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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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Monday, November 30th, 2015

My photos this week are terrible because I used my actual camera so much I kept forgetting my phone. I promise to post a whole bunch (probably way too many) of those photos as soon as I finish my client editing.

Sunday:

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Lincoln really loves Caroline

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Pimp my Cozy Coupe

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I caught craft herpes from glitter tulle

Monday:

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Outlet shopping in style

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Very important iPad work

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I wore this baby so much this week

Tuesday:

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My face is horrible, but Linc is waving goodbye to Target, because Target is our BFF

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The pre-Christmas toy purge

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Ballet waiting room selfie

Wednesday:

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15 Month check-up

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Poor Brutus misses his kids when they’re at school

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Pie maker

Thursday:

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Fascinated by the parade, AS THEY SHOULD BE

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I escaped my family to photograph a brand new baby

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My 8 lb turkey looks so sad on that huge plate

Friday:

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Christmas Tree farm selfie

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Dinner selfie

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Walking home in the dark selfie

Saturday:

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Early Christmas present

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The dudes really like the new Star Wars game

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You can’t see the mess in the dark

Despite both grown ups in our house being sick at least part of the holiday weekend, we managed to get our tree, decorate, and do a large number of Christmasy-things. I have a bunch of cleaning to catch up on, since that’s always the first thing that goes when you’re not feeling great, but I’m feeling super motivated knowing I have less than 2 weeks until Caroline’s party. Fingers crossed I can get the early prep done so I have time to actually make food. It would help if I started a menu…

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Monday, October 19th, 2015

I read a thing the other day that said October is for photographer what April is for accountants. It’s absolutely true. I love being busy but this time of year Ginger Snaps sort of takes over my life and I’m working constantly to keep on top of my editing. What I’m saying is, this post (and probably every other post until Christmas) is late.

Sunday:

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They could do this for hours

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Church fashion (and cookies)

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Caroline’s scarecrow is named Olivia and is truly terrifying

Monday:

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I am unable to do anything but sing Home on the Range when I see these photos

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Linc has already perfected his photobomb skills

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They did this for a good 10 minutes straight

Tuesday:

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Rainbow – and a super high tide – at Bluff Point

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No nap grumpy pants has to come to the bus stop

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THERE’S the nap. At 5 pm.

Wednesday:

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Shopping for tunic tops to match my crazy leggings

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Swinging

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Great sunset! Too bad it happened 10 minutes into soccer practice.

Thursday:

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Elf baby

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Post swim fashion choices

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He is convinced this is his new chair

Friday:

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We’re about 2 weeks away from pitch-black morning bus stop

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Both of these toddlers were pretty pleased with themselves

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That corner of his blanket is SO GROSS

Saturday:

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I can’t remember the last time I was actually outside and happy to see sunrise

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Dadding like a boss

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The most amusing part of our casino date night was this glitter alllllllll over the floor of the women’s room

I have like a billion phone photos I didn’t post this week, just because no one needs to see EVERY kind of beer I drank at Oktoberfest or ALL the corn maze selfies. But if you like these posts and don’t follow me on Instagram, you should do that. I try not to repeat stuff, so my feed over there is generally better than these.

Now I’m going to try to edit three photo sessions AND clean my house while Linc hangs on my knees and begs me to help him put a hat on so he can rip it off over and over and over. I’m optimistic.

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Sunday, September 27th, 2015

FALL FALL FALL IS HERE. I LOVE FALL.

Sunday:

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PUNNY LICENSE PLATES ARE MY FAVORITE

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Empty baseball stadiums are cool

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Somehow a grocery trip still costs $100, even when I buy hardly anything

Monday:

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Beaching it up

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So happy when Sissy comes home from school

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I love his little Judo outfit so much

Tuesday:

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This week’s weather can stay forever

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Prima Ballerina attitude already

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Dogpile on the baby seems like a fun game

Wednesday:

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HALLOWEEN AND CHRISTMAS WHAT IS HAPPENING

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I went just for swim diapers

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More soccer

Thursday:

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View from the top

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I bought a basket AND a cart to organize my stuff…so why isn’t it organized?

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Setting up a new reward system

Friday:

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I did not go chasing any waterfalls

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Grump faces

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Winner of the farmer’s market

Saturday:

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MORE SOCCER

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Important errands

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A very windswept session at the park

It was our first week of All The Stuff and it was pretty much as exhausting as I was expecting. On Thursday morning, I got the kids on the bus then crawled back into bed with Linc until he started hitting me in the face at 9 am. I’m actually HOPING for some rain this week, because if the weather is bad I don’t feel guilty staying home all day. If only I could convince Linc the TV is super interesting and he should sit still and watch it for an hour or two…

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Sunday, July 26th, 2015

This week Lincoln turned 1 and I started freaking out because summer feels almost over.

Sunday:

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Target is easier when you can tie one kid to your back and bribe the other two with Icees.

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All the kids love the Boppy

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Lake Baby

Monday:

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Sunflowers for Wishes is beauitful

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Caroline dressed up for our wagon ride

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I made the mistake of asking them to take a nice picture.

Tuesday:

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Party planning

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We have a LOT of clicky things from Wendy’s kids’ meals now.

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This might have been the last time he napped nicely.

Wednesday:

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If you look closely you can see my baby playing with his new 7 year old BFF.

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Baby’s first deli cheese

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It turns out clean and shopping is pretty good exercise

Thursday:

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OK, I’M ONE NOW, I’M GOING SWIMMING

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Birthday’s are exhausting

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Bumpa will read you alllllll the books

Friday:

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The bones of The Australia at Mystic Seaport

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Figureheads

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Using my camera to check and see if Linc is asleep yet. NOPE.

Saturday:

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I’m proud that all my party guests noticed my sling matched the decor

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He had a really good day

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He has sad eyes because he tried to eat the lit candle, but eating an entire mini-cake cheered him up.

Linc’s first birthday party is over and it was SUCH a success. We were completely done and ready for our guests before they arrived (this never happens) and I got to relax and drink champagne while the kids screamed their heads off on the bounce house. My parents and E’s parents were both here which meant we had TWO grown ups per child – not to mention all the dads that Linc conned into picking him up and carrying him around. He’s really good with dads.

We’ve got some vacation coming up and I cannot waaaaaait. But first I have to get all those party photos sorted and posted, or they’ll end up in the file with the rest of this month’s fun activities and no one will ever see them. What good is a cool party theme without a blog post?!

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