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  • Legoland Trip for Christmas

    Before time gets away from me, I wanted to write a bit about how we spent Christmas last year. We had planned to get away somewhere cold and snowy for the first…

  • Catching up on Holidays

    These have been sitting in my drafts for months now. I considered not publishing them at all, since it’s been so long, but they are all ready so what the heck.…

  • Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Halloween Party

    Want to see our Halloween Night Photoshoot? Click here! It was our first time at Mickey’s Halloween Party with Lexi. The one and only time we had been to one was…

  • My Little Kitchen Helper

    I know that I’ve slacked in the department of product reviews since getting busier, but I am hoping to fix that in the near future and trickle out reviews of some…

  • Family Halloween: Frozen (Surprise! Surprise!)

    So obviously, our Halloween costumes were Frozen themed. Obviously because what girl doesn’t want to dress up like Elsa for Halloween? And what parent doesn’t want to be their children’s supporting…

  • Pumpkin Patch 2014

    Remember our first Pumpkin Patch trip? It was funny, and pretty cool, and not what I expected. We go plenty of fun pictures of Lexi but not the greatest family pictures.…

  • Swan Birthday: The Pool Party

    After the cake was finished, half the guests had to go home and put their kids to sleep and the other half stayed for the pool part of the party. Which…

  • Swan Birthday: Birthday Cake

    Part II is all about the cake. We used the same amazing European bakery for the cake as on her first birthday. The cakes they make taste so authentic, not overly…

  • Bok Tower and Gardens Trip

    This is what I call a Photo Post. I put these together when inspiration strikes, when I feel like I need a little bit more beauty in the moment, when I…

  • Swan Birthday Party, Part II

    In the second part of the Birthday, the entertainer arrived and it was one of the best decisions I’ve ever made for a birthday party ( aside from having a photographer).…

  • Stuff Lexi Says: 30-33 Months Edition

    Funny and cute sayings from 30-33 months ( 2.5 and up) Read previous editions of “Stuff Lexi Says”: 24-27 Months 27-30 Months…

  • Swan Birthday Party, Part I

    I realize it has been over a year since her birthday. There has been so much travel and events since then that blogging about has been pushed back. But now as…

  • Stuff Lexi Says: 27-30 months Edition

    To me this was the cutest age for sayings, because of how funny the sentence structure sometimes was and the words she used. Then at exactly 2.5 years she suddenly started…

  • Self-Calming Technique for Toddlers

    I don’t know if this will work for everyone, but we have come up with a calming technique that really helps diffuse an upset that is about to turn into a tantrum. Around…

  • Vegas, here we come again

    Almost exactly a year ago we took our first cross country trip since Lexi was born to attend a trade show. It was nerve racking for many reasons and looking back…