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A special day for Jacob with Grammie and OT

Jacob celebrated his sixth birthday with a special gift–a trip to Santa Monica Pier funzone with Grammie and OT. He came home bubbling with excitement after such a special day, and a little power nap on the drive home. 🙂 … Continue reading

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Happy birthday, Jacob

From the first moment I laid eyes on you, I knew you were special. No one has ever made me smile as wide as you do. From your cute laugh, your dimples, and your sweet, scratchy voice, to your dancing … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Harry Potter 6th Birthday Party

My little Jacob is a huge Harry Potter fan, and of course, so am I, so it only made sense to transform our new house in Hogwarts for his birthday party this year. We held the party a month early, … Continue reading

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Jacob’s Kindergarten Holiday Program

On Friday, we were treated to some seasonal songs by the Kindergarteners, first- and second-graders at Jacob’s school. It was just adorable! Jacob scanned the audience for us, and when he saw me, Grammie, Daddy and Jackie, his face lit … Continue reading

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Baptism Birthday

Yesterday was the boys’ second baptism birthday. We marked the occasion with candles in chocolate chip cookies, and set out some pictures and mementos.

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Rogers Gardens

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Jacob starts kindergarten

Let’s back up and see this cutie on his first day!

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Chicago, part 2

we walked to the brown line and took it downtown again. Bree walked us through the old Chicago public library (now the Cultural Arts building?) thinking I would like it, and boy did I. The mosaics, literary quotes, and architecture … Continue reading

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Las Vegas part II: Massaros, monorail, and the strip

Our day started really wonderfully with a visit from the Massaros who were on their way to Utah! Then, josh went to the convention and the kids and I boarded the monorail to the strip. Our hotel (Embassy Suites) was … Continue reading

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A morning with Jacob 

Grammie took Jackson on a special adventure, and I had some alone time with Jacob. We watered and I caught a baby lizard. Then we planted some seeds.  It was nice to have time to listen to what my buddy wants … Continue reading

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