Monday, February 27, 2017


Quick wrap up of February fun!
I "trained" and ran the Hot Chocolake 15K in Dallas.
It is one of my favorite races. I  have determined that I pretty much only like to run races in the fall and winter.
It's just too hot in Texas otherwise.
This one was perfect and the running buddies were even better.
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Doesn't matter when we really finish, we all just run back to and get each other to cross the finish line together.  Stacee beats us all by a landslide. 
She is so fast.
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The same day as the Hot Chocolate race was Monster Truck Jam at ATT Stadium.
This was a last minute purchase by Ben and I for some family fun and it did NOT disappoint. We will probably go to this every year now, it was SO fun. We had super high cheap seats but we did get a pit pass and go see the trucks up close and personal before the show.
We didn't know much about Monster Jam going in but we've learned a lot since then about the trucks, drivers, the tour and the whole sport of Monster Truck driving. It is pretty cool.
Kinley loved it even as much as Ty and Dylan. She got super into the "fan vote" aspect of the show and used my phone the whole time to score with the judges.
Next year we want to go with group sales and get some closer seats!
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The Scooby-Doo truck had the only female driver. Kinley wanted a picture. February 2017
Our resident Monster Jam experts, Sean Ryan and Leslie.
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Saw the Rowntrees in the pit too! Love these sweet friends.
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Why are kids in these noice cancelling headphones so cute!?
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It is so nice to be able to just go play outside in February.
Love our evening walks and car rides in our neighborhood.
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SuperBowl party at the Harig's again this year.
Even though the Cowboys weren't playing, Dylan and Ryder still had to represent.
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One of Olivia's last weeks of maternity leave, we took a girls trip to Magnolia Market during a school day. We missed Kinley and Sandy, who couldn't get off work, but we had so much fun!
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One of the gifts I brought back for the kids from Magnolia was an egg collector apron.
We have put this thing to use! That week we found a secret little egg nest that one of our chickens was keeping in the yard and we had to gather those eggs up to stop the egg-laying in the yard.
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Also in February, Uncle Alex got baptized at church!
Aunt Minnie got to baptize him and it was so special! All of her family came in town and we had so much fun celebrating with Alex!
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One of Ty and Lucy in church

Just one cute morning with my crazies. Because I love them.

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