2013 Flashback (the last 6 months)

2013 had so many fun adventures and experiences! And I only recapped 6 months so far! Today, I looked through the last 1/2 of the year, and it makes me realize how much we did, and how much fun we had πŸ™‚

July

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  • We took the little baby to the zoo for the first time πŸ™‚

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  • Andrew and I headed to Six Flags for mom and me time

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August

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  • My friend’s and I had a great weekend at the lake

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September

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  • I started paleo for good πŸ™‚

October

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  • To the winery with family, friends, Andrew, and our little fella

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November

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December

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Well that concludes the whole year!!!! it was a lot! I am so glad I decided to do this flashback. It is so much fun to see what happened just in one year. I am really looking forward to 2014

Question for you:

What do you have planned for 2014?

A perfect Sunday with a hula hoop

I can not tell you how happy I am. It is Sunday evening, and I sitting here so content. I know that sounds strange to say, but a few weeks ago, I did not feel that way. But today was SO different…

Andrew and I both slept in till 8 or so. Just how I like Sundays to start. I of course started with coffee

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And a new coffee recipe! This is a pumpkin spice latte recipe from civilized caveman

Next up, getting Toby πŸ™‚ He just always makes my day. And the fall weather πŸ˜‰

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We headed to Mount Pleasant Winery with a few members of my family. It was such a pretty day

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There were some hula hoops handy…

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Andrew got really good and had a competition with my cousin

We had so much fun! And I love being with Andrew and Toby, it is the perfect day. I wish it didn’t have to end.

Question for you:

What would be included in your perfect day?

Celebrating the big 2-8

Hi everyone!Β I know I have been “missing” lately when it comes to the blogging world, but I have to say, I have been out exploring the world, enjoying my summer with Andrew, and otherwise I work (BLAH). But I do have a lot to tell you guess! I promise!

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Today I turned the big 2.8. It started off like any other day, trying to sleep in waking up to Andrew’s voice (or him jumping on my bed)

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We had breakfast, nothing special, and went to the library.

Then at 10:30 we went to see the baby who stayed with us for 6 days a few weeks ago. I swear if ANYWAY can cheer me up, it is this little guy. And he started crawling!!!

Ok. enough gushing about him. Andrew and I then went to the pool. He brought a friend and I swam a mile!!!!!

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I know that isn’t a big deal for some, I mean I used to swim mileS in practiceΒ  in highschool and college. But it has been about 2 years since I was swimming with the masters team. I COMPLETELY miss swimming. I actually swam last Saturday as well.

After a few hours at the pool, we headed to my parents for the confetti cake. Ok. really for family dinner I mean the cake haha

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We had lots of goofy pictures

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And then I got the best present EVER!!!

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I have ALWAYS wanted one, but I would never spend that kind of money on myself (just privacy fences haha)

I can’t wait to try this before work tomorrow! I swear I will have more posts coming up- lots to catch you up on πŸ™‚

Question for you:

What kind of coffee do you like?

What month is your birthday?

Teeth are a pain

It appears that my house and life is consumed by baby stuff.

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And thats just the kitchen.

Last night, the baby woke up at 10pm! and didn’t finally settle until 2am. For that time period, he would wake up screaming, I would calm him, he would sleep for 10-30 (just enough time for me to fall back asleep) and then start the whole process over.

I tried to figure out if it was stomach related, diaper related, bottle related, then I realized it was his teeth. He is cutting three teeth right now! pool little fella.

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Needless to say, today was filled with lots of coffee, a few meltdowns (by everyone) and naps for two of us.

To celebrate surviving the day, I had these!

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Delicious!

Andrew and I are now watching Ice Age to relax before bed. Hoping and praying I get more sleep tonight. My meal selections have been absolutely ridiculous. (although carrying a 20 lb baby around is a workout!)

Just for laughs, because I need them!

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Question for you:

How many hours of sleep to you get/ do you require?

-I like to get 7-8 hours πŸ˜‰