Holidays – final post

A few photos from the holiday season:

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I have decided to sign off this blog, while I have loved doing it and am so grateful I was able to capture the first several years of Maeves life, it just doesn’t fit in my life these days.  So, I am going to dedicate more time to living and let the documenting go for now.

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Its a charmed life that we live

Our family photos, fall 2014.  Taken at our ‘new’ house

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Settling & #800!

This just happens to be my 800th post!  Just wanted to share a few photos from around the house.  Now that we are getting more settled, things are returning to something more normal and comfortable.

Maeve has been making HUGE strides in writing and knowing her letters.  She loves drawing, making books, cards and lists.  She also loves her weekly project days at school.  Here she is working very diligently and carefully – she is getting to use a permanent marker, which as you can probably imagine, is a special thing:

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And she seems to be settled right into her new space in the new house (she requested a ‘rainbow room’, but more on that later):

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Fair fun

We have managed to fit in some fun here and there, around unpacking boxes, replacing windows and generally getting settled.  Maeve and I spent an afternoon at the Common Ground Country Fair – where she had her face painted:

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Moving

So, the big event of this late summer, early fall, was that we moved!!!  It has been all-consuming; exciting and exhausting at the same time (thus the absence in this space). There is much more to come about our ‘new’ place (a 165 year old former stage-coach stop) but for now, a few photos of Maeve moving some of her favorite things:

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Pirate Parade

One of our neighboring towns had their annual parade a few weeks ago and Maeve’s school put in a float – it was pirate themed.  A few of my favorite pics from the day:

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1st day of school 2014

Ready for the first day of pre-school at kidsville:

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This is her favorite dress these day’s because it is ‘spinny’.

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