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29 December, 2011

Snow angel

Our little angel.


Frosty, Matilda, and Matt.

27 December, 2011

Uncle Greg

Matilda draws a funny picture of Uncle Greg.

26 December, 2011


Matilda checks her stocking for one more gift. She asked Santa for a jumprope.

Christmas morning

A tiara and tutu from Santa.

24 December, 2011

Big sister

Big sister shirt and tights. Ready for Christmas Eve.

Sleigh ride

Matilda soars in her sleigh.

Christmas gifts

Wrapped with a bow.

22 December, 2011

Santa bear

21 December, 2011


Four nutcrackers.

18 December, 2011

Little sisters

Aunt T reads Matilda's new book about little sisters. Thanks, Aunt T & Uncle S.


Matilda tickles Mia's toes.

17 December, 2011

Farmer Matilda

Matilda is wearing her overalls, hat, and gloves. One glove is on her foot. She says she's going to milk the cows.

15 December, 2011


On Matilda's head and arms, but not on her legs. She prefers short sleeves and no pants.

12 December, 2011

Nature Day

We love being minutes away from the Presidio. This weekend we enjoyed a nature day there where we built a little fort. Matilda and Matt add a votive candle to the middle and admire their work.

11 December, 2011

Gift suggestions

Gift suggestions for toddlers. Tissues, boxes, tape, and straws. Matilda is a walrus.

10 December, 2011


09 December, 2011


At the Bay Area Discovery Museum.

08 December, 2011

Playing together

Matilda entertains her cousin Mia.

04 December, 2011


Enjoying the Christmas decorations on the morning walk to Bob's Donuts.

03 December, 2011

Flight deck

The three of us on the flight deck.

02 December, 2011

It's a date

At Matt's holiday party on the USS Hornet.


I'm dressed up as a reindeer.


Matilda waves hello out her playhouse window at cousin Mia.

29 November, 2011

Still rocking

Matilda still fits in her rocker.

25 November, 2011

Keep calm

And drink hot chocolate.

24 November, 2011

Happy Turkey Day!

Happy Thanksgiving from Ghirardelli!

23 November, 2011

Not feeling well

Tough night and hard day. Trying to take it easy.

22 November, 2011


Matilda supports Movember with her hot chocolate mustache.

20 November, 2011

Swinging and pushing

Matilda and Kieran swing while Matt does the pushing.

19 November, 2011


Matt and Mati test out the new kitchen stools.

18 November, 2011

Matilda and Mia

Sharing a story together.

15 November, 2011


With a roof made of books.

14 November, 2011


Row. Row your boat. Matilda and Levi are cruising.

This is Matilda

Matt and Matilda read an original book by Aunt Jen.

13 November, 2011


Rolling catch between the cousins.

Original apple store

At a cider mill in Kalamazoo.

11 November, 2011


Happy Birthday, Grandma!

San Diego

Children's Museum.

09 November, 2011


On Virgin.


Goes here before going through security.

07 November, 2011

Working from home

Mia has an important video call with a colleague.

06 November, 2011

Sunday morning story

An early one with the time change.

04 November, 2011

Blue eyed niece

Mia smiles for the camera.

Playing on the playmat

Both Matilda and Mia fit.

31 October, 2011

Happy Halloween!

Third year as a pumpkin trick-or-treating down our street. At other Halloween festivities this year, Matilda has been a strawberry and cupcake.

Big girl bed

Matilda now sleeps in a big girl bed. She is looking forward to an even bigger bed soon. Cousin Mia seems to also like it.

30 October, 2011