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I have been wanting to take Isla to the Oregon Coast Aquarium for a long time, and we finally made it happen! A Wednesday morning in early January proved to be the perfect time for a visit. Most people were back to work and school, so if felt like we had the aquarium to ourselves. […]

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We bid 2015 farewell and welcomed 2016 from our little slice of heaven along the Oregon Coast. The final sunset of the year was absolutely glorious! We bundled ourselves up, went down to the beach, and watched the sun paint the sky golden before dipping below the horizon. Walking along the sand, we reflected on […]

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The holidays with Isla have been absolutely magical! She is now at an age where she can really appreciate the wonder, the sparkle, the anticipation, and the joy surrounding this time of year. Watching our girl actively take part in our family traditions has been one of the greatest delights of parenthood thus far. There […]

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I bought a firm-bristled tooth brush to use as an eyebrow brush years ago. Isla has watched me use it countless times, and asks to borrow it every now and then to practice brushing her own eyebrows. One morning, after grooming alongside me at the sink, Isla raced into the bedroom to find the cats. […]

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We took advantage of the very brief break in the rain this morning and enjoyed a winter walk around our neighborhood… Our walk was also the perfect opportunity to play with one of our new cameras (I’m loving it!). Isla was a very patient little model for me.Perfecting her “blue steel” Seriously, who is this […]

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