My Week(111) in iPhone Photos

Thank you for your texts, phone calls and tweets friends. We’re in the other half of the state from the shooting so we are all OK. A friend on Facebook reposted a status update from a relative who lives in Newtown, Connecticut today, thanking everyone for their thoughts and prayers but asking that we stop tuning in to the 24/7 news coverage so the media will leave them alone. I couldn’t agree more. I have no words for what happened and my children are too young (thank God) to be aware of what’s happened, so I’m trying to prevent it from affecting them by tuning out. Caroline’s birthday party was on Saturday and I am so, so thankful her 2-year-old world is untouched.

Sunday:

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Party prep

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Awesome parenting 101: don’t be afraid to use your sleeping daughter as a mouse pad.

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Mr. Sparkles McBear

Monday:

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Stretches during Stroller Strides

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Because obviously you need a helicopter when you go shopping.

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I have no idea why I owned so many creepy dolls as a child

Tuesday:

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I woke up to silence & found them like this in Caroline’s room.

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Buying Mormor a Christmas present in Mystic

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Sharing hugs and a calculator

Wednesday:

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Caroline demanded the huge car cart then refused to ride in in. Oh, 2 year olds.

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Apparently they think the grocery store is really cold?

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Part prep #2

Thursday:

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Solo grocery shopping with a peppermint mocha = dream come true.

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We’ve never been in this toy store before. We will DEFINITELY be going back.

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I kind of want a monkey riding a bicycle for my front yard.

Friday:

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Up before the sun, but at least he has a cat to keep him warm.

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Bumpa made a joke about putting the children to work. The children insisted on following through. Note the jammies under her coat and boots. Note to Bumpa: Toddlers don’t understand sarcasm.

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The last photo I took on Friday was at preschool drop off. The rest of the day I checked out of my phone.

Saturday:

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Checking out the candy selection on the Frost Your Own Tree table

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Someone please come over and help me eat leftovers.

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A bathtub tea party requires your best necklace

For the rest of the day we’re going to eat leftover cookies and cuddle on the couch and watch Disney and play anything the kids want to without complaining. Actually, that’s pretty much the plan for every day for the rest of the year. We’re boring, but at least we are together.

Did you take iPhone photos of your week? Link up with one or several below! Please consider joining, even if you haven’t done it before – it’s really fun!


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5 Responses to “My Week(111) in iPhone Photos”

  1. Liz says:

    Ha, I don’t have a dining room table yet in my new place so I’ve been using the couch like that too, for a mousepad … just minus the kid :P but now I know what to do what I have one! lol.

    And you can mail me some of those leftovers if you want ;).

    Also, I forgot you live in CT – glad you all are safe.
    Liz recently posted… The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey

  2. Sarah says:

    I’m so glad you are all okay.

    Those twinkly lights look beautiful – and I cannot WAIT for a full party recap post. We will link up our iPhone pics later tonight when I can hop on the computer…
    Sarah recently posted… We are lost and sick at heart…

  3. p. says:

    OMG, this party table is awesome!

    greetings from Europe :)

    (I love your iPhone photos!!!)

  4. Kimmie says:

    Awww, thanks for stopping by my blog. As far as your baby fever, you should totally act on that. Going from 2 to 3 hasn’t been difficult at all. And besides, you make adorable kids :)
    Kimmie recently posted… Mommy & Me Monday

  5. Audrey says:

    Looks like you put together a fabulous party spread – as per usual. I really want to hire you to come out here and do that for me some time.

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