Visit from Aunt Nancy

My Aunt Nancy, who lives in Indianapolis, stopped by for lunch today. She was visiting my cousin in Kansas City and made the drive up to Des Moines. We had a nice lunch and she took a few minutes afterward to play on the trampoline with Rose.

Mar-Mar & Be-Bob Visit

Mar-Mar & Be-Bob came to visit this weekend. They made it in time for one of Andrew’s track meets and some soccer games this weekend. On Friday I took the day off and we went to Pella Tulip Time with Lucia and Rose.

Friend Visit

A couple of Susan’s friends from college came to visit the for a couple of days. Jen Valorose and her boys came down from Minneapolis and Sarah Olson-Smith came with her kids, from Davenport. They all spent the night Thursday. On Friday morning we went to the science center and then the ladies went out for dinner that night.

Science Center kids

Herrel Visit

The Box!

This weekend we were fortunate enough to be visited by the Herrels! They arrived on Friday and left Monday morning. Highlights included a pizza adventure, soccer games, a visit to a pumpkin patch, and Leah & Lucia’s birthday party.

Visit from the Hyland Clan

This weekend, my parents, the Donleys, and the Beinkempers ( sans Will) all made the trip to Des Moines. We spent most of the weekend hanging out at our house, but enjoyed a few outings to the East Village, Ledges State Parks, and The Machine Shed.