A Visit with an Angel.

What a way for Alex to start her summer. She got to go visit dear friends Erin and Jeremy and their new little girl Colee. Colee was the “flower girl” at our wedding, however she was just in Erin’s tummy. 😉 She knows how to melt your heart! And she is her parents pride and […]

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2008-2009 School Year

This was a memorable year, teaching first grade. A highlight was this year’s Creative Writing Festival held in May. The students brought their parents for dessert and readings. Each First Grade Friend got to read an original story and sit in “The Author’s Chair.” A proud moment for the teacher, students, and parents! We also […]

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Alex turns 25 – Twilight Style

Ben told me dress up and took me to a surprise location – turned out to be my folks’ house that was filled with fog, lights, and when I turned around he had fangs in with a werewolf cake! A Twilight themed party – I was so excited! Shortly after we arrived friends from all […]

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April 24th – Alex's birthDAY!

For my birthday, I recieved a song from my husband Ben. And not just any “Happy Birthday Song.” “Together Now” – by Ben Jacobson Just had to share, this morning Ben made me breakfast and drove me to school so he could “give me” my birthday gift. As we headed to work, he put a […]

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Spring 2009

This Spring we did a photoshoot of the Jacobson kids in downtown Poulsbo. It was really special for Alex to be included in this time. The Jacobson four! Pyramind attempt #1 – this was a self timed photo. Pyramind attempt #2 – again self-timed. What blast! I’m lucky to have such great siblings. We celebrated […]

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Miss Northwest 2009

Tonie was chosen Miss Northwest 2009 as a part of the Sweeper pageant this year. Because she was Miss Pierce County’s first runner up she was eligible for this pageant just a short while later. We were so proud when they announced her as the new Miss Northwest 2009. She’ll be competing for the title […]

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Diabetes Diagnosis – March 23rd 2009

Ben was diagnosed, at age 20, on March 23 with diabetes. He had to go the emergency room on March 22; In the E.R. where he was diagnosed with diabetes. It felt like a very scary diagnosis and we still were not sure if it was Type 1 or 2. Later in early April he […]

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Dance Through The Decades – fundraiser for CMN

Tonie, our sister, is competing in the Miss America Scholarship Organization this year and her community service platform is Children’s Miracle Network. The event raised over $3,000 far exceeding Tonie’s goal. She was so overwhelmed. Ben and I raised the second most money, only second to the Seattle University Baseball Team boys. Here Tonie is […]

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Our First Married Valentines Day!

Ben’s gift this year was a giant candy card. It read… “All SNICKERS aside, I know we are a couple of NERDS but HUBBA BUBBA you are one HOT TAMALE. Truly my LIFESAVER, you make my STARBURST! No SOUR PATCHES for us, I SKOR’d big . When PAYDAY rolls around you provide GOOD AND PLENTY. […]

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Geocaching Adventures

We love to geocache! Below are some adventures we have had with family. For those of you who have yet to experience geocaching yourself – I explain it has “high tech treasure hunting.” You use clues and coordinates (on a GPS device) to find caches that are planted all over the world. When you find […]

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