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My Week(320) in iPhone Photos

Wednesday, December 21st, 2016

Surprise! I’m catching up on my blog so you get two of these in a row.

Sunday:

Caroline took 2 dozen Nutcracker selfies

The Garde Arts Center in New London

I’ve taken this same picture almost every day this week

Monday:

SO MONDAY

Totally normal way to drink water.

He really loves his baby oranges

Tuesday:

This Tuesday is also very Monday

First try! I totally forgot how to do it but he liked being up there.

MATCHING

Wednesday:

Parking lot nursing sesh

Daddy doing an Elsa braid

MORE MATCHING

Thursday:

Red velvet cheesecake thumbprints

Beautiful toddler cookies

Superman helps make dinner

Friday:

More of me NOT walking the kids to the bus stop

Static hairs

Skeptical baby is always skeptical

Saturday:

Winter wonderland

Super cool superman

Caroline and her new best friend Kit at her birthday dinner

 

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Tuesday, December 20th, 2016

I was looking for an old post on the blog this week and ended up scrolling through tons of these iPhone photo posts from weeks 210-220. It was SO fun to see what we were doing 100 weeks ago (Evan was getting head stitches, I wore Lincoln in a lot of wraps, Caroline smiled). So even though this is a full 2 weeks late, I’m vowing to catch up and do better in 2017.

Sunday:

Baking day!

Helpers

Most of these are gone now.

Monday:

You go to the bus stop, I’ll stay on the porch out of the snow.

Penguin wearing

Making kale salad (which was delicious)

Tuesday:

Kitchen helper

Seriously, my kids LOVE cooking

At the Polar Express

Wednesday:

Cute brother time

King of Bedhead

More cooking

Thursday:

Blanket? Scarf? Blanket scarf!

I keep wearing this kid so I never get to wear the baby

Cookie makers

Friday:

Very patient cat

Snoozing through the Velvet Mill Holiday Market

Stuffing his face with dinner cupcake

Saturday:

They asked me to take their picture and posed

Again, this was at Caroline’s request

BEBEH SUSPENDERS

That last picture is from the day we took our family photos so I could order Christmas cards. Today, most people should GET our Christmas cards in the mail, thanks to my quick editing, remembering to buy stamps last week, and Minted’s amazing addressing service (not sponsored, I paid them a ton of money for cards, but the envelope address printing is SO WORTH IT). Almost all the wrapping and gift buying is done too, so most of this week I just get to relax and do Christmasy stuff like more baking, planning fancy Christmas appetizers, and watching Christmas movies. I might even get a long winter’s nap or too, because E has most of the week off. IT’S THE MOST WONDERFUL TIME OF THE YEAR.

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Sunday, December 13th, 2015

Caroline’s 5th birthday party is DONE! Today, she and I went to see The Nutcracker done by the ballet company where she takes ballet. Next Saturday, on her actual birthday, we’re going on the Polar Express to see Santa at the North Pole. I’d say she’s turning 5 absolutely in style. This last week was crazy but now it’s over and all I have left on the to do list is wrap one million presents before Christmas.

Sunday:

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Tree decorating at church

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Making lemon curd

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They look so nice, but they’re terrors

Tuesday:

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E’s favorite method of babywearing

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Trying to see how close he can stand to the edge without falling off

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So, Many. Desserts.

Wednesday:

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Santa baby thinks he looks HILARIOUS

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PARTY MENU PREVIEW

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Never tired of looking at our tree

Thursday:

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So dark, no one wants to get up in the morning

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Who needs a coat, it’s only DECEMBER.

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Grandparents are so good at reading

Friday:

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The day started a little foggy

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But the sunset was pretty spectacular

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Like I said, grandparents are super good at reading

Saturday:

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Babies are very helpful when it comes to setting up bounce houses

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DECEMBER BIRTHDAY IN NEW ENGLAND WHAT

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Such a super fun day with my girl!

Because my parents are the best, almost all of the party stuff is already cleaned up and my only job is eating leftovers. And maybe making time in my schedule for some exercise, because it’s too nice outside for me to already gain my winter hibernation weight. I should go jog on the beach or something. As much as I love the idea of a White Christmas, the longer it stays mild the lower our heating bill and the less school the kids miss and I don’t want to sell them to the circus.

Stay tuned for an epic party post – the photos are done so all I have to do is get them (and the links to alllll the places I ordered from) into a post!

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Monday, November 30th, 2015

My photos this week are terrible because I used my actual camera so much I kept forgetting my phone. I promise to post a whole bunch (probably way too many) of those photos as soon as I finish my client editing.

Sunday:

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Lincoln really loves Caroline

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Pimp my Cozy Coupe

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I caught craft herpes from glitter tulle

Monday:

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Outlet shopping in style

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Very important iPad work

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I wore this baby so much this week

Tuesday:

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My face is horrible, but Linc is waving goodbye to Target, because Target is our BFF

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The pre-Christmas toy purge

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Ballet waiting room selfie

Wednesday:

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15 Month check-up

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Poor Brutus misses his kids when they’re at school

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Pie maker

Thursday:

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Fascinated by the parade, AS THEY SHOULD BE

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I escaped my family to photograph a brand new baby

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My 8 lb turkey looks so sad on that huge plate

Friday:

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Christmas Tree farm selfie

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Dinner selfie

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Walking home in the dark selfie

Saturday:

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Early Christmas present

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The dudes really like the new Star Wars game

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You can’t see the mess in the dark

Despite both grown ups in our house being sick at least part of the holiday weekend, we managed to get our tree, decorate, and do a large number of Christmasy-things. I have a bunch of cleaning to catch up on, since that’s always the first thing that goes when you’re not feeling great, but I’m feeling super motivated knowing I have less than 2 weeks until Caroline’s party. Fingers crossed I can get the early prep done so I have time to actually make food. It would help if I started a menu…

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Sunday, December 28th, 2014

Merry Christmas! Happy Holidays! We had a great week!

Sunday:

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Couch naps is what vacation is all about.

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NO STOP IT STOP IT NOW

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I think E was wishing he was back at sea instead of playing the rainbow game

Monday:

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Apparently he was very comfortable in that one

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The post office was a poor choice

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That looks like something I can put in my mouth! Give it to me!!!

Tuesday:

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My husband and father murdered my bushes (I asked them to).

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Why are we at the grocery store AGAIN?

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I had a Lego emergency

Wednesday:

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It’s a good thing I don’t like peanut butter blossoms, because I made a LOT of them

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Doing her best statue of liberty impression

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Pretty excited about our Christmas

Thursday:

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Happy with her stash

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His Christmas mostly involved doing this

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Plasma car success!

Friday:

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FAT BABY

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SLEEPY BABY

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HAPPY BABY

Saturday:

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Disapproving grouper judges you

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Santa?!

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What does the fox say? Zzzzzzzzzz….

Linc has like, a million new teeth coming in right now, so he’s pretty miserable. We were supposed to go to Virginia this week but I can’t handle the car trip plus sleeping at someone else’s house with such a grumpy baby. Not when the alternative is staying home in my pajamas. I did manage to get ALL THE LAUNDRY done today (or at least as much as is physically possible when you have children) so I feel pretty good. Tomorrow my goal is to vacuum every floor/rug in the house. Or maybe I’ll just try to catch up on laundry again.

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