December was a big month for us!  Amelie had her second visit with Santa at The Flower Garden: And her first school holiday program: She also started sleeping in a big girl bed! Patrick busted his butt installing new flooring in the bedroom: And we went to Aunt Dani’s wedding in Vail:

Thanksgiving 2017

We started the day right enjoying some festive beverages while I put together my epic cheese tray appetizers: Amelie’s grandpa David, Gigi, great grandmother Joan, Great Aunts Cynde, Patty & Joyce, Megan and Grunkle John joined us for Thanksgiving dinner.  It was really nice to see everyone and the potluck style dinner was a successful…

Mexico Vacation 2017 – Dia de los Muertos

Our intention was to be down there for the full Dia de los Muertos celebration but I goofed up and set our departure date for 11/2, which is the day of the big parade I was really looking forward to.  Oh well, lesson learned.  We did still get to enjoy the festivities and the decorations…

1st Birthday!

And what 1st birthday party would be complete without a brain smash cake?

Mother’s Day!

Dear Amelie, My sweet baby girl, where do i start? I look at you and every part of me melts. You are so beautiful & shiny bright. Your happiness radiates and fills me up until I can’t help but laugh out loud at the joy you bring me. You’re the perfect age between newborn and…