Posts Tagged ‘shopping’

My Week(308) in iPhone Photos

Monday, September 26th, 2016

So much baby(toddler)-wearing this week! Linc needed the cuddles and Finn was still so sleepy he doesn’t care. He’ll be attached to me all the time soon enough.

Sunday:

sunday1

There are approximately 500 of these on my phone

sunday2

This is not how you ride a horse

sunday3

My super professional newborn studio set up

Monday:

monday1

Post office assistant

monday2

Where’s Lincoln? No really, where did he go? I keep losing him.

monday3

Best photo of the week

Tuesday:

tuesday1

Linc calls him “Ev” and loves him so much

tuesday2

New ups!

tuesday3

He doubts my choices

Wednesday:

wednesday1

Picture Day!

wednesday2

More toddler ups!

wednesday3

Climbers

Thursday:

thursday1

Morning light

thursday2

Bus stop selfie

thursday3

I need to try this shot again, but for an iPhone photo it’s not bad

Friday:

friday1

House status: trashed, forever

friday2

Where is that baby rolling to? (Also, What is resistant?)

friday3

HATES YOU HE DOES

Saturday:

saturday1

We need a 3rd Plasma Car

saturday2

PERFECT day for a family fall session

saturday3

This Pop2K radio channel gives me life

My baby currently hates everyone and everything, so I’m doing a lot of one-handed Facebooking while I nurse him. I keep running out of Internet, so if you know of any really good drama to read about, let me know. I love a good internet drama.

 

Related posts:

Wordless Wednesday: Potato Planting
A Noisy Noise Annoys
WELCOME HOLIDAY SEASON

My Week(307) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, September 18th, 2016

I thought I did really well this week, but a) my mom was still here and b) I somehow totally forgot Wednesday? The real test will be this current week, when I’m left with 4 children all day. Will they make it to school wearing clothes?!?! Will Linc try to sit on the baby??? Will the cat finally give up and run away forever??? WHO KNOWS!!

Sunday:

sunday1

That’s how you know it’s good ice cream

sunday2

Sitting so politely

sunday3

WHICH CHILD EVEN IS THIS IT LOOKS LIKE EVAN BUT IT’S TOO SMALL

Monday:

monday1

She’s so fancy

monday2

Tantrum toddler is tatruming

monday3

I should probably just burn it down

Tuesday:

tuesday1

Checking out the other patients

tuesday2

Is he sleeping yet??

tuesday3

It was less than 80 degrees, so she needed a blanket

Wednesday:

wednesday1

All I have from Wednesday, which explains itself

Thursday:

thursday1

So nice

thursday2

Cider Mill haul

thursday3

But WHY can’t the cows come home with us???

Friday:

friday1

I caught you helping!

friday2

Tired baby

friday3

All wrapped up

Saturday:

saturday1

Soccer is boring

saturday2

Go Blue Monsters!

saturday3

New lights!

We got SO many things organized/cleaned/put away/straighten/throw out/fixed while my parents were here. It’s always amazing to have them here and my house no longer looks like the trashiest one on the block. Now all I have to do is stay on top of laundry and dishes for…the rest of my life. That seems unlikely, but at least now the ice maker works, I have a wine fridge plugged in, and my guest room is useable.

Related posts:

Wordless Wednesday: Memorial Day Edition
Cabin Fever Cure
Fall In

My Week(303) in iPhone Photos

Tuesday, August 23rd, 2016

This is the week in photos that corresponds to the terrible horrible week of solo parenting in 100-degree weather, so there are a lot of photos of us doing…nothing. It was a miracle everyone survived.

Sunday:

sunday1

Private lake

sunday2

Big kid swinging

sunday3

I let him stay in my bed

Monday:

monday1

We watched so much Pokemon

monday2

RIDICULOUS

monday3

A strong selfie game

Tuesday:

tuesday1

The cat loves my belly

tuesday2

More private lake time

tuesday3

Digging for treasure

Wednesday:

wednesday1

LASHES

wednesday2

Just what she needed: another adorable bathing suit!

wednesday3

OK I guess

Thursday:

thursday1

Lake baby

thursday2

More naps. NOT COMPLAINING.

thursday3

SO GOOD LOBSTER ROLL

Friday:

friday1

Shopping day

friday2

New kicks

friday3

Still sleeping in my bed, now with his own pillow and covers

Saturday:

saturday1

Don’t worry, this deer survived the wash

saturday2

SO HAPPY to be annoying the crap out of me

saturday3

Linc loves my bump

So far this week is 100% more relaxing than last week, especially because I HAVE A NEW VAN. We just won’t talk about how my iPhone isn’t really working since the kids dropped it while playing Pokemon. It’s fine. I’ll be fine. The camera is ok, so at least my blogging won’t suffer. That’s the important part.

Related posts:

Guess Baby Sandy's Birth Day
Wordless Wednesday: Foggy Morning Edition
Super Food, Super Delicious!

It’s Time…To Talk About Back To School #FirstDayEveryday {Sponsored}

Friday, July 29th, 2016

Kohl’s and Carter’s were kind enough to partner with me on this post, so I could shop for back to school. I was compensated as part of the #firstdayeveryday campaign but all opinions and pictures are my own. 

The current temperature around here is about equivalent to that of the surface of the sun, but that doesn’t mean the end of summer isn’t on the way. Also, our district doesn’t seem to believe in the idea that school should start after Labor Day, so the big kids go back the last week of August. I’d be lying a little if I didn’t admit I was mostly ready for it – as fun as summer is, entertaining 3 kids 24 hours a day is a lot of hours of constant needs.

I’m NEVER ready for how much the kids grow between seasons though. Caroline was down to two pairs of leggings and zero pairs of actual pants for fall, Evan had only one pair of jeans, and poor Linc survived last fall in footie pajamas, which isn’t going to cut it this year when he’s an actual person. Thanks to Kohl’s, Carter’s and Caroline’s excellent shopping assistance, we’re no longer in desperate need of ALL THE THINGS and instead can stock up on freshly sharpened pencils, markers for important coloring homework, and thinking about the fact that I’m due to have a baby the same day school starts. Actually, no, let’s not think about that last thing. Let’s look at clothes instead!

3

4

Right away Caroline was in love with the trends for fall – lots of florals in different patterns and scales, leggings for under everything (including her uniforms on school days and dresses on weekends), and fun details like belts, lace, and embroidery. She decided she loved navy and pink together, so everything she tried on ended up coordinating.

carter's at kohl's

We bought two pairs of these jeggings. They have real pockets and a real zipper, but they are so soft and stretchy. She declared them the best pants ever and has worn them almost every day since. She loves the shirt too, with the flower corsage detail.

carter's at kohl's-2

Is it weird that I am jealous of my 5-year-old’s jean jacket? It’s like the perfect level of broken in already and is going to look SO GOOD this fall to extend the life of her summer dresses. You can expect to see it at least 100 times in my weekly photos.

carter's at kohl's-3

She is pretending to be a bird, because there are birds on her dress. Obviously.

carter's at kohl's-4

Lucky for Caroline, our Kohl’s also sells Carter’s accessories. Sparkle bracelets for the win! We also bought this two-pack of leggings to use as alternates to the jeans with the polka-dot top or to wear under the bird dress. I think we ended up with at least 5 different outfits when you mix and match.

carter's at kohl's-6

carter's at kohl's-7

Our uniform code says “solid cardigans” are appropriate for over uniforms with no rules about color. What could be better than pink?

In the boy’s department, I found matching brother shirts and pants for Evan and Linc. Carter’s goes up to size 8 and runs true to size, in my experience, so Evan will still fit in the brand for at least another year. I got him a couple more t-shirts and a pair of jeans too, because you cannot have enough jeans when you are 7 and rip through the knees of your pants almost on a weekly basis.

carter's at kohl's-8

carter's at kohl's-9

In the baby department, I bought a bunch of stuff from the outdoors/bear/camping collection and from the sheep/cloud collection. They also have great nautical stuff (MY FAVORITE).

2

Look at those outer space jams!!

6

Whales! To wear to the seaport!

7

Baby boat shoes, just what every baby needs to wear with their red pants and button down woven shirts for the fall. Because of course I bought Linc and Baby #4 matching red pants and woven shirts for fall.

194

While we were looking at pajamas, Caroline asked if they were for boys or girls. I told her they were for both, because anyone can like dinosaurs and trucks, so she was excited to pick out matching pajamas for her and Lincoln. We went with sharks and blue stripes.

1

9

Linc also got a set of dinosaur pajamas, which are great for the transition from summer sleeping to cooler fall nights. (I’m really excited about cooler fall nights.)

carter's at kohl's-15

carter's at kohl's-14

That blue flower shirt dress is another of Caroline’s new amazing fall choices. As you can see, she was really excited about our shopping trip.

Our last stop was to check out the Carter’s shoes.

carter's at kohl's-11

carter's at kohl's-10

carter's at kohl's-12

These were the winners. Easy to put on, closed-toe for school, goes with everything, and that adorable bow. I loved that the Carter’s brand finds that balance between trendy-fun and age appropriate (especially for Caroline), so I could let her shop without worrying that I’d have to say no to half her choices.

Once I have a new baby – fingers crossed for NOT the same day as the first day of school – I’ll have so many adorable new baby outfits for him to model. Until then, I hope all the photos of Caroline will do. She’s very good at style, you know. But here’s a sneak peek of what we found:

bedroom-4

Two onesie sets (dinosaurs and foxes), the outfit that matches Linc’s red pants, sheepy onesies, and of course, MORE FOXES.

Thank you so much to Kohl’s and Carter’s for including me in this super fun campaign. The kids and I LOVE new clothes and it’s such a great way to start the countdown to back to school!

Starting August 1st, Kohl’s is having $10 off a $40 purchase of back-to-school clothes and shoes! It runs 8/1 through 8/17 and you can shop online with the code BTS10.

 

HAPPY SHOPPING!

My blog may contain links to other websites. I am not responsible for the privacy policies of those other websites. When you click on a link, your information may be collected by those websites so I encourage you to read their privacy policies,

 

 

 

 

Related posts:

A Gift For You
Update
One Big Happy Hello

My Week(298) in iPhone Photos

Tuesday, July 19th, 2016

We had an unexpected change in plans last week, and spent the end of it in Ohio for a funeral. Also the kids had control of my phone about 50% of the time trying to catch Pokemon, so I think I’m missing some pictures, unless you want to see 400 photos of ceilings and/or random sidewalks.

Sunday:

sunday1

More pajamas are always necessary

sunday2

Experienced shopper

sunday3

Caroline picked these out

Monday:

monday1

Mystic looking misty

monday2

Rocking out at the Aquarium after hours

monday3

It’s not actually historic, but it’s pretty

Tuesday:

tuesday1

The penguins are judging her

tuesday2

I don’t know what he’s doing.

Wednesday:

wednesday1

Look kid, I’m just doing laundry, I’m not part of the resistance

wednesday2

They learned their daddy can do magic

wednesday3

I told him it’s bedtime

 

Thursday:

thursday1

Early morning Tappan Zee

thursday2

Nap cuddles

thursday3

This baby might be tired of Pokewalks

 

Friday:

friday1

Cousins

friday2

And games

friday3

And more cousins

Saturday:

saturday1

Hi Linc

saturday2

More cousin time

saturday3

This is not an iPhone photo, or even my photo, but it made me laugh (especially after last night)

 

Now I am going to go swim in a lake and not watch TV (unless it’s the Great British Baking Show) and ride in a boat really slowly to hatch Pokemon eggs. It’s better than real life.

Related posts:

34 Months
Aquaphor Works Wonders { Prize Pack Giveaway!}
What's For Dinner? Volume 12
Get Adobe Flash player