Just Another Day at the Zoo

A beautiful day calls for a trip to the zoo. Why, hello there Mr. Polar Bear. This time we went with our friends Megan and Dan and their little girl, Phoebe.   It was fun for Madeline to have a little friend there with her. I've mentioned before how we find signs of Joshua on… Continue reading Just Another Day at the Zoo


A Day at the Farmstead

We spent the day at Deanna Rose Children's Farmstead.   We thought it was time Madeline started school. Madeline LOVES animals, so she was excited to get to see some new ones up close. Daddy showing Maddy the baby goats. She really wanted to pet one. Little cutie. Madeline found it absolutely hilarious that the… Continue reading A Day at the Farmstead


Patrick Turns 30 – and a Royals Game

Patrick celebrated a big birthday this year. We celebrated the best way we know how, at the Royals game. Our little Royals fan made fast friends with those sitting around us. She preferred to watch the people instead of the game. Madeline got to ride on the Slugger lion on the carousel.  Let's go Royals!… Continue reading Patrick Turns 30 – and a Royals Game


Under the Sea…Sorta

We took Madeline to the Sea Life aquarium at Crown Center.  If you haven't been, save your money.  We got in for half price thanks to our Friends of the Zoo membership, but even at half price it was kind of a rip off.  It was small with not a lot of variety. Of course… Continue reading Under the Sea…Sorta


Zoo Day with Grandma

Since Patrick had to work, I invited my mom to come with Madeline and me to the Friends of the Zoo breakfast event.  It was a little rainy at first, but it was still fun.  Of course, we spent the majority of our time in the penguin exhibit, but that's okay.  They are Maddy's favorite… Continue reading Zoo Day with Grandma


Summer Fun

A couple months ago I posted our Summer Bucket List. We've been steadily checking things off. We are doing our best to make the most out if this summer despite it being quite different than we had planned. We have been to several Royals games. We even got to see one of our photos up… Continue reading Summer Fun