celebrating a birthday over here…

i guess january isn’t entirely all bad, because my man has a birthday today! we started the celebrations over the weekend when i stole him away from work friday night and surprised him with a night away from the littles. we aren’t quite ready to leave the kids for more than one night, or go very far for that matter (wimpy new parents!), so we stayed in the city for the night at the ace hotel and enjoyed half of saturday together in the city without our babes (a major perk of finding the city’s best babysitter)....

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dear samson.

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here’s the thing. two years ago this coming friday (STOP MOVING SO FAST TIME!), eleanor was born and my focus, my love, my entire being, it all shifted.  i fell hard for my baby girl and i often wondered as i spent all my moments by her side, how any other baby or child would ever fit into this picture.  ...

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sundays are for pancakes.

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blueberry pancakes, at our house. but it doesn’t really matter….puffed pancakes, banana pancakes, plain pancakes. any kind, really, and you are good to go.  make them at dinnertime, they will taste better. and eat them with bacon. but don’t tell us if you do because then we’ll just be jealous because we didn’t have any bacon with ours and that was a bummer....

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updates.

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sick

well i wish i had fun and exciting things to come blog about right now but frankly, we are just trying to survive stupid january and all the colds and coughs and 24-hour bugs that keep being sent our way.  the littles and i spent most of our morning in mama’s bed cuddling and napping together as we are finally getting over our last *I’M NOT KIDDING THIS BETTER BE THE LAST* 24-hour stomach bug this month....

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