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Time To Catch Y’all Up Again

This week is going to be great, right?  It’s the first day of Spring tomorrow so how can’t it be?  Plus, Bucky has moved on to the Sweet Sixteen… don’t forget to watch them on Friday!  I cheered really loud for them this weekend, so I’m sure that’s why they won 🙂

We’ve been pretty low key the past few weeks.  We helped celebrate Madden’s 5th Birthday at the end of February (Batman themed, which was awesome!), and have been finding fun stuff to do around Madison — like go to Prairie Kid’s Club to run and play.

Check out some of the latest videos and pictures from the past few weeks.

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New tools from Grandpa & Grandma for Daddy’s Birthday!  And yes, they’re still in their packages.  But, Daddy did some “man” projects this weekend.  He didn’t even have to call Grandpa or Uncle Dustin mid-way… way to go, Daddy!

Madden’s Batman Birthday… just helping out with the presents 🙂

I think I need a pair of Hulk hands…

Bruno and Camry also enjoyed the party… maybe a little too much!

Bruno enjoyed Camry’s toys… especially her purple squeaky bone — that he continued to squeak non-stop!

Batman!

Batman + Hulk = even more awesome!

Just hanging out at Prairie Kids Club…

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It’s Been A While!

Sorry for the long break since last blogging, everyone… I’ve been busy, and forgetful! I’ve been meaning to sit down and write a post, but haven’t taken the time to do so — so sorry!

To get you caught up, won’t take long… Mommy, Daddy, and I have been having fun, but sticking close to home.  We’ve gone to Dave & Buster’s, tried a few new restaurants, been to the trampoline park, and just “hung out.”  It’s been very mild here the past few days too, so we’ve gotten outside some (but mostly so Mommy and Daddy could clean up all of Bruno’s bathroom “presents” that have been building up over the winter!). Happy #LoveYourPetDay! … that’s today BTW.

At daycare, I also had a Valentine’s Day party last week.  Mommy and I (with Daddy’s supervision — i.e. telling us to just hurry up!) put together my Valentine’s for all my friends.  Everyone got a Superhero Valentine, Superhero pencil, Mickey Mouse pretzels, and heart shaped fruit snacks!  We played games all day, and had some yummy treats — Mommy and I made Valentine M&M cookies that I brought to share too!

Mommy and Daddy also instituted another “reward system” for me.  When I’m a good boy (e.g. help clean up, finish my food, have a good day at daycare, etc.), I earn stickers. Once my sticker chart is full, I earn presents!  On Sunday, I got my last few stickers that filled up my sticker chart and……I got a new Rescue Bot!!  The next present that I “have my eye on” is the Dragonflopter Dinotrux!

Check out some of the pictures and videos from the past few weeks:

I definitely take after my Daddy! 🙂

Packers Buddies!

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Dave & Buster’s — playing games!

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Happy Valentine’s Day!

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Our new favorite pizza place — Salvatore’s!

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New Year’s (Mini) Vacation!

Just after the New Year Mommy, Daddy, and I went to the Chicago area.  We went to Legoland and stayed at Key Lime Cove Waterpark in Gurnee, IL.  We had A LOT of fun! At Legoland, I got to go on rides, play with legos, and even build boats for the water table. After Legoland we headed to Key Lime Cove where we went swimming in their waterpark, played games, and explored all the hotel shops and attractions.  We had a great time, but everyone was pretty tired by the time we got home!

Check out the videos and pictures from our mini-vacation!

First stop – Legoland…  Schaumburg, IL.

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Second stop – Key Lime Cove… Gurnee, IL

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New Year = Presents!

Happy New Year, everyone!  There’s no better way to start the new year than with presents… which is exactly what we did!  Santa comes to our house on New Year’s Eve so we can celebrate Jesus’s Birthday on New Year’s Day.  We always go out to a New Year’s Eve dinner, and this year Bruno filled my stocking with presents while we were gone!  Thanks, Bruno!  When I woke up on New Year’s Day, we had lots of presents under our tree!  Check out the pictures and videos that Mommy and Daddy took of our New Year’s celebration.

New Year’s Eve dinner at Buck & Honey’s…  live music, shrimp, lobster … yum!

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Returning from our New Year’s Eve dinner… there are presents in my stocking!

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WHAT?!?  It looks like Santa came and Bruno was checking out the presents while I was sleeping!

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New Year’s Day morning…. present time!

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Bruno even got new toys and treats, and wanted to help open presents?!?

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“More treats, Daddy?” -Bruno, 2016

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Presents are done and everything is all cleaned up..  time to put together my new Ninja Legos with Mommy!

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B-Dubs to cheer on the Packers!  Go Pack Go!

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Playing with my new transformers with Daddy!  I had a great New Year’s!

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Happy Holidays!

Merry Christmas!  I hope everyone had a wonderful Christmas and was able to spend time with family and friends.  Mommy, Daddy, Bruno and I just got back from visiting Grandpa & Grandma Meissner’s and Grandpa & Grandma Heppner’s.  We had a great time with everyone, but it’s good to be home and sleeping in our own beds again!  I want to thank everyone for their generosity and for all the gifts!  Rescue Bots, Super Hero & Ninja Legos, magnetic building blocks, cars… it doesn’t get any better than that!  THANK YOU!!

Mommy, Daddy, Bruno and I will have my last Christmas tomorrow morning.  Santa always comes to our house on New Year’s Eve night so we can celebrate Jesus’ birthday on New Year’s morning – what a great start to the New Year!  This year Mommy and Daddy also took off the first week in January so we’ll be heading to Chicago yet this week and going to Legoland and plan to stay in a hotel with a waterpark!  I’m super excited!

I hope everyone has a wonderful New Year’s and we look forward to all the blessings in 2017.

Check out some of the photos and videos from before, during, and after Christmas:

Helping Mommy get our house decorated for Christmas.  I was really a “great helper” with decorating the tree… have you ever seen our house so messy?!?

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Daddy and I putting on the the star at the top of the tree.

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I’m trying to find the perfect spot on our tree for the ornament that I made at daycare.

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Outside after our snow storm before Christmas! I’m going to go sledding down our hill and “help” with shoveling.

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I just wanted to wear my Bucky Badger mittens around the house… they may be a little big for me yet, but they’re super warm!

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“Helping” around the house. Mommy needed to make a treat for me to take to my Christmas party at daycare, and Daddy needed to install Mommy’s new in-cabinet garbage and recycling bins.

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Christmas time at Grandpa & Grandma Meissner’s… our first stop for Christmas!

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Christmas time at Grandpa & Grandma Heppner’s… stop #2!

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And…. we’re home!  Time to put together my new Legos and play with my new toys…

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… I think Bruno is exhausted after the holidays!

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Happy Belated Gobble Day!

Happy belated Thanksgiving, everyone!

I hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving day filled with turkey, potatoes, stuffing, pies, and more food than you could eat!  I had a great Thanksgiving weekend and was able to see most of my family … aunts, uncles, cousins, and great gram at Grandpa & Grandma Meissner’s house and Grandpa & Grandma Heppner’s house.  I even got to meet the newest addition to the Hewitt household… Beulah!  Bruno now has two favorite new cousins – Camry and Beulah!

Mommy and Daddy didn’t take a lot of photos during the holiday… I know, what were they thinking?!?  I guess Mommy was too busy eating, and Daddy was busy “hunting.” And no, Daddy didn’t get a deer again this season.  But… check out a few of the pictures and video from our Thanksgiving fun!

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Our Little Bucky!

Trick-or-Treat, everyone!  Hope you got lots of yummy treats (like I did) this Halloween! Mommy, Daddy, Bruno and I went trick-or-treating to a few of our neighbors’ houses in our community.  We went to approximately 8 houses, but by the 5th house I was ready to go home!

Mommy and Daddy didn’t dress up this year, but I was Bucky Badger and Bruno was a horse (a knight’s horse, as he had a knight strapped on to his back).

I also had a Halloween party at daycare earlier that day.  Mommy and I made Halloween dirt cups that I shared with all my friends at daycare … everyone loved them!

Last weekend we also met Aunt Dawn, Roe, Grandpa, and Grandma at Knuckleheads in the Dells.  I had a lot of fun going on rides and playing with my cousin Roe!

Check out some of the pictures and videos from last weekend and Halloween.

At Knuckleheads riding the Airplanes with my cousin Roe

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Making Halloween dirt cups with Mommy

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