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Exploring the Dillon Ice Castle

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This winter we checked out the Dillon Ice Castle in Dillon, CO. It was so neat and we highly recommend it for folks in the area next year. What is the Dillon Ice Castle? The Dillon Ice Castle is a man-made winter wonderland. There are walls, spires, towers, domes, columns, icicles that shimmer in the…

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Adventures Update – We’re Back!

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Hi! Long time no see. Thankfully, just because the blog has been on hiatus, the adventures have not been. The adventures in the last few years have been more of the mild, day to day variety. There have been many wonderful times nonetheless! And that’s the key, and what we strive to do and encourage…

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It’s Been A While… Time for an Update!

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Hello! It has been ages since we have posted an update here… Life’s adventures certainly haven’t stopped, we just haven’t reported on them in a while. Update We are, of course, still in the Denver area. Since our last post I resigned from my job (yet again) to start my own business which is coming…

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The Many Faces of Baby Food

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Lil K has been testing out various foods since about the 6 month mark. So far she has tried sweet potato, butternut squash, peaches, broccoli, peas, green beans, and the tiniest bit of avocado and potato pureed into easy to eat baby food or just given to her in cooked chewable pieces to explore. For…

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Baby and the Dog

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Things really started getting fun when lil K actually noticed our dog Maggie. Before that Maggie would walk by, jingle her collar, smell the baby, and lil K was oblivious. Then she started following the dog with her eyes and smiling. Now she is watching, giggling, reaching, holding her arms out to and petting the…

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The First 6 Months

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It has been a crazy, wonderful, amazing, mind-blowing first six months. It’s hard to believe we’ve already had this little one in our lives for over half of a year. There have been so many challenges, so much to learn and figure out, so much work on little sleep, but it has been so rewarding,…

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Visitors

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Since baby girl’s birth we’ve been blessed with visits from many loved ones. Family and friends have come to visit and meet baby K, and get lots of baby cuddles. It’s nice to have visitors to provide encouragement, and help around the house. It’s been a steep learning curve, exhausting and frustrating at times, but…

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Ouray & Durango – Babymoon! & Second Maternity Photo Shoot

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Ever heard of a Babymoon? In a sense it’s like a honeymoon, but it’s a getaway or time spent together before the baby arrives, since we know things will get crazy busy then! We spent our Babymoon in Ouray and Durango, Colorado. We added a few days onto a weekend and headed out to Ouray….

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Baby Shower BBQ and Blessingway

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Our baby shower BBQ and Blessingway were wonderful. They were everything we hoped for and more. My sister, best friend, and grandmother all came into town and other local friends and family also came and celebrated with us. For the baby shower, we set up outside on our covered patio, had lots of tasty food,…

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She is Here!!!

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Baby girl arrived near the end of July. It was a crazy long labor but all ended well. The short version of the story is that baby’s head was asynclitic, meaning it was tilted toward her shoulder, which made dilation extremely slow and uneven, and caused the pushing stage to also take a very long…

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