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Tuesday, February 23, 2010


I started taking photos of Mr. Moo in the bath and. . .

DSC_0459 copyI just can’t help myself.  Is there some support group that I can go to? Like Bath Time photographers anonymous? 

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“Why is the camera out again mommy?”

DSC_0477“ I mean, don’t you think that’s enough?”


Sunday, February 21, 2010

I Heart Faces: Hands On Fun

This week over at I Heart Faces the theme is Hands On.  My favorite part of the body on a baby is their feet, but when they discover their hands it’s the coolest thing ever.  I happened to have my camera handy when Mr. Moo found his hands and captured a rare moment.  It may not be award worthy, but it is a heart melting photo for mommy. 

DSC_1332 copy Don't you wish they stayed babies forever?  Check out my latest post for even better photos of Mr. Moo!  If those didn’t wow you, please by all means, head on over to I Heart Faces and see all the beautiful hand photos!


Wednesday, February 17, 2010

rub a dub dub

A baby in the tub!

DSC_0411 copyMr. Moo has been enjoying his baths so much that hubby has been letting him stay in for an hour or more.  I decided to take advantage of this with a little photography.

DSC_0415 copy  He loves his foam letters and numbers. He says “one!” enthusiastically every time that anyone counts out loud. Thanks to these fun bath toys he also has learned almost all of his colors. His favorite is yellow.

DSC_0417 Blowing the bubbles around is also a favorite bath time game. I bet you can’t guess who taught him that! Ha!

DSC_0423 copy The boy definitely has some serious facial expressions. He makes this face almost every time his daddy leaves. It’s almost as if he were mad at me for it.

DSC_0427 copy Of course he also makes cute faces!  Mr. Moo is a very happy, well adjusted toddler and we love him dearly.

DSC_0448 Of course he loves us too, just about as much as he loves his bath.  It’s so fun to watch him play. It’s amazing how many activities boys can find to do with water and bubbles.

DSC_0457 Pouring is one his favorite things. He does it in the water, with his toys, with beads.  He has started pouring water from one part of a toothbrush holder to another.

DSC_0442Mostly, he just likes his bath.


Tuesday, February 16, 2010

Favorite Things Swap

I’m totally in, are you? I have had so much fun with these in the past, I’m so glad mamarazzi is from Dandelion Wishes is doing it again!


Sunday, February 14, 2010

once upon a time. . .

. . .there was a baby.


Then all of the sudden one day his mama looked over and he had grown into a little boy.

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Let them be little!


Saturday, February 13, 2010


Little Fire Chief has been having a blast this week celebrating Valentine’s Day.  He has had three parties all in one week. Two at preschool and one last night at church. Unfortunately I have taken no photos of him celebrating because I was not invited to either preschool party and I was too busy helping Mr. Moo at the church last night. However, I did manage to snap a few shots of the elements from the preschool party.

DSC_0366 copy Don’t you just love his Valentine Bag?  All the kids had one with their name above it.  Aiden had lots of fun dropping his Valentine Cards into each bag for his friends.

Little Love Bugs I couldn’t resist a little DOF photo of all the bags on the wall.

DSC_0370 I looked like the preschool teachers had some fun decorating too.

What have you been doing this week for Valentines?


Friday, February 12, 2010

I Heart Faces: Fix-it-Friday


Here’s the before:

4349936325_ed51e3dc64_bHere’s my fix:

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Head on over to I Heart Faces to see all the other wonderful fixes.

Thursday, February 11, 2010

Rain Boots


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Ah to be a kid again!


Love and War: A blog book tour

Do you feel like you have married the wrong person? Are you falling out of love with your spouse? Are you looking for a way to fix it? Well look no further. Pick up your copy of Love and War: Finding the Marriage You Dreamed Of and prepare to be transformed.


John and Stasi Eldredge candidly tell their love story through this book. Love and War is a wonderful portrayal of God’s intent for marriage. Through their love story readers will learn how to love, how to live, and how to follow God’s will in their marriages. Unlike some self-help books, this book is entertaining, compelling, and an easy read. I recommend that every couple read it before and after getting married!


Disclaimer: This book was provided for free by WaterBrook Multnomah. If you are interested in participating in book review blog tours please go to .

Tuesday, February 9, 2010

Hope for Haiti


Wild Olive Tees is releasing their new t-shirt HOPE. 100% of the proceeds from the sale of HOPE will go to benefit the people of Haiti, through the help of Eyes Wide Open International. Wouldn’t it be cool if all of us bought one?


Sunday, February 7, 2010


When you’re 5 years old. . .

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Peter Pan is. . .


The authority on cool! when he says your Buzz Lightyear sweatshirt is cool, well. . .

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It just is! Wendy, she’s a whole different story entirely.

The End.


Space: The final frontier

On our first excursion in Florida we took the boys to Kennedy Space center. We got to see the building where NASA prepares for shuttle launches.

DSC_0113I was in awe.  I love all things space.  Little Fire Chief was ecstatic.  He has become obsessed with Star Wars and thought it was amazing that he actually was looking at real space shuttles.

DSC_0119 copyThere was a 4 part bus tour that drove passed the launch pad.  We got to explore some pretty interesting things.  This is just a small glimpse into what we saw. Look at the size of the rockets. They were enormous.

DSC_0120 copy  He thought that he had landed on the moon with Wall-E as his pilot. I don’t blame him.


This tribute to past astronauts was amazing.

DSC_0126 We even got to take a peak at the room where they assemble parts for the International Space Station. There will only be five more launches and the center will be complete.

DSC_0130 The only photo I could get of the boys was one where Little Fire Chief wouldn’t even look at the camera. I will post it for good measure, but am not happy with it at all.

DSC_0125 If every visiting Florida again, this will be top on the list of things to do.

Until then, God Speed.


Monday, February 1, 2010

My Story in Photos: Favorite Places


Recently our family went on a trip to Florida.  Naturally we could not go there without visiting (you guessed it) “The Happiest Place on Earth.” Now some people don’t believe that Disneyworld Resort is the happiest place on earth, but we believe it all the way down to our bones. 

DSC_0236 copyI mean, how could one possibly not love Sleeping Beauty’s Castle?  Doesn’t every girl want to live there?  Some of our favorite childhood friends live there too.

DSC_0162 copy DSC_0165 copyThere are beautiful Christmas Trees all over during the holidays!

DSC_0167 copy  And best of all, they celebrate,  guess who? That’s right, little old you!

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We had an absolutely fabulous time, and seriously who wouldn’t?

DSC_0268 copy I mean really? Who doesn’t want to meet Mickey Mouse?

DSC_0198 copy Or Woody and Jessie?!?

Read more stories like ours at I Heart Faces!