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Jax’s 20 Month Painting

Jax’s 20 Month Painting

It is so, so pretty outside! The husband is cooking chili (My apple butter can wait till tomorrow. Chili, yum!), sun is shining and the baby finally took off his cranky pants. We took advantage of the warm fall weather to do Jax’s 20 month painting. This time I added a sea sponge and showed(…)

Apple Picking

Apple Picking

We went apple picking today! I can’t wait to make a big batch of apple butter with part of our haul! To read all about our outing and see the full gallery, visit my personal blog. What else should I make with our apples? We got 16.66 lbs!

Jax’s 18 Month Painting

Jax’s 18 Month Painting

We are keeping up with our monthly canvas paintings and I’ve really noticed a difference now that Jax is 18 months old. He recently mastered dipping his food into sauces and dips. He calls it “di di” (dip dip). I laid out four plates of paint for him (hiding the bottles – he gets very(…)

Friday Follow-Up

Friday Follow-Up

Today’s follow up is thanks to J, who was inspired by our toddler painting post. She shared this adorable photo of baby E, 10-month-old, who had the best time painting pictures! So sweet! Those cheeks and chubba thighs! It’s almost too much cute for one photo… Thanks, J!!

Jax’s July Painting

Jax’s July Painting

I hope everyone had a safe and fabulous fourth of July! Jax and I celebrated by nursing to the sounds of fireworks going off around our neighborhood. The noise didn’t seem to bother him, so maybe next year he’ll be able to stay up and watch them. This weekend we did his second monthly painting!(…)

Happy Summer!

Happy Summer!

As of 13:16 EDT, it is officially summer! Jax and I took the sidewalk chalks outside to celebrate. We recently got these Crayola chalks from a craft store with a coupon. They are labeled for 3 and up, but we play with them together and I make sure he doesn’t put them in his mouth.(…)