Archive for August, 2009

Sunday, August 30th, 2009

i heart violet

So I attempted to do a photo shoot with Violet. I’m always lecturing parents who’ve booked newborn shoots with me to have the pictures taken at about 7-10 days old. I barely took my own advice and did Violet’s on day 10, and I sooo missed the opportunity of having a comatose baby. On day […]

Tuesday, August 25th, 2009

annie turns 6!

Annie has been excited about her birthday since mid-July. She’s been asking about what we were going to do for her birthday “party”. However, we weren’t really planning on doing a party for Annie. Since Grandma Kathy, Hayley, and Matt would be visiting, I figured that would be enough of a “party”. Annie seemed pretty […]

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009


When I said before that the girls were very excited about Violet’s arrival and couldn’t get enough of her I really was understating the situation. Annie and Mimi are absolutely obsessed with Violet and want nothing more than to be within inches of her most of the day. Each morning Violet and I are greeted […]

Sunday, August 16th, 2009

violet marie has arrived

The time finally came for Violet to make her first appearance into the world. Even though she wasn’t expected to arrive until August 21st, she decided a week early on August 14th wasn’t too soon to make her official entrance into the world. Of course, we weren’t going to discourage this. Voilet is my biggest […]

Wednesday, August 12th, 2009

boundary waters

As promised yesterday, this post will be about Mike’s trip with the scouts to the Boundary Waters last week. This trip was a big one in the making. Mike and his fellow scout leader, Seth, spent months preparing, purchasing, and practicing for the adventure. The past couple of months seemed like the guys were doing […]