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Happy Holidays

We stayed home for Christmas this year, and it was pretty lovely. Not having anywhere to go, we had a few days to enjoy feeding cardinals in our yard, going for a long sleigh ride to look at Christmas lights in the park, toboggan down hills, and make a Christmas …

Holiday Cheer

Christmas came to our house suddenly last weekend. Devon (and the cat) helped us bring up the ornaments from storage and set up the Christmas train. Gigi loves Christmas, but not locomotion. After dinner we went shopping for the shiniest lights. Shauna is good at finding sparkly things. We went …

St. Nick

Devon has been a good boy all year. Look: So St. Nick brought him a ukulele this morning. And we’ve been enjoying his renditions of ‘Twinkle Twinkle’ all day. It’s been amazing:

Easter Trip

After spending a week apart, it was nice to go on a little trip together over the holidays to visit family. Devon …

Butterfly party

We took Devon to the butterfly conservatory a bunch of times already, but each time we go it’s still like a toddler …

Happy New Year

We got a ton of snow leading up to New Year’s day. Some of the snow piles were as high as Devon, …

Toddler Christmas

Devon had a pretty amazing Christmas: he got hugs, cookies, visits with all his grandparents and some pretty cool toys that will …

Toddler Germs

It wouldn’t be a holiday if we weren’t all getting sick at the same time. Shauna came down with a bad cold …

Return of St. Nick

Devon was a train wreck last year when St. Nick came to see him for the first time. He was fighting off …

Christmas Bear

The Christmas aisles are a toddler trap. We got stuck for nearly 20 minutes in the shiny decoration aisle, while Devon writhed …