A Penn-tastic Weekend

We’re lucky to have fabulous friends in Pennsylvania, and took the chance to travel up to see them during a warm summer weekend. While always too short of a trip, it was definitely a sweet time all together!

Hosting Some Buddies

While C has spent many nights away from home, he’s only been to one friend sleepover. Excited from that experience, he hosted a couple of friends for the night – and we all survived! Here are some highlights…

Best of the Rest (of Boston)

We had a great 4th of July weekend in Boston, but spent more of the second half of the trip indoors as the heat truly set in and a rainy evening cooled and wet things down.

Boston Means Food, Fun and Baseball!

We headed north for 4th of July to spend the long weekend eating well, playing a lot and taking in some famous sites. It was hotter than normal, but that didn’t stop an action-packed first part of the weekend – with Faneuil Hall, North End, a city tour and time at Fenway Park!

On to First Grade

What a school year it’s been. Thanks to the guidance of Ms. Gutowski and Ms. Burns, Colin has completed Kindergarten. He celebrated with a little graduation ceremony by the Extended Day program, and some fun extra treats to round out the school year!

A Father’s Day on the Field

It turns out we may have spent a Father’s Day or two at Camden Yards. But there were a lot of firsts on this one, with special time on the field before the game. It was a 90-degree sauna of a day, with a game that went into extra innings, but it was unforgettable nonetheless!

Celebrating a Grad in Style

High school graduation calls for a special celebration – and this one included a fire house tour, a family celebration and a big bonfire to end the night. While we’re sure it wasn’t all Ryan’s idea, it was a great way to spend time together!

Birthday Week Fun!

Hitting a milestone birthday, combined with other family birthdays and events, made for a busy birthday week!

A Quick Birthday Trip South

With the long weekend ahead of us, and a special day planned for our lovable birthday boy, we drove south to Richmond for some BBQ, brews and quality time with the boys. It was part victory in that B had “the best BBQ he’s ever had in Virginia” and part not with a constantly cranky…