Night on the Town

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    Chad couldn’t make it to Tennessee to see Erin for Valentine’s Day, so he sent 3 dozen roses and a poem that he wrote, “101 Reasons I Love Erin!”     But better late than never, he was able to join us for a belated “I Love You” / Valentine’s Day date night in March. Dad, Mom, Alyssa, and John …

“I Love You” Day, 2013

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      Our last year’s “I Love You” Day  celebration was a formal dress up occasion (obviously voted on by the girls in the family!)      This year, the boys got to pick, and of course, it was a jean affair with hamburgers on the grill!      We kept the names that were drawn for the gift exchange anonymous… well, …