Sunday, July 13th, 2014

Pool Fun All Day

We had another great day with perfect weather and lots of fun by the pool.

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Sunday, June 22nd, 2014

Another Evening with a Nice Fire

The weather has been great and it’s so nice to be out by the pool at night. We had another fire and made more s’mores tonight.

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Monday, June 16th, 2014

Dinner in Sandestin

We stayed in Sandestin and had dinner and walked around and played more tonight.

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Monday, June 16th, 2014

Biking in Sandestin

We rented bikes all afternoon and went to Sandestin again to take advantage of all of their trails and fun things to do. I didn’t get any pictures of us actually on the bikes, but it was all fun.

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Sunday, June 15th, 2014

Chilling

We had a lot of wildness while everyone was chilling. Scattegories proved to be a pretty hilarious game, and the little ones had fun with Uno.

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Sunday, June 15th, 2014

More Beach Fun

We had another great day at the beach with awesome weather.

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Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Beach at Night

We had a busy day but we topped it off with an awesome trip to the beach at night:

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Saturday, June 14th, 2014

Village in Sandestin

We wandered over to Sandestin today and walked around the little village and went out to the marina. It was a beautiful day and everyone had a great time.

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Friday, June 13th, 2014

Destin Whirlpool

We made the trek to Destin in a 12-passenger van and are hanging out at the pool late at night. The kids made a huge whirlpool in the “baby” pool—it was really cool:

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Friday, June 6th, 2014

Lauren’s Two-Part Party

Lauren wasn’t here for her actual party, so we had a double celebration when she came home. Cake inside and more s’mores outside. Fun evening all around.

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Wednesday, June 4th, 2014

Summertime Fire Pit

It’s summertime, and one of the things that means around here is fires and s’mores by the pool at night!

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Saturday, May 31st, 2014

Breakfast Buddies

Our honeymoon breakfast buddies.

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Friday, May 30th, 2014

Bustery Airplanes

Some cool bustery airplanes outside our hotel.

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Friday, May 30th, 2014

Old San Juan

We made a quick trip to Puerto Rico and spent this morning in Old San Juan.

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Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Wedding Reception

The reception was beautiful, with wonderful food from Corner Market Catering and an amazing cake from Puffy Muffin. Family came from all over (well, from Cincinnati, anyway) and it was so nice to have us all together.

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Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Pictures of the Wedding Party

Here are pictures of the bride, the groom and the rest of the wedding party. What a beautiful bunch!

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Saturday, May 17th, 2014

Wedding Ceremony

Today, the Donnelly family officially grew with five new members. We had an intimate family-only ceremony outside by the pool.

Father Joseph Breen, beloved pastor of St. Edwards Parish, officiated.

Best man Jake Donnelly escorted the groom.

Bridesmaids Lauren Donnelly and Beth Donnelly performed scripture readings and each offered their well wishes to the happy couple.

Flower girls Heidi Schwab and Bridget Schwab dropped rose petals for the bride to walk on.

Maid of Honor Christine Schwab tended to the bride.

The bride was given away by her son and groomsman Gregory Schwab.

Here are some pictures of the ceremony itself. We have lots more pictures coming, too!

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Friday, May 16th, 2014

Sixth Grade Awards

Jake and Beth were both honored today at the 6th grade awards ceremonies. Jake was honored for attendance and citizenship (Golden Viking). Beth received awards for scholastic excellence, academic excellence, attendance and citizenship. Wow, guys, I am so proud of you both!!

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Friday, May 16th, 2014

Eighth Grade Awards

Lauren cleaned up at the BMS 8th Grade Awards Ceremony with awards for Academic Excellence, Academic Dilligence and Attendance and she also was honored for her work in the National Junior Honor Society.

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Thursday, May 15th, 2014

BMS Spring Band Concert

Lauren, Jake and Beth all performed tonight in a wonderful band concert. Great job everyone! Come on over to the house (as always) and listen to their music on iTunes!

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