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Looking back at 2015

Every year we say it.. what a blur, where did that year go? 2015 not so much.. it has been a long year and like that last year or two quite tiring.. mostly because there is just so much happening. So many balls up in the air, we are still working on settling in. Settling in the house we've had for almost three years now, the fact that we have two children now and the fact that on and off we have had a few temporary and permanent family members in the house. Each time one arrives or leaves we have to readjust..

We started the year with a big birthday.. H Turned One and a few months later and D Turned Five 

                      

We squeezed in a little travelling.. we flew down to Florida with my parents and the boys on their first taste of Disney and the Magic Kingdom. We also spent some time at SeaWorld, Legoland and the Florida Keys 


A few months later we made a trip to New Orleans and some more New Orleans 


Our other adventures were closer to home.. a trip to the zoo, children's garden, children's museum 


And we had a few grown up adventures too :) 


We have also been busy around the house.. currently in the middle of a project as I type.. and the house is in utter chaos! But when the project will finish and we will have this wonderful new functioning space it'll all be worth it.. as were all our other projects. 

We started with the basement and created a space for the boys too..


and our formal dinning room got a a new look.. and new function 


D did a little look back of his own



Looking forward to see what 2016 has in store for us.. here is what our 2014 2013 2012 2011 looked like. 

     
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31 comments:

  1. You know what they say: company is like fish, after three days they start to smell bad.

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  2. I love love love what you did in your basement for the boys :)

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    1. thank you.. we tried to give them what we would have wanted as children.

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  3. Happy birthday to your little ones! I hope 2016 will be a great, relaxed year for your guys. I would have loved the basement as a kid!

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    1. thank you! we were envisioning ourselves as kids when designing the basement.

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  4. Beautiful family!! Happy 2016!!
    Love all your photos. Xo

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  5. Looks like a great year! Happy 2016!

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  6. You've had a lovely 2015, so many great memories to look back upon.

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  7. Looks like you had a lot of fun adventures! Happy 2016 :)

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  8. Whew! You had one busy year, Hena! :) You guys did a lot of great stuff. Here's to an even better 2016:)

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  9. Last year really did feel like it flew by. Looks like you had a good one though. Cheers to an awesome 2016!

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    1. Love the basement and so tidy!

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  10. Looks like 2015 was a good year for you. Wishing you an even better 2016!

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  11. aw, this was such a sweet recap!! you guys had some great memories this past year

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  12. I love what you did in the house this year!

    Happy New Year - cheers to a great 2016!

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  13. What a darling reflection of your year... you had a some lovely and memorable times with family. Happy New Year to you!!


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  14. Your year looks like it was amazing, Hena! Lots of memories made with your family, as it should be! Hope you have an even better 2016. Looking forward to tuning in here!

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  15. what a lovely post:-) it looks like you've managed to do a lot with the house this year, both these rooms look so nice! and d's little drawing is far too cute! x

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    1. thank you.. he was very concerned with the accuracy of the drawing.. lol

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  16. Really wonderful photos, best wishes!

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  17. I hope 2016 is a little more settled down for you. But it looks like you had a lot of fun in 2015!
    I love the ball pit/play area you created for your boys!

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    1. thanks.. we still have work going on in the house.. so it'll probably be a few more month before things finally begin to settle down.. we hope!

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  18. Good luck with the renovations! We just redid our ground floor and it was quite the exciting and exhausting experience!

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    1. thanks.. we are in the think of it and exciting and exhausting are the perfect way to describe the process.

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    2. thanks.. we are in the think of it and exciting and exhausting are the perfect way to describe the process.

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  19. That basement space for the boys looks so fun! Great job!

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  20. So many great things in 2015!!! Wishing you nothing but the best in 2016!!!

    Blessings,
    Jill

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  21. Such a great year, full of memories!

    God bless,

    XO, Claire

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  22. I hope your 2016 finds you with lots of adventures with your family and lots of good health and luck :)

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  23. Just lovely. What a fine reflection on the year ...

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