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Chicago, Part 2

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23th Sept. 2013

This part of the Chicago trip Derek was in his conference every day so Ada went out on our own to explore the city.

Tuesday we headed up north of downtown to the zoo.  The Lincoln Park Zoo in Chicago is free, which was awesome!  There is also a direct bus from about a block from our hotel so it was super easy to get to. The zoo was really ...

Sewing and painting projects

23th Sept. 2013

So I have been sewing a lot, and painting, still... Someday this house will be painted!  I was going to start painting our bedroom Sunday but I came down with a cold and Derek got shingles!  Yes, 20 somethings can get shingles, who knew?  My goal is to start tomorrow.  I picked kind of a dark blue/teal.  For some reason I like darker paint colors in our bedroom, I ...

16 months

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10th Sept. 2013

Ada turned 16 months while we were in Chicago so this is a little bit late. 

So she wearing mostly 18 month, 18-24 and 24 month clothes. 18 month fit the best but all her winter clothes are larger sizes so they will hopefully fit through the end of spring!  She is wearing size 5 shoes but I think she might be in 6 by next month. She won't ...

Chicago, Part 1

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10th Sept. 2013

Last week we tagged along with Derek to Chicago.  He had a conference Tuesday through Thursday so we flew up Sunday morning and back Thursday night.  We stayed right downtown at the Hyatt so the locationw as perfect for site seeing. 

Ada did pretty good on the flight there, she loved the stickers, snacks, Magna Doodle and flap books that I brought the most.  Keeping her on our lap in ...