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Jovie starts Three-School!

Friday, September 22, 2017

Jovie started Three-School last week!
I know she is going to have so much fun!






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Hello 3rd Grade, Hello 1st Grade

Friday, September 8, 2017


Grayden and Sadler had their first day of school on Tuesday!

Lord, give them eyes to see the needs of others around them, hearts to know your deep love for them, minds to learn all that's required of them, and courage knowing you are always with them.










after school snack :)



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Labor Day Weekend

Wednesday, September 6, 2017

I hope you all had a wonderful Labor Day Weekend!


Saturday morning the boys went to work with Robb for a bit, then followed that up with some time playing in the pond, and hunting for frogs! 

We made personal mini pizzas during half time of the Michigan game.




We all had fun giving Jovie a pedicure!

We went to the pool on Sunday, but it was a little chilly, so the kids mostly played with Perler beads! Which was perfect, because then I had lots of time to read the latest book I can't put down, "Lilac Girls"

Later in the afternoon we went to the Whitecaps game. 
We all had so much fun! 
Robb and I can't remember the last time we made it through a whole game, even stayed for the fireworks, and the kids ran the bases at the end!
We were so impressed! 







Monday was the annual Truck Parade. 

And "back to school scavenger hunt" with Grandma and Grandpa!

What a great way to wrap up our Summer!

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Summer Fun Wrap-Up!

Monday, September 4, 2017

The start of the school year is SO close! 

Here's a photo dump of all our summer break fun!

Daddy's little helpers while momma was gone to Chicago!

I had to rent the Aladdin movie for the kids to see after going to the show in Chicago!

playset fun!

Family gathering at my grandparents' farm!

Fun at the fair!



The boys went to the Tractor pulls!

...And the girls wondered around the barns


cooling off with a treat at Hawks Nest after Sadler's soccer camp!

summer in a bowl!


West Michigan Noonday Ambassadors at the FAB (Fall Ambassador Bash) event, such an amazing sisterhood to be a part of!

Petra from Home Office made a surprise visit!

Fun at Pier Cove!


WMI / K&R work party





Another great day at the lake

Tubing with Sadler

Fun at the ZCS playground

eat the rainbow!

Pool fun with our friends!


"berry" sweet blueberry pickers!

Celebrating Grandpa's 60th birthday!

Popsicles before dinner is what Summer is all about!

All set up for my Hostess Appreciation Brunch!

Displaying some new goodies from the Fall line!

Just enough swings for all the cousins!

Painting party at the pool!

I tried so hard, but I'm just not crafty!

The best I could do!

Sadler had a fun night in Shipsee with Grandma and Grandpa!

Turns out it's much easier to pass your repeat hearing test when your little brother isn't there to distract you! 

Heading to the Curious George play with Grandma and Grandpa!


pool fun with more friends!

"School House Rock" play

Meeting our newest cousin Bennett Jay



The boys spent a week at Camp Geneva Day Camp, they had an amazing week!

Jovie and I had a lot of fun girl time!

cutest little yogi

peach picking 

stroller walks

Sadler can't enough grape and chicken salad!

Celebrating Peyton's 5th bday!

Grayden with his camp counselor on the last day!

Sadler with his camp counselor!

those turkeys just make themselves at home here!

Fresh peaches are my favorite!

Fun at the Overisel Hall Celebration with Grandma and Grandpa while we were in Port Huron. 

good friends are such a treasure!

total eclipse of the heart!

putting free passes to the Children's Museum to great use with the Hops!


Sadler and his buddy Zeek!

Pantry BEFORE

Tackling the "summer to-do list"

DURING

AFTER

Cheering on the Hamilton Hawkeyes

Jovie found better things to do!

Hudsonville Fair!





like father like son!

a cookout and pool party with the extended Lubbers family 

finishing up their 'Summer packets"
I'm so proud of them!

Shopping for school supplies! 

brushing up on our EQ skills before school starts with Q's Race to the Top!

a fun and smelly trip the Critter Barn 




PB & J smoothie!

Meeting some friends for FRO-YO!

Fueling up for our big ride

so proud of them!


Squeezing in one last summer hurrah at Tunnel Park 

 


Ahh, Summer, you've been so good to us!
We did so many fun things, but it's now time to bid you ado, and look forward to an amazing school year!

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