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Poor Toby

Toby has had such a rough month with his allergies. He has gotten so much worse in the last 2 years so we have been referred over to an allergist to get him tested to see just what exactly his worst triggers are and what our treatment options are for this poor kid. This picture

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Lilly strikes again...

So, if you haven’t heard already, you may not want to know, Lilly has perfected her pajama-removal skills and recently surprised us all with quite a morning treat. Apparently she had removed her pajama bottoms, unsnapped her onesie and took off her diaper when she first went to bed because the other morning’s crib scene

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Between blowing noses and getting things done, here is a quick update on what’s happening around here: The kids are both being treated for strep. I am absolutely miserable with allergies right now and trying to even see the screen through watery eyes. We are on our way back to the chiropractor to adjust my

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New PJ's

Just wanted to share this fun new picture of the kids in their new pajamas. I was surprised and delighted that they were both actually looking at the camera AND smiling AT THE SAME TIME. That doesn’t happen often these days. Notice Lilly’s purse on her arm. Funny how kids pick up on those things

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Warning: This is going to be long and a total “mommy brag,” more for my own memory than for entertainment. If you think it will annoy you or make you feel inclined to burst my bubble, please stop reading now. If not, take it for what it is and enjoy. Friday evening Toby was invited

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Stinky days...

This is a recent chalk drawing Toby made of….ME! Notice the devilishly happy grin! Not sure what happened to my arms. Don’t ask. We are so longing for the days of being able to do these drawings outside on the sidewalk but for now we are very thankful that I painted a hallway wall with

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Reward for hard work

Of course there is a wonderful balance of work and play around here. So after our adventures in cleaning, we make messes! Nothing like licking the beaters in anticipation of the cupcakes in the oven. It has been a huge lesson in sacrifice for Toby now that Lilly is big enough to enjoy a beater

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Never too young

The kids are at such a fun age right now and love to help around the house. I take full advantage of this time since I know in a few years it will be fight to get this type of cooperation out of them. They will dust, vacuum, and wipe anything and everything they can

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Easter

This picture came out blurry but I still think it is too cute. It was taken on the alter after Easter morning mass. I also put a new family picture on here if you scroll all the way to the bottom.

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babies & building

Lilly seems to have a thing with leopard prints lately. This dress was handed down to her last week and she wanted to wear it NOW, over her blue sweat suit, ALL DAY LONG. The second picture is of her feeding her cousin Sydney’s babies, which she is taking care of while Sydney and her