Our Easter

Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Easter was especially great this year, for many reasons. Brandon's dad was in town for Easter so we got to see him. His mom wasn't able to come this time around so we sure missed Grandma! Not only that but Brandon's grandma had a big birthday so we were able to go and celebrate with her the day before Easter. It was really good to see family, and meet another baby. Brandon's cousin had a 5-month old and it was our first time meeting her. She was not picky at all, and was such a good baby!

We had a little Easter egg hunt with Brandon's niece and nephews. It was fun watching them search for eggs, and it was fun to see Mason learn from them. He loves popping the eggs open. He watches this video on YouTube that has these surprise eggs so it must remind him of that video. He's a funny guy! He loves sweets so I treated him to some chocolates in his eggs :)

It was my first time being in my brother-in-law's house since my sister-in-law's passing. It was hard at first, and I anticipated that, but entering the house, and seeing her pictures, that was especially hard. I keep expecting her to walk out of their bedroom at any point. It feels like her presence is still there, which I loved. I can imagine her there laughing as her kids search for their Easter baskets. There is certainly an emptiness, her emptiness. But my brother-in-law and the kids' energy are wonderful, and their voices and laughters fills their house and my heart.

I am especially grateful to have been able to celebrate Easter with so many of our families this year.


February's Obsessions

Monday, March 14, 2016

February was fairly low-key for us. A lot of working, a lot of sleeping, and a lot of lazing around. Which meant a lot of Netflix, Hulu, and Amazon Prime. We were obsessed with this show, this show, and this show.

This website satisfies my curiosity of what others are doing. I especially enjoyed reading this one, and this one.

I finally got around to ordering one of these, with my baby's birth date on it. I love wearing it.

I picked this and this up, and have been wearing them obsessively, at least once a week. I sized up to a Medium, and it comes right down to my knees, which is my preferred length. Price tag is awesome, and both pieces are machine washable.


Dribble Like a Pro

Wednesday, March 2, 2016

This weekend, we had about a minute of sunshine so we took to the backyard for some soccer lessons with Mason. Brandon got some cones and a soccer ball for him so he can kick around.

Dribbling like a pro already. Just kidding. He is still working on his feet-eye coordination, but it sure is fun to watch him as he figures things out.

They took a quick break to watch an airplane fly by.

Brandon teaching Mason how to flex. I love his little face so much.

Wouldn't this color combination together in an outfit be so outrageously awesome?!!! 

I'm so grateful to be your mama.


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