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, You’re too little to make me Mother’s Day macaroni necklaces and write cute poems about me from school but that’s okay.  I can wait.  Being with you every day has been more than enough.  I’m fine with starting the day with your bed hair, sleepy smiles and sweet cuddles.  I’m good with just…