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My Week(198) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, August 17th, 2014

Even if you have a pretty good baby, they still keep your hands busy a LOT. Which makes blogging and photo editing hard. I have literally a thousand photos to share but will be lucky if I get 10% of them edited and posted in the next 6 months.

I am really, really looking forward to school starting.

Sunday:

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That is Linc’s “WTF are we doing in New Jersey?” face. Just a rest stop baby, chill.

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She hearts books

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There was a BAT IN MY HOUSE. I WAS NOT PLEASED.

Monday:

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Deep end of the big pool!

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This is not an effective way to grocery shop.

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More books!

Tuesday:

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I bought that outfit 5 years ago, when it was already too small for Evan, thinking my next baby would wear it. I took the tags off right before I put it on Linc.

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New London! Surprisingly scenic!

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He’s too cool in his TooQool

Wednesday:

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Aunt Carolyn brought him an elephant from Rwanda. The kids thought he needed to sleep with it NOW.

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I love when baby stuff shows up in my mailbox. Especially when it’s useful baby stuff.

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Up feeding the baby, all I can think is how much my closet needs to be reorganized.

Thursday:

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They are singing sea shanties.

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GORGEOUS day at the seaport

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Aunt Carolyn read A LOT of books

Friday:

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Pensive? She’s going for thoughtful.

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Farmer’s market = 3 year old heaven

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That was my dream car when I was a kid too.

Saturday:

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He’s going through a Lego phase again

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Milk drunk

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I showed her Grease for the first time. It was a hit.

The weather this weekend has been GORGEOUS and I have enjoyed it…from my couch. After more than 5 weeks of house guests/traveling it is really nice to just sit down. Of course, it was really nice to have other people do all the cooking/cleaning/child minding too, but I have to get used to running the house and managing 3 kids at some point. So far they are all still alive. High fives!

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Monday, August 4th, 2014

Have I mentioned recently that I had a baby? No? You missed that?

Newsflash: I just had a baby. And if there is one thing you really want to do when you have a newborn, it’s find fun, educational, enriching activities for your 5 and 3 year old to do.

No, wait. That’s the LAST thing you want to do. The first thing you want to do is take a nap. Then take another nap. Then sit on the couch and eat something before cuddling your baby and taking another nap.

Let’s just say that even with some of my family here to help the kids have been using the iPad a lot more than I usually allow. And I’m not the strictest when it comes to iPad use, so the level of technology-as-babysitter is close to 100%. But because I don’t want their brains to rot completely I’m making an effort to monitor WHAT they watch – fewer animated ponies and more educational stuff.

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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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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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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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