Archive for February, 2009

my birthday surprise

February 26, 2009

My 30th birthday is next week. I have always wanted to swim with dolphins and told Badi that for my 30th birthday I wanted to go to the Bahamas or Key West and swim with dolphins. Since we happened to be in San Diego right before my birthday, he found out that Sea World has a dolphin interaction program and surprised me with that for my birthday. So today I got to put on a Sea World wetsuit and get in the water with the dolphins. I didn’t actually get to swim with them but got to touch them and do some tricks. It was a great experience even if the water was only 55 degrees!

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I love this picture of the kids waiting for the Shamu show. Finn hates having his picture taken. 

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 Reese and Finn checking out some whales with their cousins. 

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Love this one of Finn with my father in law and his camera in the background. 

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more of the cousins…

February 23, 2009

Here are a few more shots of the cousins from the other day – the boys together, the girls and a few individual photos.

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cousins

February 22, 2009

We are in San Diego visiting Badi’s family this week. All the cousins were here so we took the opportunity to get some photos of all of the them together. (Sorry if my color looks off, I am on my laptop and don’t usually edit my photos on it.)

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friends

February 20, 2009

One of my good friends was home visiting her family this week, so we got to visit with her and her girls. Her older daughter is 3 1/2 and her younger daughter just turned one last month and I have never taken real pictures of either of them. Unfortunately it was really windy and cold yesterday afternoon so we weren’t able to relax and get a lot of great pics. I think I got a few cute ones though.  

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brother & sister

February 16, 2009

Here are a few shots of a brother and sister from the weekend. 

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happy valentine’s day

February 14, 2009

I hope everyone has a great day. This is the card that Reese handed out at school this year. 

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marshmallow pops

February 11, 2009

I saw these cute marshmallow lollipops at Target today and thought they would be the perfect prop to bribe the kids into let me take some pictures today. After the freezing winter we have had so far, it was so nice to have a warm day. Apparently the lollipops look much better than they taste, Reese did not like hers at all. 

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Playing tug of war with a piece of the lollipop.

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pretty in pink

February 7, 2009

I met up with my friend Julia, to get some pictures of her little girl for Valentine’s Day. Julia came armed with lots of cool props, chairs, fairy wings, tutus, a cute little chalkboard. We had lots of fun.

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