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Showing posts from December, 2016

Merry Christmas from the Carlsons

Merry Christmas friends and family! We didn't send out a card this year, so here is our letter with our 2016 favorites:
We kicked off the year in Mexico with my family. It was the vacation of a lifetime. We had so much fun swimming in the pool, playing in the sand and enjoying time with the fam.
Below is a recent picture of the kids. Lucy turned 3 in September and Olle turned 1 in July.  Lucy is full of stories and has the most amazing imagination, she loves princesses, watching shows, art projects and baking with mom. When she grows up she wants to be a princess so she can help people.  Olle is an absolute joy. His laugh will turn any day around and he is 100% boy. Loves trucks, tractors, and throwing balls. He doesn't know many words, but he gives the tightest hugs and we just love him so, so much.  Here we are hiking around on the North Shore this winter. We love exploring with the kids and it's fun to think of how these vacations will only get more exciting as th…

Some happenings

Thanksgiving was awesome and continues to be my favorite holiday! We got to spend TONS of time with cousins and aunts and uncles and then spent the WHOLE day after with the Bernards. Time with them is always special to us and this was no different. I'm thankful for each one of them and the way they love us.

 Sten and I celebrated year 8 a little different this year. We took the money we would have spent on dinner and went shopping! #adulting On the day-of, we had cheese and our favorite wine and talked about this past year. Highs and lows, dreams and things to come. We looked through our wedding pictures and re-lived the day. That day was truly magical and easily one of my favorite days of my life. The excitement, the love and all the joy in the world!

Our first SNOW! I felt like the ultimate mom by bundling up the kids and playing in the snow for an hour. It was a fun morning and we all had fun.

Poor Olle, that snow suit is just a little too small, and he could barely walk :)
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