March 2019 iPhonetography

March was full of lots of baking, eating, and playing!  Birthday parties, swim lessons, basketball, a food-filled weekend visit from my best friend — all sorts of our favorite activities! 

We had a couple glimpses of spring weather (just enough to take out the scooter and go for some walks) but then cold weather set in again.  We can’t wait to explore our new neighborhood a little more once everyone has regained their Philly warm-weather stoop sitting tradition!

As usual, here’s a roundup in pictures of how we spent the past month. Many of these come from my private Instagram account, but you can follow along on my public account here.

  1. Brielle’s favorite activity last month: making messes!  Clearing an entire bookshelf with one swipe brought significant joy and entertainment (to her… not so much to those of us cleaning it back up everyday!)
  2. My favorite weekend pancake assistant.
  3. Brielle turned 11 months old — she’s a little girl on the go, always looking for her next activity (or mess to make).
  4. Beanie in a ball pit!
  5. Toddler couch… dog couch…. same thing.
  6. Two happy kiddos at daycare/preschool pickup.
  7. Gritty out in his natural South Philly habitat.
  8. The best part of spring is not dealing with the hassle of babywearing in a coat!
  9. Ryan making a batch of our cake mix hamantaschen for Purim (he brought them into his preschool class to share with all his friends).
  10. Brielle’s first trip to one of our favorite Philly restaurants, Noord.
  11. Scooter weather!
  12. And Brielle double fisting some carbs at Burrata.  (She came home from dinner covered in squid ink – in other words, she ate an excellent dinner.)
  13. She is seriously so happy, all the time!
  14. Ryan’s first trip to a Flyers game (highlights included seeing Gritty and eating a soft pretzel).
  15. Ryan’s favorite sport is basketball, so we signed him up for a 3-4 year old basketball class.   I don’t think he’ll be the next Joel Embiid, but he’s having fun!
  16. A (slightly early) very happy first birthday diner for our little Beanie at Hungry Pigeon.  Life is pretty good when you get to celebrate your birthday at the restaurant currently ranked number two in the city by Philly Mag!

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