Memory Keeper: This Week in December and January

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A little fellow in his happy place. Cali beach life is in his blood

Happy Belated New Year Everyone. Once again, I’m playing catch up with keeping the blog updated. Sorry! Now you have to bear with me over posting cutsey pictures of the family. Ok, here it goes…

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Throwback to Christmas morning. Playing with new toys and glued to the new books. Huge thanks to Grammpy, Grammy and all the Canadian Uncles, Aunts and cousins for blessing the kids with gifts

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Did the Cozy Dell hike again with these two. I must say Azure has started his fair share of complaining and lobbying for breaks

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Left: The littles are so happy on the rare occasions their big brothers have time to spend with them

Center: Taking advantage of a no school day to go out for donuts. First time ever!

Right: Spent a couple hours with these two. The first time Brecks had been to a mall play place. I was so terrified they would smash into the teeny tiny kids toddling around

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Hiking in the Santa Monica mountains on New Years

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Whelp, that’s it for today. See ya in a couple weeks

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Memory Keeper: Happy Holidays 2015

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Happy New Year Family and Friends!

Here are some extra photos from our Christmas photo session, feel free to skip if you aren’t related to us. It’s totally cool. Check out the backdrop, Hubbs made us hike a mile to this location in the Los Padres National Forest. Yes, we are a bit nutsy! It’s ok, another excuse to get some exercise in. Before I get all the comments about us being down one kid and why I’m not in the photos I’ll answer that now. One kid did not care to participate in this outing and as for myself, well it’s difficult enough to round everyone up to just get this done already. Anyhoo, enjoy seeing the monkeys as they get bigger and more handsome

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The biggest Monkey. Looking handsome and reasonably happy

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And we get a smile!

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He doesn’t like my trying to ‘pose’ him

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After many admonitions to ‘not squeeze so tight Azure’ we got a decent shot

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Love close ups of their handsome faces

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Monkey #2

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Climbing all over and making tons of noise! Cougar control, right?

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I had to include these…it sums up his personality so well

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Cutie face of Monkey #4

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‘Climbing on the rocks is more interesting. Get this done already’

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Having a challenged hair day, but still cute

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Awww! Daddy and the two babies

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Tiny Monkey #5 in his fancies

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‘Ok,. One smile!’

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‘Catch me if you can’

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Have a blessed New Year All!