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Indy the Pup

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Here are some pictures of Indy's first couple of days around here :)  It's crazy how quickly puppies grow, in two months she'll be nearly full grown!  She's only 8 weeks old here in these pictures.  Everyone is loving her!  Also... puppies are a lot of work and we haven't gotten a good night sleep yet, lol.  We are working hard on training her and refreshing our puppy training skills.




 She has lighter colored eyes, kinda cool



In true puppy fashion, she plays super hard, then crashes super hard :)












Jerrod Turns 30

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Jerrod turned 30 a few weeks ago.  We celebrated him by making some yummy BBQ ribs.  He didn't want a cake, he wanted his favorite snickerdoodle cookies, so that's what I made :) 





Teasing the kids with his beard....




My mom's oldest sister Patsy and her husband happened to be in town visiting that weekend since Patsy was between treatments, so they come over as well :)  It was nice to visit with them.


And since my brother is one of the five people who read this blog: I pray 30 is a great year for you bro!  Love you!

A Weekend Away

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Matt and I were able to go on a much overdue trip away together.  It had been close to three years since we've been away overnight without the kids.  We've been looking forward to it for weeks.  I was a little bummed  that the weather turned colder and cloudy, but it ended up being nice enough to enjoy. We stayed at a lovely beachfront place in Oxnard, and it was worth every penny.  It's one of the few beach front resorts that is truly on the beach that we could find.  We got a room that overlooked the ocean and it was so great.  We love being at the beach and find it so relaxing.

On our way to Oxnard we stopped in LA and had lunch and beer at Golden Road Brewery, which Matt wanted to check out.  We've bought their beer before.  The food was amazing and my favorite part was probably my dessert... a delicious croissant bread pudding with caramel sauce and fresh whipped cream.  Worth
the splurge!



We then decided to swing by Griffith Park Observatory.  Neither of us had …