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My Week(181) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, April 20th, 2014

Happy Easter! I have a ton of big-girl camera pictures to post from our spring break in VA and our holiday weekend, but I fell asleep this afternoon and didn’t wake up until just now, so my editing is a little behind. I am behind on everything. Except baby-growing, which seems to be happening far, far too fast.

Sunday:

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Easter egg hunting at church is not an advanced skill

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That’s how Target makes me feel too

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I think they chose Panera just because they like the buzzer

Monday:

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Fancy rest stop is fancy

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Life of luxury at Mormor and Bumpa’s

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This was my bedroom when I was a teenager. It was a lot less classy then.

Tuesday:

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Maybe not a good day for taking a walk

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Oh Northern Virginia, how I don’t miss you

Wednesday:

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Ginger Noir

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Monkey

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Someone was a big fan of Cafe Rio

Thursday:

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That cookie cost like $6, but the museum was free.

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Bones. It’s basically a whole building full of bones.

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PREGNANCY CRAVING: SATISFIED. Evan loves “The chicken place with the playground.”

Friday:

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Somehow we made it through vacation without losing Creepy Baby

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Fancy artisan Dominos pizza was oddly delicious

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Catching up on my favorite hate-watch show

Saturday:

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She calls those two babies her “twins”.

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Cheese and crackers for dinner makes everyone happy

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This doesn’t do the gorgeous colors justice

Today was warmish. Yesterday was warmish. I think the whole week is supposed to be warmish, which gives me hope we’ve reached the warmish part of spring and pretty soon we’ll be sitting on the patio instead of the couch. I can’t wait until I can flop by huge pregnant butt down on a beach and get a nice sunburn.

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My Week(180) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, April 13th, 2014

180 is kind of a crazy number of weeks, right? I mean, I balk every year at doing a 365-project with my DSLR because who takes THAT many pictures?? But it turns out…Me. I do. I take way more than that (although they’re not very good).

Sunday:

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Toddler party hangover

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I barely talked to him all day, he was so busy with his birthday toys

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And then she sticks them with the pointy end because she is AWESOME

Monday:

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Hydration is important

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Starting the party clean-up. I should be done by September.

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*Almost* warm enough to play on the porch

Tuesday:

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Puddle jumping

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I bought eyebrow tint. I feel like it’s going to change my life.

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Rainy days make me feel like that too

Wednesday:

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YAY SPRING!

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The cat and I watched Harry Potter. I am not sure where the children went.

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OH LOOK THERE’S ONE

Thursday:

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For my birthday, they gave me a day where they were mostly quiet and nice to each other.

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I am old now, so I should start putting this stuff on my face. Or whatever.

Friday:

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“Mommy, you gonna get a coffee?”

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That’s pregnant lady birthday sushi (deep friend Godzilla roll) and edamame for the kids (Caroline ate the whole bowl)

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Adorable and delicious cake

Saturday:

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Being sassy in Daddy’s car

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She’s getting good at pinatas

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Photo shoot at Lords Point. Didn’t suck.

This week is spring break for the kids and because I was worried I’d be stuck at home while E was at sea the kids and I are going to Virginia. Unfortunately (fortunately?? I can’t even tell anymore) E ISN’T at sea, so he’ll get a week of no-wife-no-kids. I am hoping he appreciates the silence, the king sized bed to himself, and as much fast food as he wants. I will not remind him that in Virginia I get to see a dear friend’s new baby, have access to grandparent babysitting and all the Chick-fil-a I can eat. Although I think doing the 8+ hour drive by myself means I earn some waffle fries.

If you see a huge pregnant lady dragging two gingers through the Air & Space Museum, say hi.

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My Week(177) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, March 23rd, 2014

I did more stuff this week than I’ve done in ages. I might die. Luckily (hahahahahahahaha NO NOT LUCKILY) we’re supposed to have a snowstorm this week so we’ll probably get a weather-related vacation in the middle of the week. I would rather we have gorgeous, amazing weather and I just take a day off to lie on the couch and let my hips recover, but it looks like instead we’ll be trapped in an eternal winter. I blame Frozen.

Sunday:

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This is all we did Sunday. Alllllll day.

Monday:

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REALLY EXCITED ABOUT SOMETHING

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Yo ho let’s go

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Father-son computer game bonding. Or something.

Tuesday:

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Solo shopping with a coffee is like vacation.

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Now they can stop asking when it will come!!

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Hello baby face

Wednesday:

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The last patch of snow (until #$%&*@# Tuesday)

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Caroline is wearing a bathing suit, I don’t let her go out without pants on a regular basis.

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Where did Evan go????

Thursday:

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It’s spring, time for butterflies! (says Caroline)

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I made the closet a fort, which means I’m her hero

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Dr. Seuss & jammies night at Evan’s school

Friday:

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If he REALLY minded, he would just move

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360 freeze frame camera fun

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Evan’s favorite part of the science center

Saturday:

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Newborn session!

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Watching Frozen extras and editing photos. My Saturdays are EXCITING.

I am going to actually write works and things on my blog this week. Stay tuned for much excitement.

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My Week(175) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, March 9th, 2014

It appears these are the only posts I have in me right now. It’s a weird combination of being too busy and not at all busy. I spend a lot of time on my computer doing other things (photo editing, writing Glee recaps or trashy gossip stories for my new gigs, Facebook chatting, refreshing Facebook to make sure I haven’t missed any good Buzzfeed quizes) but none of that is interesting enough to blog about.

I’m also deep in pirate party planning mode for Evan’s birthday. I remember thinking I was a crazy person when I started planning his first birthday party (Circus party! Still one of my favorites) in January, but I think starting in March is even more crazy. So much to do in so little time!

Sunday:

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It was so much easier to say “No, I’ll just have a salad” before they put a Five Guys in my town.

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BEST KIND. Anyone who disagrees is just wrong.

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Can I get 3 million shares on my blog post for taking this? No?

Monday:

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Cute from the back…

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…cute from the front.

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Editing isn’t so bad when this is the baby you stare at for hours.

Tuesday:

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Refusing to go to school until they see Idina & The Roots sing Let It Go

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Basically heaven for a 3 year old

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Yo ho let’s go!

Wednesday:

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Somehow climbing in the snow is STILL fun for them

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I am extremely jealous of their swim classes

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I was conned into buying toddler Elsa because Caroline now recognizes “Sale” signs at Target

Thursday:

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Why 3 year olds should not use mascara

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Jaunty!

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It’s crazy hair day every day in our house

Friday:

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More pirates! it’s an invasion!

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A rare look at the room I was attempting to “take back” from the children. It’s not going so well.

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He insists on “swimming” in the bath now.

Saturday:

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The friendliest koi fish ever

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Tiny hipster children play cornhole at a brewery in an old mill. I can’t even.

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That’s the cupcake happy dance

I am the only parent in the world who doesn’t actually hate springing forward. We don’t have anywhere to be until this afternoon, which means I got to sleep in even if the kids got up to play. Plus they’ve both been falling asleep on the couch at 6 pm, so I don’t think bedtime will be too hard. Basically, I am the worst.

I am sure I will pay for it later this week when they get up at 5:30 and paint my dining room table (again).

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Sunday, March 2nd, 2014

Right now I am sort of propped up sideways on the couch with an ice pack on my head and a hot pack under my left hip, because I am a) pregnant and b) a million years old. I had an amazing newborn session this morning but newborn sessions are basically like an extended workout – squat down, lean over, sit, stand up, reach out, lean the other way, etc etc etc – and most of my recent workouts have ended when I leaned over far enough to reach the remote. I have not been an active pregnant lady this time and I already regret it.

Sunday:

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Princess dress #1

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Princess Dress #2 (and possibly the sign of the Illuminati???)

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Princess Dress/Jammies #3 (COVERED IN PAINT STAINS I DON’T WANT TO TALK ABOUT IT)

Monday:

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Pop Tart Face (sign of a parent dealing with more than they can handle)

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Typical trip to the grocery store

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Dressed appropriately for my ultrasound

Tuesday:

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Mark it on the calendar: this week is officially The Week Caroline Discovered Hairstyles

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A visit to the maternity ward for someone who wasn’t me

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I miiiiight have a slight problem with blankets/props/wraps for newborns

Wednesday:

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Even her “baby suit” is princess themed. DEDICATION.

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The Day Evan Learned To Swim (and also balance on a foam duck)

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The Day The Kids Learned You Can Get Icees Somewhere Other Than Target

Thursday:

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It was crazy hair day at school, This was as crazy as he wanted to get.

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So many animal friends

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Bruno Mars was kind of terrifying on Sesame Street

Friday:

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Best friends

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Puppet show

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Cuddle time

Saturday:

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Ballet for Caroline, iPad for Evan

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Totally unimpressed with these “flowers”

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Actual, real hair cut. He looks 12 now.

After mainlining the whole first season of The Americans, I’m pretty convinced that everyone I know is secretly a spy. But luckily my only secret is how many boxes of Girl Scout cookies I’ve eaten today. Don’t get me wrong, I’ll totally kill anyone who reveals that number, but I don’t think it’s going to undermine national security.

I can’t believe it’s March.

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