Posts Tagged ‘amos lake’

My Week(294) in iPhone Photos

Monday, June 20th, 2016

I have a weekend hangover from trying to do lots of fun stuff today. It’s not alcohol-related. It’s dehydrations/exhaustion/pregnancy related. Because this is just my life now. No drinking, but all the worst side-effects.

Sunday:

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Pretty sure I went to sleep with a much older guy in that spot

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Downtown looking very scenic

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Celebrating a friend’s birthday by stealing her shoes

Monday:

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Cuddles

Ironic or just awful?

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Shenanigans

Tuesday:

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Matchy brothers

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He said “This is how they’re supposed to go”.

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Even when she TRIES not to be in pictures, she can’t help it

Wednesday:

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He would live on those if I let him

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I paid money for the original Willy Wonka so we can watch it 100 times this summer

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At least they’re sharing?

Thursday:

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Very proud of his style

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Linc is “helping” carry the teddy

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Clean baby

Friday:

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When you need to make sure you have all your Hand & Foot cards

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In 24 hours, this will be a wedding

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He can just live there for the summer

Saturday:

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Perfect lake morning

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Picking up the essentials

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Pretending to be a real photographer

I am going to celebrate the summer solstice by sending all of my children to bed early, enjoying a long bath, and taking the maximum amount of Tylenol allowed before I put myself to bed. Hopefully tomorrow I will feel more like a capable human than a swollen pregnant monster.

Or more likely, this is just my life now. Yay, summer pregnancy.

My Week(293) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, June 12th, 2016

Schooooooools out for summer! Schoooools out for…slightly more than two months!

Sunday:

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I asked E to make about 24 of these. I think he made 100.

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There are SO MANY THINGS I love in this photo

 

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These are going to be a big hit this summer

Monday:

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Three of a kind

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Unimpressed with my OB appointment

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My kids, their kids, all the kids

Tuesday:

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New shades

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More #lakelife

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He chewed right through that packaging in the store

Wednesday:

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One tired bebeh

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STOP JUDGING ME IT’S YOUR FAULT

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Really surprised I didn’t get struck by lightening at the bus stop

Thursday:

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We’re all winning at shoes

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Linc saw them feeding this sea lion and is now obsessed with sea lions

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It’s called a pinch pot, he’s very proud

Friday:

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GOOD BYE SCHOOL

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So sweet I can’t stand it

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Why does he suddenly look SO BIG??

Saturday:

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Seriously, who is this big kid????

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This house comes with a disembodied floating head!

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Twins

I had a really busy weekend, especially today, and I’ve been able to mostly avoid the news and the internet. Not enough to miss what’s been going on, but enough that I haven’t let myself think about how sad I am for our country and the world my children are growing up in. Mostly I’m just going to keep the kids away from as much reality as possible so they can continue to live in a world ¬†where we only use kind words and problems can be solved with hugs.

My Week(292) in iPhone Photos

Monday, June 6th, 2016

I actually couldn’t handle looking at vacation pictures yesterday when I was supposed to do this, because it was dreary and pouring rain and my house was a disaster and my children made me insane and basically it was too depressing to think that THIS is my life versus the beach. But today I am facing reality. At least until Friday. Then school is out and we can pretend life is all just vacation again.

Sunday:

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Bubbles on the pool deck

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He actually DOES like lunch, I swear

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Bo ssam: aka the MOST delicious meal I eat all year

Monday:

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As long as it’s not ACTUALLY raining, it’s a beach day

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Tiny frog friend in the outdoor shower

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Hand and foot, because we force everyone we know to play

Tuesday:

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Vacation breakfast of champions

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So much driving

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That face is because this is NOT the beach house

Wednesday:

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MORE DRIVING

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A+ relaxing

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Embracing lake life

Thursday:

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Not bad

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Super happy it’s almost summer

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Tents for Linc’s upcoming party

Friday:

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Cannot be trusted with my iced coffee

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I think she’s tired of pictures

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MORE CARDS BECAUSE ALWAYS

Saturday:

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Visiting the cows

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That was supposed to be MY beach lounger

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Inescapable floaty is inescapable

Did I mention this is the LAST WEEK OF SCHOOL? I’m feeling a little unprepared for summer (who is going to feed these kids all day?) but I’m so ready to not get up at 6:15 every morning. Plus summer is exhausting, so EVERYONE will do more sleeping. More sleeping is basically my only goal in life right now at 28 weeks pregnant.

 

My Week(254) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, September 13th, 2015

I feel like our week was a lot busier than these photos make it look, but I can’t remember why.

Sunday:

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I promise they actually enjoy the zoo

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Evan said he made a rabbit art sculpture and requested I take a photo

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Linc’s going to miss the lake

Monday:

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GOOD BYE LAKE 2015

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NO I WON’T GO YOU CAN’T MAKE ME

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I de-laked the back of the minivan

Tuesday:

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Free range parenting

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Important cutting homework

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Not a great sign on the way TO ballet

Wednesday:

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Kettlecorn is everyone’s favorite

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MY DADDYYYYYYY

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I didn’t even have to fake the skies in my photos from this session

Thursday:

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Boooooo bus stop in the rain

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Off to explore the aquarium on his own.

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AVERT YOUR EYES, I’M BREASTFEEDING IN THIS PHOTO

Friday:

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One baby got to watch Elmo during her breathing treatment, so ALL the babies needed to watch.

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My baby is the cutest.

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But not the most cooperative with photos.

Saturday:

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Caroline really likes carousels

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I took the same picture last year but he was tiny and asleep in a wrap

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Evan is obsessed with winning a giant stuffed animal

This week is Week 2 Of All The Fall Activities Starting which means we add Judo for Evan. I’m really hoping it helps with his ability to focus on something OTHER than an iPad and maybe control his body a little bit more when it comes to school. So now we’re up to Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Saturday activities. Next week we add swim.

My hope is eventually we’ll all be so tired we sleep 12 hours a night every night. I am totally up for a 6 pm bedtime.

My Week(252) in iPhone Photos

Sunday, August 30th, 2015

The kids went back to school this week, which mean my photos are going to be Linc-heavy for next…forever.

Sunday:

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SO READY

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Grocery store assistant

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High chair? Why would I need a high chair?

Monday:

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Where am I?! What year is this???

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Preparing for her show

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I bleach shampooed my hair. I’ll do a real post about it but the short review is A++

Tuesday:

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Babies are hilarious

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Evan agrees. Babies, man.

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How we got through Back to School night

Wednesday:

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First day of school! BUH-BYE!

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A rainbow wrap and a pink truck. MY KID IS DOOOOOOMED.

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The Book Barn is my new favorite

Thursday:

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Aquarium playdate

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IT’S SO QUIET

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Starting her young

Friday:

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Waving bye-bye to the bus is super fun

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Living the toddler dream

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Fair Life

Saturday:

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I’m not sure we brought enough watermelon

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He’s going to miss eating sand SO MUCH

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Blankets are pretty much his favorite thing in the whole world

I am SO happy to have the kids back at school, even though school brings a whole new level of stress and deadlines and homework and one zillion pieces of paper that need my attention. They need the structure of school and the friends and the break from me (and my often short temper) right now. I figure by Christmas we’ll all be super excited to hang out together again. Right now I’m just going to enjoy the crap out of my one tiny baby who can’t talk back.

And if I say “Christmas” again before December, please punch me in the face.