linking up with Jen!
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We are on our way out of town today to go to “Bratfest”. Kelly’s brother puts it on every year (6th year) and there are 25ish different types of bratwursts and you can sample a lot of the flavors. Everyone brings a side to share. There is a bounce house and there are kids everywhere and lot’s of beer. And the kids love it and look forward to it all year. You can see a few pictures from when we went in 2012 here (and my old herringbone brick patio that I still miss so much (silly)). And from 2011 here. Last year I was having surgery and we went in October instead.
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We are also going to the Mall of America while we are there and I thought that the shirts my friend Lynn ordered for me recently would be perfect to put on the girls while at the mall. They are bright red and matching and it will help us keep track of everyone I think.
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Yesterday, in preparation for going out of town, I washed and folded (and put away/packed) three loads of laundry (there were already 4+ folded on the pool table, I’m drowning in laundry lately). I cleaned the three bathrooms. I made 5 dozen cookies (aren’t cookies necessary for travel?). And I cleaned up the house and packed for everyone except the husband. All while he didn’t come home for dinner since he had a work dinner.
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I forgot to post that Luisa started walking! She started on Monday the 18th of August which means she was almost exactly 15 months old. Our latest walker by a few months but she is pretty laid back. I love watching her toddle all over the house. Not much cuter.
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I follow my little sister’s chiropractor on instagram and she posted a picture of her outfit wearing the cutest belt. And it was from Target! I had to run out and get the belt, of course, right?
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Happy Labor Day and safe travels if you are doing so!