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My Week(274) in iPhone Photos

Monday, February 1st, 2016

It’s 60+ degrees today. I went on a lovely 4 mile hike by the ocean with a fr iend this morning without a coat – although the baby on my back counts as an extra layer. It was SO NICE to be outside and feeling like spring is on the way. Even if we get 5 feet of snow this month at least we’re not suffering through another endlessly cold, dark, snowy winter.

Sunday:

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Three little troublemakers

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The sun made it less cold

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Photo session heaven

Monday:

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READY TO GO

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Now I’m nursing a baby AND a stuffed dog all the time

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“My favorite part of my neighborhood is DD” That’s Dunkin Donuts. Mama’s so proud.

Tuesday:

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Poppy & Rye *heart eyes forever*

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Guilty face

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This is the freestyle portion of ballet

Wednesday:

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Skeptical of swim, as always

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Box = more entertaining than thousands of real toys

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Family Insanity Workout Time

Thursday:

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LASHES

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Bird stalking

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Fancy hairs

Friday:

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So cooperative and good at sharing, toddlers are

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The number of things he insists on sleeping with keeps growing

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Blowing stuff up while Caroline learns piano

Saturday:

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Basketball poses

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Babywearing in the Navy-themed Tula at the Navy-themed museum

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THE GIRL’S TEAM WON BOTH GAMES IT’S A HAND AND FOOT MIRACLE

I’m afraid I’ve lost the ability to speak English. No one in my family seems to understand me when I talk, so that seems like the most likely explanation. Either that or they’ve all suddenly gone deaf, which might ALSO explain why they are SO LOUD ALL THE TIME.

That’s probably what happened.

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My Week(273) in iPhone Photos

Monday, January 25th, 2016

I don’t know, guys. My iPhone photos are getting worse and worse and I’m not sure this is even a thing worth posting anymore. I only do it because it seems like such a shame to quit now – I have every day of our lives since I was pregnant with CAROLINE documents in iPhone photos. But they’re not good photos. And I should really push myself to post actual content on the blog if I’m going to bother to blog at all, instead of just doing this once a week. I’m conflicted.

Sunday:

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Poser

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FOOTBAAAAAAALL

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I am unable to stop myself from decorating for a party almost a week early

Monday:

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Aspirational spring dress purchasing

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Snow angels! FINALLY!

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TWINNING

Tuesday:

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I bought my mom fish like these at a craft fair this summer. These are at Target.

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RAINBOWS AT TARGET

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Important party shopping: sugar, flowers, lemons

Wednesday:

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Tiny reader

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Nappy time

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Caroline is being supportive of Daddy’s workout

Thursday:

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It is still Christmas at the florist

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They both thought this was hilarious

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Making caramel for the popcorn balls

Friday:

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Linc and friends enjoyed the party food

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We ate kind of a lot of baked goods

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I TOTALLY forgot piano, but our teacher let us come late

Sunday:

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Movies and house-trashing because…

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…this was outside

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She has given up on life because she can’t go out and build a snowman in a blizzard

We did not get the same giant storm that my parents did down in DC, but we got a few inches. The weather the rest of this week is supposed to be surprisingly warm, which means all that snow will melt and things will be boring and brown again. But it ALSO means we won’t have to sell any kidneys to afford oil to heat the house, so it’s a toss-up really. I’m still trying to find our floors after the combination of party-blizzard-snow day, because the kids seriously just destroyed EVERYTHING. It’s hard to find motivation when they’re just going to destroy stuff again.

I’ve already reached DESPONDENCE and it’s not even February. Send all the sunshine and salted caramel ice cream immediately.

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My Week(272) in iPhone Photos

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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My Week(271) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, January 10th, 2016

We survived our first busy week back at real life! Almost all my pictures are of people sleeping.

Sunday:

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New picture frames!

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Building his – I mean EVAN’S – new Legos

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Playing with Christmas presents like a big kid

Monday:

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Trying to put clips in his hair, always

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Naps

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FORCED SIBLING LOVE IS THE BEST KIND

Tuesday:

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He would have slept with that wrapping paper if I let him

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It is slightly less dark when the kids get off the bus

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Swinging

Wednesday:

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Rainbow carwash

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Finding new uses for my newborn posing beanbag

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Thought process: Oh look how pretty that beam of light looks. End result: Unremarkable random photo of moldings.

Thursday:

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Sleeping baby

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Sad baby

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Happy baby

Friday:

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The cat hates being cold in the winter

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Doing important baby work

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MORE NAPS – we had friends over but he was so tired he ASKED for naps

Saturday:

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I am SO GLAD I am not in charge of the basketball clinic

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Showing off their new basketball skills

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Caroline can’t hang past 8 pm.

It is now the worst part of the year, where it’s always winter but never Christmas. We haven’t had any remarkable snow yet, which would at least give us an at-home-jammies day and I could take the kids sledding to wear them out. Luckily they CLEARLY seem to be getting enough activity to be tired anyway.

There are a couple of snowflakes on my weather app for next weekend though, so I’m hopeful.

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My Week(270) in iPhone Photos

Monday, January 4th, 2016

I’m late again, but it wasn’t my fault this time, I was having laptop issues and my iPhone photos wouldn’t load. I know you were really concerned.

Sunday:

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Annual Nutcracker Conference

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You’re “welcome”.

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Teaching the children naval dominance

Monday:

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Pretty pleased with his own driving skills

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THE FORCE AWOKE

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We play a lot of cards in Ohio

Tuesday:

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Child-sized hamster run was quite entertaining

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No caption needed

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HEY GUYS I FOUND OUTSIDE

Wednesday:

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The doc is in and she’ll fix you up…

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Drive thru banking is so convenient

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This is what happens when I want Linc to pose for a picture

Thursday:

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Cousin Christmas is a little crazy

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Trouble face

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More cards

Friday:

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Out?

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I forgot to bring my phone inside COSI, but it was REALLY fun

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Disco sparkle tree

Saturday:

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So many pine needles

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Post-Christmas disaster house

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Post-Christmas ER trip for some face-gluing

I got both big kids out the door and off to school on time with no crying and no screaming, so reintroduction to real life is going pretty well. It’s currently softly snowing outside while I drink coffee and watch Lincoln destroy the house I already cleaned once today, so my day is going well. That’s not sarcasm, that’s a perfectly lovely day with a 17 month old.

I went a little crazy signing the kids up for activities (again) because bored kids trapped in a cold house are the worst, so this week is going to be B U S Y. Let’s hope they wear themselves out too much to whine, since I am all full up of whining children after 2 weeks off school.

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