Life in Photos

birthday…cake?

this is what happens when you’ve just had a baby and have nothing prepared for your husband’s birthday. you take leftover donuts from the fridge, sprinkle freeze-dried strawberry crumbs over them, and stick a couple candles in ’em. tada!

birthday donuts instead of a birthday cake

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welcome baby aveline alenka!

AVELINE (IRISH: ăv-ä-lēn) WISHED FOR CHILD; ALENKA (SLOVENE:  ä-lĕn-kä) LIGHT, RADIANCE

Oaxacaborn welcomes Aveline Alenka

if we’re not connected on facebook or twitter, then you may have missed the big news. baby munsey is finally here! aveline alenka made her debut on wednesday, january 19th at 2:13am, weighing 6 pounds, 12 ounces, and measuring 20 inches long. i can’t stop thinking about what one of the nurses said when she looked down at aveline —

well, hello, little one! and what have you come to teach us?

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A Brief History of Cinco de Mayo

Does anyone find it mildly amusing that Cinco de Mayo is a celebration of  the Mexican militia’s victory over the French?

Apparently the French were peeved that Mexico had stopped repaying a loan they owed France  and took it upon themselves to invade Mexico. (You know, they say Abraham Lincoln took Mexico’s side, but he didn’t exactly do anything about it — he was kind of preoccupied fighting a war of his own).

Oaxaca, Mexico, gringo toddler with spanish man playing guitar

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