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By Kelsey on September 19, 2011 7

We had a refreshingly fun weekend hosting my parents and showing them our city. I sent them a loose itinerary a couple weeks ago with a number of new-to-them things we wanted to do. We had a busy day on Saturday, leaving the house at 10 a.m. and returning after 10 p.m. It was so fun, and on Saturday they surprised us by announcing that they are taking us and my sister’s family to Washington, D.C., to see my brother over Thanksgiving weekend! We are so excited and my dad has already booked our tickets. :) Here are some scenes from the special weekend.


introducing my parents to our favorite local pizza joint, the tavern

my favorite applebee’s dessert to go

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By Eric on September 12, 2011 +


This weekend marked the annual tradition of the Iowa vs. Iowa State football game: the battle for the Cy-Hawk trophy. In conjunction of this event, our company holds a tailgate party on Friday afternoon. Employees decked out in their favorite team garb gather for an afternoon of fellowship, lawn games and refreshments. This year we also had a kickball game. Kels’ and my team won! Here’s the view from center field:


When we got home we chilled, did laundry and watched the NBC two-hour 9/11 special before heading to bed.

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By Eric on September 6, 2011 9


After work we headed north three-and-a-half hours to Minneapolis to visit our super awesome friends Joa and Andy. Kels and Joa were homies in high school.

They live in uptown and within walking distance to all the urban culture you could ask for. They don’t own cars, which we think is sweet, so they gave us a taste of their culture as we walked a few blocks to pick up some Pizza Luce for supper.

We spent the evening on their back deck chatting and munching on some pizza pie. It was perfect.

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By Eric on September 1, 2011 1

August was such a crazy month for us. I can’t believe it’s over already. The good news is that it’s time to look back at the top posts and commenters for the month! Be sure to catch up on these posts if you missed them the first time around. Who would have guessed our top post? ;) (This list excludes our Fairytale page and posts.)

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By Eric on August 31, 2011 1

Thanks to everyone who participated in the giveaway!

The winner is…

Many of you know that Kari is Kelsey’s sister; we promise she was chosen at random:

Kari, we’ll get the gift card to you soon!