Posts Tagged ‘friends’

My Week(323) in iPhone Photos

Tuesday, January 10th, 2017

Welp, it’s officially the part of winter that tries to kill me every year. It is dark. It is cold. I have two small children who can’t be outside long enough for me to get more than 10 minutes of sunlight, and 10 minutes is not enough sunlight. I don’t like babywearing when it’s slippery. I don’t like driving in the snow or rain. Basically, I just stay home and wallow and eat too many cookies and pray for April.

Sunday:

 

Monday:

 

Tuesday:

Shopping is not his fav

He throws up on me every time, but we’re working on it

Happy baby

Wednesday:

Other people’s train tables are better than your own

Fruit snack time

This was her idea of a “fun pose”

Thursday:

Brothers!

Organizing my kitchen, one cabinet at a time

Lashes. Unbelievable lashes.

Friday:

He loves the snow

But it’s easier when you have friends over

Exhausted tiny human

Saturday:

Snow day crafting

The only warm place in our house was right here

So. Much. Chopping. involved in a Blue Apron meal

Related posts:

Barn Raising
My Week(26) in iPhone Photos
Goodbye, Irene

My Week(322) in iPhone Photos

Monday, January 9th, 2017

Still a week behind, trying to organize my photos, my thoughts and my time enough to catch up. I’m on a mission to make this the year my house stops being embarrassingly cluttered in the background of all my photos. It’s going to take a LOT of trips to Goodwill.

Sunday:

Santa did good

Kitchen-obsessed

NO WAY BABY, that’s my hot chocolate with schnapps

Monday:

That’s his poop face

New kitchen towels

He asked for a “super cool” sweatshirt for Christmas

Tuesday:

Who is this teenager?!

Hand and foot

My infant’s photo shoot wardrobe cost more than any pair of pants I own

Wednesday:

Bonus Christmas with Grandma and Grandpa

Outfoxed (it’s pretty fun)

I looooooove magnatiles

Thursday:

Cookie thief

My OB-GYN has the coziest waiting room

EYEBROW

Friday;

Eighteen pounds of love

Goodbye Christmas tree

Hero Toddler

Saturday:

Snowing inside the Seaport

Oddly enthralled with The Tempest

New Year’s Eve fun

Now I’m only one week behind. But I also got my kitchen counters cleaner than they have been in YEARS and put several piles of stuff away where it actually belongs instead of in piles around the house. Unfortunately my meal delivery box hasn’t come yet today…so it looks like dinner is going to be popcorn and yogurt tubes. My children will be thrilled.

Related posts:

Caroline: 17 Months
Life With 3: Update 1
Fall In

Christmas Tree 2016

Tuesday, December 6th, 2016

We’ve been going to Geer’s Tree Farm for almost a decade now! It was raining the day after Thanksgiving so we waited until Saturday. That meant our tree decorating was interrupted by some parade viewing (the husbands stayed home for Finn- and football-watching). It wasn’t exactly warm but it wasn’t frigid, so it was perfect Christmas activity weather. We dragging our Thanksgiving guests around with us because I love them too much to not see them every possible second, but I also love Christmass too much to delay it TWO weekends, which would be the next time E could come pick out a tree.

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-1

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-2

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-3

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-4

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-5

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-6

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-7

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-9

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-10

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-11

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-12

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-13

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-14

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-15

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-16

The Norwich Winterfest Parade goes right through our neighborhood – you can see my green house in the background of half the photos – and it’s my second favorite holiday after cutting down our tree. A lot of the organizations throw candy for the kids, so they end up stuffed with sugar. Caroline talked one of the guys selling junk from a cart into giving us 4 of these ribbon wands for $3, and they had a great time waving them around.

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-18

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-20

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-21

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-22

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-23

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-26

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-27

Evan lost the battle with the wind.

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-29

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-30

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-32

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-33

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-35

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-38

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-39

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-42

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-43

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-44

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-46

SANTA! I KNOW HIM!

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-48

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-49

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-51

And then Christmas threw up ALL OVER my house.

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-52

This was the next morning, which explains the daylight and matching jams.

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-54

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-55

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-57

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-59

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-61

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-64

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-66

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-68

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-71

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-73

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-74

christmas-tree-weekend-2016-77

 

Related posts:

ZERO
aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
The Worst (Me)

My Week(317) in iPhone Photos

Wednesday, November 30th, 2016

Happy Thanksgiving! I’m a little late and fully into Christmas mode now, which is my favorite part of the year. I’d like to just live in the 4 weeks before Christmas forever. We had friends here for the holiday and it was so, so great. They did so much work/child entertaining that it felt like a vacation instead of hosting.

Sunday:

sunday1

Super excited to give this to Evan for Christmas

sunday2

The extent of my Thanksgiving decorating

sunday3

Sibling cuddles

Monday:

monday1

First snow!

monday2

Linc likes “helping”

monday3

Hello cutie

Tuesday:

tuesday1

Making his Christmas list

tuesday2

The most beautiful wrap in the world

tuesday3

Sunset = same time as bus pick up

Wednesday:

wednesday1

Shop til you drop

wednesday2

Don’t even care what they watch as long as they’re quite for 20 minutes

Thursday:

thursday1

Men doing manly turkey frying

thursday2

Potato masher

thursday3

Caroline is the quality control department

Friday:

friday1

Black Friday Hanna shopping

friday2

Linc was SO into decorating, it was adorable

friday3

More gingerbread building

Saturday:

saturday1

Christmas tree hunter

saturday2

Small town adorable parade

saturday3

Tree is up!

 

For the record, I am still sick. It’s now been 4 weeks with the cough, that has now become a sinus infection, most likely an ear infection and a weird painful bump on the roof of my mouth the internet tells me is probably related. I’m almost desperate enough to go to the doctor, although I’m still 90% sure they’ll say “it’s a virus, nothing we can do”. Maybe just MAKING an appointment will scare the virus into going away. I’m pretty sure that’s how viruses work.

Related posts:

Learning To Stand In Line
Spring Break 2014 (NoVa/Washington DC)
Last Day of School 2016

My Week(316) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, November 20th, 2016

It is very cold and gloomy today. One fourth of my children are napping, but unfortunately it’s the only one who doesn’t really NEED to nap. But I got a bunch of cleaning done this morning, there’s chili in the crockpot for dinner, and I have secret chocolate to eat when they eventually do go to bed. So it’s not the worst Sunday.

Sunday:

sunday1

He loves his lovies SO MUCH

sunday2

Pokemon hunting

sunday3

Local architecture

Monday:

monday1

So stylish

monday2

When Linc crashes, he crashes HARD

monday3

WHAT IS THIS BATH THING I NEVER HAVE THEM???

Tuesday:

tuesday1

We are both a total mess in this photo

tuesday2

Diapers, cat food, giant bag of jelly beans

tuesday3

Sitting down while someone else vacuums is my favorite

Wednesday:

wednesday1

Ridiculous baby outfit

wednesday2

The cat is SO DESPERATE she sat with the toddler

wednesday3

Sure, why not bring a giant stick inside?

Thursday:

thursday1

Weirdo

thursday2

But a happy weirdo

thursday3

I can deal with happy (ps in the stroller, not the car, don’t send me car seat hate mail)

Friday:

friday1

Baby friends playing nicely. It was very confusing.

friday2

I shut him in his room for being a monster, obviously he was a tired monster

friday3

Finn likes Zootopia too

Saturday:

saturday1

Zoo fun

saturday2

Gorgeous weather

saturday3

Target life

My throat sort of hurts but I absolutely refuse to acknowledge it could be ANYTHING except for very dry air in my house. We have important Thanksgiving plans, there’s no way I am letting germs ruin them. Fingers crossed I can get enough sleep in the next couple days to be back to 100% by Wednesday. It’s a tough time of year to stay well, especially when you’re only getting an average of 4 hours a night.

One of these days, I will completely forget what having a newborn is like and I’ll have to come up with something else to whine about. I can’t wait.

Related posts:

Inappropriate Elf Is Just Hanging Out With His Friends
My Week(276) in iPhone Photos
Where I Buy My Kid Clothes (Especially for Caroline)
Clickin' Moms
Wayfair Homemakers
Get Adobe Flash player