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Liv is FIVE!

On February 12th, Liv turned FIVE!  We kicked off her fifth year with a dozen different celebrations and too many sweet treats to count! Liv helped me make a (gluten-free) confetti cake for her to blow out candles, but ultimately, her favorite birthday dessert was (and usually is) frozen yogurt from Menchie’s — with ALL… Continue reading Liv is FIVE!

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Revel Canyon City Marathon Training Recap

Fourteen weeks ago, I started training for Revel Canyon City — my first post-Leo marathon!  Every week, I’ve thought: “I need to pop on the blog to write about this,” but life with two kids is crazy (and chaotic, and exhausting, and awesome)!  The challenges are never-ending, but I’ve kept up with about 70% of… Continue reading Revel Canyon City Marathon Training Recap

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Leo: 4 months old!

Last weekend marked four months since Leo joined our family.  It’s been a whirlwind of joy, though we’ve had our share of challenges in adjusting to life as a family of four, managing school and job changes, minor house catastrophes, postpartum recovery, and general life stuff (the laundry never ends).  But around the dinner table… Continue reading Leo: 4 months old!

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Cookie: 38 weeks

How we’re growing?:  Tomorrow, we’ll be 38 weeks pregnant!  Baby’s probably 19+ inches long and 6-7 pounds — the size of a honeydew melon, spaghetti squash… or a newborn baby!  I get a mix of comments every day, ranging from: “You’re so tiny!” to “Wow, you’ve really popped!”  Whatever your opinion, my midwife’s happy with… Continue reading Cookie: 38 weeks