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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:

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Super excited to give this to Evan for Christmas

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The extent of my Thanksgiving decorating

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Sibling cuddles

Monday:

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First snow!

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Linc likes “helping”

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Hello cutie

Tuesday:

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Making his Christmas list

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The most beautiful wrap in the world

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Sunset = same time as bus pick up

Wednesday:

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Shop til you drop

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

Thursday:

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Men doing manly turkey frying

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Potato masher

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Caroline is the quality control department

Friday:

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Black Friday Hanna shopping

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Linc was SO into decorating, it was adorable

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More gingerbread building

Saturday:

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Christmas tree hunter

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Small town adorable parade

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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.

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Sunday, April 10th, 2016

This week was very long. Or at least it felt very long. I think all the weeks feel long when it’s SNOWING IN APRIL.

Sunday:

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Morning baths are hilarious

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Can you see that? Bright blue sky, GIANT SNOWFLAKES.

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I took all of the ugly shirts out and replaced them with Mini Boden, because I am a kid clothes snob.

Monday:

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Go home Connecticut, you’re drunk.

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All my children should wear this color always

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We made cupcakes for Evan’s birthday and I let them eat all the leftover frosting for dinner

Tuesday:

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Too many fingers

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Take all these cakes right over there to the checkout. All of them.

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Neither of us is thrilled that he is NOT napping

Wednesday:

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Linc agrees The Price is Right is the best way to spend the morning

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The most delicious food you can eat – Fried Chicken Benedict from Hash House a Gogo

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Casinoing like a champ

Thursday:

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Loves his new diapers

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Also loves plain grapefruit for breakfast

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Better than snow?

Friday:

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Linc is stalking my flowers

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Everyone loves whatever this pointless game is

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This is why I never have any water

Saturday:

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Elephants

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He would pretend to collect eggs and pretend to milk cows all day

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GIANT BIRD WATCH OUT FOR THE GIANT BIRD

There is no snow in the current forecast. I feel very hopeful that we might actually get some spring in the near future, or at least less snow. I can’t handle much more snow. I’m too pregnant for snow. My entire maternity wardrobe is maxi dresses and cardigans, so it has to be at least 60 degrees as soon as possible. OK THANKS GOOD TALK.

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Sunday, February 14th, 2016

This morning when I got in the car to go to a session the temperature said -3. Not 3 degrees below freezing, 3 degrees below ZERO. It barely warmed up during the day. Our furnace is struggling to keep the house warm and I really wish I never had to leave my couch nest of blankets ever again.

Sunday:

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Nursing break during Mardi Gras Sunday at church

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Evan really liked the parade

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Visiting a friend on the maternity ward

Monday:

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Checking out the snow

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THREE CHILDREN playing trains together

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Linc feels the same way I do about crunches

Tuesday:

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Eating candy because his mother is a sucker

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He says he’s ready to go play in the snow

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No problem loving his own face

Wednesday:

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I DON’T CARE IF IT’S SNOWING GO TO SCHOOL

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There WAS a cat sitting back there

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*ALMOST* 100% on the sight words!

Thursday:

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BRB Googling flights to Hawaii

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Naptime friends

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Celebrating Daddy’s birthday

Friday:

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Lincoln-date at the carousel

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And at Red Robin (YUM)

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And then my Valentine’s came early!

Saturday:

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God Bless iPads so parents can sleep in

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These two *heart eyes*

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And these two!

LOOK AT THAT I GOT MY IPHONE POST DONE ON SUNDAY. I’m very impressed with myself. Now I’m going to go find some more blankets to hide under because it’s negative something degrees again and I do not like it. Even my winter layer isn’t keeping me warm anymore. Maybe I should eat another piece of that leftover cake from E’s birthday.

Because that seems like a much nicer option than cleaning up the house the kids trashed when they still have two days before they go back to school.

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Monday, February 8th, 2016

We had our first snow day on Friday! And we’re having our second snow day today, Monday. I’m not exactly tired of the snow but I am a liiiiiittle tired of seeing my family quite so much. I’m pretty sure they feel exactly the same way.

Sunday:

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Lazy level 100

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Baby brothers are helpful

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MY KITCHEN SINK IS EMPTY I DID NOT DO THIS IS IT MAGIC???

Monday:

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That seems normal for Feburary.

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Important groceries

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Family Insanity Time

Tuesday:

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Sleeping with his eyes open

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Where did I get a teenager?

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Plz feed these to me immediately

Wednesday:

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She thought her doctor’s gown was very fashionable

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Toddler wearing

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Hairdresser in training

Thursday:

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Sharing

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Really please with his lollipop

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Me: LINC IT IS FREEZING OUTSIDE GET BACK IN THE HOUSE. OK MISTER, I’M JUST GOING TO LEAVE YOU OUT THERE! I AM! FOR REAL! I’M SHUTTING THE DOOR! Linc: Whatevs.

Friday:

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Snow day

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Destroying stuff, because snow day

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Exhausted from destroynig stuff

Saturday:

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Horsey time

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She wants to know why we don’t have a trampoline in OUR house

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Parenting level up: getting a beer out of a cooler on the floor with a baby on your head

We wasted today’s snow day doing literally nothing. Which is fine, I like doing nothing. But I really hope we have normal school tomorrow so Linc and I can go do nothing at Target with a latte instead of on the couch while three children scream at each other. Plus we’re out of essentials like potato chips and bacon, so I’m going to HAVE to leave the house.

February already feels like the longest month ever and it’s only the 8th.

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SNOW DAY 2016

Friday, February 5th, 2016

Today was our first snow of the winter, and possibly the only one we’re going to get. Our weather has been unseasonably warm (no complaints) and the kids have been dying for a chance to build snowmen and do other normal New Englandy winter stuff. A Friday snow day is the very best scenario. I’m tired of the school routine, I was planning to stay home with Linc all day anyway, we have a bunch of food, and my husband will probably be home early. Which is exactly what happened. Plus it wasn’t even that cold, so playing outside was fun instead of terrible.

p.s. I don’t know if I’ve mentioned Caroline’s snowsuit before. I got it at a consignment store last winter and it is the BEST. It’s from Hanna Andersson and is technically “baby” sized but still fits her this year. If you ever see one of these at a tag sale or thrift store, grab it up.

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And then the snow stopped and the sun came out!

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