September 2023

What a weekend!

We’ve been very busy this weekend. We’ve been busy having FUN! (This is a REALLY long post, so hang in there!)

We’ll start with this past Thursday night, when Andy and I headed down to Summerfest to check out O.A.R. with some friends. It was packed, but we were able to claim a section of […]

Memorial Day

Remembering those who have sacrificed for our freedom…

…with unending gratitude.

Easter egg coloring fun

We did our annual Easter egg decorating tonight. Here are the pictures.


Our Christmas Day

Well, there’s no You Capture this week, but I made up this post anyway. It’s about our Christmas celebrations on Christmas Day. Enjoy!

On Christmas Eve, the boys laid out the cookies, coffee cake, carrots, and cheese (for Santa Mouse), along with a letter to Santa explaining that the cheese was for Santa Mouse.


Ode to 2009

We’ve had quite a year, a year so fine.

Let’s review what’s happened for the Hoffman’s in 2009!

The year started with visiting the art museum and Domes.

Noah lost his first tooth and the tooth fairy visited our home.

In February we drove to […]

7 Days::1-Obnoxious scrubs!

It’s time for the winter 2009 edition of 7 Days, so here’s my first entry.

I had to work today, and I had to take advantage of the time of year to wear my Santa/snowman scrub top. Yes, it’s quite obnoxious, but aren’t all scrub tops? They’re comfy, they have big pockets, and […]

You Capture: Holiday Decor

I liked the challenge presented to us by Beth this week, but I wish I’d worked on it before tonight! But I love decorating for Christmas. It helps to have Mr. Christmas living in our house-Andy loves this time of year. So we have a good time decorating.

Here are some of […]

Advent Activities-Day 3

I read an article in a magazine about a family that comes up with holiday-related activities for days leading up to Christmas, starting on December 1. They put them in pockets on their hanging Advent calendar. I thought it sounded really fun. I love the idea of starting a tradition like this in our family. […]

You Capture: Tell a story

Beth challenged us to tell a story using photos of what makes us happy. I decided spending time with my boys makes me happy. Decorating the Christmas tree while listening to Christmas music makes me happy. And some yummy bokeh makes me happy!


December 2nd, 2009 | Category: Boys, Caden, Family, Fun stuff, Holidays, Home life, Noah, Photography, You Capture | 20 comments - (Comments are closed)

Thank Goodness! Thursdays

I like this fun bloggy carnival that Lissa started. This week, I’m thankful for free*, mid-week family entertainment, and balmy temps in the mid-40’s on November 19!

Tonight we went to the Holiday Lights Festival in downtown Milwaukee. This is when they flip the switch for the holiday lights in Pere Marquette […]