Category Archives: the todds

holidays & a birthday in kansas

i thought i’d wait until it had been exactly one month since i last posted, but what the hey…. we had a lovely christmas. and new year’s. and i’d love to share it with you. but instead of talking, i … Continue reading

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don’t fence her in

the last time we were in kansas with family, we had the privilege of attending our niece hannah’s soccer “game”. and i shouldn’t really even call it a “game” because it was a bunch of adorable 4 year olds decked … Continue reading

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the heat, the beach & shamu – part 3

my favorite part of our trip was something we didn’t necessarily plan. the husband got super excited about taking us to seaworld on the last day we were in florida (a big thank you to sweet friends who got us … Continue reading

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the heat, the beach and shamu – part 2b

ah, the beach. the smell of saltwater in the air (i swear i could smell it when we got off the plane in orlando) and the sound of the ocean – are there much sweeter, simpler pleasures in life? it … Continue reading

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the heat, the beach and shamu – part 2a

so, as it turns out, babygirl is a total water rat. the first day we were in daytona beach, we took the girl to the pool, figuring we’d start there and then introduce her to the ocean. the resort we … Continue reading

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the smiles after the blizzard

while we were in kansas last week, we had some pretty sick weather. but not the good sick. this texas girl can honestly say she has never seen snow like that. at least not beyond the ski slopes. never have … Continue reading

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christmas in texas 2010 – part uno

as many of you know, we spent christmas in austin – the greatest, most glorious city there is. mostly because it’s home.  and yes, because we are awesome, this was our second christmas this year. (remember christmas in kansas?) one of … Continue reading

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