Category Archives: Rebecca


this and that

here are a bunch of miscellaneous photos from the last few months. being silly: a very serious bunny practicing her piano: wearing a “bindi” she got from school: dinosaur from the museum of life and science in durham: planting with melody: learning to spell in french: tea party:

twinkle toes

this spring we tried a semester of dance lessons (that is, organized prancing around) which R really enjoyed. ¬†every week, she received a special sticker from her teacher which she would carefully bring home and save.  

a butterfly birthday

A fourth birthday! I initially didn’t know if we would have a party this year, but at the end managed to put together a sweet butterfly birthday party for R and a few little friends. Making our cake: the annual chocolate cake with whipped cream and strawberries. Getting ready… butterflies! The happy birthday garland I read more »

vancouver visit 2014 (part one)

another summer gone… this time we spent two months in vancouver visiting family and friends. sounds like a long time but in fact it flew by. a few highlights… family and friends: shenanigans: loving our old fisher price toys found my old graduation hat epic tiger face painting little vancouver friends

a winter celebration

R’s first school concert! it was so fun to watch and enjoy their little performance. she was really cute in her tutu and borrowed ballet slippers which kept falling off. R even managed to remember her one french line: “on a un message!”. the children prepared gifts for their parents. love these!

fieldtrip to ganyard hill farm

i got to help out with R’s school fieldtrip to Ganyard Hill Farm. the goats. lots of corn. class pic in the maze. hayride! and a souvenir to take home from the pumpkin patch. i know, she looks so thrilled.

bubble birthday party

We celebrated R’s third birthday this weekend with a little bubble blowing party. fortunately the weather was good and we were able to set up outside with a few balloons, which R was pretty pleased about. i thought she looked remarkably similar to her birthday card from her ee ee. the party was small with read more »

first day of preschool!

it’s a big day… R’s first day of preschool!! i don’t know about R, but i was feeling some butterflies in my stomach as we got her ready for school. we are blessed to have found a french immersion program here in NC to continue the family tradition! after meeting my picture-taking needs, we were read more »

parent and tot aquaventures

we just finished two weeks of swimming lessons at Aquaventures! it was a lot of fun and there was definitely improvement… bubbles thumbs up! first swimming ribbon!


blowing bubbles never fails to entertain. her bubble-making kit (which by the way cost one whole dollar) includes a little pipe which she has mastered.