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The Week of D

The second week of November is when our teachers have their convention, it also happened to be Election Week and the week of Ventran's Day. So D found himself with a week off of school! H in daycare meant no days off for him and that's the way we liked it. This way D and I got the chance to make up on some of our alone time, which we now don't get much of, even if it was just a few hours.

We baked! 







These marshmallow cupcakes were very good. I used store bought cake mix.. used only half and still ended up with 12 cupcakes! While I followed the recipe to the T.. the marshmallows didn't melt like they was supposed to and roasted instead.. 

We played board games and worked on a puzzle. 210 itty bitty pieces.



Friday M took the day off and we headed to the Camden Adventure Aquarium. The last time we were at the aquarium D was a year and a half.

here's a D throwback and more from that trip here



and there was a mermaid in the tank swimming with the sharks!!




 afterwards we went to Collingswood to visit The Arctic Freeze Creamery.. home of the rolled ice cream!


We capped off the week of fun with Trolls on Saturday and impromptu game of bowling with friends on Sunday.

    
                




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30 comments:

  1. The cupcakes look very good and what a sweet puzzle!

    -Kati

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  2. Looks like a awesome week together! Those cupcakes look delicious!

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  3. Sounds like a great week together. When Anna has days off from school, she still goes to childcare because I have to work. Would love to spend a few one on one days with her though.

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  4. What a great way to spend the week with the little one:)

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  5. That rolled ice cream is so trippy! How sweet to have some one on one time with your oldest son. The firstborns do tend to come second since the little ones needs more time. Excellent job on those cupcakes!

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  6. Wow! Looks like you guys had a great week! And how special that it was just by himself! We are off this week, but I could have used the week after the election off! :)

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  7. Looks like a great week spending quality time with family creating some magical memories.

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  8. How wonderful that you were able to spend a week doing fun things and making memories! <3

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  9. awwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwwww so cute

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  10. What an excellent week! I love the pics of your little guy baking. And that mermaid...fantastic! Hopoing to see Trolls sometime soon with our littles too!

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  11. Looks like it was a wonderful week. Those cupcakes look so good!!

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  12. It is so great to get some one on one time with each kiddo. It looks like you guys had an awesome week!

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  13. What a fun week together! I love the Camden aquarium! Such a fun place to visit!

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  14. Those cupcakes look delicious!!! I would have been ok with the marshmallows just toasting instead of melting!

    Carrie
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  15. Looks so nice!

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  16. Wonderful looking cupcakes! Happy weekend!
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  17. I really want one of those cupcakes :) Looks like you have the best helper possible!! (happy Thanksgiving!!)

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  18. Looks like D had himself quite an eventful week off from school. We tried rolled ice cream over the summer. It's fun to watch them make it.

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  19. Yay for special one-on-one time!

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  20. glad you were able to have some alone time with him! i know he enjoyed it.

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  21. what's more fun than a visit to an aquarium ... except maybe one or two of those luscious cupcakes!

    what wonderful ways to redeem a day or two off from school!

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  22. How fun! Those marshmallow cupcakes look yummy :)

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  23. awe looked so fun makign the sweet treats! xO!
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  24. Oh my gosh! The rolled ice cream and cupcakes look so delectable! <3 I badly want 'em right now!!! :) Hope to hear from you soon!

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  25. Those cupcakes look delicious! And what a cool aquarium.

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  26. Sounds like you guys had some good times together. He's so cute working on his cupcakes!

    And that ice cream! Wow, looks delicious.

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  27. What a fun, exciting, eventful week!

    God bless,

    XO, Claire

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  28. Those cupcakes look so good! Totally going to save that recipe. The mermaid in the shark tank is so fun!!

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  29. Oh D looked as though he has a wonderful week!

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