hanging around the house

The house my dad rented was so beautiful, it didn’t make a ton of sense to leave it that much.  Many of the days were spent lounging around, jumping in the pool, BBQ’ing, and taking long naps.  Here are a few shots from those days.

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When we weren’t hanging at the house, we spent a lot of time shopping.  So much that we needed to pick up another bag to bring all the stuff home.

catching up

Well, its been a while since I got a chance to upload some photos so here are a bunch.

Our friend Junior from Japan (now Australia) sent us a huge box of toys for the girls and the dogs!  Kaitlin doesn’t know what to make of them just yet, but Kristin is just having fun.

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There is a great little park near our house with a well manicured lawn.  Most afternoons you can find tons of kids running around and having a great time.


Kristin loves her pancakes, so much that she eats 2 at a time!


Kaitlin loves them too, but enjoys making a mess just as much!


Qumi’s friend, whom is also a twins mama, threw a birthday party for her girls that just turned one.  Kristin sat quietly, while it took several tries for Kaitlin.  The results are below and seemed to last at least an hour or so.

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The girls just love turning on and off the lights.


Thomas the train and the girls wearing their new GNR shirts.

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Probably a bit too short to dunk yet.


Nothing better then a bubble bath hat.


Saturday at the Botanic Gardens.


Qumi found a great Christmas themed sing-a-long class that we went with one of her friends.


Kristin found the apples.