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A Baby Luncheon with Dallas’s Family

August 19th, 2013 · 1 Comment

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Aunty Glenna, Alexia, Heather, Aunty Gail, Mom, Jessica, Me, Caroline, Rory, Aunty Laura, Naoko. Aly was taking the photo.

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Caroline & Rory.

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Aunty Gail & Heather.

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Aly & her daughter, Alexia.

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Me & Naoko (both due in October), Aunty Laura and her grandson, Rory.

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Opening some gifts.

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Jessica & Mom.

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Aunty Glenna and her granddaughter, Alexia.

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Aunty Gail & Mom playing with Rory.

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Rory didn’t like it when his mom held Alexia! So jealous!! (Caroline, Alexia, Aunty Laura, Rory, Danny.)

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Yummy cake.

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Aunty Gail with her grand-niece, Alexia.

Over the weekend Dallas’s family had a little lunch gathering to celebrate the baby. Aunty Laura hosted the lunch at her house in the suburbs and some of Dallas’s cousins and Aunties, along with my mom and niece attended. We had a delicious lunch, cake and a gifts to open. Mostly it was just nice to see everyone and visit. Aly brought her daughter, Alexia, who is just five weeks old and Caroline brought Rory, who is one and a half. Having the babies there makes things seem a bit more real! Also, Naoko is due only a week after me! Big thanks to Heather for taking all of these great photos! And to everyone for spending the day with me celebrating!

P.S. I am 30 weeks pregnant in these photos.

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A Barbecue With Friends in Honor of the Babies!

August 9th, 2013 · No Comments

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Loden & Rachelle.

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Rachelle & Loden with the cake Kristin made.

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Special Koozies!

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Steph and Jess making onesies for the babies.

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Dad.

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Dallas & Rachelle.

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Some of the onesies that our friends made.

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Becky, Britt, Anandi, Rachelle.

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Dad & Drake

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Stephanie & Drake

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Sara, Rachelle, Jessica.

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Jessica handmade this blanket for us!

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Stephanie, Jessica, Richard, Amanda, Dallas, Rachelle, Mom, Dad.

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Ed, Danny, Caroline, Richard, Dallas, Kristin, Amanda, Loden

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Trevor & Trent.

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Pregnant Pong!

Trent and Loden are expecting a baby days before us so our mutual friends threw a joint baby shower/barbecue for us. I guess the term for this is baby-que. At least that’s what my hairdresser told me! Don’t be alarmed, no babies were actually barbecued.

We celebrated the coming of our babies with a bunch of friends over at Jen’s, who graciously co-hosted along with Jess and Caroline. Luckily the weather was perfect! We had catered barbecue from Pork Shoppe and Kristin made an adorable (and delicious cake). There were matching koozies and Jess set up a craft table where people could make custom onesies. Thanks to all of our friends for being there and being so generous. We had such a fun day!

P.S. If you were wondering, I was 28 weeks pregnant in these photos.

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Rory’s First Birthday

February 18th, 2013 · 1 Comment

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Aunty Glenna, Kenji, Amanda and Tyler

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Caroline with Rory and her friend Kim. Kim’s daughter’s birthday is only two weeks from Rory’s.

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Tyler

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Rory feeling skeptical about what’s about to happen.

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Maybe it’s ok.

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No, it is definitely NOT ok.

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Eddy was very willing to fill in! He’s one year older than Rory.

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Kenji blowing bubbles at me.

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Kenji
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Dallas & Quinn, Best Buddies

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Time for presents. Caroline and Rory had lots of help from the other kids at the party.

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Packers football! Who could that be from?

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Eddy wants to help!

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Chad, Ed, Dallas, Quinn, Jen

I can’t believe Rory can be a year old already, but this past weekend we celebrated his first birthday! Danny’s friend owns a cute little restaurant in Forest Park called Amelia’s and closed it down for the afternoon for the party. I was sort of dreading going to Forest Park, but it only took us about 20 minutes to get there from our house! The party was a fun mix of family and a bunch of our friends. Rory was not into the cake at all, but he seemed to like the opening of presents. Well, I think he liked the paper the best.

After the party we went to Danny and Caroline’s house in Oak Park to hang out some more. Somebody had to drink all the leftover beer and it might as well be us. And Ed! Rory missed his nap because of the party and somehow stayed awake and happy long into the night. And he did eat a bit of cake once the pressure was off and he was seated comfortably in his high chair at home.

Happy birthday, Rory!

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