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November 1, 2009

Busy Halloween Day

We had a fantastic Halloween weekend. Kate dressed up as Cinderella, wearing a dress hand-made by Granny Moira in S. Africa. But after Nicki bought a witch hat as a last-minute costume for the party hosted by Jason and Jodi, Kate had to get a miniature witch hat, too.  She of course wore it as …

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March 5, 2009

It’s Official….Nicki is Pregnant!!

We’ve known for a while but have kept it less public until now…but Nicki had an ultrasound today and the baby is doing well!  Kate has already named the baby “Sparky” (at the 8 week ultrasound) and my brother-in-law Dave from North Carolina says that those names have a way of sticking.  We expect the …

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December 21, 2008

Holiday Party

Last night we got back from Nicki’s cousin Fiona & Chris’ home in Poway for the third annual family gathering.  Chris and Fiona open their home to us and it is a great way for everyone to get together for the holidays.  We are so fortunate to have such great family so close.  When my …

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December 6, 2008

Snow White with attitude

Just got some film back from the lab that had several images I want to post, but will put this one up just for now. Kate wearing her hand-made (by Granny Moira in S. Africa) Snow White costume.  It’s now in hiding…it will come out again once we can bribe her to sleep in her crib …

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May 31, 2008

Memorial Day Weekend 2008

Last weekend was the official kick-off of summer and of course Kate made a bold fashion statement over the weekend!!  Nicki also spent a lot of time over the weekend reworking our side patio to actually allow us to use it (in the summer it will be like having an extra room)…     guess …

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April 26, 2008

Minnie Mouse Dress | Moira Couture

Nicki’s Mom Moira a master dress designer back in S. Africa,  has been busy creating custom outfits for Kate as of late.  This one, a Minnie Mouse dress complete with ears and bloomers. (Kate is totally smitten with Mickey, Minnie and the whole Disney scene — Uncle Walt has another customer for life, I suspect!) …

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