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My Week(310) in iPhone Photos

Monday, October 10th, 2016

My sister got married this week! We all went to San Francisco. All of us. 4 children controlled by 2 very very tired adults. No one died! I did take a ton of iPhone photos, so this week’s post is going to have extra California photos!

Sunday:

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My little pirates

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Pirate attack on the docks!

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Baby wrap on theme A+++

Monday:

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Sleeping with all his favorites

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Linc loves his brother

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He thinks he’s people

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MORE OF THIS

Tuesday:

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Matchy!

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The biggest baby needed some snuggles

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All day, every day, basically

Wednesday:

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Living his best life

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Fixing my roots

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LOVES his new stroller

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bebeh fingers

Thursday:

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Giving them the full airport experience

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I took this picture like 75 times

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Really optimistic before the flight started

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Goodbye Boston!

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World’s best plane infant

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Hello mountains!

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Babywearing was a lifesaver the whole weekend

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The tram was much shorter and just as exciting as the plane

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CAN’T RUN IN THE STREET NOW, TODDLER

Friday:

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Hellooooooo San Francisco!

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CAN’T THROW YOURSELF OFF A CLIFF EITHER, TODDLER

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Redwood tree!

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Wear all the babies

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I need to move to California

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The view from the wedding

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Wearing a romper, holding a baby, in the fanciest house

Saturday:

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Perfect breakfast for a maid of honor

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Super classy flowers

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This is the groom’s parent’s house

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A groomsman delivered (more) champagne. Excellent service.

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This is their Vogue look

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I looked out the window and they had turned over the ceremony into the reception

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Still the groom’s parent’s house

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There were flowers in almost every beverage

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All those glasses – including the pickled veggies – are mine

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It was all so beautiful

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Seriously obsessed with this space

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You know the bride is low-key when she’ll hold a toddler AND red wine

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Winning in so many ways

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I was SO EXCITED they had floating pool lights

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Finn was a champ the whole wedding day

I will never attend a wedding fancier or more well executed than this one. It was so beautiful. And now I need to go crash as hard as I can because real life starts again tomorrow and I still have a newborn who never sleeps more than 3 hours in a row.

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Monday, May 16th, 2016

I have very few complaints about this week, except for a general lack of sleeping that comes from later kid bedtimes due to late sunsets and pregnancy insomnia. I still feel like I can sleep for 18 hours straight if given the opportunity. I will probably feel like that for the next 2 years.

Sunday:

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After church coffee hour has the best snacks (if you are 5)

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Looking at this picture makes me want to bake another cake

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Mother’s Day bubble bath

Monday:

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Who care’s about hearing the baby when there are cars to look at?

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Kissing Brutus goodnight before naps

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My tree has a child infestation

Tuesday:

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Merida wears cloth diapers

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Linc loves selfies

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**PRAISE HANDS**

Wednesday:

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Wise choices

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He refused to eat those fries because they are shaped like faces

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One billion photos were taken

Thursday:

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That’s a lighthouse you can almost see, because this is New England

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Throwing rocks with friends is the best

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He LOVED the sprinkler

Friday:

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It turns out bouncing is more fun with friends

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Seriously, Mom, can’t we get AIOs? I’m so tired of stuffing diapers.

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Your weekly twinsie photo update. They’re getting so big!

Saturday:

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Fun fact: bounce houses are really slippery when they get rained on

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Hello Long Island!!

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FINALLY planting time

Today’s weather feels like March, not May. It’s actually probably a good thing, since the warm, beachy weather was making it REALLY hard for me to keep doing boring stuff like sending the kids to school or enforcing healthy meal choices or going to piano lessons. I have a serious case of End Of The Year Mom and I’m not even sorry. Since it’s too cold for the beach today maybe I’ll actually get some laundry done instead. Maybe.

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Monday, May 2nd, 2016

I am now at one full week of constant coughing, which is much worse at night, so I’m functioning at about a 3/10. My house is a disaster. Do not come over.

Sunday;

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After the baby stage, my children are excellent sleepers

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Face smash

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Passed out

Monday:

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Explorer

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My children would have been excellent pioneers

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Torturing the baby a.k.a. pajamas

Tuesday:

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I don’t even know what that is

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Thinks he’s a real person who can sleep in my bed

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Brotherly love

Wednesday:

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The prettiest

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Waiting room waiting

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Mmmmmm bath water

Thursday:

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This face perfectly expressed my mood this week

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Caroline’s favorite show: Fashion Runway

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Helping stuff diapers

Friday:

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She tolerates him very well

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HAI HAI MOM HAI

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Friday nights are crazy around here

Saturday:

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We taught Caroline tic-tac-toe so now they are excellent in restaurants

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Couldn’t even wait for the car to eat her raspberry cream pastry

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It finally looks like spring

I am hopeful that the week of rain we’re expecting will wash away whatever I’m allergic to and I will finally be able to sleep somewhere besides sitting up on the couch. It’s really exhausting. All I want to do is lie down completely flat and pass out for 12 hours. That was so much easier to do before I had all these kids. So many kids.

Fingers crossed I don’t actually cough up a lung. I need both of them.

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Sunday, March 27th, 2016

Happy Easter! Our day started 100% too early (like at 11 pm last night) thanks to a grumpy baby and ended with children who hate 10000% too much candy. Thank goodness our spring break does NOT start tomorrow, because I need to send these monsters to school. Far, far away to school.

Sunday:

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Eating cereal at the big table

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Quite in church, thanks to coloring supplies

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Headed home after the egg hunt

Monday:

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His new favorite toy

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I have no idea where these came from but they’re fantastic

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We had a snow day, so we watched a LOT of movies

Tuesday:

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Chillaxing

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Buying egg dyeing kits on clearance the year before is one of my smartest moves

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Poor dog would do anything for attention

Wednesday:

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Talking to the baby

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I got some goodies from International Delight and that mug could not be more true

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Helping with yard work

Thursday:

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Shopping buddy

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Eye appointment

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NO I’M NOT TIRED DON’T PUT ME TO BED

Friday:

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Eating kettle corn with a spoon, as one does

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Easter-themed piano lesson was adorable

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Caroline calls this the “ornament” and she LOOOOOOOVES it

Saturday:

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Fun at the town egg hunt

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More ornament nonsense

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A rare glimpse of the Easter Bunny at work

I am SO TIRED from just one night of terrible sleep. My body had completely recovered from that newborn phase where 5 hours broken up into 3 sections seems totally fine. It occurred to me this morning those days are coming back and so I should go to bed at 9 pm every single day between now and August. And I swear I’m going to start doing that, right after the Walking Dead ends for the season.

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Sunday, January 17th, 2016

January is just crawling by. It’s dark. It’s cold. The kids are making me INSANE every second they are home and not involved in a structured activity. They won’t stop torturing each other but they refuse to be separated. I feel so much sympathy for my own mother, since I’m pretty sure I was EXACTLY the same way with my sister as a child.

Sunday:

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There was a thunderstorm, so Caroline tried to help Brutus be less scared

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Frozen Monopoly

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Linc cheering for the Golden Globes

Monday:

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SURE FINE GO PLAY IPAD JUST STOP WHINING

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Literally hiding from the whining

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Judo time

Tuesday:

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Babies who are awake at 7 have to come to the cold bus stop

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Dentist sunglasses

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Thank blankie is the most disgusting thing I have EVER seen.

Wednesday:

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Loves swim

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Love hoodies

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I ordered this dress-up from China and it came in less than 2 weeks

Thursday:

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Tiny sailor boy in his bunk

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So cold, but so snuggly in his fox suit

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By Grabthar’s Hammer, you will be missed

Friday:

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Friends let friends eat their extra waffles

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Piano lessons

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Bored at the very busy grocery store

Saturday:

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2 am. Baby screaming in my face while I try to watch Friends. #blessed

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Super happy about her baby oranges

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OK, I guess comforting his crying sister means he isn’t THAT much of a jerk

I have my first photoshoot of the year tomorrow and there is SNOW on the ground. I don’t know if my clients are super thrilled but I sure am. It’s going to be gorgeous. But cold. Super cold. So I plan to spend the rest of the day (no school!) hiding under a blanket while my husband (no work!) keeps the children from killing each other. Because that is what I do on the days HE has work. I AM REALLY LOOKING FORWARD TO IT.

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