Beach Babes

Posted by October 25, 2015

Some pics from our beach days this summer. This summer… Jacob discovered that there are fish at the beach. That doesn’t sound quite right (or like he’s “quite right”). He knew there were fish in the ocean, just didn’t realize they came that close to shore. The kids were with Matt when Jacob made this discovery. Jacob brought home a water bottle full of ocean…

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[My biggest little fan has been asking why I haven’t posted any pictures of his birthday yet. Sorry, sweetie.] Look at this guy. And now look. He’s 7.Time slips away so quickly. For Nicholas’ birthday he wanted a pink strawberry cake. Notice the tiny piece he cut himself. That’s about all he ate of it. I took it upon myself to be a good citizen…

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Jacob is 9. Holy crap. Where did the time go? Seems like he was just this guy: And now he’s this guy: In his last year of single digits. Crazy. Jacob was super excited to get the entire Diary of a Wimpy Kid series from Grandma and Grandpa. Nicholas, however, was quite upset to learn that square box was not Wii Party. Because he totally…

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Lord help us. The kids have blogs. A while back I read an interesting article about how we’re the last generation of parents who grew up without the Internet. The premise was this: When it comes to our kids and the Internet, iPads, social media, smart phones, etc, etc, etc, we have no idea what we’re doing. Having grown up in the pre-digital age, we…

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Christmas 2014

Posted by February 4, 2015

So it’s *cough* January 28 February 4 *cough* and I’m just getting around to the Christmas pics. Yeah, yeah. I know. Two weeks off work, a week in Texas, and I’ve been a busy little bee trying to get some things back on track. Like finishing projects before starting any new ones (sooo hard). And now, a few days since I first wrote that ↑,…

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December in Brussels

Posted by December 24, 2014

A look back at ghosts of Christmases past. One of my favorite places to be in December (or any other time of year really) is Brussels. The Grand Place is spectacular at night. The Christmas market sells little bites of heaven—chocolate, beignets, macarons and cuberdons. There’s an ice rink, ferris wheel, luge and two amazing vintage carousels. We were here for Zwanze Day at Moeder…

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