Sunday, September 30, 2012

Happy Birthday Rebekah :)

You are so loved!

Mom and Nana Visit

 Rebecca Jane and Rebekah Jayne.

Mom and Nana.


Love this girl. Had to capture here against the brick wall in my room one afternoon.

Sunday, August 12, 2012

Beach Baby

Just got back from a week with this little guy, the family, and some dear friends. Refreshed and thankful. (Thought you might be getting tired of "Basil"). :)

Friday, July 6, 2012

"Did you miss me?"-love, Basil

So sorry for the herb hiatus. She's back-Basil, that is. Since you last saw her (about 6 hours ago via this blog) she has really begun to flourish. Six hours of sunlight per day and lots of water, that's it. I've really come to enjoy taking care of our back garden, but especially the herbs (if I haven't mentioned that already). Watching them grow from small seedlings to full plants has been so fun! And even more fun to cook with them for other people. Tonight, I took Basil to a whole new level-pesto. We now have a small jar of it in our fridge and next time I'll go easier on the garlic-whoops. Coming soon...a blog post on my "herb inspired" pinterest boards.

For those who are over the herbs...

Sarah and I had a garden party. We have a small garden and an alley perfect for cornhole and wanted to have people over, despite the fact that it's hot as heck. We had pie and lemonade and other cold drinks and had a lovely time...before the storm rolled in. So for those who were thinking, "if i have to look at that picture of Lindsey's basil, one more time..." well, here you go. Pictures, courtesy of my Wedding Photographer roommate, Sarah :).

The landlord, his wife and kids :).
We love pie.
The face behind the camera.

Saturday, April 14, 2012

Herb Garden

Close herb "friends" and the rosemary outcast blurred in the background. He needs room to spread out :).
And our outdoor table and chairs thanks to the landlord and his wife :).
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Friday, April 6, 2012

Day 5: Emily and Ev Yemekleri

After playing at the park with the little girls, Emily and I took a mini-bus to the water, found Ev Yemekleri (homecooked food) and did some shopping.

Kuru Fasulye (white beans and rice). Oh, how I miss this. 

Cay (tea) and...Doghnut holes?
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Thursday, April 5, 2012

Day 4: Part 2-After school, Cone Heads, and Basketball

Photos on the front stoop after picking up E and O from school. 

An old favorite pasttime of me and E-making cone heads

Watching O play basketball-he has a constant game going on in his head. 

I savored every moment of this day with Little Miss M and these dear friends. M and I even stayed for Baked Ziti and dancing to the Nacho Libre soundtrack :). 
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Day 4: Part 1-Special time with Miss M

Napping (resting) in Emma's room under her special princess net. 

Little Miss M and I had a special day together while her parents were out doing touristy things with Mark and Katie. We played with some other friends, went to the park, and then picked up the youngest ones from school with their mom. 
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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Day 3: Finally there.

So excited about breakfast. Love this girl. 

My traveling buddies and dear friends.

On our first morning, Mark and Katie took us to a restaurant with a great view of the city and a delicious breakfast. After returning to their apartment and resting for the afternoon, they had a friend come over and cook an authentic meal for us. It was probably our best meal of the week! 
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Day 2: And we're still traveling

Making our way via Munich, Germany. Little Miss M taking a movie break. 

Kiddieland: genious idea. 

J's husband, and happy camper with beer and brats. 

Curious George on her mom's iphone. 
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Day 1: Transatlantic Traveling with a 3 Year Old

Little Miss M waiting to board her first flight over the Atlantic with her juice (water) and jammies. We were actually all in our jammies, with the exception of her father. 

Getting excited about dried fruit and nuts and other airplane snacks. 

Practicing with her new neck pillow. 

Just plain excited. 
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Tuesday, April 3, 2012

Home from a wonderful, but short trip across the world...

...where I got to visit with these little ladies and several others. More to come...
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