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Scenes From Our Week – Week 23

I had an absolutely amazing weekend.  I had 4 days to get back on track after returning from Florida before I left for my annual weekend in Minnesota with my mom for her birthday.  We meet up with my mom’s sister, Susan and her daughters and just had a blast the whole weekend. We started…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 22

We went to the sunny cloudy state of Florida this last week.  Even though the weather wasn’t ideal, it was still WAY BETTER than Iowa and our family made the best of it.  We stayed in Pensacola Beach, Florida and also spent time in Gulf Shores, Alabama.  The kids handled the looooong drive really well and…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 21

We had a hectic week getting ready for our week-long trip to Florida!!!  I was busy getting the house picked up, getting everyone packed, doing laundry, and even did some subbing.  The boys had a concert on Saturday.  Both Patrick and Bennett made an Honor Band and we went to their concert.  Both of the…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 20

Another busy week in the books for the Gorkow family.  Every day was packed and nearly every evening too. We managed to squeeze in our annual Valentine’s Day Scavenger Hunt for the kids.  They had fun running around the house, deciphering their clues to find books, movies and candy.  Pat got me a Colbie Caillat…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 19

I just realized this weekend that Tuesday is Valentine’s Day.  It isn’t that it hasn’t been on my radar….it was just that last week was so busy, it kind of got pushed to the back of my mind.  I knew it was coming up, but now packages are going to arrive late in the mail…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 18, A Penguin Snack

I guess we had a busy week because I only took one photo this whole week. I had planned on taking some shots at Patrick’s basketball tournament, but then I ended up keeping stats and running the clock, so I couldn’t take pictures.  So, the only picture I took this week was……. Friday was Reagan’s…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 17

The week started with a “SNOW DAY”  The above picture is what happens in our house when there is a snow day.  Kids still in their jammies, each one on a different electronic device, completely happy with another free day at home. One of the gorgeous sunsets we have had this week.  Apparently there is…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 16

We had an odd week with very little school.  Monday was a scheduled No School day, Tuesday we had a late start and and early dismissal due to weather, Wednesday was a scheduled early dismissal, Thursday was a FULL DAY, and Friday No School due to weather.  So, I guess winter has officially arrived! YUCK!…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 14

Not a whole lot of photo opportunities this week.  We were just trying to get back into a regular routine again after the Christmas break!  Next week will feature lots of birthday pictures, I am sure! Reagan is super excited to turn 7 this week!  Patrick with his bridge that he and his dad…
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Scenes From Our Week – Week 13

Christmas morning joy: Patrick in his new Tebow jersey, Bennett in his new Shonn Greene jersey  Reagan with her new art set  Patrick trying out the new drum throne (stool)  Bennett’s turn.  A drummer’s gotta have proper seating! Much better than the folding chair they did use!  Grandkids and Great-Grandkids at…
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