Avonlea | One Month

Time is flying.  I know this is what everyone says, but I really just can’t believe Avonlea has already been with us for a whole month.  It feels like she’s been in our lives forever, & just a day, all at the same time. Firsts: First hike (more on that here)! First time meeting Grandbuddy! […]

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Friday Favorites | Vol. 8

our last pre-Avonlea date | The Friday before Avonlea was born, we went on a fancy date since we knew it would probably be the last thing like that that we would do for awhile.  We ate at one of our favorite places, Los Altos Grill.  Glad we made use of that time, since she […]

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Making a Little Adventurer

One of my dreams for Avonlea is that she would seek adventure.  That she would not be satisfied just within the walls of our house, but she would want to get outside & see new things & go to new places.  I want her to be brave.  To do things that she didn’t know she […]

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Avonlea | Three Weeks

I’ve never known days as bittersweet as these.  I can’t believe this little human has been in our arms for three whole weeks already.  Every single day she grows & looks more & more different from that tiny girl we first held.  I just want to make her stop & stay tiny forever.  But then […]

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Avonlea | Two Weeks

It already makes me a little sad looking back & seeing how much Avonlea has grown in just two weeks!  But I’m also so proud of her…she’s already doing so many things that she couldn’t do at first, & her little personality is starting to show, little by little. Firsts: First walk at the park. […]

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Avonlea | One Week

This teeny little thing is a week old already.  It seems like the last few days have just been a blur.  A lot of sleep lost, but a lot of time getting to know this little person. Likes: Eating! Cuddling Reading Sitting in her Mamaroo Daddy tickling her feet Having her hands right by her […]

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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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