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February 18, 2014

And Just Like That She’s Five

My dear sweet Anna girl, Last week you turned five. People always say "it seems like just yesterday" but man it really does happen in the blink of an eye. It feels like you were just an infant. On your birthday I had ...

February 14, 2014

Anna’s 5th Birthday Invitations

As you might have seen from my last Weekend Lens post, Anna wanted a rainbow themed party for her 5th birthday. I loved the rainbow idea - especially since this time of year tends to be so grey outside (or ...

October 22, 2013

10 Things Right Now | Anna

1. You are in your first year (Pre-K) at a local Catholic School and you are a sponge for information. 2. You wear a uniform to school and your favorite thing to wear is the jumper/dress in either the plaid or khaki. 3. ...

October 9, 2013

She Just Likes To Play

Note taken on September 20th. This morning she climbed out of her bath and announced she was a cat. Meow. "Mommy pick me up like I'm a cat." So I wrapped her up in a towel and picked her up from the ...

June 17, 2013

10 Things Right Now | Anna

Photo by Katie. Watching Magic School Bus, Jake and The Neverland Pirates, Barbie Life In The Dreamhouse (3 minute episodes found on Youtube.) Loving Charlie and Lola books - she checked ...

June 10, 2013

Stuff He’s Saying | Stuff She’s Saying

He's saying (age 11, end of 5th grade): Dude. What's going on Mom? What's up? This is awkward. I wish I had a bat cave. Hey. I love you Mom. She's saying (age 4): Somebody snuggle with me. I want to watch something. Who cares? Simon. Simon. Simon. Oh ...

February 11, 2013

And Now She’s Four | A Conversation With Anna

This little bundle of joy turned four on Sunday. Four years. Seriously? So fun to look back through the archives I have tagged with Anna - stories and moments documented ...

December 18, 2012

Kiwi Crate | The Studio

Anna and I had some fun the other day putting together a project from Kiwi Crate's new site called The Studio. The Studio lets you browse hundreds of children's projects to make yourself, or if you're not ...

November 12, 2012

Dear Anna, Love Katie

Dear Miss Anna, Right now you are just bursting with energy and love, sometimes a little too much energy :) Right now ...

October 30, 2012

Cousin Time

June 27, 2012

Dear Anna

Dear Anna, Just a little note to let you know how much I love you. Here's a look at what's happening during the summer you were three: You just started swimming lessons today ...

May 8, 2012

Reason #163 Why I Take Lots Of Photos

REASON #163 WHY I TAKE LOTS OF PHOTOS | Because most of the time school pictures don't tell the whole story.