Category Archives: Extended Family

Kniffin Men Hike (brother Eric- you were missed!)

For Opas 77th birthday, we went on a short hike together. These are the days you remember… 🙂

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Holiday Weekend on snoqualmie pass

Well, the holidays are officially here. And though the Kniffin Family has always enjoyed each other’s presence, there was a general consensus this weekend that the kids are getting to an age where they both need less supervision, and add … Continue reading

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Holiday Season, 2019… has begun!

I really feel that that holiday season, when you have kids in ours’ age range, begins around Halloween. You can just feel the energy being the same, and the excitement of decorations, lights, and the shortening day giving a similar … Continue reading

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Summer Days: Crabapple Lake, Uncle Mike’s lake property

Today was a quintessentially summer day. Seattle is set for a mini heat-wave of a week in the 80s-90s (at least by our standards. I know that many readers of this blog have experienced head much hotter than this, in … Continue reading

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Breakout Day for some Learning Ski-ers

  Tim called it a “breakout day” of skiing with Abigail and Evelyn.    It was a breakout because, up to this day,  his girls had been generally unenthusiastic attitude about  skiing. In the previous winter,  Abigail got to be comfortable … Continue reading

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Double date Night: Escape Room

D&C got us an “experience present” for Christmas this year: an Escape Room night. I had never heard of such a thing before I opened up the present… Our night involved King Arthur, Sir Galahad, and the Quest for the … Continue reading

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Double Date Night: Cooking Class W D&C

a few weeks ago, (at the end of October), we followed through on a Christmas present we gave to D&C- a cooking class! On one hand, you could say ‘why did it take so long to make good on a … Continue reading

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Evie’s 6th time around the Sun

Evie chose for her birthday party theme: pinatas, unicorns, & donuts

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Selin Weekend in Leavenworth

Another Kniffin family ritual: this year marked the 10th Selin Weekend in Leavenworth (although we haven’t documented as much as we should have; it appears the last time we wrote a post about it was in 2012). Each summer, we come … Continue reading

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Kniffin Charter

We think we’ve got it boiled down to a few basics… let’s see how this works…

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