Archive for 30 December 2013

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Christmas Eve Outtakes

As I went through the millions of photos from Christmas Eve/Day I seriously wondered if we were even trying to get just one nice shot…. I think we were but there’s no evidence.¬†How hard is it to get a decent family Christmas photo? Pretty impossible actually…...

Happiest Time of the Year

Happy Holidays! We’ve been busy enjoying the season but can’t believe Christmas is already here! I can’t wait to experience the excitement with Emerson now that she’s fully aware of how this holiday works! Over the past few weeks she’s come up with several funny requests, but the one that tops them all is her desire to wear her Halloween costume to Christmas Eve mass… hopefully the Christmas outfit I picked out for her is enough to dissuade her. I’m almost afraid the boxes that Em’s Christmas presents were shipped in have been more fun for her than what I even imagined the toys inside would be. 95% of my...

Turkey Weekend

A few Thanksgiving activities that top my list: family togetherness, sisterly fun, Em’s favorite games, manicures, coffee with friends, shopping, and a movie date! Thanksgiving this year was by far, the most low-key, laid-back, stress-free holiday I have ever been part of…. and it was amazing! A few family members were not feeling up to par this year, and the rest of us just felt like hanging out so we skipped the big meal Thanksgiving day in favor of my famous spaghetti and a lot of time to play with Emerson, watch movies, and squeeze in a few turkey-themed crafts. It was so glorious to spend time together as a...