Posts Tagged ‘#lakelife’

My Week(253) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, September 6th, 2015

First full week of school, last weekend of the summer. The transition is going as well as I can expect, which is to say the kids are taking turns being COMPLETLY exhausted and having breakdowns. And Linc thinks he’s suddenly grown.

Sunday:

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PUMPKIN SPICE ATTACK

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Babywearing runs in the family

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Big kid doing big kid stuff

Monday:

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Driving the playscape

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Don’t look so judgy baby, it’s just a liquor store run.

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Climber

Tuesday:

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Apparently he’s allergic to…something? I think it’s the baby wipes.

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School is EXHAUSTING

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He’s obsessed

Wednesday:

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I tried wearing lipstick. Linc thinks it’s a mistake. I think I agree.

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OMG GUISE THIS BRIDGE THING BOUNCES

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I joked that he was going to sleep in her bed and she was not amused

Thursday:

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Jogging! For like, 4 seconds. But I want credit.

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Connecticut ends here

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I’M TRAPPED IN A GLASS CASE OF EMOTION

Friday:

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His new favorite spot

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Niantic is adorable

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The kids were super excited about the babywearing in this book.

Saturday:

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Apparently no one else wanted to spend a gorgeous Saturday at the lake. Idiots.

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I brought all the car wraps in to wash them. Such a pretty pile.

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So I guess he’s just big now.

We have one last #lakelife day tomorrow as long as Evan doesn’t sleep the entire day. Or I do. 8 hours of sleep would be a dream come true and because Linc didn’t get ANY nap today I have my fingers crossed he’ll let me sleep in. Our fall activity schedule starts this week and then goes into full crazy mode next week so I need as much rest as I can get. I’m already reminding myself that I did this to myself and it won’t last forever. I suspect in the spring we’ll sign up for exactly zero things to recover.

My Week(252) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

The kids went back to school this week, which mean my photos are going to be Linc-heavy for next…forever.

Sunday:

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SO READY

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Grocery store assistant

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High chair? Why would I need a high chair?

Monday:

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Where am I?! What year is this???

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Preparing for her show

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I bleach shampooed my hair. I’ll do a real post about it but the short review is A++

Tuesday:

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Babies are hilarious

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Evan agrees. Babies, man.

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How we got through Back to School night

Wednesday:

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First day of school! BUH-BYE!

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A rainbow wrap and a pink truck. MY KID IS DOOOOOOMED.

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The Book Barn is my new favorite

Thursday:

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Aquarium playdate

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IT’S SO QUIET

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Starting her young

Friday:

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Waving bye-bye to the bus is super fun

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Living the toddler dream

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Fair Life

Saturday:

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I’m not sure we brought enough watermelon

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He’s going to miss eating sand SO MUCH

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Blankets are pretty much his favorite thing in the whole world

I am SO happy to have the kids back at school, even though school brings a whole new level of stress and deadlines and homework and one zillion pieces of paper that need my attention. They need the structure of school and the friends and the break from me (and my often short temper) right now. I figure by Christmas we’ll all be super excited to hang out together again. Right now I’m just going to enjoy the crap out of my one tiny baby who can’t talk back.

And if I say “Christmas” again before December, please punch me in the face.

My Week(251) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, August 23rd, 2015

It was really hot this week, so went to the lake, wore babies and sat on each other. Obviously.

Sunday:

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Morning photoshoot at a marina

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They both seemed OK with this, so I didn’t stop it.

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Evening at the lake

Monday:

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Morning at the lake

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Sleepy baby face

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The Queens Elsa

Tuesday:

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Morning at the lake

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When did his legs get so long?

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More sibling sitting

Wednesday:

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He figures by now he’s the boss of the lake

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Linc walked around and around this bench for 20 minutes

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Even the kids thought we should buy lavender to bring home because it smelled so good

Thursday:

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This is what Caroline requested for breakfast.

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Spoiled, spoiled children

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Allllllll day at the lake

Friday:

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This was supposed to be a nice picture of Caroline holding flowers, but she tried to smell them and stabbed herself in the eye

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We were a hit in the frozen section

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It’s really hot in my house.

Saturday:

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There was music, so she was dancing

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Heeeeere’s Lincy!

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Planet viewing in the planetarium

SCHOOL STARTS ON WEDNESDAY. It’s so good and also so bad. I’m suddenly going to have a lot of time on my hands in the middle of the day and way too much to do in the morning and evening. I’m worried about the kids having a hard adjustment to classrooms (and Caroline to full day) after and structure and rules and having to wait their turn and stand in line and all of that after a summer of nothing but lake life and vacations.

But going grocery shopping with ONE baby I can put on my back? Heaven. My fridge is never going to be empty again!

Lake of the Woods 2015

Thursday, August 20th, 2015

My parents lake house/future retirement house is pretty awesome. I mean, it’s no beach mansion, but it does have boats, a swim platform AND grandparents, which completely makes up for the lake of bathrooms. Not that there are NO bathrooms. There just aren’t 9 bathrooms. But it’s ok, since we taught the kids they can just pee in the lake.

Please don’t judge me for, well, any of this. Lincoln loves everything about the water, he was always in a life jacket when he was on boats/tubes and we didn’t go fast if we were towing him. We’ll wait until he’s at least 3 before we make him try water skiing.

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My Week(244) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, July 5th, 2015

Hello. It is summer.

Sunday:

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Morning lap naps because we have no where to be

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Sports!

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She’s very good at selfies

Monday:

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Our Mystic day started at the aquarium

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Then I tied my baby to a chair to eat grilled cheese…

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Then Caroline decorated a whale at the seaport

Tuesday:

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I’M A BIG KID

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LOOK AT ME BEING BIG

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Being a big kid is exhausting

Wednesday:

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That whale is definitely trying to eat her

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Caroline thinks sitting is boring

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LINC THINKS SITTING IS VERY EXCITING

Thursday:

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Bed stealer

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Perfect

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One Caroline to push 3 babies. She’s got it.

Friday:

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So grown

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Evan is doing is presentation about Seaport Camp and explaining his picture looks like that because he “only works in black and sometimes very very dark gray”.

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Babies do not have good table manners

Saturday (Happy Fourth!!):

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The Mayflower!! Linc is unimpressed because he knows it’s a replica.

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Matching dresses are awesome

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We stayed up waaaaaaay too late

And on that note, I am going to bed. The weekend was fun but exhausting and NO ONE has taken a real nap in more than a week. I need at least 6 hours of sleep in a row if I have any chance of functioning this week. Good night!