December 31, 2013

December 30, 2013

12.30.13

Packing: trust the process.

December 29, 2013

12.29.13

This is a whole lot of cuteness, folks.

December 28, 2013

12.28.13

Another generation of Jen's.

December 27, 2013

12.27.13

Taking their new Christmas present for a spin.

December 26, 2013

December 25, 2013

12.25.13

Nothing better than Christmas jammies on Christmas morning.

December 24, 2013

12.24.13

Merry Christmas Eve!

December 23, 2013

December 22, 2013

December 21, 2013

12.21.13

I think we may have stumbled upon a new holiday tradition.
{And how cool are these family puzzles with different sized pieces?!}

December 20, 2013

12.20.13

This is what happens when a bunch of room moms' plans 
are thwarted by an ice day. The party must go on!

December 19, 2013

12.19.13

Our little angel makes her Manger Day debut.
{Big sister, circa 2010!}

December 18, 2013

12.18.13

Sometimes you need a hand finishing your dinner 
(which is important if you also want a Christmas cookie for dessert).

December 17, 2013

December 16, 2013

12.16.13

Working off a poor choice from earlier in the week. 
He's $2 closer to paying Mom and Dad back :)

December 15, 2013

12.15.13

Gingerbread house building with my mini-me.

December 14, 2013

12.14.13

Band-aids make everything better.

December 13, 2013

12.13.13

The picture is blurry but it's worth noting Mady's sprinkle technique.

December 12, 2013

12.12.13

Bauer Christmas program. 
Just now noticing Dylan's shirt is buttoned incorrectly.

December 11, 2013

12.11.13

Teacher blog pic saves the day!

December 10, 2013

12.10.13

I'm becoming an NPR junkie.

December 9, 2013

12.9.13

Yesterday's gingerbread houses.

December 8, 2013

12.8.13

Big shout out to Daddy for the assist -- 
whatever he was doing behind me was clearly very entertaining.

12.7.13

A little piece of heaven on earth for Dilly Man (& Daddy too).

December 6, 2013

12.6.13

Another way we're observing Advent this year.

December 5, 2013

12.5.13

First night of basketball practice as a player/coach duo.

December 4, 2013

12.4.13

It wasn't quite as magical as it appears.
#isitbedtimeyet?

December 3, 2013

12.3.13

Advent-ing, sister-style.

December 2, 2013

12.2.13

Enjoying a quiet Monday morning after a long (loud?!) holiday weekend.

December 1, 2013

12.1.13

Wrapped and (almost) done by December 1!

November 30, 2013

11.30.13

One of the ways we're practicing Advent this Christmas season.

November 29, 2013

11.29.13

Not only is Dylan's new Life game a big hit,
but they've learned how to play it independently. Hallelujah.

November 28, 2013

11.28.13

Giving thanks for many blessings today
but especially for baby cousins.

November 27, 2013

November 26, 2013

11.26.13

Turkeys created by my little turkeys.

November 25, 2013

November 24, 2013

November 23, 2013

11.23.13

Some of my favorite people have birthdays in November.

November 22, 2013

11.22.13

Playdate princesses.

November 21, 2013

11.21.13

Pizza with Parents! (& sisters too)

November 20, 2013

11.20.13

A successful first day of sales.

November 19, 2013

November 18, 2013

11.18.13

1st grade persuasive writing unit.

Dear Mommy,
I think in our house we need more kindness and less fightness.* 
So you don't have to yell at us. It's really really nice. 
We will have a better life.
Sincerely,
Ella

*fightness: the opposite of kindness, obviously.

November 17, 2013

11.17.13

Four!

11.16.13

One last night with a three year old under our roof :(

November 15, 2013

11.15.13

Our first ever attempt at a "friend" birthday party.

November 14, 2013

11.14.13

We like how she included the logo.

November 13, 2013

November 12, 2013