Category: Toddler Life

Away to Asheville

We snuck away to Asheville for my birthday weekend. We’d actually planned the trip twice before but moved it in the fall due to calling for bad weather and moved right after the holidays due to double pink eye for L. Landon surprised me and booked it for my birthday! We had a *mostly* quiet

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Turning 2!

Our sweet boy turned TWO this weekend and we had the best time! We had a small party with our parents, siblings and a few friends. Since then, L has repeatedly asked “where’d the friends go?” “Where’s the birthday cake?”   We celebrated his actual birthday with sprinkle pancakes and bacon and then a trip to

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Most magical time of the year

I can’t adequately explain how magical this season has been. While last year was our first Christmas with L, his joy was palpable this year which made it so much more fun (also, we were all sick last year). He LOVED the snow and has told me “it’s snowing” every morning since. He talked about

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Holiday Gift Guide – Toddler Edition

Can you believe we are SIX weeks away from Christmas? I’m struggling to figure out where the year went. But, the holidays are almost here whether I like it or not, so I figure I better start planning! I’ve said it about a million times before, but it’s worth saying again: quality over quantity! I’d

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It’s November?

Somehow I blinked and October disappeared! It was such a busy, fast month with so many family activities and also lots of work travel for me. I went to Boston for a few days at the beginning of the month (with a layover in DC). It was a tough trip and I couldn’t wait to

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