In August, Aunty Nicola and cousin Max were kind enough to visit us from England.
It really felt like a long trip, because we did so much every day that we really made the most of our time.
There was a jetboat ride on the Willamette, wine tasting, waterfalls, beaches, mountains, lakes, roses, playing around, snuggling, barbecues, stories and more. Continue reading “A visit from Aunty Nicola and Max”
As autumn gets into full swing, we still made sure to get out of the house, rain or shine. Continue reading “October – November 2017”
With our move to Portland coming up very quickly, we’ve had little time to update the site of late. So, rather than neglect to provide an update, I figured I’d do a quick compilation of the best pictures of Jack that we have from the past month.
Jack getting a helping hand with his shoes from his sweet sister
Jack showing us his disapproval of something benign
Jack doing me a “favour” and washing my car
Jack didn’t escape getting a fashion consult
Getting in some morning snuggles with Mama
Jack looking way too grown up, blowing bubbles on a cool winter day
Jack rocking Mama’s hat
This summer, we spent a couple of weeks visiting with family in New England. We spent about a week each in Bath, NH and Kingston, MA.
While there, Jack got to meet his second cousins, Addison, Mason and Emmerson as well as other family members.
While there, he perfected walking and finally got the tooth through that had been bugging him for weeks. Continue reading “Jack’s first vacation – New England 2016”
Jack loves to roll around and play in his crib (cot) first thing in the morning so often we’ll play along with him. Recently, Mama decided to throw his blanket over his head which he found hilarious. Continue reading “Playing peekaboo under the sheets [VIDEO]”
I don’t recall how Jack came to be wearing Ellie’s “love glasses” but all that matters is that they work for him. He looks insanely adorable, especially when he throws that beautiful smile into the mix. Love this guy so much.
Continue reading “Jack and his (Ellie’s) love glasses”
It has been a whole year now since Jack was born.
366 whole days.
I’m really finding it hard to fathom that. It came so much quicker than it did with Ellie because life has been so much busier with two than it was with one.
Nonetheless, our little man really is becoming a little man now. He’s on the precipice of walking and all of a sudden, he’s changed from a little bundle of body parts to a little boy with human stature. It’s bizarre to witness.
This evening, to celebrate his birthday, we went to Love Food Central in St Pete – one of our favourite local vegan places – to enjoy dinner with some family. The owners were even kind enough to give Jack a piece of peanut butter pie with a candle in it and he boshed the lot of it! Continue reading “Jack’s 1st birthday [VIDEO]”
The four of us went to Starbucks at the weekend as we occasionally do for a breakfast date. What I didn’t know is that while I was in the bathroom changing Ellie’s diaper, Marti was snapping some ridiculously cute photos with Jack. Continue reading “Silly faces at Starbucks with Mama”
After 7.5 months, Jack finally got to enjoy his first Christmas. Being that he’s not even a year old yet, we intentionally kept it low-key for him, but he certainly enjoyed a few nice presents from close friends and family.
And of course, Ellie had a nice Christmas with Jack and helped him open his presents.
Ellie’s 3rd Christmas
Continue reading “Jack’s first Christmas”
The whole family was sick for most of November as we passed a cold back and forth. We’re finally on the other side of it, but that’s meant scant photos and updates on the websites.
This photo of Jack is a couple of weeks old, but was taken just as he was starting to feel better. Continue reading “Starting to feel better”