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July 16, 2014

Go Out And Make Some Memories

Dear Lovely Readers, It's summer here and it's awesome. I'll be taking the next week-or-so off to enjoy some uninterrupted time with my kids and family and friends. We'll be going to the pool and camping and staying in our jammmies and eating watermelon ...

July 14, 2014

AE | The Weekend Lens

Summer is for adventuring. As soon as I wrote that I thought, life is for adventuring. While Simon and Anna spent time with Chris this weekend, Aaron and I took his three kids over to the coast for a couple of days (outside ...

July 10, 2014

A Story About Two People

I want to tell you a story about two people. Two people who fit together, as he says, like a jigsaw puzzle. I tell him I like him more and more everyday. There are moments ...

July 1, 2014

If This Table Could Talk

Today I want to celebrate this spot: our dining table. This round black table hasn't been around forever. In fact it was purchased in January 2012, a few months after Chris ...

June 17, 2014

Things I’m Working On

I'm working on going through all the kids clothes - it's that time of year when I assess what, if anything, they need for summer. Anna and I tackled her closet last weekend and bagged up anything that was too small ...

June 12, 2014

Father’s Day Calendar

The kids celebrated Father's Day with Chris a last weekend since he was going to be out of town on the actual day. Chris is really awesome at making sure I get celebrated on Mother's Day so it's important for me to ...

June 11, 2014

Yo Summer, Let’s Be Awesome

Ah, summer. Around here we're in that transitional phase when one season merges into another. Anna finishes school this Friday and Simon follows next Tuesday. Both keep asking over and over when they will be done. Some people ease into these kinds of seasonal ...

May 19, 2014

Wake Up Ali. We’re Going On An Airplane.

"Wake up Ali. We're going on an airplane." That's what I heard as Katie & Peter came walking into my bedroom last Friday morning at about 3:50am. But let me back up. I've known that Katie was up to something for the last week ...

April 28, 2014

Goodbye Kids, Hello Holiday Helper

NOTE BEFORE READING | This post includes holiday spoilers for kids.  A couple weeks ago (before Easter) Chris had "the talk" with Simon about some of the ways of the world related to the holidays. ...

April 23, 2014

Easter 2014 | Words & Photos

We had a quiet little Easter around here. My parents showed up on Saturday afternoon - a pit stop for them on their way back down to the beach from the Seattle area. Aaron and the kids were here when they arrived ...

April 18, 2014

Around Here

ANNA Started soccer. Her team's name is Soccer Chocolate Kittens. Their first game was last Saturday (3 on 3 for 5 minutes or so at a time) and it was just so fun even if they lost 20-0. I love that she ...

April 10, 2014

We Do

In our family... We do magic. Moments of surprise. The ones that take your breath away. We create opportunities to experience magic both big and small. We do adventure. We take trips and see new places and experience new things to expand our ...