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12 {x2} in 2015

Joining in with the annual “12 in 2015” link-up {thanks, Bobbi, for hosting!} where we share a look back at the year with 12 photos. Although, I could never limit myself to just one picture per month as hard I try. So I’ll try to stick to two but this may take on a life of its own. 😉

January 2015

We took our second annual trip to Monterey to see the Aquarium for the homeschool days that included a trip to the Dennis the Menace Park.
Aquarium waterwall - January 2015

swinging high - January 2015

February 2015

Lots of heart painting for Valentine’s Day and a Mothers’ Group Valentine Tea.

painting hearts - February 2015

mothers' group valentine tea - Feb 2015

March 2015

Egg carton painting session and a puppy party to meet little Jed {who is not so little anymore!…and neither is Lucie!}.

egg carton painting - March 2015

Lucie with puppy Jed - March 2015April 2015

An Easter egg hunt in the living room on Easter morning and fabulous trip to New York City that included a wedding reception on the rooftop of the Copacabana Club. 
Easter baskets - Apr 2015

wedding dancing - Apr 2015

May 2015

Steve’s long-anticipated graduation from USC with his Masters in Public Administration and Mothers’ Day at the beach in San Luis Obispo.


Mother's Day - May 2015

June 2015

Another graduation, this time Steve’s brother, Eric, graduated from UOP’s dental school, and was hooded by his father, also a dentist. Later in the month, we celebrated Lucie’s first birthday with a pretty pink cake.



July 2015

4th of July at the newly-renovated cabin and a trip to the California State Fair, which included a fire safety demo.


Evey fire truck

August 2015

Lots of trips to the splash pad and painting outdoors with a cleaning in the kiddie pool to follow because it was just. too. hot.



September 2015

Although not much grew well this year, the sunflowers did splendidly. And there was a victory daddy-daughter dance in the rain when we received much-needed water from the sky.

sunflowers - Sept 2015


October 2015

This was a busy month, and one where I worked on my photography, so lots to share! An absolute favorite every month: Artful Tot at the Crocker Art Museum. Evey got her first set of pigtails. Lucie loved the ‘punkins’! We jumped for joy when we heard of our newest niece’s arrival: Genevieve Marie. Evey can’t get enough snuggle time with her. I knitted my first set of leg warmers which my favorite ballerina loves to wear. We celebrated Halloween Frozen-style this year.







Frozen Halloween - Oct 2015

November 2015

Evey celebrated her 3rd birthday with DONUTS! An early snowfall meant ‘snow fun’ the second week of November.

Evey's donut birthday - November 2015


December 2015

Who needs gifts when you can enjoy the boxes they came in? More ‘snow fun’ at the cabin to celebrate Christmas with family. And enjoying some tent reading while home sick.

toddler sofa - Dec 2015

Lucie sledding - Dec 2015

reading in tent - Dec 2015

5 Thoughts on “12 {x2} in 2015

  1. Great pictures! What a fun year you all had. I hope your 2016 is full of new, enjoyable adventures too!

  2. Oh this is so great!! I love this idea and seeing some of the pictures I haven’t before!

  3. Such cute girls! Thanks for sharing your year with us. Blessings for 2016!

  4. I love this so much! I always try to pick my favorite photos for these yearly reviews but you are making it hard! Okay, I narrowed it down to April – little Miss in blue, July – little one in red stripes, pink cake, pink ballerina slippers and Dec – kids in a box. So stinkin cute!!! May you have a very blessed 2016!!

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