samson rex is NINE!

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Last week, my handsome mister Samson celebrated his ninth birthday! It’s bananas that this kid in NINE in what has honestly felt like the blink of an eye. I’m a lot better at keeping on top of posting these days on instagram than my blog (especially since I can do it on the go and with just my thumbs!) but I want to be better at getting back to the longer format blog pages because there is something about posting over here that just makes me feel like I’m home....

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our baby girls are THREE!

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I hope you are ready for the biggest photo dump ever, because I had to include basically all the photos from Madalena and Beatrice’s third birthday! Don’t ask a mother to narrow them down, now! It’s an impossible task.  We celebrated the big day with two pink cakes, a unicorn piñata and new bikes! Also, Nana came to visit which made the weekend extra special (since we also get to celebrate our handsome Mister Samson’s 9th birthday this weekend, too!...

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madalena’s and beatrice’s FIRST birthday party!

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on may 28th, these beauties turned one, officially! you can catch my birthday post here with a few of my favorite photos from the hospital last year, but today’s post is all about their birthday celebration!

we had originally planned to host a little cake smashing party in central park on madalena’s and beatrice’s big day, but ofcourse the weather forecast was thunderstorms all day long....

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seven!

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it’s a week of birthdays over here and i absolutely love it. today we got to celebrate my ever so sweet and handsome samson rex who turned 7 years old! we had birthday candles in cookie dough at the breakfast table this morning before present opening and then again at his hibachi dinner tonight at one of his favorite restaurants....

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one year ago, today.

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may 28th, 2018. i have thought about this day, at least once a day (if not numerous times a day) since that day. it was a day that started with a lot of unknown, a lot of nerves, a lot pain. it was a day where i decided i should probably shower – which looking back now, am so thankful for, since it had been 4 or 5 days since my last one and would be another 4 or 5 days before i was able to get another following my baby girls’ births (ironically enough, it was only about an hour after i showered that my contractions came on like fire and we were on our way to the hospital)....

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