My First Ever New Year’s Resolutions.

Twenty-twelve. Welcome 🙂 I’ve never been one to do the resolution thing. Which is not to say I don’t make changes in my life; I think I tend to be more gradual and less, well…organized this time of year. Last year I made a late resolution to begin keeping a calendar (and a digital oneRead more

2011: The Year in Review.

This holiday season I spent the better part of a week custom designing calendars for some of our family as gifts. I also did photo books for each girl. That amounts to a lot of time spent sifting through photos from the past year. In 2011 I added approximately 11,500 photos to my iPhoto library.Read more

Busty: husband, partner, baby-daddy, friend.

There aren’t really words enough to articulate my thanks for Tony. As I type this he is out flushing the antifreeze from my undriveable-for-fear-of-that-clunking-noise car (reliable, what?). Oh, yeah, he also got up at 4am to go Black Friday shopping with me. Again. And he liked it 😉 Yesterday we hosted Thanksgiving dinner at ourRead more

Back to the Pumpkin Patch [Liepold Farms]

File this under “freak out of the day.” Me at the pumpkin patch* last October (roughly 34 weeks pregnant) and a year later with 10.5 month M&M. Oy, the difference a year makes! *We’ve been going to Liepold Farms for three years running. I also purchased the majority of our summer produce from them atRead more

The last few weeks as seen through my iPhone.

Highway 30 North of Astoria on 12/22/08. Yes, the trees are bending in like they’re about to break. Trista and Ali sharing music in the car. Ali, Alyssa and "Abuh" sleeping on the way home from our Christmas in Salem, OR on 12/28/08. Grabbing a snack at Northgate mall on New Year’s Eve. Ringing inRead more

Christmas pictures!

I know the holidays are practically a distant memory at this point. But I just now uploaded the few pictures I got. Especially compared to last year! December 20th, the night before Christmas at our house. Enjoying a Christmas snack at her new table and chair set. We took our tree down on December 21st!!Read more