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Birthday trip to Natural History (June)

For my birthday in June, we headed into DC to check out the newly opened dinosaur exhibit at Natural History, as well as the butterfly tent. I’m sure we did lunch somewhere too, but if we did, I didn’t take photos! A few people had butterflies land on them! This particular T-rex is a real skeleton recently acquired by the … Continue Reading →

A visit to Long Island (May/June 2019)

A visit to Long Island (May/June 2019)

I’m a little out of order here (I know it doesn’t matter at all to anyone who might actually read this), but in late May/early June, we visited our friends John and Beth on Long Island. John is a former work friend of mine, who used to be in the office next door to me, and we used to have … Continue Reading →

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Carolyn’s Goodbye Party (June 2019)

In June, Carolyn had one last costume party at the beautiful Capitol Hill house they had been renting for the last few years. We were very sorry to see Carolyn go, it was so nice having her in DC! I was going to be a little late to the party, so I wanted something quick and easy to change into … Continue Reading →

June Florida Vacay - last day, Disney!

June Florida Vacay – last day, Disney!

After a big holiday break and a lot of intensive work at home in the evenings feverishly uploading pics to Flickr (and praying they don’t go away), it’s time to try to catch up with some blogs again! At this point, I am like 7 months behind. yay. So last I posted, I was enjoying going through our lovely Florida … Continue Reading →

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New Smyrna Beach – Day 7 – June 2019

On our last day on New Smyrna Beach, my sisters-in-law and nieces and two nephews did our now traditional shopping trip on Flagler Ave. We started out with coffee at Beachie Beans! Random pics from stores. We got back in time for lunch, and check out the adorable maxi dress on Elena! After Elena’s nap, we joined the family out … Continue Reading →

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New Smyrna Beach – Day 6 – June 2019

Day 6 in New Smyrna Beach! A sleepy baby: A Minnie swimsuit! Last year Elena would go to whomever wanted to hold her, no problem. But this year, it was Stranger Danger all the way. Unless I wasn’t there. But if I was… She let Aunt Jan hold her in the water for a little bit. But then nope, she … Continue Reading →

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New Smyrna Beach – Day 5 – June 2019

Day 5 in New Smyrna Beach! Morning snoozes after her bottle: A morning at the pool: She let Aunt Maria take her over to look at the water and play with the water spout. Someone was getting tired. Lunchtime and all changed into a New Smyrna Beach onesie that was a present from one of her Aunts! Back to the … Continue Reading →

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New Smyrna Beach – Day 4 – June 2019

Day 4 in lovely New Smyrna beach! The sunglasses only lasted like 5 minutes of course. After a morning at the pool, it was time to get dressed for lunch at JB’s Fish Camp! (Note Fish Camp t-shirt.) So, the previous night, at like 2am, there was a Falcon Heavy launch and a bunch of us got up to watch … Continue Reading →

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New Smyrna Beach – June 2019 – Day 3

Here’s Day Three in New Smyrna Beach! Our sleeping girl. I like that she often sleeps like this! Eager to get outside! Also, this bathing suit is easily one of my favs. We went out for a morning walk: And picked up some shells: Time for breakfast! This little hassock that was in the condo was perfectly sized for her! … Continue Reading →

New Smyrna Beach - June 2019 - Day 2

New Smyrna Beach – June 2019 – Day 2

Back to the beach! Or first full day, Sunday, had us getting dressed and heading to Mon Delice, the French bakery, for breakfast sandwiches (sausage, egg, and cheese on brioche) and coffee. A New Smyrna Beach tradition! Well, first stop was to run the beach stuff down to one of the tables by the pool. I can’t believe my baby … Continue Reading →

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New Smyrna Beach – June 2019 – Day 1

In June we had our annual family beach vacation in New Smyrna Beach. These beach posts are going to be heavy on baby pics. #warning #sorrynotsorry Our flight down was easy (and not horribly delayed, thankfully). Elena had a bottle and watched Coco (on silent) on the iPad. We stayed at this really cool B&B in Titusville called Casa Coquina … Continue Reading →

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Celestial Ball

Next up, we are into May! Thanks to Janine and Ron babysitting for us, we were able to attend the Celestial Ball at Gadsbys Tavern. I was just a tad slow to realize that the ball was on… May the 4th. Also known as Star Wars Day. Get it? Celestial Ball? Anyhoo, once I realized, I sprang into action. I … Continue Reading →