Archive | February, 2010

the wedding

My mom got married yesterday.


{the bride & groom}

It was such a perfect day : the weather cooperated, the park was blooming {SO early for around here}, the family was there and the bride & groom were glowing.

This was a simple wedding, but so classy and special. The ceremony took place in a park in Seattle. The reception at a local restaurant overlooking the Puget Sound. My mom’s dress was this gorgeous silvery grey tiered thing that looked so amazing on her.



{the family}

My sisters and I were the bridesmaids and wore a black dress of our choice.


{me & my beautiful sisters}

I’m so glad all the kids were part of this special day too. Grandma & Grandpa just adore them {as they are equally adored}


{Grandma & Grandpa and all the kids}


{the cousins: caroline, ethan, grant, mason & brady. Missing isabella & audrey and one more to come in May}

Highlights of the day:

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{my niece, isabella}                                                                                                                                        {my No. 3, #3}


{isabella and her daddy}


{our new family of SIX, oh my}                                                                                                                   {my No. 2, #2}



{best buddies}




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{sweet little girl with her new grandpa}

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{my big sister & family : perhaps the most photogenic people I know}


{how I adore this little two year old whirlwind}

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{the ring bearers bearing their rings}


{climbing trees}


{See that bruise on my arm? That is from the i.v. that didn’t work while having Audrey. }

It was a wonderful day and will always be a special memory for our family.

Congratulations Mom & Walt

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girly things

I’ve been meaning to write a new blog post, but I have a dilemma:

All I can think about is my precious baby.

Not that she is a bad thing to think about. I’m just thinking maybe no one else wants to hear about her perfect lips and sweet noises and darling hair and teensy feet and :

You get the point.

We love her, though. Not more than I loved each of my boys, just different. We’re a team, me and Audrey. The only girls. My sweet companion. My last baby. I don’t want her to grow and yet I can’t wait to find out who she is. I love our quiet moments in the middle of the night when its just the two of us. She needs me. And oh how I need her.


Isn’t she beautiful?


What a sweet girl.


So in the hopes of not boring you with too many details of our Audrey, here are some other things that inspire me:

tea parties



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You see, I have girly things on my mind.

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a little nursery sneak peak

I thought I was going to have the baby last weekend. I really did. But I didn’t. So we’ve regrouped, spent the week organizing, sewing, painting {not me} and getting set for our big day on friday {I’ll be induced}. It has actually been a really nice last few days and I’ve enjoyed the distraction of working on the baby’s room.

So here’s a sneak peak of the room:

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And here is what it looks like as of five minutes ago. Hmmm, I’ve got some work to do.


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