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Live the Life You Love

In 2014 James and I started the tradition of choosing a New Year’s quote for our family. So each year around New Year’s we try to pick a quote that embodies our hopes and intentions for the coming year.  Here are a couple of past posts about our new year’s quotes: (The post about 2016… Continue reading Live the Life You Love

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17 Things From 2017

Well 2017, it’s been real. Thanks for the memories. We are settling into a very quiet New Year’s Eve at home and getting ready to say goodbye to the old year and ring in the new. But first, and better late than never, here’s a recap of our year. (PS – These are not in… Continue reading 17 Things From 2017

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Fall Five

Hello dear friends and family and kind blog readers stopping by πŸ™‚  Before Fall completely gets away from me, though after Thanksgiving it already feels like winter! – I wanted to drop a quick recap of our very busy season.  School Days These are pics from Henry’s, Calvin’s, and my first day of school! Calvin… Continue reading Fall Five

Calvin, 22q Deletion

CF Clinic 2017

Craniofacial Clinic is one of Calvin’s annual check ups. He has been going to these clinics since he was just three months old, when he was first diagnosed with 22q11.21 Deletion Syndrome. We have attended CF clinics at Kaiser Oakland, Lucille Packard Children’s Hospital at Stanford, and now at Duke Children’s Hospital. Calvin attends these… Continue reading CF Clinic 2017

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Henry’s 4th Birthday!

Happy Birthday dear Henryyyyyy… Haaappy Biiiiiirthday toooooo youuuuuuu!!! Donuts, apparently, are our go-to birthday breakfast this year, mainly because donuts areΒ my favorite and I’m the early riser who is more willing to hit the Dunkin’ or Krispy Kreme drive through than I am willing to actually cook something. And, ya know, they’re a special treat… Continue reading Henry’s 4th Birthday!

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Camp Granny and Danpa

Last week James and I celebrated our 10th wedding anniversary! Ten years ago on 07/07/07, we exchanged vows in my home church in Georgia and the next day we were off on our honeymoon to the Outer Banks of North Carolina with a Hobie catamaran, borrowed from the GA Tech sailing club, in tow.Β To celebrate… Continue reading Camp Granny and Danpa

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Summer High Five

It’s summerrrrrr!!! Summer is my FAVORITE y’all. Love the sun. Love the heat. Love the break from school. Love pretending to be a SAHM again even just for two months πŸ˜‰ Olaf and I are on the same page about summer.   With sunscreen of course. Towards the end of the school year, when people… Continue reading Summer High Five