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Labor Day recap

It's time for a little weekend recap!  I hope you had a lovely long weekend!!!

I went back to Missouri for the weekend for some family time and a very special lady's baptism (my niece).

Here's a little glimpse, if you'd like to see:

*The playground is fun when you're with a 2 year old ;)

*Family photos, on the other hand, can be a bit challenging

yep, that's charlie on the trampoline

*I completely peaced out from technology.  My phone sat in my room all weekend.
It was lovely.

*My sister-in-law's family and my grandma came over for a BBQ Saturday night.  At said BBQ, Charlie had some homemade ice cream and a bit of cupcake and he started running around our table (we were in the patio area outside).  He ran around that table taking brief stops to be tickled for approximately a half hour.
I am not exaggerating.  It was amazing.  I laughed so hard.

He stopped when he had to go potty.  And this story is pretty awesome too.
Jeff:  Charlie, let me know when you need to go potty.  If you don't, you're going straight to the bath and you won't be able to play anymore tonight.  Ok?
Charlie:  Yeah.
Charlie continues running, Jeff begins to doze off (being a parent is hard work).
Charlie:  Daddy.
Jeff:  jerks awake Do you have to go potty?
Jeff jumps up, grabs Charlie, and runs inside to the bathroom.

*Charlie was my yoga buddy Sunday morning.  He killed happy baby pose (much better than me!).  :)

*Callie had her baptism :)  She was so good!  She only giggled when the priest poured the water over her head and didn't make another sound.

*Jeffrey did complete the ice bucket challenge, a video does exist, but Jeff isn't willing to share it.
I got to dump the bucket.  :) 

*I ran a lot of hills.  
Apparently my IT band loves hills...
One run, I was on one of the highways, which was having a major yard sale and they put up a traffic sign (you know one with lights) that said, "Use Caution.  Next 20 miles.  Heavy Traffic."  Haha. 

Aaaannnndddd...the Cardinals took first for the first time this season!!!!!

I love four day weeks and I am so excited for this weekend!!!  Friday consists of a half day work/half day retreat and then it's time to head to St. Louis for LOUFEST!!!  One of my very favorite weekends all year :) 

With that said...if you are in Chicago this weekend...go to Renegade!  I only wish they were on different weekends, but they're always on the same weekend.  le sigh


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