so we weren’t able to leave the Valley. That meant, we needed to find something indoors to do. We decided to visit the Arizona Science Center. The exhibits were meant for kids … Continue reading

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Christopher Creek

It was a surprise—our family day trip. Stephen told us on Saturday that he had taken off work on Monday so we could travel north to escape the heat for the day. I love surprises! Exploring is one of our … Continue reading

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Comings and Goings

After returning home from Portland, Stephen left on a business trip to Atlanta, Georgia for a few days. He was gone for 4 days and 3 nights, and we managed to stay alive in his absence. Go us! Of course … Continue reading

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Just Some Happenings

I’ve been thinking of a couple blog posts I could write but just haven’t felt motivated to do it. So, here I am just catching you up on the exciting news that is our daily life. I think the less structured … Continue reading

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A Cowboy Valentine’s Trip

Tombstone, AZ was our destination for a day trip as we stepped back in time for some cowboy history on Valentine’s Day. Tombstone was impressive since so much detailed history is known and preserved. We walked along the boardwalk with … Continue reading

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