Category Archives: Owen


Waking up to rainy day #2, I decided we should go on an adventure.  I started packing bag(s) and guzzling coffee.  Owen has settled into a fairly consistent wake up time(for now), and I am usually up about 1 hour … Continue reading

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It’s a post!

I found this one in my draft folder:  all I had was the title “Green food coloring in a spray bottle” and these pictures.       It would appear I’m slacking in the blog department.  Gonna try and pick … Continue reading

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Toddler life

Owen seems to like talking just as much as I do, so there is a lot of chattering throughout the day.  I would love to record hours of the day with him.  It would be nice to remember not only … Continue reading

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I owe you February

Let’s see what us Ackerts were up to in the shortest (and coldest) month of 2013: We began turning a dirt pile (and a dream) into a reality…Kevin’s getting a garage. Welcomed my parents for a visit…then said goodbye.  I … Continue reading

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turned rockstar.

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a January day

::I found this draft in my posts and am not sure why it never published:: What a beautiful January day it is. I love looking out the windows, at the swirly blue and white sky and the soft circle of … Continue reading

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Off we go!

Owen found a small card shaped like a train this morning in his advent calendar. I told him we were going to take a train ride. today! After a yummy breakfast and some playing, I packed us up and headed … Continue reading

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Two years

Our son is now 2!  As much as we told him how amazing and wonderful he is, and that we’re so glad to be his parents, he mostly wanted cake.  Birthday.  Cake.  Please. So, after a day of sweet moments, … Continue reading

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Fueled by chocolate

Tonight, I: am doing my best to make a couple of these. listening to this station on Pandora, and singing along to (mostly) every song! am glad I took the kids (babysat Eddy and Rae today) to McDonalds.  Gross, but … Continue reading

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Rainy Day

The second day of October rained and rained and rained. Then it stopped. We slipped on rainboots and headed out in search of puddles.

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