October 31, 2013

month eleven

month 11

Oh boy! Your personality is really starting to shine, Mooska! You are strong willed but sweet, a tough boy, always curious, and sometimes silly. 

Your 5th tooth came in this month! But, that doesn't mean you're eating "big boy" food; you still prefer mama's milk to anything else. You seem to really like the squeeze pouches (fruit and veggies alike), but if we give you solid food you immediately spit it out. Immediately. Little dude, you're going to be a runt if you don't start eating. 

You still LOVE to walk holding on to anyone's hands, and you've walked many a "country mile" doing so. You have no interest in letting go to walk on your own. That's okay...but Mama's ready when you are! 

This month you had lots of sleepovers! At the end of September you spent 4 days with Mimi, Papa and Daddy-O while Mama was in NYC with Amber & Alexa! You took lots of walks, ate lots of Cheerios, enjoyed the swing and played hard with Mimi and Papa! This weekend was also your very first night with just you and Daddy. And, Mimi even kept a journal (from your point of view) of the things you did over the weekend! Mama especially loved this. The very next weekend, after your very first Lauren's Hope 5K you spent the night with Honey so mama could meet daddy in Georgia for our sweet friends, Dave & Gina's wedding! You're getting to be a pro at sleepovers! 

This has been a month of learning for sure. You've signed "more" without being prompted, can stick out your tongue when asked to (and let me tell you, it's super cute!), and have decided to crawl on all fours (sometimes)...the army crawl is still your quickest way of getting around! You're also becoming much more verbal, trying new words and sounds all the time! I can't wait until you can talk to me! 

Mosie, I can't believe we're officially counting down until your BIRTHDAY! I find myself holding you a little longer when you fall asleep in my arms, giving you extra kisses and soaking up every last drop of your last days of your first year. What a big boy you are child of mine. I am so very proud of the little boy that you are and that you are becoming. Keep growing big and strong Amos Michael!

|how he really felt about having his picture taken|

October 30, 2013

Charleston | day 3

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a pic-nic on the beach with treats from The Village Bakery  | *thanks Mary Gene!
ocean side chats with Mikey 
beauty in death
as close to perfect as it gets
shadow people 

October 29, 2013

Charleston | day 2

Day 2 of our trip was full of antiquing (my sweet, sweet Mikey took me everywhere I wanted to go), eating, movie watching, and more eating. 

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birds in the marsh
the view
sunset kiss
my Mikey & me 
my boy 
marsh cruiser 

October 28, 2013

Charleston | day 1

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a special request appetizer plate from The Post House
pre-dinner @ Mellow Mushroom where we watched & talked baseball 

October 25, 2013



TGIF from my blonde boy 

October 23, 2013

out takes

When all of your bffs are in the same place THREE weekends in a row sometimes funny things happen. I'm just glad to have it all documented. 

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your guess is as good as mine
dancin' boys 
my special friend ben 
sagan & liz 
the result of a little belly rub 
the crazy girl + the photographer
air guitar
droppin' it like it's hot (and it was)
you talkin' to me?!
dancin' with the invisi-ball 

October 22, 2013

loving lately | chris + whit's wedding edition

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bridal brunch at Twigs 
fall blooms
a little bit of heaven
the bride on her wedding day
where it all began
us + the newlyweds 

October 21, 2013

wedding numero tres

CP & Whitney 

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tic tac toe
three in a row
boom. wedding numero tres! 

October 17, 2013

[on repeat]

on repeat 
united pursuit band
let me in 

October 16, 2013

wedding weekend|s|

wedding weekend 1
Dave & Gina got hitched -- group shot

wedding weekend 2
Ben & Emily tied the knot 
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just a wee bit excited
my mikey & me at the rehearsal dinner
group shot at the wedding 
crazy things happened on the dance floor