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Mississippi Moments

Over the weekend, we kicked off Amelia’s birthday week with a visit to Sam’s family in Mississippi. Amelia was spoiled with laps to sit in, new nooks and crannies (and boxes!) to discover, plenty of phones playing music videos, dogs to pet, and the crowning moment: the whole family singing Happy Birthday with cake and… Continue reading Mississippi Moments

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Baby Beluga in the Deep Blue Sea

Baby beluga in the deep blue sea Swim so wild and you swim so free Heaven above and the sea below And a little white whale on the go Baby beluga, baby beluga Is the water warm Is your mama home with you, so happy Way down yonder where the dolphins play Where you dive… Continue reading Baby Beluga in the Deep Blue Sea

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Mississippi City Sights: Market Street Festival

We just got back from a long weekend visit with Sam’s family in Mississippi, and we packed a lot of family time, shopping, and playing into four days. Saturday was the annual Market Street Festival, when downtown Columbus is full of art, music, food, kids, and people. Sam’s grandparents live within walking distance, so we… Continue reading Mississippi City Sights: Market Street Festival

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Cheaper than the Zoo

Do you know what’s cheaper than the zoo? The pet store. No lines. No crowds. No overpriced concessions. No long car ride to get there and back. I probably enjoyed the reptiles, birds, ferrets, chinchillas, and rodents more than Amelia did, but she’s more and more observant by the day.The fish were a favorite.  … Continue reading Cheaper than the Zoo

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Alabama Adventures

Another edition of Alabama Adventures! I won’t be at home forever, and Amelia won’t be a baby forever, so in the meantime I’m super lucky to be flexible enough to visit my parents for a break in the routine. When my infusions roll around every 4-6 weeks, my parents drive up to watch the baby… Continue reading Alabama Adventures