Ahhhhhh holiday season is over. *collective sigh* It was SO brilliant to be in the States for the whole of the holiday season for the first time in seven years. SEVEN YEARS WITHOUT THANKSGIVING. Imagine.

We spent loads of time with family, a little time with friends (two parties! one a roaring success, Cora-babysitting-wise. One, notsomuch.)

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Cora is 18 months old. Omg a little toddler. It’s such a fun age — she kills us with the cute!

She is speaking in (some) sentences, and she can spell her name aloud. Whaaaaaaaaaaa???

All of her teeth are in for the moment. Hoping for a break before the two-year molars. Sleep is, well, still not great. Up a couple of times at night, but she’s in our bed, so we feel equipped to handle it without too much sleep lost. She still just doesn’t seem to need much. *shrug*

She’s still nursing. ❤

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❤ our darling little

Visiting

August 23, 2012

We drove to Birmingham for the weekend in order to meet Auntie’s boyfriend’s family. It was so lovely to meet them, and Cora was so sweet and well behaved. The next day was another story. 🙂 Was a really fun weekend, even though I managed to drink too much wine Friday night, so had a stupid wine headache the next day. Ho hum. Fun in the moment.

My sister and I drove over early and spent the day with my dad. Cora loves her grandpa! She even said ‘Pa-paw’ twice!

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My dad is a huge Alabama fan; Chris and I went to Auburn. Cora looks suitably unimpressed.

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I WILL get the fuzz out from under the ice maker!

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Auntie, let me help you with your makeup.

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Hanging with Mimi while Mama gets a pedicure (win!).

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Piper and her across-the-street friend, Fake Piper.

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Yeah! We’re back home!

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Safe to say, she’s not allergic to peanut butter.

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Effing molars strike again!!

She’s in a slightly happier mood today, so hopefully her little teefies are hurting her less. Grandpa and his wife Sherry are coming to visit this weekend. We’re thinking Aquarium. Fun times!