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Into Everything

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Charlie is into everything these days. So many things around the house catch his interest. The dog bowl is by far his favorite... The dryer is fascinating
He follows the vacuum around the house
always the dog bowl
lots he can get into outside
like eating rocks
But the kitchen seems to interest him the most
Maybe he will like to cook like his Dad someday

Charlie's Space

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I'm not sure why I haven't included pictures of Charlie's room here yet, except that his room has been a work in progress. At this point, it feels like it is done, at least until he is a bit older and needs different things. We tried to create a unique space that is calm enough for sleeping and yet a fun place to play. Each element of the room has a story. We started with the crib, our one big splurge and my favorite piece in the room, and went from there.
The elephant mobile is from Flensted and the name print was an early Etsy find. We had to hide it until Charlie was born since his name was a secret. The bookcase is something we knew we wanted from the beginning. We searched far and wide to find one that would fit the space. We found this one marked way down and in a dark rust color and had it painted white. The dresser was purchased unfinished and Ryan stained and painted it to match the crib. The car decals keep Charlie entertained during changes and the flokati rug w…

Charlie meets Great-Grandma Ruth

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Ryan's Grandmother Ruth was in town a few weeks ago and she and Charlie met for the first time. We hope she comes back to visit soon!

Charlie's First Halloween

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Charlie ran in the Sports Bras to Sports Bars Halloween 5k run. Family Portrait
He fell asleep in the jogger during the run, happy as a duck!
Entertaining Charlie befor the Manies clan arrives to trick-or-treat
Still waiting...Roxie was also very excited to greet the trick-or-treaters...Cousin Haley was a super cute duck complete with a cape!
Papa Manies and Charlie taking a break from handing out candy
Two baby ducks...
And one really cute puppy.
"I like your costume"
" Did you bring any candy??"