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My Week(236) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, May 10th, 2015

Happy Mother’s Day, internet! I planted my traditional flower pots and vegetables. The flowers will traditionally look beautiful on the front steps and the vegetables will traditionally die before I ever see a single tomato or eggplant. But I wouldn’t want to stop planting them. It’s tradition.

Sunday:

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Super sunny soccer game

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I told them not to try chasing it.

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So happy to be OUTSIDE

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Bonus Sunday picture: Caroline goes “LOOK, ITS BABY LINC!”

Monday:

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Playing Star Wars…

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Watching Star Wars…

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Wearing Star Wars. May the Fourth!

Tuesday:

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Still recovering from doing ALL THE THINGS over the weekend

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We are becoming experts at this back wrapping thing

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This is the face he makes when he sees Caroline get off the bus

Wednesday:

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These are my ridiculous new pants. I love them. I wore them to the dentist.

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Sweaty nap head

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Taking a walk down by the river

Thursday:

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Doesn’t everyone eat their cheerios in the doorway?

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Clingy McClingerson

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The filthiest child

Friday:

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Sleepy snuggles

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She wasn’t happy about the bib, but that was already her third outfit of the day

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The family that slides together, ends up in a big pile of crying children together.

Saturday:

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You can’t tell, but he’s crying. Because some of his Cheerios fell on the floor. Because he threw them there.

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Somehow, she did not fall in.

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That is not the face of a healthy child. Poor baby had fifths disease (we think) but once you get the rash you’re not contagious anymore.

I really wanted to get a picture of myself with the kids for Mother’s Day, but that didn’t happen. There were too many meltdowns, too many dirty faces, too many things to do, too many kids to wrangle. But while we were making s’mores for dinner both Evan and Caroline said THEY were having the best day ever, so at least the kids enjoyed their day. If that’s not basically what motherhood breaks down to then I don’t know what it.

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Monday, April 6th, 2015

I have both Easter pictures and Evan’s birthday post to write, but instead of eating Easter candy I stole from the kids and sitting on the couch this morning I went for a walk. I am feeling the “summer is coming” stress and really regreting bascially everything I’ve eaten for the last 9 months, so I’m making a conscious effort to increase my activity level and decrease my candy consumption. At least I will, after all these Reeses Eggs are gone.

Sunday:

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When it comes to vintage spring dresses, she’s covered

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HEY GUYS I FOUND THE EGGS THEY’RE OVER HERE

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I sold this wrap. I’m pretty sure it was because of this picture.

Monday:

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We did this a lot this week

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No, that’s not disturbing

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This art is delicious

Tuesday:

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That’s supposed to be MY spot

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Happy to be outside

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WTF is this? It doesn’t look like nursies.

Wednesday:

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Caroline the creeper

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Every. Single. Wall.

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Sad baby needs daddy cuddles

Thursday:

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He loves the baby in the mirror

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Porch ennui

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LASHES

Friday:

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The kids have asked to have this happen again EVERY DAY since

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Neither of these children plays piano

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Sure. Go ahead and eat that cardboard. Hashtag third child.

Saturday:

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Saturday morning photo session

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Why are you letting this goat eat me?

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I’m going to steal this one.

I need a weekend to recover from our super busy weekend. I also need the weather to get above 70 degrees just for ONE DAY so I can open every window in the house. “Fresh linen” scented candles can only do so much when you haven’t had any fresh air inside in 6 months. Plus we all pretty much permanently smell like goats, so that’s not helping.

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Monday, March 9th, 2015

I completely forgot to do this yesterday. I wasn’t too busy or anything, I just totally forgot. That might be the first time in 227 weeks.

Sunday:

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You can only tell this is the “before” because my roots are greasy. The after is the same, just cleaner.

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Luckily I have a full time hair dresser at home

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Taking a picture of my back is hard

Monday:

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Friends

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Shamrock Shake aka I SURVIVED FEBRUARY GIVE ME ALL THE SHAKES

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Old school Duck Tales is excellent dancing music

Tuesday:

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Still an arms up baby

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MEAT I WANT MEAT

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I dunno lady, the hat AND the rainbow might be too much

Wednesday:

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She needed a friend to wait for the bus with her

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My Tula accessories are ridiculously cute

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Can you tell by his legs I wear him a lot?

Thursday:

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Hopefully the LAST time I wake up to this until next winter

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Lap Nap

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NO YOU CAN’T COME BACK IN. GO PLAY IN THE SNOW.

Friday:

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Caroline talked her baby friend into playing “Take pictures of me because I am so cute”

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Sweaty baby head looks VERY GINGERY

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Wine and a heating pad for my horrible sinus pain. Neither helped.

Saturday:

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You can tell the weather is warming up because she moved from sleeping right next to the electric heater to the sunshine spot

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Caroline wants to take off her coat (it was like, 34 degrees)

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Birthday party crazy

I think I am allergic to March, because everything is still so frozen and snow-covered there’s no way this crazy sinus pain is related to actual allergies. There’s no pollen yet! Nothing is blooming! Why do my eyeballs feel like they’re going to burst out of my head?!

I gave in and took a Sudafed (the non-meth-making kind) and it helped a lot, but it also hurts my milk supply so I can’t make it a regular thing. Although I suppose I could just chug water and eat a ton of cookies and say the calories are “for the baby”. That sounds like it might help with the sinus pain too.

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Sunday, March 1st, 2015

It’s March now, so why is it snowing?

Sunday:

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Multi-tasking: Nursing and yoga

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Baby’s first official dance party

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Help-yourself candy bar totally blew their mind

Monday:

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STOP THINKING ABOUT CRAWLING

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First successful crib nap!!

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Big version, little version

Tuesday:

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She is not so sure about this side-swept bangs look

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Old Man Lincoln demands you get the GOOD cheese, not the STORE BRAND cheese, you hear me young lady?

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Luck o’the Davises

Wednesday:

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I’m super thrilled about her new favorite game

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Making sure he loves fish as much as I do

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WHERE’S WALDO?

Thursday:

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LOOK AT ALL THE STUFF I CAN PUT IN MY MOUTH

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So over me

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Evan obviously needs boots

Friday:

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We are both bad at lipstick

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Guilty face

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Now that’s impressive baby wearing

Saturday:

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No I will not stop taking pictures of his eyelashes

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Go ahead and judge my dinner choices but also please judge these IDIOTS who don’t know how to PULL FORWARD in the line.

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The, uh, face of a kid who ate three tacos

It’s snowing. Again. I haven’t heard a single plow, so I’m assuming we’ll have a delay in the morning if not a cancelation. If they can get the roads even the least bit clear I am dragging my children out to someplace public, like the aquarium or the seaport, so I can wear them out and escape my house. I am really, really tired of my house. I am having the urge to repaint and redecorate ever room again, which is expensive and also mostly impossible with three kids to keep track of. It’s more likely I will just throw out a LOT of stuff in the next couple weeks. Does anyone want 47 souvenir glasses from various restaurants and a huge pile of baby advice books?

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Sunday, February 15th, 2015

More than half of this week’s photos are of sleeping children. It’s cold. It’s snowy. They were all sick. It’s effing February.

Sunday:

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Still in bed when the sun comes up is UNHEARD OF these days

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Eyelashes

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Bedtime only happened because of this.

Monday:

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I came downstairs Monday and they were already dressed for school…except it was anothiner snow day.

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Baby Model

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Modeling is hard work

Tuesday:

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More eyelashes

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Sick sickies recovering from the barfs

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THIS ONE thinks he’s going to crawl. He is wrong.

Wednesday:

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He’s shocked we actually left the house

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Check up time!

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Jealousy

Thursday:

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MOAR NAPZ

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MOAR SNOWZ

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That splash is Evan

Friday:

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Jerk baby sleeping in my spot.

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There is SO MUCH I love in this picture

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Playing with toys like he’s a real person

Saturday:

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Those are hearts. It’s a lot harder than it looks.

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Ice skating party with the ice queen

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Aaaaaaand we out.

There was another blizzard this morning. I’m starting to feel very Little House on the Prairie – the one where they live in the town and it snows SO MUCH they have to climb out their second floor windows. That is a real possibility if we don’t get a thaw before we get more storms.

The kids are already off Monday/Tuesday for President’s Day and I’m suspicious they will miss Wednesday because of snow. I think I’ll spend the rest of the night googling flights to Florida or Bermuda or California, since if I am trapped in the house like this until April I am going to loose my marbles. This is when orders to Hawaii start looking really, really tempting.

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