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linking up my weekly phone pics with jeannett.  i’m thepleatedpoppy on instagram if you want to follow along!

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it was a blessing to have my gram with for christmas, but we did miss having my grandma here, too.  we are a big gaming family – it must come from my grandmothers!  gram said she’s lived her 93 years well due to not smoking and having fun every day!

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we’ve really let loose on bedtimes for the last couple weeks so when it was time to tuck si in, it took all of 5 minutes before he was out!  i enjoyed a little quiet time with him and some extra snuggles.

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taking a break from work has given me extra doses of game time with my kids.

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my sister and her family are visiting from Australia, and we took her baby for a few days so they could get some grown-up time away.  he was so much fun to love on – i was actually a little sad when his parents got home and i had to give him back :(

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this.  every day.

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we spent new year’s day in yosemite and once again, it did not disappoint.  i grew up just over an hour outside of yosemite and it never gets old.

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my family was so happy to get to skate twice this season!  its so fun to see how much they improve from year to year.

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i like to gush about my husband.  because he’s my favorite.  and he amazes me every day.  his gift to me for christmas:  a long weekend away in seattle – yay!  we’ve been talking about going to seattle for 15 years!

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we finished our day in yosemite with a couple hours in the ahwahnee hotel, playing games and drinking warm drinks.  the day ended just as i had hoped it would!  this boy did awesome for missing his nap and staying up way past his bedtime!

we just have a couple days left before we go home and as much as i am looking forward to being in my own home, reality is going to hit hard!

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and don’t forget, today is the last day for my big new years sale!

 

Comments

  1. 1

    Thanks for sharing snippets of your life with us :) your blog and instagram feeds are so much fun! Happy New Year!

  2. 2

    I would like to welcome you to Seattle, I love living here and I hope you have a great trip!

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    As much as our family has enjoyed two full weeks off for Christmas since hubby & I are both teachers, its going to be a beast going back on Monday. I want to stay home in my jammies every day now :)

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