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4th of July, National Anthem, America

It’s nearly the 4th of July and we all gather to remember that great day back in 1776 when independence was declared. It was a Thursday according to this day of the week calculator. Nowadays we like to blow stuff up and eat copious* amounts of food and consume much beverage. It’s a pretty fun …

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Making Easter Eggs

Tonight’s family funtime activity was dying Easter eggs. Eliza got to help out for the first time in her life. This is her 3rd Easter but she’s been so dang small for all of them. Now she helped pick the colors she wanted to dye them, and she put them in the cup herself. Only …

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St. Patrick’s Day Hat and What’s Green?

  And so it was that Eliza wore the green shamrocked hat on the 17th of March, 2014. For a brief couple of minutes, St. Patrick’s Day was celebrated in the Stay At Home Brad house. ¬†The hat was the only thing. I wore a blue shirt and jeans. Henry was wearing gray. We should …

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Brown Thursday Best Buy


We went out shopping after Thanksgiving dinner tonight, Brown Thursday I guess some call it. It was kind of dumb if you want to know my honest opinion. There was nothing there that couldn’t have waited till tomorrow, Black Friday. In fact, there wasn’t much that couldn’t have waited for almost ever. We did get …

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Halloween Is Over


Halloween is over, bring on the turkey. That’s what I’m talking about man. Mashed potatoes, gravy, stuffing, green bean casserole. Mmmmmm. Don’t get me wrong, I love me some Reese’s cups, but I double loves me some Thanksgiving dinner. Aight then. I hope you’re not too sick from eating all that candy and you had …

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Then And Now: Eliza Edition

I’ve been working on putting together all the pics for Eliza’s Daily Photo Video, it’s quite the task. I really need to organize and edit them more often. But it should be kinda cool once it’s finished sometime tomorrow. It’s going to be all 2 years worth of daily photos! Wowzers. I’ll give you a …

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Early birthday present day!

Eliza got to open an early birthday present tonight. It’s from her grandma and is a combo chalk/white board. Pretty cool. Eliza already made several masterpieces in chalk (we erased them dangit.)

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Hopefully You Had A Great 4th Of July


Well it’s all over now. The hotdogs and hamburgers are all gone. Only tiny bits of chips are left in the bottom of the bags. There is ketchup and mustard staining your carpet, and trash is piled everywhere. It must have been a great time. Nine of those things happened at our 4th day of …

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Father’s Day @DenverZoo

As is our every other year tradition, we went to the Denver Zoo today (Father’s Day.) I took a few pics while we were there and will post them here. It’s just a little Father’s Day Photo Frenzy or something. It’s not really frenzied nor does it really have anything to do with FD. I …

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Happy Father’s Day Eve


Happy Father’s Day Eve to you all. It’s my 2nd real FD and it’s totally awesome. Being a dad is the best thing ever. These 2 kids of mine are the coolest people ever and I’m so lucky to have them in my life. My wife is alright too. LoL. Anyways, I’m just glad to …

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Father’s Day Memories, $50 Amazon E-Gift Card Giveaway

Yesterday was Memorial Day, a day in which we give thanks to those who served our country fighting dictators and tyrants in faraway lands. Soon though, we will be giving thanks to those who fight dictators and tyrants much closer to home. So close to home that they’re actually inside one, maybe even right as …

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Eliza Finds An Egg

Hey y’all, I hope you had a great holiday weekend. Ours was pretty good. Eliza got to go on her first Easter egg hunt and she totally found them all. She was pretty pleased with herself, it was so fun. Well, that’s it. Have a happy Monday!!!

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Something Green For Patrick

Today on the #fmsphotoaday photo challenge the topic is “Green.” And what do you know, it’s St. Patrick’s day where people wear green and things are generally green. So what luck then that we bought these grapes today and washed them up for eatin’. I am not really fond of the holiday. The only good …

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Merry Christmas, We’re Awaiting Santa!


We had a good time tonight and are now awaiting Santa’s arrival. Eliza totally¬† crashed out on her new child sized sofa. She doesn’t even know what’s about to happen tonight when Santa comes. She had such fun opening up the few presents she got tonight but there’s so much more to go. We’re pretty …

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Christmas Is Coming And It’s Going To Be Good

Christmas is coming if you haven’t checked your calendar lately. In fact it’s only 2 days away so if you didn’t know it’s probably too late. Check out Eliza in this pic, she’s opening a present from her grandma while we were at Tokyo Joe’s. This is the first time Eliza has been able to …

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Merry Christmas 2012 – An E Card To You

Some Ecard wishing you a merry Christmas. It’s Amanda, Eliza and me and we’re all pointing at you while we make our wish. It’s really because Eliza wouldn’t stop pointing at the camera so we just went with it. Anyways, Merry Christmas, it’s only 16 days away!

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A Baby Passed Out While Drinking


I just love pics of Eliza when she’s all passed out from too much food or drink. It cracks me right up. It happens pretty often too. It’s okay when you’re a baby, but imagine if I were to start doing it! I don’t think it’d go over too well, unless it were Thanksgiving time! …

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Our Thanksgiving Feast Fit For A King

Food pics from Thanksgiving 2012. A roasted turkey, parker house rolls, bacon brussels sprouts, table filled with food, cranberry sauce, a filled plate

Wow, this was so good, it was seriously a Thanksgiving feast fit for a king. The king of Turkey that is. Haha. But seriously, Amanda did such a great job at making our turkey dinner this year. Thanks Amanda!

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What’s On Our Thanksgiving Menu

Happy Friday to you all. I hope you have a great weekend planned. It’s the last one before Thanksgiving so make sure to get as ready as you need to be. You don’t want to have to be going to the store Thanksgiving Eve, it’ll be crazy! We’re having a traditional Thanksgiving meal this year. …

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We Smelled What The Rock Was Cooking

Since I have the fancy video player on this new look site, I thought I should start posting videos more often. So this one here is just a little something I recorded when we sat down to eat at The Rock Wood Fired Pizza store at Belmar in Lakewood, Colorado. That place has some delicious …

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