Category Archives: Holidays

The Duder turned 6!

Ryan turned 6 today!  I can’t believe how the time has flown.  I miss this kiddo so much – the piggie noises, his giggle, his cuddles, and his crazy imagination!  I couldn’t be home for his birthday since I started … Continue reading

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Ryan turns 4!

Granted it was on Wednesday this week, the party was today. There were new friends and presents for Ryan, a Monster’s cake, and lots of family. This kid has lots of love in his life and it shows!

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4th of July

A little Burtis/Ripley family time for an evening of fireworks made for some fun photos. Morgan and Ryan had a great time and so did the big kids. I really enjoyed watching the kid’s expressions, the wonderment and joy and … Continue reading

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Chase’s 1st Birthday

Happiest of birthdays, Chase! You’ve grown so much this year and are the sweetest little boy. I hope that in the future these can be shown to your girlfriends so that I may embarrass you thoroughly in your teens – … Continue reading

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Easter photo shoot!

Fail. I discovered today that I have been too busy to shoot anything so far this year. Today I got to see the boys to play and take some Chase pictures to use for his first birthday invitations. Chase is … Continue reading

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The Burtis Boys: Christmas Edition

Got to do some family photos last week of the boys. I find that taking photos of them is as good of an excuse as any to go visit and spend the day with them. I wanted to wait until … Continue reading

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The Pumpkin Patch

Last Sunday I took a trip to Stocker Farms in Snohomish, Wa., to hang out with the Burtis family. Ryan got to pick his pumpkins out and Chase got to hang out on a very crisp and foggy fall morning. … Continue reading

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Baby Chase: Day 3

Ok, I know, 3 days in a row, but he’s so cute, and I’m at the hospital, and how can I not? I go coach next week so I won’t be posting about him for a little while so I’m … Continue reading

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Hank the Stank

Hank Booger J. Humphrey, Olive’s puggle, hanging out on family dinner night. He’s quite the snuggle puggle these days with the weather getting colder. I’m sure there will be actual doggie costumes as we get a little closer to Halloween.

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Pre-Halloween Family Dinner

Olive got Parker a Halloween costume to wear at our house this year. It’s a gnome. And it was awesome. Even though he didn’t want to wear the hat and beard, it was still super cute. Family dinner progressed as … Continue reading

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