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Abe the Goldendoodle

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It finally happened. We finally got a dog.  He's an 8 weeks old goldendoodle, and we are OBESSED with him. 

He had a hard couple of days adjusting, but he's doing much better now. We're crate training him, which is a challenge. He doesn't hate it anymore, but he definitely doesn't love it either. To house train him we've been taking him outside every couple of hours, even at night, and I think it's been paying off already. He hasn't had an accident in the house for a couple of days now. Yay!

Abe's favorite past time is running around the backyard. He'll run after the soccer ball or tennis balls, but only if you're running after it too. We've gotten a lot of exercise lately. He also has a pink squeaky toy that he likes to play with inside. When it squeaks, he squeaks. I think he thinks it might be another puppy.  Abe is also a huge cuddle bug. He always wants to be touching some part of either me or Clayton. If I'm sitting on the flo…

Labor Day Weekend

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Last weekend we went up to Buffalo with our friends Steve and Flavia. They wanted to see Niagara Falls and we wanted to see our Buffalo friends. It's about a 3 hr drive, which in my opinion is the perfect mini road trip. We stayed the night at Angel and Amy Santiago's house. It was so fun catching up with them and see their little kids a year older. The next morning we drove to Niagara Falls. We started the day by taking the tour of the Cave of the Winds. It was awesome! It's a small hike down to the bottom of the falls where you can look up at the waterfall and even stand in part of it. We were all completely soaked by the falls. We had lunch at pub near by and then took the Maid of the Mist boat tour. We lived in Buffalo for a year and never took the time to do any of the tourist activities until now, and I'm so glad we did. It was so fun. After the boat tour we stopped at the giant outlet mall that all the Canadians love and then went back down to Buffalo to have d…