Thanksgiving as a Family of Four + Holiday Tech

Thanksgiving as a Family of Four: Here's how we spent our second Thanksgiving as a family of 4! Thanksgiving--like all holidays--is crazy with 2 little ones, but we make it work. We were lucky to partner with @Verizon to share some fun holiday hosting tech with my parents when they came for Thanksgiving lunch! #Ad #Thanksgiving #Familyof4 #FamilyHolidays

One of the main reasons I blog is to chronicle holidays and events with our family. I don’t have a great memory to begin with, so I like having a written [and photographic] record of our celebrations. And writing holiday posts always makes me sentimental, since I start thinking about how one day all we’ll have to look back on are photos. So, with that mushy intro out of the way… here’s our Thanksgiving as a family of four in 2018!

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Christmas Recap 2017 [First Christmas as a Family of 4]

Breakfast with Santa Kansas City

Our first Christmas as a family of four is officially in the books! And wow, this holiday season was a complete whirlwind. For starters, various combinations of the kids and I were sick for about the first 2 weeks of December. Between recovering from illness and having a baby who doesn’t sleep through the night, I felt like I was on auto-pilot for most of the season.

Of course, I still wanted to do all of our favorite holiday traditions with the little ones. We just had to cram everything in super fast once we were all feeling better! I knew this would be a really fun year, since Colton is at an age where he thinks Christmas is really magical. Plus, it was Blair’s very first Christmas! And there’s nothing better than a baby’s first holiday season.

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