2014…

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it’s the last day of 2014 and i can hardly believe it! what a year it has been!

in so many ways, it was one of the best years of my life. but i tend to feel this way at the close of every year, i suppose.  it’s hard not to feel this way around the holidays, and when my family and friends are in good health and i’m getting to snuggle a newborn baby all day long…....

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christmas 2014!

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hope you had a very merry christmas! this christmas was one of my favorites. we spent it here in the city and enjoyed hosting our families. (we successfully made christmas dinner for 12 people!) the winter weather wasn’t terrible either, so we were able to get out and spend some time around new york doing a few of our favorite christmas activities once again with everyone....

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sub for santa + christmas giving!

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merry christmas eve! it’s pouring rain right now in new york city and while the forecast doesn’t say it, i’m really crossing my fingers this stuff turns to snow at some point in the next few days.

these photos are from a few weeks ago, when we tried to teach the kiddos about giving at christmas and participated in a sub-for-santa drive.  ...

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baby conrad’s corner!

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it’s been such a treat to have a new baby in our home the past few days. cheesy as it sounds, there is extra joy and love floating around this apartment these days, and with it being the week of christmas, we are feeling it extra this year.

baby conrad is officially 1 week old, and between his papa and me, and both eleanor and samson, this baby boy is most definitely getting all the attention....

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visiting santa, and other christmas festivities!

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before baby conrad arrived last sunday morning, josh and i tried to fit in as many holiday activities as we could around the city with eleanor and samson since once the baby would arrive, we knew we’d have to take things a bit slower. it was also a nice excuse for me to force myself to get out everyday, even past my due date, and tire out my body to try to bring on labor!...

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