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Happy 8th birthday, Luke!

Happy birthday to you,


Happy birthday to you,


Happy birthday, dear Luke,


Happy birthday to you!


Love you!



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Spring 2015 sports

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Kenny’s soccer (outdoor):

Sat, March 7 @ 3:45pm

Sun,  March 15 @ 12:15pm

Sun, March 29 @ 11:45am

Fri, April 3 @ 7:30pm

Sat, April 18 @ 2:30pm

Sun, May 3 @ 9:15am

Sat, May 16 @ 1:15pm

Sun, May 17 @ 1:15pm


Luke’s soccer (outdoor):

Sat, March 7 @ 1:15pm

Sat, March 28 @ 11am

Sun, March 29 @ 2:15pm

Sat, April 4 @ 1:15pm

Sun, April 12 @ 11am

Sun, April 19 @ 6:30pm

Sun, May 10 @ 2:15pm

Sun, May 17 @ 1:15pm

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Luke’s favorite things – age 7

1. What is your favorite color?  Silver

2. What is your favorite toy?  iPod Touch

3. What is your favorite fruit?  Blueberries

4. What is your favorite tv show?  Friends

5. What is your favorite thing to eat for lunch?  Bagels

6. What is your favorite outfit?  Chiefs’ shirt

7. What is your favorite game?  Golden Eye 007

8. What is your favorite snack?  Cheez-Its

9. What is your favorite animal?  Hermit Crabs

10. What is your favorite song?  Love Runs Out (One Republic)

11. What is your favorite book?  Far Out and Unusual Hermit Crabs:  Cool Pets

12. Who is your best friend?  Will, Will and Asher

13. What is your favorite cereal?  Froot Loops

14. What is your favorite thing to do outside?  Basketball

15. What is your favorite drink?  Dr. Pepper

16. What is your favorite holiday?  Christmas

17. What do you like to take to bed with you?  Stuffed animals

18. What is your favorite thing to eat for breakfast?  Bagels

19. What do you want for dinner on your birthday?  Donuts

20. What do you want to be when you grow up?  Zookeeper

Previous years: Luke’s favorite things – age 6 and age 4.

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2014 in review

I was horrible at getting things on here for 2014.  In an attempt to rectify that, I’m going to share our big events from each month.

January 2014

I started my first of three boot camps for the year.  I.Am.Addicted.

Kenny and Luke played basketball and indoor soccer.

February 2014

Kenny made it to the Mathletic’s regionals and his team placed 2nd out of the 4th graders!

March 2014

We went to Lawrence, KS for St. Patrick’s Day.  I love Lawrence so much.  I love showing the boys the KU campus.

We did not go anywhere for Spring Break because we didn’t want to leave one of our dogs, Camille, alone.  She was diagnosed with cancer of the mouth back in November.

My second boot camp stated after Spring Break.

Both boys started baseball and outdoor soccer.

Ryan Lochte did a clinic for our swim team.

April 2014

I turned 36 and Luke turned 7.

May 2014

Nicole came in town and I got to see her for a little bit.  This was the first time I’ve seen her since her wedding.  It was way overdue.

Luke finished first grade and Kenny finished fourth.

June 2014

Kenny turned 10.

We joined Round Hill Bath and Tennis Club with a lot of friends and had the best summer there.  We will definitely join again next summer.

Kenny and Luke tried out for competitive, year round soccer and made a team.  Kenny stayed with the same team as last year.  This was Luke’s first time to try out.

We put Camille to sleep on June 27, when she was no longer able to get up.  We miss her so much!

June 27 also happened to be our dating anniversary.  Eric took me out on our first date 16 years ago.

July 2014

We spent the 4th of July at Round Hill and then watched Meadowbrook Country Club’s fireworks for the last time.  It closed this fall.

Kenny and Eric went to a Cub Scout camp.  That ended up being the end of Cub Scouts for Kenny.

We took a quick trip to St. Louis.  I saw Nicole (again!), went to the Arch, the zoo and the City Museum.  The City Museum was amazing!

August 2014

Eric turned 35.

We took the boys to their first concert – American Authors, The Script and One Republic at Starlight.

Kenny started fifth grade and Luke started second.

Both boys started outdoor soccer and Luke also played in some fall baseball tournaments.

Luke started Cub Scouts, they both joined their school’s running club and Kenny started Mathletics and choir.

Kenny’s soccer team did their first traveling soccer tournament.  We all drove down to Arkansas for Labor Day weekend.

September 2014

Kenny accidentally shut Mac’s (our dog) tail in the door and severed part of it off.  Our kitchen looked like a crime scene but Mac was tough.

Eric and I went to the Theory of a Deadman concert (Black Stone Cherry opened).

Eric and I celebrated our 12th wedding anniversary.

I started my third boot camp.

October 2014

Eric and the rest of the SWAT team went to Iowa for a week of training.  They do this just about every year.

I went on my first Sweat Crawl.  Think pub crawl, but instead of drinking you go to different gyms for quick 30 minute workouts.

Kenny and Luke ran the last 1.2 miles of the KC Marathon with their school running club.

The boys dressed up as the Grim Reaper for Halloween.

The Royals made it to the World Series and lost in the seventh game to the Giants.  They had such a good year and it was so fun for the city.

November 2014

Kenny and Luke started indoor soccer and basketball.

Kenny and the rest of the fifth graders had Colonial Day at school.  They dressed up, danced, did activities and even ate food that had to do with that time period.

Thanksgiving was pretty low key since none of our out-of-town relatives came to KC.

December 2014

Mac turned 7.

Luke celebrated the sacrament of Reconciliation at church.

Kenny and the rest of his choir sang at Crown Center.

MythBusters came to KC.  Eric took the boys to see their live show.

Eric and I went to the Black Key’s concert (St. Vincent opened).

Eric became Hattie’s godfather.

We spent Dec. 19-the morning of the 25th with my family and then the evening of Dec 25-Jan 1 with Eric’s family.

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Year in review – 2014



Name:  Luke

Age:  7

Favorite color:  Silver

Favorite food:  Mac and cheese

Favorite activity:  Playing football

Favorite book:  Far Out and Unusual Hermit Crabs


Greatest lesson learned:  To greet people

Hardest thing this year:  My dog Camille died

Favorite memory:  Getting Yumiae my pet hermit crab

What I loved about 2014:  I got Yumiae my pet hermit crab


Want to learn:  Fact about hermit crabs

Want to get better at:  Football and basketball

Goals for 2015:  Learning facts about hermit crabs and getting better at Snoopy’s Fair




Name: Kenny McCullough

Age: 10

Favorite color: Blue

Favorite food: Pizza

Favorite activity: Playing soccer

Favorite book: Minecraft Combat Handbook


Greatest lesson learned: Phones r awesome

Hardest thing this year: Learning to do a rainbow (soccer)

Favorite memory: Getting my phone

What I loved about 2014: I got a phone


Want to learn: To make iMovies as well as Jack

Want to get better at: Soccer

Goals for 2015: Be in the champion’s league by 2016 (Clash of Clans)

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Winter sport schedule

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Kenny’s soccer:

Sun, Oct 19 @ 12:50pm – AA

Thurs, Oct 23 @ 5:30pm

Sat, Oct 25 @ 8am and 4pm – tournament

Sun, Oct 26 – 1:20pm – tournament

Sun, Nov 2 @ 12:50pm – AA

Weekend of Nov. 7 – tournament

Fri, Nov 7 @ 7:30pm

Sat, Nov 8 @ 12:15pm

Sun, Nov 9 @ 2:45pm

Sat, Nov 15 @ 6:20pm – 4v4

Sun, Nov 16 @ 6:50am – AA

Fri, Nov 21 @ 6:15pm – AA

Sat, Nov 22 @ 6:45pm – AA

Sat, Nov 29 @ 5:30pm

Sun, Dec 7 @ 1pm

Sun, Dec 14 @ 6am – AA

Fri, Dec 19 @ 7:05pm – AA

Sat, Dec 20 @ 4:15pm- AA and 7:10pm

Tournament – weekend of Jan 9-11

Sat, Jan 17 @ 2:30pm

Sat, Jan 24 @ 12:50pm

Sun, Feb 1 @ 11:40am

Sat, Feb 14 @ 3:20pm

Sun, Feb 22 @ 12:30pm

Sat, Feb 28 @ 3:20pm

Sat, March 7 @ 1:40pm (this may get rescheduled)


Luke’s soccer (all are 4v4):

Sat, Nov 1 @ 10:50am

Sat, Nov 8 @ 2:30pm

Sat, Nov 15 @ noon – going to basketball

Sun, Nov 23 @ 10:20am

Sat, Nov 29 @ 4:50pm

Sun, Dec 7 @ 1:50pm

Sat, Dec 13 @ 3pm

Sat, Dec 20 @ 11:40am

Tournament – weekend of Jan 9-11

Sat, Jan 24 @ 9:10am

Sun, Jan 25 @ 1:20pm

Sat, Feb 7 @ 3:50pm

Sun, Feb 15 @ 1:50pm

Sat, Feb 21 @ 1:20pm

Sat, Feb 28 @ 12:50pm


Kenny’s basketball:

Sat, Nov 15 @ noon

Sun, Nov 23 @ 2:30pm

Sun, Dec 7 @ 3:30pm

Sat, Dec 13 @ noon

Sat, Jan 10 @ 9am

Sun, Jan 18 @ 2:30pm

Sat, Jan 24 @ 10:30am

Sat, Jan 31 @ 9am

Sat, Feb 7 @ 1:30pm

Sat, Feb 14 @ 10:30am

Sat, Feb 21 @ 3:00 – tournament

Sat, Feb 28 @ 10:30am – tournament


Luke’s basketball:

Sat, Nov 15 @ 12:45pm

Sat, Nov 22 @ 9am

Sat, Dec 6 @ 11:30am

Sun, Dec 14 @ 3:30pm

Sun, Jan 11 @ 3:30pm

Sun, Jan 18 @ 3:30pm

Sun, Jan 25 @ 3:30pm

Sat, Jan 31 @ 11:30am

Sat, Feb 7 @ 10:15am

Sat, Feb 14 @ 11:30am

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First day of school 2014

Kenny and Luke had their first day of 5th and 2nd grade today.  Kenny has Miss T (who is soon to become Mrs. T) and Luke has Ms. I.  We had a great summer and school just kind of snuck up on us this year.  I just took them to buy their school supplies yesterday.  #procrastination DSC_0023-001 DSC_0026 DSC_0028

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