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Last weekend, we hopped in the Jeep and headed out to West Linn, to our friend’s family’s farm, to get our Christmas Tree. It was our 5th year cutting down our own tree, and it’s one of my most favorite family traditions. Here we are in 2011 (new to Oregon), 2012 (last year of being […]

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Last weekend, we headed to the coast for a cozy weekend with friends. A few weeks before leaving, Sara & I planned a hike on the Drift Creek Falls Trail in the Cascade Range. Man, I am so happy we did this hike. Not only was the weather perfect, on an otherwise rainy weekend, but the […]

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While I miss the snuggly newborn days from time to time, there is really nothing better than the “now”. Now, Alba is walking & running all over the place. Now, I can pack up the car on a whim, and go visit the rose gardens in Washington Park. Now, I don’t have to worry about […]

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Back in July, it was so. freaking. hot. Like, I literally can’t ever be too hot, and I was TOO HOT! In a brilliant example of why we’re the smartest people in the world, we decided to take a trip up to Mt. Hood for the day. We packed our lunches, grabbed our hats and fleece, […]

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When you live in Oregon, and you feel compelled to blog about a rainy day, I think it’s a sign that it’s been really dry. When I first heard the rain falling, it was like a wave of peace … So strange, but I didn’t realize how much I missed that Oregon rain. We opened […]

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