One day in August, we met friends at the City Garden which has some very fun water features. Maggie loved it!
Saturday, January 16, 2016
Tuesday, January 12, 2016
In late July, the kids and I went to Wisconsin for a week. I dropped all four kids at my good friend Sue's house outside of Milwaukee and then I drove 2 hours to my cousin's wedding outside of Madison. Sue kept my kids overnight and I had a blast with my cousins. A highlight of the ceremony was when my cousin Jim, the bride's brother and also the officiant, took a selfie with the bride and groom.
The morning after the wedding, my mom drove with me to pick up the kids at Sue's house and then to drive up to my brother and sister-in-law's house. The following morning we drove up north to their cabin. The kids had so much fun at the cabin!
Paddle-boating was also popular.
There was even a fun zipline into the water!
Some afternoons we cooked our lunch over a campfire.
Friday, January 8, 2016
The final stop on our epic summer trip was Custer State Park in South Dakota. We camped two nights there. Our campsite was nestled in the woods near a stream and some bluffs.
We saw much wildlife in the park, but we were blown away by the bison.
Our motley hiking crew: