Tuesday, January 7, 2014

Weekend Recap: Aunt Amanda Was Here!

So I'm not quite hitting the "post a day" mark, but I have posted more in the last 7 days than I have in the last 7 months. That has to mean something, right?! :)

My sister Amanda was in town visiting this past weekend, so we were very busy playing and talking about wedding stuff (she's getting married in June, for those of you who don't already know!) It is always so wonderful having her here. She is my very best friend and I miss her with all my heart. Having her here always brings out the best in me, and the boys.

4/365: Brady & his Aunt Amanda. Reunited!

4/365: Playing "Steal the Blankies" 

4/365: Love on Coley!

Amanda cared for Brady when I went back to work after maternity leave (way back in 2009), for months 3-6, so they created a very special bond that no one can match. Despite the distance, they have always been extremely close and Brady really cherishes the time he spends with her. He gets so sad when she leaves, it's hard for this Mama to keep it together...

6/365: Last dinner with Amanda

I am looking forward to the day when we are all back living in the same state, and saying goodbye will really just mean, "so long for now!"


I have been really good at getting out my DSLR every day to take a photo for this Catch the Moment 365 project. I even took my camera to dinner at a pizza joint the other night, just to capture our last meal with Aunt Amanda. But sometimes, a day goes by and I don't get a chance to use it, so I have to rely on the trusty-dusty cell phone photo. Here is a shot I took on Sunday during the SF 49er's game vs. the Green Bay Packers.

5/365: Cheering on the 49'ers vs. the Packers

As a die-hard (ok, sometimes fair-weather) Chicago Bears fan, I wanted nothing more than the Niners to crush the Packers in the first week of the playoffs. And while it wasn't a full-on spanking, per say, the Niners were victorious in the end and I was one very happy lady. You know what they say, "when in Rome..."

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