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Brooke and Scottie: Married with Children


Scott and I both had off the Friday before our Anniversary. We thought we'd take advantage of the day while the kids are in school. But first I had to get all the kids winter clothes out. 

I did make us a big breakfast first. 

   But somehow we ate separately. We're not very good at doing anniversaries.

We had plans to go thrifting together then go out for lunch. Thrifting took longer than we thought and we had to pick up the kids from school. The kids would be joining us for our anniversary dinner after all. 

We had dinner at Q. Cumbers before heading over to the Galleria in Edina.

Somehow we didn't take any pictures of any of this. Q. Cucumbers is a buffet with a huge salad bar. The kids loved it.

We finally got to see Scott's photos in person at the new Yeti store. 

It's pretty cool. 

I wish I could've shot these a week or two later. All I can see is the barely sprouted leaves.

We ended the night with Great British Bakeoff. 

On our actual anniversary I made crepes. It's a tradition. 

Theo helped me make the batter and cut the fruit.

Just Theo pretending to sleep while Brooke and I kept ourselves busy.


When our old windows were restored a few didn't get painted on the glazing. I crossed my fingers that the window wouldn't crack when I put it back in, but I'm having really bad luck with the new tracks.

We picked up this cat light back over Labor day weekend and finally got to bring it out. 

I love how our decorations accidentally go with the downstairs neighbors. 

I asked Theo to grab some kale from the garden for our smoothies. 

I had two jobs up in the northwest burbs and managed to also find a vintage deco desk...for free. And then wearily hauled it home.

We really have replaced all of our old furniture and most of it with great antique finds on Facebook Marketplace. Marketplace is the single reason Facebook should continue to exist.

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