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Halloween Happenings

Fall is here (despite the still 80-degree temperatures in San Antonio), and we’re having lots of fun… …picking pumpkins… …going for rides… …and making new friends… …at the Love Creek Orchards… …bobbing for apples… …dressing up… …playing party games… …and dressing up some more! Hope you all had a safe and happy Halloween! My favorite […]

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Just Me and the Girls

For family photos, we used to do the classic portrait studio visit. I’d angst over all the clothing selections, make sure we got the best time slot (not too close to lunch or naps), and then try not to lose my cool in the chaos of trying to get everyone to sit down and smile […]

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5 Reasons to Have Your Next Party Away from Home

We celebrated Eleanor’s third birthday last weekend at the local Kiddie Park. It’s basically a mini carnival/amusement park for kids 12 and under, and it’s been around since 1925! Eleanor’s birthday is actually at the beginning of September, but after back-to-back birthdays in August, I was a little pooped. We chose to have her party […]

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This Time Last Year

I was enjoying a little lunch outside with Liam and Eleanor while Amelia was napping. Notice the fly on my sandwich? Yum. And in my defense, I had a one-month-old baby, so our lunch wasn’t high up there on nutritional value. But I give myself kuddos for taking lunch outside and having a little fun […]

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