Category Archives: Extended Family

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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