Avonlea’s First Christmas

Our first Christmas “back home” was just what we wanted.  We got to go to Grayson’s parents’ & mine.  We were gone for about 10 days, making the rounds.  A long time for Avonlea to be out of her routine & away from home, but she did great & bounced right back into a good […]

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California to Georgia!

1 moving truck & 2 cars. 1 cat, 1 baby, & 6 adults. 1 National Park. 4 time zones. 5 hotels. 10 states. 2,808 miles. I was so scared of this move.  The days & days & days in the car with Avonlea, especially after she decided right before we left that she hates being […]

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Avonlea Gray Carr

about her arrival | Our Avonlea girl is finally here with us!  She was born on June 29, 2017 at 11:55 p.m.  Nessie predicted weeks ago that she would be born on June 29.  When we got to the hospital, I let the doctors & nurses know they needed to get the show on the road because […]

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Girls’ Visit!

These two got to come for a visit during Mama’s spring break! We had a busy weekend seeing a bit of the city, & then driving down the coast. I was able to take off work on Monday so we could have a shopping day!  We got manicures & went shopping for an Easter Dress […]

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Thanksgiving + A Baby!

How am I always, always playing catch up?  Maybe I’ll get better when I have more important things to post about more frequently.  Say, in July when we’ll need to share all the cute baby pictures! We were already excited about my parents coming out for Thanksgiving, & especially excited when we realized we would […]

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The Last Frontier

We’ve been planning a trip to Alaska for several years now.  By planning, I mostly mean watching everything Alaska-themed that Hulu & Netflix have to offer, namely, Alaska: The Last Frontier. In June, we flew to Seattle, met my parents there, & boarded the Crown Princess the next morning! Alaska was everything we wanted it […]

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As an early 30th birthday trip for Grayson, Lisa & Glenn planned a trip to Oregon in May.  We flew up to Portland to meet them, & then drove 1000 miles all over Oregon, exploring for the week. The first couple days we stayed in Portland.  Our first stop was the Portland Farmers Market & […]

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