June was packed with two birthdays and a camping trip! I started this post weeks ago and now I’ve finally got all the camping photos in, so I’m going to stop there and post about the boys’ birthdays later. Oh my goodness, I just can’t keep up! Lesson 1 of our first camping trip: We… Continue reading June 2017 – Our First Family Camping Trip
Well, I have gotten WAY behind here! So I need to catch up on our trip to Reno at the end of January. It was both boys’ first time traveling to visit their grandparents there and it was Sam’s first airplane travel. In anticipation of the trip, I learned a new way to tie the… Continue reading A Trip to Reno!
We’ve been out of town for most of the past two and a half weeks, and today school started again and we’re getting back into our home routines. First, we had a six-day trip to Sunriver, Oregon for our annual get-together with my extended family. Then we had a weekend at home, then school was… Continue reading Family Update, Sam at 3 Months Old
Well, hello! I have a lot of catching up to do! Since my last post, spring has arrived, we’ve mostly been healthy, and I guess we’ve just been too busy for blogging. We’ve been working on plans for our house project that I’m not ready to publicize yet, and I entered the third trimester of… Continue reading March and April 2016 – Springtime, Easter, and Baby Prep
I was still pretty sick for most of last month and Ari was sick off and on. Almost three weeks in, I was just congested and coughing a little and I thought he had a bit of a cold but was otherwise healthy, but it turned out he was getting Hand, Foot, and Mouth disease!… Continue reading February 2016
In July, my extended family had our annual trip together. This year we divided our time between Port Townsend and Olympia, in Washington. Ari and I took the train to Olympia and spent the first night at my aunt and uncle’s house there. Now that Ari is two I have to buy him a seat… Continue reading Second Half of July 2015 to the Present – Family Trip, Goats, and Swimming
At the end of April we took Ari for his and my first trip to Virginia and Washington, D.C.! We went to visit A.’s uncle and aunt who hadn’t seen Ari since he was about 11 days old. It was also a big deal for me to do some sightseeing since I love all the… Continue reading Our Trip to Virginia; Washington, D.C.; and Colonial Williamsburg
Well, by now Ari is almost 20 months old but I’ll post the photos up to mid-January in this post and catch up with the rest later. First, a little about his development and new things he’s doing! He’s picking up new words all the time, and venturing into phrases, as well. He says, “Up… Continue reading Ari, 19 Months Old and First Trip to California
Once again it’s been forever and now I have so much catching up to do! We started December with an amazing trip to the Big Island of Hawaii. It was a great chance to relax, be warm, remind Ari that he loves the water, and be together as a family. I had several itineraries for… Continue reading Happy New Year! December Recap (Hawaii and Holidays!), Ari Turns 1 and 1/2, and Our Vision for 2015
Okay I have to make this post quick! I’m so behind! In mid-July we went on our annual family get-together with my mom’s side of the family, this time to Sunriver, Oregon. We had so much fun staying in a big house with everyone! We did biking and hiking (in caves and on mountains), swimming,… Continue reading Catching Up: Family Trip to 13 Months Old!