family pictures {2018}

Most of you are probably on our Christmas card list so you’ve seen at least a smattering of our family photos from this year. But, I ended up buying the entire gallery of photos this year since I couldn’t choose just a few, ha!, so here is a photo over-load because I also couldn’t choose which ones to share either.

We shot these at the UW Arboretum just as it was really starting to look and feel like fall, and even though it was drizzling rain, it was perfect! As we have for the past few family photoshoots, we used Ashley Vos, and I highly recommend her if you are local to Seattle!

Also, when did my girls get so grown-up?!

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eloise {first day of pre-k}

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{letter board: Letter Folk // top: Cat & Jack (old) // skirt: Gap Kids (old) // backpack: State Kane Backpack}

Eloise headed to her first day of pre-K this morning (after having her first “jumpstart” introduction day last Friday) and was super excited to go. She is at a new school this year (which I have previously mentioned) and we think it will be a great fit for her. Continue reading

eloise’s fourth birthday party.

Three weeks ago (!) we celebrated Eloise’s FOURTH birthday with a purple popsicle party, per the birthday girl’s request. I wanted to do something a little lower-key this year since birthday party invite lists tend to get slightly out-of-control, but Eloise has inherited my love of parties (and hosting) so we had a smallish gathering at our house of her close friends. Continue reading

daphne {month eighteen}

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{alligator: Jelly Cat // tee: vintage (Aaron’s old) // jeans: babyGap (similar)}

{month eighteen} Can’t you just hear her saying “CHEESE!” when you see this picture? This age is SO MUCH fun and it is especially fun with Daphne girl. She continues to be the sweetest, sweetest kid and her chatting and babbling (and marching) is probably the cutest thing ever. Continue reading