Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Nora and Lipstick

This girl had an obsession with getting into my makeup to get my lipstick for the longest time! Doesn't she look fabulous?

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Christmas Day 2015!

Wow, I am finally getting to getting Christmas on here! It was a pretty fun day! It was fun having our first Christmas in our new house. Here is the day in pictures:

Coming down the stairs, full of excitement, to see what Santa brought!
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Playing with our new fun things!

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The post-Christmas morning mess:
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Mylie was so happy to get some cute Bitty Twins!
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The Little People Princess Castle was a winner...and still is to this day!
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And oh my, what a surprise! Bennett got a Double-Shot!! This gift is still going strong! Bennett's high score as of today is 175. Russ is still trying to beat it!
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Later on we had our gift exchange at my parents'.
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The White Elephant Left Right game got us all laughing so hard we were crying. Looks like Patrick couldn't wait to try on his new gift!
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We wrapped the night up back at home. We took some pictures, then watched a movie together...I fell asleep though.
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Christmas Eve 2015

On Christmas Eve this year, we stayed home. I cooked a nice turkey dinner and my parents came over to share it with us. We shared some music together, watched a Christmas video, then the kids opened their new Christmas pajamas.
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Christmas 2015~Harkness Family Party

This was a fun night of yummy soup and a darling little nativity.

Coy was a cute little Joseph:

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Bennett was our narrator this year:
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Abby looked super cute in her festive jammies:
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Best cousin/friends!
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Our presents were finally wrapped and put under the tree with one day to spare!
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Sunday, July 17, 2016

Nora's 2nd Birthday!

Back in December of 2015, my baby girl turned two years old. She has been such a fun addition to our family. We sure love our little, spunky Nora. The other kids dote on her and love to take care her and play with her. She is a funny girl that know just how to push your buttons. At two, she was quite the little talker. She loved babies and princess shoes. She cannot leave a scab alone, and had this nasty owie on her nose for over a month because she couldn't stop scratching the scab off! Her favorite color is purple, and she wanted a purple cake. She was a pretty picky eater at the time, but loves all things in the dairy group: milk, cheese, cottage cheese, and yogurt. She usually loves macaroni and cheese, so for her birthday we took her to Noodles & Company thinking she would love the mac & cheese. Since it was different than your regular old Kraft, she wouldn't touch it and didn't eat a thing there. Kind of a let down birthday dinner!

Here are the photos from the day!

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I was very pleased with how her cake turned out. It was a cute one!
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Sweet Mylie helped me make all the pompoms for the water bottles. It was fun :)
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