Monday, April 22, 2013

April 22, 2013

Focusing on riding (or walking with) her balance bike on this gorgeous morning!

April 21, 2013

Nora's exploding personality and laughter light up my life. :)

April 20, 2013

It was a beautiful, great day in the city filled with eating, shopping, walking, and talking. 
But as we were hurrying to catch our train back that evening, I just had to stop and capture this.

April 19, 2013

Great dinner out in Chicago with great friends!

April 18, 2013

"Tackle hug!"

April 17, 2013

A beautiful morning outside with my girls (Alena's self-portrait in the middle- love) followed by an afternoon coffee date with my mom!

April 16, 2013

The kitchen clock I finally found to cover the hole left by a gross old vent fan. 
The tiny make-do kitchen updates continue. :)

April 15, 2013

A fun morning hanging out and catching up with Shawnna!

April 14, 2013

Excited about his new merch that Hannah brought back from Seattle!

April 13, 2013

Great night out with Sam & Katie to see Josh Garrels in concert. Then off to celebrate Kate's 30th!

April 12, 2013

And she's crawling!

April 11, 2013

My go-to snack lately.

April 10, 2013

My early morning companion. Good thing she's so cute! :)

April 9, 2013

Finger painting on a rainy day.

April 8, 2013

Enjoying some fort time!

April 7, 2013

Cuddling up for a new favorite book.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

April 6, 2013

Family outing to Blandford Nature Center. Great to be outside on the trails!

April 5, 2013

Pizza night! This is Alena's "I'm not going to let you take a cute picture of me" face.

April 4, 2013

Back in GR, but before picking up our girls, we just had to stop..... Madcap, it had been way too long.

April 3, 2013

A beautiful, long walk through a newly-discovered nature preserve in Grand Haven. 
When was the last time the two of us just walked and talked for 1 1/2 hours? Oh bliss.

April 2, 2013

Excited for our kid-free 2 days/nights away!

April 1, 2013

Celebrating Kate's 30th birthday a bit early. :)

March 31, 2013

This is the best picture we could get, after many attempts. 
But that's not the point. Happy Resurrection Day!

March 30, 2013

This one-year old knows how to celebrate! Happy birthday Hadley!

March 29, 2013

On a family walk by the lake, Alena asked Reuben to draw a cross in the ice. 
So she did remember what I was teaching her that morning.
Oh good, Good Friday.

March 28, 2013

Alena showing off the Easter eggs she colored at Grammie's house!

March 27, 2013

Good-bye, Mr. Snowman. We won't miss you.

March 26, 2013

These sweet friends insisted on holding hands much of this stroller ride walk. :)